Lila Accepts The Unique Blogger Award

Hey, y’all, it’s Lila! I hope y’all are having a lovely day! I’m back with a tag–but this time I was actually tagged for it haha! Today I will be “accepting”…DRUMROLL PLEASE!…The Unique Blogger Award! I was tagged by the lovely Claire @ Cup of Books, so a huge thank you to her for spreading the fun! […]

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Around The World In 80 Pages | The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty | Daevabad

Well hellooooo, my globe-trotting friends! ‘Tis I, your trusty tour guide, Lila! I see that your wanderlust has not been sated by the wonders of this world–you all look like you’re ready for a taste of some more fictional and fantastical settings. Well, worry no more–I’m just the gal you’re looking for! In my segment, Around The […]

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Lila Tries to PODCAST?! | Lila’s Bookish New Year’s Podcast

Hey, y’all, it’s Lila! Today I’m bringing you something a little…different. While I know I’m pretty good at writing, I often find that I express myself better out loud. I’m an extrovert so speaking has always come easy for me and, for me, writing has always been kinda like an extension of speaking. Given this, […]

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Life Lessons Lila Has Learned From Blogging

Hey, y’all, it’s Lila! I hope you all had a wonderful New Years, whether you were out partying or relaxing at home. 2017 was an…interesting…year. So here’s to hoping that 2018 knocks it out of the park! Anyhoo, with the beginning of 2018, I’m entering my third year of book blogging! I know it’s cliché to say, […]

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The Book Theme Meme | Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

Hello, friends, and welcome to The Book Theme Meme, a monthly meme I’ve created to indulge in my love of books and music!  I’d love it if you’d join in too! The rules of the game are simple! Rules Link back to the creator (me, Lila @ Hardcover Haven) Choose a book or book series. Choose […]

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The Book Theme Meme | Grand [Re]Opening!

Hello friends! I’m Lila and this is the grand reopening of The Book Theme Meme! You heard that right, folks–The Book Theme Meme is back and better than ever! Those of you who have been with me since the beginning will remember this original meme that I created. For those of you who have joined […]

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Am I Psychic??? | Lila Looks Back on Her Predictions for Her Favorites of 2017

Last year, I made a grand attempt to predict what my favorite books, movies, TV shows, music, and products of 2017 would be. Let’s all pause and take a moment to collectively cackle at my insane naiveté. Okay, so in all fairness, I wasn’t exactly wrong about my predictions in the sense that I didn’t exactly […]

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Tag Time | Lila Does The Grinch Book Tag

Why helloooooo, there! It’s Lila. Back at it again with the book blogging shenanigans! Maybe you haven’t noticed buuuut…🎶it’s the holiday season! (the holiday season!)🎶 Okay, I’m gonna cut it out with the singing before I annoy even myself! Point is: it’s December and the holidays are upon us, friends. Naturally, there’s no better time to […]

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Lila’s Monthly Review | November

Hey, y’all! It’s Lila, a.k.a. your favorite Holiday hobgoblin! HAPPY DECEMBER!!! We’re almost there, folks! We’ve almost made it through this crazy year, can you believe it?! It seems like just yesterday it was 2016! Anyhoo, it’s time for my November wrap up. November was a pretty good month, in all regards. It had its […]

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Lila Recommends Ravendor/Gryffinclaw Reads

I always thought that the tradition four-house choice that Harry Potter‘s Hogwarts presented was kind of…limiting. Why should we choose between being dedicated to bravery, intelligence, kindness, and ambition? I especially felt that I was more that one thing. I was…Divergent… Wait…wrong series… What I’m trying to say is that I always felt like I fit […]

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