Lila’s Latest Loves | I Ramble About My Latest Distractions From School

Hey there, friends! How are you doing today? I hope you’re well and, if not, I hope brighter days head your way soon! It’s been back to school for me and WHOO CHILE! I have been busy! So, naturally, as the onslaught of homework assignments has begun, I’ve needed some good distractions. Fortunately, I’ve found […]

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Five Graphic Novels/Comic Books To Pick Up During A Readathon

Readathons can be hard when it comes to figuring out how much you want to read and how to balance that load. You may find yourself asking, “Do I want to read a few bigger books or a lot of smaller books? Or a mixture of big and small books?? Or maybe I want to […]

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Where To Start With Poetry + Recommendations

So. You’ve probably heard the news by now, but just in case you haven’t, lemme fill ya in: poetry is back. Okay, okay, okay! So poetry was never actually gone, but what I mean is that recently (as in, in the past few years), poetry has made a resurgence as a form of popular literature. With the rise of so-called “Insta-poets” such […]

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10 Things To Help You Get In The Mood For Autumn

Hello, dear friends, and a Happy Spooky Season to you! Autumn is upon us here in the northern hemisphere and thus it’s time to celebrate the season! Today I’ll be doing just that by sharing some of my favorite things that help me (and hopefully you too) get into the mood for autumn. These are […]

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The Bookish Heavenly Virtue Tag

Hello, friends, and welcome back to Hardcover Haven! I’m Lila and today I’m gonna take a dive into The Bookish Heavenly Virtue Tag! When I was tagged by The Orangutan Librarian to do this tag, my good ol’ former-Catholic-school-girl heart was overjoyed! Finally! A chance to perhaps use my otherwise useless theological education! Just kidding—I […]

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Quarantine Queen | 5 Binge-Worthy Fiction Podcasts To Follow During Quarantine

Hello, friends! It is I, your friendly neighborhood Lila, back at it again with the blogging shtick! Welcome back! It’s day number I’ve-lost-complete-sense-of-time of quarantine and I’m managing to hold it all together by a thread. Okay, okay, okay, so maybe I’m not holding it together at all, but that’s all semantics! Anyhoo!One of the pieces of that thread […]

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Quarantine Queen | 5 Comforting Reads To Get You Through Tough Times

PLEASE NOTE: This post contains affiliate links for which I receive a small commission when my link is used. Well, friends, we are in the midst of hard times and, as we all know…it is a truth universally acknowledged that hard times call for a healthy dose of escapism! And, when you can’t exactly leave your […]

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Hogwarts House Recommendations: Booktube Edition | Gryffindor

Hello, friends, and welcome back to my mini-series in which I recommend booktubers based on Hogwarts Houses. I’ve already recommended booktubers based on Ravenclaw, Slytherin, and Hufflepuff, and today I’m bringing you the final segment of this series in which I recommend booktubers based on Gryffindor! According to Pottermore, Gryffindor values “courage, bravery, and determination.” […]

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