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My Favorite…Bookish Friendship & June Prompts

Hello friends and fellow book lovers! Welcome to the last May “My Favorite” post and what a month it’s been. I’ve had a lot of fun with these prompts and moving ahead to June, I have some fun ones. I don’t want to talk too much so let’s get into what “My Favorite” is and the prompts for June.

BookishlyRebecca is now the host of the “My Favorite” meme, a weekly meme posted on Wednesday. Originally started by Maureen’s Books, she agreed to let me take over.

As Maureen described it, “In this meme, we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it. The world can be a dark place and it’s to share something positive. Each week I will post a new My Favorite.. post about one subject and I’ll tell you all about it. And the best part? Everyone is welcome to join. The only thing you’ll have to do is sign up on my weekly post, link back to this post, and visit others.”

June Prompts

  • June 3rd: My Favorite…LGBTIA+ Author
  • June 10th: My Favorite…M/M Pairing
  • June 17th: My Favorite…F/F Pairing
  • June 24th: My Favorite…LGBTIA Book On my TBR


While I’m going to be talking about a fictional friendship, I did want to give a shout-out to two of my favorite people I’ve met via blogging. First is Ally who is one of the strongest people I know along with being super smart and just a positive ray of sunshine. I always look forward to her posts and seeing on my Twitter/Wordpress.

Second is Ellyn who is my favorite person to buddy-read with, who has such unique content and is just all-around a great person. If you’re not following either of these ladies, you need to be. They’re just wonderful. ❤

As for my favorite bookish friendship, I have to go with the girls from Rebekah Weatherspoon’s books. All of her books are connected so almost all of the heroines are friends. I think it’s such a fun way to connect her books and it’s nice seeing them pop up in other series. I especially liked seeing it in the Fit trilogy which connects a lot of the characters together. Overall, I just think she does a great job of connecting the threads and showing how far friendship can go.

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My Favorite…Thing about Spring

Hello friends and fellow book lovers! Welcome to another “My Favorite” but this time, we’re moving away from the quarantine topics. As much as I enjoy them, I think they’re a little bit too fresh for most of us. Instead, I wanted to focus on the season we’re currently in and when I’m typing this, there have been a few nice days so I have a few ideas. 🙂

BookishlyRebecca is now the host of the “My Favorite” meme, a weekly meme posted on Wednesday. Originally started by Maureen’s Books, she agreed to let me take over.

As Maureen described it, “In this meme, we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it. The world can be a dark place and it’s to share something positive. Each week I will post a new My Favorite.. post about one subject and I’ll tell you all about it. And the best part? Everyone is welcome to join. The only thing you’ll have to do is sign up on my weekly post, link back to this post and visit others.”


When thinking of this prompt, two things immediately pop into mind. For me, my favorite thing about spring is the season as it’s my favorite season. It’s not blazing hot but it’s not freezing cold either. It’s perfectly mild weather so you can still be outside without having to be bundled up or sweating like crazy.

As for my other favorite thing about spring, I have to say that I love just being able to sit outside. Of course, I usually have a book or my Kindle in my hands. Sometimes, I like to bring out my laptop and write some blog posts. Spring’s all about things starting anew and being able to do that feels like an awakening for my writing/reading life. I also enjoy going for walks, too. Overall, I just really like spring and hopefully, this prompt helps others enjoy it as well.

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My Favorite…Quarantine Read

Hello friends and fellow book lovers! For this week’s prompt, I wanted to do something else related to quarantine. After this though, I wanted to take a little break since I know it can be draining to think about. However, I figured I’d try to do something a little bit different and talk about our favorite quarantine reads. Personally, I’ve been using this quarantine to my full advantage to read as much as possible.

BookishlyRebecca is now the host of the “My Favorite” meme, a weekly meme posted on Wednesday. Originally started by Maureen’s Books, she agreed to let me take over.

As Maureen described it, “In this meme, we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it. The world can be a dark place and it’s to share something positive. Each week I will post a new My Favorite.. post about one subject and I’ll tell you all about it. And the best part? Everyone is welcome to join. The only thing you’ll have to do is sign up on my weekly post, link back to this post and visit others.”


