It's been a long time since I've done a Friday loves post, but I feel the need to celebrate the positive right now.
I've gone through a bit of a slump when it comes to both TV and books. I DNF'd two books in a row, which is very unlike me. I really thought it was my mood until I picked up TINY PRETTY THINGS by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton. This book was full of mean characters who did horrible things to each other, and yet I was totally engrossed by the world of ballet. I borrowed four novels about dance from my library and THIS is exactly what I was looking for. The only thing I was disappointed by is that they didn't do a reveal in the end. They left the mystery a mystery which is kinda annoying because this is a contemporary book. I'm waiting for book 2- SHINY BROKEN PIECES- from my library and I'm hoping they tell us by the end who was the one who did the worst stuff to Gigi.
With TV, I was trying to watch The 100. Season 1 didn't start great for me but someone told me to stick with it and it did get better. The cliffhanger ending led me right into season 2, but then I was kinda back where I started, feeling like I just wasn't interested. They killed off my favorite character (in a totally stupid way, IMO), and I just didn't like anyone else enough to want to keep watching them try to kill each other every episode. So I finally quit it and decided to try The Librarians. This show is super cheesy. Rebecca Romijn's acting isn't great (although I feel it's improving), but I'm totally into the show. I love how lighthearted and goofy it is, while also being exciting. It reminds me a little of Doctor Who, just more American fantasy rather than British sci-fi. But it has the same fun feeling to it. I guess that's what I've been needing all along.
So that's what I'm loving right now. I need to stop feeling guilty for not being into things that are hugely popular or critically acclaimed or whatever, no more beating myself up for quitting something, and just enjoy what I enjoy.