20 Thoughts While Listening to Three Dark Crowns

Ooooh, sounds spooky. Wait... they just... rub poison on her? Are these queens giftless? So only Mirabella has powers? She sounds kinda full of herself. Oh, she's not full of herself. Arsinoe, low magic doesn't seem like such a good idea. Okay, maybe it's working for you. Birthdays... are... weird... Why are you eating all [...]

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Book Blogging

Whoo, book nerds. Blogging, especially about books, has been an adventure. An adventure in wondering where my time went and why I requested this thing. Here are some things I wish I knew before I started. #1 That sounds terrible. Say it with me, book lovers: I don't want to read that book. I know, [...]

Apps for Booknerds

Books, books, books, books, books, books, books. It seems like we'll never be able to get through our TBRs, like we can't get enough pages, like we never have enough new titles. Well, good news, there's an app for that. Hoopla Check with your local library system to see if they're partnered with Hoopla, which [...]

15 Thoughts While Listening to Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

This narrator is so whispery...Whispery works for Xifeng, though.Ew. Wei. You suck, you controlling white-night complex.DID YOU GUYS KILL GUMA!?We're in the forest. In the forest, in the forest, in the forest.Lady Swan... You cray.Aww the emporer is nice... OMG LADY SWAN BACK THAT CRAY UP! What is this creature, exactly? I feel like we [...]

Little Monsters β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜†

I don't know if this is obvious, I love thrillers. Kacey is the new girl in Broken Falls. When she moved in with her father, she stepped into a brand-new life. A life with a stepbrother, a stepmother, and strangest of all, an adoring younger half sister. Kacey’s new life is eerily charming compared with [...]

The Gallery of Unfinished Girls β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜†β˜†

A little slow and a little weird, but definitely worth the read. Mercedes Moreno is an artist. At least, she thinks she could be, even though she hasn't been able to paint anything worthwhile since her award-winning piece Food Poisoning #1 last year. Her lack of inspiration might be because her abuela is lying comatose [...]

Language of Spells β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜†

Title: The Language of Spells Author: Garret Weyr Illustrator: Katie Harnett Pub Date: June 26, 2018 Cover:Β β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜†β˜† Grisha is a dragon in a world that's forgotten how to see him. Maggie is a unusual child who thinks she's perfectly ordinary. They're an unlikely duoβ€”but magic, like friendship, is funny. Sometimes it chooses those who might [...]