Our FIRST Annual 13 Nights of Halloween Event!

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HAPPY FALL my lovelies!! If you’re anything like me fall is your absolute favorite time of year. You get to wear adorable riding boots, and infinity scarves! The trees are at their prettiest! And best of all the temperature is PERFECT for walking to the library or reading on your porch. And you know what is best of all? The pièce de résistance? HALLOWEEN!!!!!!!!! Halloween is that holiday that EVERYONE,...

A Thrilling Sequel: The Swan Riders by Erin Bow

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The Swan Riders by Erin Bow Series: Prisoners of Peace #2 Published by Margaret K. McElderry on September 20th 2016 Genres: Sci-Fi, Young Adult, YA Pages: 384 Goodreads Greta Stuart had always known her future: die young. She was her country's crown princess, and also its hostage, destined to be the first casualty in an inevitable war. But when the war came it broke all the rules, and Greta forged...

Stop & Chat ~ The Diversity in Books Post ~

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With all the things happening in the bookish world in regards to diversity, I thought it would make a great Q&A style chat with my coblogger Shelly. There are a lot of ugly things out there about diversity in books (cough horrible youtube videos cough) but there is also a ton of good (*cough #OwnYourOwn hashtag). And there are already a ton of blog post out there with varying opinions...

Fall 2016 Bloggiesta Sign Up!

It’s been AGES since I’ve participated in Bloggiesta but I’m trying really hard to get back to a place where blogging was a FUN PRIORITY for me. Not something I “have” to do because I requested a book. Or something I dread doing because I’m “worried” no one will appreciate the work. So how do I plan to use Bloggiesta to hit this goal? So many things! TO DO LIST:...

[Blog Tour] Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova: Review & Short Q+A

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Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova Series: Brooklyn Brujas #1 Published by Sourcebooks Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult, YA, LGBTQIA Pages: 340 Goodreads Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives. I fall to my knees. Shattered glass, melted candles and the outline of scorched feathers are all that surround me. Every single person who was in my house – my entire family — is gone. Alex...

Creepy and Atmospheric: As I Descended by Robin Talley

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As I Descended by Robin Talley Published by HarperTeen on September 6th 2016 Genres: Paranormal, Retelling, Young Adult, LGBTQIA Pages: 384 Goodreads Maria Lyon and Lily Boiten are their school’s ultimate power couple—even if no one knows it but them. Only one thing stands between them and their perfect future: campus superstar Delilah Dufrey. Golden child Delilah is a legend at the exclusive Acheron Academy, and the presumptive winner of...

ARC August: Final Wrap-Up!

Can you believe it’s September already? August has just flown by! While I did read a lot of ARCs in the first few weeks, I completely forgot about reading my ARCs by the time the last week hit. Here are the ARCs I’ve read this month: Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter Keeping Her Secret by Sarah Nicolas The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barhill Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi...

Engaging and Important: Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard Published by HarperTeen on September 6th 2016 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult, YA Pages: 384 Goodreads All Pen wants is to be the kind of girl she’s always been. So why does everyone have a problem with it? They think the way she looks and acts means she’s trying to be a boy—that she should quit trying to be something she’s not. If she dresses...

A Complicated and Cute Romance: How to Make Out by Brianna Shrum

How to Make Out by Brianna Shrum Published by Sky Pony Press on September 6th 2016 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult, YA Pages: 284 Goodreads Sixteen-year-old Renley needs three thousand dollars for the math club’s trip to New York City, and she knows exactly how to get it: she’s going to start a how-to blog where people pay for answers to all of life’s questions from a “certified expert.” The...