Violent Young Girls and Creepy Dysfunctional Families

  • Stoker
  • We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Weird, Experimental Horror

  • House of Leaves
  • And The Trees Crept In
  • Night Film
  • Horrorstor

Dark Fairy Tale Retellings

  • The Company of Wolves
  • Crimson Bound
  • To Kill a Kingdom
  • American McGee's Alice series
  • Neco z Alenky
  • Cruel Beauty
  • The Bloody Chamber and other stories

Gaslamp Fantasy

aug 18 2019 ∞
feb 1 2020 +

order is a wip

  • Heathers
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • The Love Witch
  • The Boondock Saints
  • Pride and Prejudice (2005)
  • Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Nico z Alenky (Alice)
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Austenland
  • Eraserhead
mar 20 2018 ∞
mar 20 2018 +
  • kajii
  • schoolgirl - dazai osamu
  • snow country - yasunari kawabata
  • dogra magra - yumeno kyusaku
  • breakfast of champions - kurt vonnegut
  • the master and margarita - mikhail bulgokov

+ phantasm japan

sep 18 2016 ∞
jan 3 2018 +
  • Dark
  • Mindhunter
  • Lucifer
  • A Discovery of Witches
  • The Good Place
  • Barry (HBO, Bill Hader)
  • The Old Guard
sep 3 2019 ∞
jul 22 2020 +

January

  • Shadows and Dreams - Alexis Hall
  • An Ember in the Ashes - Sabaa Tahir
  • Deadline - Stephanie Ahn
  • A Torch Against the Night - Sabaa Tahir
  • She's Too Pretty to Burn - Wendy Heard
  • Ghost Wood Song - Erica Waters
  • Tibok - Peachxvision
  • Summer Sons - Lee Mandelo
  • Seer - Angelica Sorreda

February

  • The City Beautiful - Aden Polydoros
  • My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness - Kabi Nagata
  • A Lesson in Vengeance - Victoria Lee
  • She Who Became the Sun - Shelley Parker-Chan

March

  • Queen of the Tiles - Hana Alkaf
jan 4 2022 ∞
jun 1 2022 +
  • Participate in guided meditation
  • Make peace with my single-ness
  • Reconnect with old college friends
  • Go on a hike
  • Read some more web novels
  • Visit an art gallery
  • Try new food (even if via Grab or Foodpanda)
  • Save money for a trip to Singapore after COVID

after COVID?

  • Hang out with a bookstagram friend IRL after COVID!
  • Visit the Greek Orthodox chapel in Makati (7-9 AM Saturdays only)
  • Visit some Buddhist temples in Manila
  • Eat at more cafes
  • Go on a date!!
  • Take an out of town trip to Baguio alone
  • Visit some historical sites all over Mani...
jan 6 2022 ∞
jan 6 2022 +

In order of priority

  • New tablet (if it breaks)
  • New laptop (if it breaks) - PHP 30-50k
  • New phone (if it breaks)

Travel

  • Baguio
  • Taiwan
  • Japan
  • Batanes
  • Hong Kong

Clothes

  • All black converse
  • A nice slouchy blazer
  • Oxfords
  • Rob and Mara doc martens style boots

Too fancy for my own good

  • Smoking jacket
  • Kimono
mar 17 2020 ∞
aug 7 2021 +

Here's a list of technically NOT YA books that are still wildly relatable to anyone who's a young adult. Coming of age is always full of angst.

  • Catcher in the Rye
  • No Longer Human
  • The Bell Jar
  • Rebecca
  • Schoolgirl
  • Brideshead Revisited (?)
  • The Secret History
sep 14 2019 ∞
sep 30 2019 +
  • Joena Zoleta
  • Yeo Kaa
  • Signe Pierce (American Reflexxx)
  • Charliexbaker
  • Spring Breakers
feb 15 2018 ∞
jan 25 2021 +

Travel locations

  • Baguio
  • Batanes
  • Taiwan
  • Singapore
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • St. Petersburg
  • Scotland
  • Ireland
  • Spain
  • Italy

Other hobbies

  • Miniature house DIY
  • Knife throwing? Darts?
  • Rock climbing
  • Hiking/trekking
  • Swimming
feb 14 2021 ∞
feb 14 2021 +
  • Victor Vale
  • Alexa Chung
  • Florence Welch
  • Audrey Rivet
jan 12 2020 ∞
jan 12 2020 +

Other Blog Post Ideas

  • October TTT Freebie 10/29 - Favorite Horror Books
    • House of Leaves
    • We Have Always Lived in the Castle
    • Edogawa Ranpo
    • Kirino Natsuo Book

Future

  • So You Love The Secret History (TSH-esque books, dark academia, campus novels)
    • The Likeness
    • Lake of Dead Languages
    • Black Chalk
    • Bunny
    • The Furies
    • The Truants
    • Social Creature
    • We Will Be Villains
aug 6 2019 ∞
mar 13 2021 +

Series I've actually finished reading completely, because I am bad at finishing series in general.

  • Harry Potter
  • The Maze Runner
  • American Gods, Anansi Boys, Novella
  • Charlotte Holmes
  • A Court of Thorns and Roses
  • Song of the Lioness Quartet (Alanna books)

Book series that I want to finish

  • Stalking Jack the Ripper
  • We Hunt the Flame (sequel in 2020)
  • Villains (sequel in 2020)
sep 24 2019 ∞
sep 27 2019 +