As I said above, I’ve been doing a lot of reading during the quarantine. With that being said, I’m going to try to narrow it down to only one book..well actually two. For a book that’s new-to-me, my favorite quarantine book is Open Book by Jessica Simpson which was so delightful. Even if you’re not a fan of Jessica Simpson, I really think you should give this one a try. It’s such an insightful and in-depth look into her life.

As for my quarantine re-read, it has to be Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins. Ellyn and I are still buddy-reading this series together and what a delight it’s been. If you’re thinking about re-reading this series, please do. It’s holding up so well and I’m excited to finally dive into the next book. 🙂

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My Favorite…Quarantine Snack

Hello friends and fellow book lovers! I knew that I had to do a few quarantine-related prompts for “My Favorite” this month. When I’m typing up my post, it’s not even the end of April but there isn’t an end in sight. However, I’m feeling hopeful and trying to be calm about everything. Anyways, let’s get into my answer for this week’s prompt!

BookishlyRebecca is now the host of the “My Favorite” meme, a weekly meme posted on Wednesday. Originally started by Maureen’s Books, she agreed to let me take over.

As Maureen described it, “In this meme, we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it. The world can be a dark place and it’s to share something positive. Each week I will post a new My Favorite.. post about one subject and I’ll tell you all about it. And the best part? Everyone is welcome to join. The only thing you’ll have to do is sign up on my weekly post, link back to this post and visit others.”


For me, it has to be a tie for my two favorite quarantine snacks. These aren’t really snacks but rather meals for me. Maybe that says something about me but oh well. The first easily has to be Ramen. As someone who works at a grocery store, I’ve watched almost the entire ramen shelf be completely cleared out. Considering it’s such an easy and cheap, I can understand why. Plus Ramen keeps for a long time so I don’t really blame people.

Usually, I don’t doctor my Ramen up. I just cook it as described on the package and eat it with the seasoning package. Either way, it’s still good. I might eventually doctor it up if it starts getting too bland. For now, though, Ramen has been one of my favorite quarantine snacks.

Another quarantine snack I’ve been loving is pizza rolls. This is a more recent one as it’s been years since I’ve had them. Since seeing them at work though, I’ve had a craving and since then, I’ve eaten them like three times. Honestly, I have so much “snacky” stuff in my house that these two things are just a drop in the bucket. Considering I’m usually there on truck nights too, I know what we’re getting at work.

I figured this would be a fun prompt as it’s still talking about quarantine but on a lighter note. I know that a lot of guys are taking quarantine seriously so this is a nice way for all of us to connect. Hopefully, if others decide to participate, they have better snacks or even share recipes lmao.

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My Favorite…Upcoming Author & May Prompts

Hello friends and fellow book lovers! I had a pretty unique idea with this week’s prompt and I’m not even sure of my answer yet. Regardless, I’m excited to talk about the prompt and get into my prompts for May. Either way, let’s get into next month’s prompts and my favorite upcoming author for 2020. 🙂

BookishlyRebecca is now the host of the “My Favorite” meme, a weekly meme posted on Wednesday. Originally started by Maureen’s Books, she agreed to let me take over.

As Maureen described it, “In this meme, we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it. The world can be a dark place and it’s to share something positive. Each week I will post a new My Favorite.. post about one subject and I’ll tell you all about it. And the best part? Everyone is welcome to join. The only thing you’ll have to do is sign up on my weekly post, link back to this post and visit others.”

May Prompts

  • May 6th: My Favorite…Quarantine Snack
  • May 13th: My Favorite…Quarantine Read
  • May 20th: My Favorite…Thing about Spring
  • May 27th: My Favorite…Bookish Friendship (Fictional, A Blogging friend or Book Twitter Friend, have fun with it!)


For me, this is tough because I don’t really look much into debut authors. I usually hear about books via Booktube or my fellow bloggers. That’s why for this week, I had to go onto Goodreads and look for myself. With that being said, I found a handful of books to talk about but decided to settle on two as they look promising.

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The first is one I’m sure everyone’s heard about and that’s Meryl Wilsner. She is the author of Berkley’s first f/f romance. It’s super exciting and I’m glad Berkley is taking the step. This book follows an actress and her publicist who eventually fall in love, I’m pretty sure. Either way, this one is a high priority and one I know a lot of people will be reading when it comes out in May.

