POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Twenty-Seven

Good morning, everyone! Happy July 4th to those of you celebrating Independence Day in the United States! I hope that you are having a fun, safe holiday weekend. Because I know that this is a time when many people normally plan to gather for cookouts, parties, and fireworks displays, I really want to encourage everyone…

The Game

Good afternoon, everyone! Did you know that today is World UFO Day? While there are many ways to celebrate this particular holiday, I think World UFO Day is a great opportunity to spend time enjoying science fiction (whether in the form of books, television, or movies). Personally, I'm planning to celebrate by watching a few…

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Twenty-Six

Good morning, everyone! I hope that you are having a wonderful weekend so far, and that you are continuing to stay healthy. As businesses continue to reopen across the U.S., Covid-19 cases have been increasing dramatically. I'd really like to encourage everyone to continue to follow the social distancing guidelines recommended by the CDC and…

Favorite New Book Release of 2020: Network Effect

This week, I finally had the opportunity to read Network Effect, by Martha Wells. This is the fifth book (and first full-length novel) of The Murderbot Diaries series. If you've been following The Unapologetic Bookworm for a while, you already know that I have completely fallen in love with this series, so it won't surprise…

Exit Strategy

Of all the series I have read this year, The Murderbot Diaries is definitely my favorite! During today's Readathon, I had the opportunity to read what is currently the final book in the series (at least until May 5th), Exit Strategy. I had originally planned to read this book earlier in the year, but ended…

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Ten

In last week's POPSUGAR Reading Challenge update, I concluded my post by mentioning that I was going to be focusing on a more ambitious Reading Challenge goal. Specifically, I wanted to spend this week completing some of the challenge prompts related to specific elements found on book covers. I also wanted to make it to…