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, … Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Book Blogging
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 … Continue reading Apps for Booknerds
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 … Continue reading 15 Thoughts While Listening to Forest of a Thousand Lanterns
I really wanted to like Shadow of the Fox. The description alone reminded me of many animes that I binged on in high school and early college. But as I started reading Shadow of the Fox, I was turned off by--oddly enough--how much it reminded me of anime that I binged on in high school … Continue reading Shadow of the Fox ★☆☆☆☆
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 … Continue reading Little Monsters ★★★★☆
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 … Continue reading The Gallery of Unfinished Girls ★★★☆☆
Title: The Language of Spells Author: Garret Weyr Illustrator: Katie Harnett Pub Date: June 26, 2018 Cover: ★★★☆☆ 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 duo—but magic, like friendship, is funny. Sometimes it chooses those who might … Continue reading Language of Spells ★★★★☆
Tessa Hart’s world feels very small. Confined to her bedroom with agoraphobia, her one escape is the online fandom for pop sensation Eric Thorn. When he tweets to his fans, it’s like his speaking directly to her… Eric Thorn is frightened by his obsessive fans. They take their devotion way too far. It doesn’t help … Continue reading Follow Me Back ★★★☆☆½
Twins Carys and Andreus were never destined to rule Eden. With their older brother next in line to inherit the throne, the future of the kingdom was secure.
After escaping a harsh school where punishment was the lesson of the day, seventeen-year-old Louisa Ditton is thrilled to find employment as a maid at a boarding house. But soon after her arrival at Coldthistle House, Louisa begins to realize that the house’s mysterious owner, Mr. Morningside, is providing much more than lodging for his guests. Far from a place of rest, the house is a place of judgment, and Mr. Morningside and his unusual staff are meant to execute their own justice on those who are past being saved.