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The second one I’m going with is Sarah Morgenthaler. Once again, she’s another debut author and what a way to start off her writing resume. The book she’s releasing is called the Tourist Attraction and it’s set in Alaska. Basically, that’s all I need to know and I’m hooked. I know this is a romance between a tourist and a guy who lives in Alaska, I think? If not, it sounds like it’s going to be good and is another a lot of people on my Goodreads are excited for. Lol

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My Favorite…Book Series to Finish This Year

Hello friends and fellow book lovers! For this week’s “My Favorite,” we’re talking about book series and what a timely topic. With all the extra time we have, it’s time to catch up on those book series. For me, I’m not a big series reader but I do have a few I’d like to read before 2020 ends. Hopefully, I can narrow it down to only one, though 😉

BookishlyRebecca is now the host of the “My Favorite” meme, a weekly meme posted on Wednesday. Originally started by Maureen’s Books, she agreed to let me take over.

As Maureen described it, “In this meme, we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it. The world can be a dark place and it’s to share something positive. Each week I will post a new My Favorite.. post about one subject and I’ll tell you all about it. And the best part? Everyone is welcome to join. The only thing you’ll have to do is sign up on my weekly post, link back to this post and visit others.”

At the end of each month, I’ll post the prompts for the following month so be sure to check back then!


For me, this one was tough but I eventually found a series I wanted to finish. I’ve been procrastinating on reading this for years. When the first 3 books were announced, I was so hyped but still haven’t read the fourth one. With that being said, my favorite book series to finish this year is easily the DC Icons series. As I mentioned, I read the first three but have yet to pick up Superman: Dawnbreaker. Maybe it’s because I’m not a huge Superman fan but this one hasn’t been a high priority.

Either way, I do plan on picking it up before the year ends. Hopefully, it ends up being the perfect end to a series I love. If not, then I guess it’s my luck lmao. Thankfully I know my library has the audiobook available so I can go that route instead of buying it.

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My Favorite…TV Show Currently Airing

Hello friends and fellow TV lovers! This week, I decided to go with a prompt, focusing on TV shows rather than movies. Personally, I don’t watch many TV shows but I figured I’d talk about some of my faves. I know this is a pretty short intro but I really want to talk about these shows so let’s get into it!

BookishlyRebecca is now the host of the “My Favorite” meme, a weekly meme posted on Wednesday. Originally started by Maureen’s Books, she agreed to let me take over.

As Maureen described it, “In this meme, we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it. The world can be a dark place and it’s to share something positive. Each week I will post a new My Favorite.. post about one subject and I’ll tell you all about it. And the best part? Everyone is welcome to join. The only thing you’ll have to do is sign up on my weekly post, link back to this post and visit others.”

At the end of each month, I’ll post the prompts for the following month so be sure to check back then!


While this shouldn’t surprise anyone, my favorite TV show currently airing is Bob’s Burgers. I not only watch it but also write about it, talk about it on here and generally, talk about it a lot. I know animated shows aren’t for everyone but if you haven’t checked it out, you should with all this time off. Lmao, either way, I really love Bob’s Burgers. 

While Bob’s Burgers is my pick, I have a lot of other shows I watch and enjoy so let’s get into my three honorable mentions. For me, it has to be Schitt’s CreekBless The Harts and She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. I plan on writing a non-bookish faves post later this month so be on the lookout to find out what other shows/movies I watched during the last three months.

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My Favorite…Audiobook of 2020 Thus Far

Hello friend and fellow book lovers! Once again, I’m going with another bookish prompt for “My Favorite” this week. Amidst everything going on, I’ve been shifted my focus from reading on my kindle to reading with my headphones in. I think it’s really nice to hear a story read to you sometimes and with me only going outside to work, it makes me feel a little better.

BookishlyRebecca is now the host of the “My Favorite” meme, a weekly meme posted on Wednesday. Originally started by Maureen’s Books, she agreed to let me take over.

As Maureen described it, “In this meme, we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it. The world can be a dark place and it’s to share something positive. Each week I will post a new My Favorite.. post about one subject and I’ll tell you all about it. And the best part? Everyone is welcome to join. The only thing you’ll have to do is sign up on my weekly post, link back to this post and visit others.”

At the end of each month, I’ll post the prompts for the following month so be sure to check back then!


