To Read, or Not to Read

It’s that time again where I compose a list of books that I intend to read over the next year only this time, I’m blogging about it! This list also includes a separate list of graphic novels on my to read list. It’s also in no particular order!

  1. The Magician’s Nephew (C.S. Lewis)
  2. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Rick Riordan)
  3. A Storm of Sword (George R.R. Martin)
  4. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (C.S.Lewis)
  5. The Sword of Shannara (Terry Brooks)
  6. Flowers in the Attic (V.C. Andrews)
  7. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
  8. Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
  9. Dracula (Bram Stoker)
  10. Clan of the Cave Bear (Jean M. Auel)
  11. Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
  12. 1984 (George Orwell)
  13. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (Ken Kesey)
  14. Alice in Wonderland (Including Through the Looking Glass) (Lewis Caroll)
  15. The Two Towers (J.R.R.Tolkien)
  16. Return of the King (J.R.R.Tolkien)
  17. Colour of Magic (Terry Pratchett)
  18. Misery (Stephen King)
  19. American Gods (Neil Gaimen)
  20. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay (J.K.Rowling)

I am aware a lot of these are children’s books (I’m catching up on lost childhood, plus I love  Alice in Wonderland and have read two of the Narnia books). And now, The graphic novels

  1. Batman: Death in the Family
  2. Deadpool Volume 2: Soul Hunter
  3. Spiderman/Deadpool: Isty-Bitsy
  4. Kick-Ass  2
  5. Joker: Endgame
  6. Hush
  7. V for Vendetta (I swear to god, I will finish this graphic novel eventually)
  8. Captain America: Winter Solider
  9. Batman: Mad Love
  10. Harley Quinn: Greatest Story Collection (or something like that)

Disclaimer: There is absolutely no guarantee that I will stick to these lists. At all.

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New Year, definitely not a new me

Well, that’s another year gone and dusted and boy, last year was a roller coaster. But that’s behind me now, so it’s too the future I look.

This year, I’ve decided to make one resolution and that I plan to stick to it: I’m not going to take shit from anybody. No more, emotional abuse from boyfriends because I’m too soft, no more letting old people just stop in front of me in the middle of streets or shopping centres (I’ve decided I’m going to either walk into them or scream random noises at them). The only time I’m going to hold back is when I’m at work and have to be nice and polite to customers, because I need the money more than I need the satisfaction of shutting down a rude customer.

I’m also aiming to change my eating habits (but i’m not doing this as a resolution). I have low iron levels in my blood stream, and I also have the most irrational fear of trying new food. I aim to change that, for my health more than anything else. I’m 21 years old dammit, I should be able to eat proper food. I’m also going to hit the gym and get fitter and healthier (not going to lie, I want a nice body so I can do more cosplays that I want to do but do not have the confidence)

Now before you say anything: You don’t need to have a thin body to do cosplays! I am absolutely aware of this, but this is a personal goal. I am using something I love to motivate me into doing something. Plus, years of bullying for being fat is difficult to move on from easily, although recently I have become a lot more confident in myself.

So here’s to a New year, and not changing who I am, apart from health wise!