Waiting on Wednesday: Shadow Run by AdriAnne Strickland and Michael Miller

A “Firefly” pitch is all it takes for me to add something to my TBR! Shadow Run by AdriAnne Strickland and Michael Miller Releasing March 21st 2017 Add it on GoodReads “Firefly” meets DUNE in this action-packed sci-fi adventure about a close-knit, found family of a crew navigating a galaxy of political intrigue and resource-driven power games. Nev has just joined the crew of the starship Kaitan Heritage as the...

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay Published by Grove Press on January 3rd 2017 Genres: Short Stories, Fiction Pages: 274 Goodreads Award-winning author and powerhouse talent Roxane Gay burst onto the scene with An Untamed State and the New York Times bestselling essay collection Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial). Gay returns with Difficult Women, a collection of stories of rare force and beauty, of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed...

Waiting on Wednesday: Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee

I can’t resist MG books, so when I read about this cute one, I knew I had to add it to my TBR! Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee Releasing March 14th 2017 Add it to Goodreads Mattie is chosen to play Romeo opposite her crush in the eighth grade production of Shakespeare’s most beloved play in this Romeo and Juliet inspired novel from the author of Truth or Dare. Mattie, a...

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten 2016 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To

This week’s TTT topic is the top 2016 releases I meant to read but didn’t, but let’s be real – my list should be basically all of them. I’ve talked about how 2016 was a craptastic reading year for me, and 2016 releases were the true victims. I only read 40 2016 releases, and 4 of them were technically ARCs I read at the end of 2015. The 18 on...

Waiting on Wednesday: Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop

Octavia and I have been reading this series for the past 3 years and we are just dying to read the latest installment! Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop Releasing March 7th 2017 Add it on GoodReads New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop returns to her world of the Others, as humans struggle to survive in the shadow of shapeshifters and vampires far more powerful than themselves… After a...

2017 Diverse Reads Book Challenge: Goals and My ‘Must Read’ List!

Now that it is officially 2017, I’ve decided to do a little post sharing some releases I’m definitely reading this year as well as my tentative goals. There’s still time to join the challenge as it’s running all year and I won’t close sign ups until the end of 2017! Because the challenge is completely personal and based on your own reading, I’ve decided to just share my goals and...

2016 End of the Year Bookish Survey!

It’s one of our favourite times of the year, The Perpetual Page Turner’s End of the Year Bookish Survey!   Number Of Books You Read: Shelly: 179 woo woo! Octavia: 43 Books Read! At first I was really sad but after looking at my year I’m really proud of this number! Number of Re-Reads: Shelly: I tend to re-read a few of my favourite scenes from books instead of the whole...

O’s Bookish Resolution

2017 is nearly here and that means it’s time for that age old tradition of making resolutions for the New Year. The only personal resolution I have is to be 100% in charge of my happiness. I don’t want anyone to have the power to make me feel or think anything negative about myself. So….yay personal goals! But when it comes to bookish goals I have one HUGE resolution……  ...

Waiting on Wednesday: We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan

I’m a huge fan of verse YA and I think this latest release looks right up my alley! We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan Releasing February 9th 2017 by Bloomsbury Children From two acclaimed authors comes an emotional story told in verse about friendship, love, and overcoming unbeatable odds. Authors Brian Conaghan and Sarah Crossan have joined forces to tell the story of Nicu and Jess, two...

Top Ten Tuesday – Top Ten Best Books of 2016

So 2016 was not a good reading year for me. A lot of things factored into the why of it but I somehow only ended up reading 104 books and listening to 11 audio books. I also DNFed 21 books which is a new high for me (for reference by 2015 numbers were 131/23 and 12 DNFs). Hell, I even failed at my own read-a-thon. But out of the books...