I narrowed this down to two books so I’m going to include them both because oh well. Who cares? Lol

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When looking through my Goodreads shelf, I saw both of Betty White’s books on there, both of which I listened to on audio. White narrates them herself and honestly, it’s just glorious. This one basically spans most of her career from starting off as a young actress to becoming a seasoned professional. It truly was a deep-dive into both her career and life so if you’re a fan of Betty White, I’d highly recommend it. Plus you get to hear her talk about Golden Girls which for me was incredible.

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The other book is one I read last month and that’s Dear Girls by Ali Wong which she narrates herself. This book is basically Ali writing letters to her daughters and giving them advice. Unlike Betty’s, this one focuses more on her life rather than her career but it’s just so wonderful. I don’t know if it’s because of Wong’s narration but I LOVED this book a lot. Despite everything going on in the world, this book made me feel hopeful and excited 🙂

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My Favorite…Anticipated Spring Book Release

Hello friends and fellow book lovers! Since I did the only movie prompts last month, I decided to start off April with a bookish prompt. With everything going on, I’m sure most of us are looking forward to the future. At this rate, I’m just looking forward to being able to go out to eat again. Either way, I figured I’d include something about books and hopefully, give these books the attention they deserve.

BookishlyRebecca is now the host of the “My Favorite” meme, a weekly meme posted on Wednesday. Originally started by Maureen’s Books, she agreed to let me take over.

As Maureen described it, “In this meme, we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it. The world can be a dark place and it’s to share something positive. Each week I will post a new My Favorite.. post about one subject and I’ll tell you all about it. And the best part? Everyone is welcome to join. The only thing you’ll have to do is sign up on my weekly post, link back to this post and visit others.”

At the end of each month, I’ll post the prompts for the following month so be sure to check back then!


For this one, I’m going with a book I’ve heard a lot about recently. I didn’t know much about it but I’m pretty excited about it. That’s Beach Read by Emily Henry and as someone who didn’t like another one of her books, this is a big deal.

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I’m pretty sure this is a romance between two authors which is unique and such a cool idea. In the few reviews I’ve seen, the book also has some great banter which is something I enjoy. This book really wasn’t on my radar but after hearing all of the praise, it’s one I know I’ll either have to buy or request from my library.

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My Favorite…Movie of All-Time

Hello friends and fellow movie lovers! It’s the last themed week of “My Favorite” and time to look ahead to another month. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves though as we still have this week’s prompt to talk about. Personally, I have a lot of favorite movies so it’s going to be hard to narrow it down. Nevertheless, let’s get into the prompts for April and my answer 😉

BookishlyRebecca is now the host of the “My Favorite” meme, a weekly meme posted on Wednesday. Originally started by Maureen’s Books, she agreed to let me take over.

As Maureen described it, “In this meme, we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it. The world can be a dark place and it’s to share something positive. Each week I will post a new My Favorite.. post about one subject and I’ll tell you all about it. And the best part? Everyone is welcome to join. The only thing you’ll have to do is sign up on my weekly post, link back to this post and visit others.”

At the end of each month, I’ll post the prompts for the following month so be sure to check back then!

April Prompts:

  • April 1st: My Favorite…Anticipated Spring Book Release
  • April 8th: My Favorite…Audiobook of 2020 Thus Far
  • April 15th: My Favorite…TV Show Currently Airing
  • April 22nd: My Favorite…Book Series to Finish This Year
  • April 29th: My Favorite…Upcoming Author


With the prompts out of the way, let’s get into my answer for this week’s “My Favorite” and what a tough one this was. Personally, I have a lot of movies that I enjoy and a few that stand out no doubt. Picking a favorite movie of all-time though is pretty tough.

After narrowing down my options, I picked one so my favorite movie of all-time is easily Creed 2. I love the Creed franchise and I think that it’s one of the best follow-ups to an iconic film series. It was an incredibly unique way to introduce Rocky to an entirely new generation. Between the two films, I’d say that Creed 2 is stronger as we already knew Adonis and everything was established.

Creed 2 felt more high stakes for Adonis and was an incredibly emotional film. I remember both my dad and me getting choked up in the theater. The movie was just so incredible and I know I need to rewatch it. If you’ve never watched either of the Creed films, then you need to because they’re incredible. Plus Michael B. Jordan is bae so that’s something, too 😛

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