What even is this blog?

Mostly a mess, but the title pretty much sums this up. I can’t go on any real-life, fantastical adventures, so this is my alternative. You and I are gonna journey through books and writing and all sorts of fun stuff. There shall be music, book reviews, activism, feminism, fangirling, thinky posts, possible dinosaurs, crazy gifs, and lots of flailing. Be prepared. It’ll definitely be awkward, hopefully be intelligent, and probably be fun.

I hope.

Check out Things Not Allowed for my basic comment policy and more stuff I really don’t want to see on this blog- basically cursing and general rudeness/disrespect of people. THAT’S NOT NICE, Y’ALL. 😦

Who am I, anyway?

I’m Evi, short for Eviline, your friendly local juniper tree, dinosaur, and hugeeee dork.

That probably wasn’t what you were expecting as an introduction to me, but it’s mostly true.

Occasionally, I shriek at these odd papers we call books, frustratedly ponder at a blank Word document, and make obnoxious noises through this weird thing called a saxophone. I do art, too, though that’s a whole nother level of joy or tears. My “pondering-at-a-blank-page”s mostly tend to be unplotted and unwritten…though I’m changing that. Slowly. Maybe. Someday.

(Let’s just face it, it’ll be a while.)

I am a very quirky person, and sometimes when I am a) excited b) happy c) upset or d) confused, I wave my arms. This is apparently known as flailing, and kind of resembles Kermit the Frog. Or a cockroach, if you’re my dad. I also sometimes say words in completely unintelligible order…which probably won’t be good at futuristic job interviews.

Though you probably don’t care. That’s okay. About Me pages can be kind of boring, and I’m honestly no good at them. (This is me trying to be funny, if you haven’t noticed. Ha. Ha. I have a feeling it’s not working.) Go do something more productive with your time…or stick around! I’d be cool with that. Very cool. (I’m trying to be suave here, guys. Help me.)

tl; dr: I’m an awkward duck who fumbles around a lot with everything. I will probably enjoy your presence, and I eat books and music a lot. My name’s Evi, and I may or may not be a dinosaur.

If you want to say hi (PLEASE SAY HI I LIKE IT WHEN PEOPLE SAY HI), check out my Contact Me page!

The (Many) Favorites to Rule Them All


Holly Black | Brian Jacques | J.K. Rowling | Rick Riordan | Laini Taylor | Noelle Stevenson | Rainbow Rowell | John Green | Becky Albertalli | Benjamin Alire Saenz | Frances Hodgson Burnett | Brian Selznick | Maggie Stiefvater | Phyllis Reynolds Naylor | Marissa Meyer | Elizabeth Wein | Suzanne Collins | Agatha Christie | Catherynne M. Valente | Victor Hugo


Redwall | Carry On | Harry Potter | Percy Jackson | The Heroes of Olympus | Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda | Everything Leads To You | A Little Princess | Lumberjanes | Nimona | The Darkest Part of the Forest | The Coldest Girl in Coldtown | Les Misérables | Little Lord Fauntleroy | Jane Eyre | The Chronicles of Narnia | The Book Thief | The Raven Cycle | Fangirl | Matilda | gena/finn | Baby’s in Black | Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe | Code Name Verity | The Daughters | Out of the Easy


Of Monsters and Men (the one true fave) | Mumford & Sons| The Lumineers | Pearl & the Beard | My Chemical Romance | Coldplay | Vampire Weekend | Les Misérables | Hamilton | Wicked | Delta Rae | OneRepublic | Florence + the Machine | Imagine Dragons | Bastille | Fun. | Rubblebucket | Fall Out Boy | Panic! At the Disco | Saint Motel | Coleman Hell
Vance Joy | I LIKE A LOT OF MUSIC OKAY | other stuff I can’t remember right now


Little Talks/Of Monsters and Men | I See Fire/Ed Sheeran | Spirits/The Strumbellas | Cleopatra/The Lumineers | Ophelia/The Lumineers | Bottom of the River/Delta Rae | The Gambler/Fun. | Love You/The Free Design | The Way You Look Tonight/Frank Sinatra | On Top of the World/Imagine Dragons | Are You Gonna Be My Girl/Jet | Girls Like Girls/Hayley Kiyoko | 40K/Pearl and the Beard | King/Lauren Aquilina | Cold Cold Man/Saint Motel | Believe/Mumford & Sons | Hopeless Wanderer/Mumford & Sons | Organs/Of Monsters and Men | Delilah | Florence + The Machine | 2 Heads/Coleman Hell | Big Parade/The Lumineers | Carousel Ride/Rubblebucket

movies/tv shows

The Monuments Men | Ernest & Celestine | The 100 Foot Journey | The Secret Life of Walter Mitty | Song of the Sea | Harry Potter | Lord of the Rings | Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries | Doctor Who | Sherlock | Death in Paradise | White Christmas | Roman Holiday | The Hobbit | Les Misérables | Big Hero 6 | Marvel stuffs | The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

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