June Wrap Up 2017

Holy crap…the first half of the year is over! There’s been some awesome stuff for the first half of this year: new Guardians of the Galaxy, puppy growing like a weed, trailers for upcoming movies and I gave this blog a face lift! I hope you guys have enjoyed it; I feel like it reflects…

Mini Review: The King of Attolia

Title: The King of Attolia (The Queen’s Thief #3) Genre: YA fantasy Audio Book Release Date: 2006 (original), 2017 (updated version) Narrator: Steve West Listening Time: 10 hours, 23 minutes There is NO synopsis for this book because it spoils the ending of The Queen of Attolia (#2). If you want to know about the first…

The Entertainer Blogger Award

A BIG thank you to A Book Without End for tagging me in this blogger award. I’ve loved seeing these going around since I started. It’s great to nominate newer people, get to know them and strengthen the community 🙂 Rules Thank the person who nominated you and post a link to their blog Nominate at least…

Monthly Recommendations: Retellings + TBR

Ever since YA books have been a thing, we’ve seen many re-imaginings of famous tales or retellings of classic novels or short stories. We’ve seen tales like Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Beauty and the Beast fill bookstore shelves in the last 5 years. With that said, I’ve been getting tired of most retellings. I’m sick of seeing the…

T5W: Unlikable Characters I Like

There’s characters we click with, one we see as misunderstood…and then ones we wish we could smack. But this topic shows the “unlikable” characters we love. The reasons we like these characters do differ with others, since we have different preferences. These people are ones I love for their complexity, quirks or other reasons. These…

Big Thank You: 50+ Followers

Guys, this past week I’ve reached just over 50 followers and I can’t thank you guys enough. Even though I’ve only been around less than 6 months, the kindness and fun conversations has meant the world to me. I was intimated to do either a YouTube channel or book blog for a long time. But…

Penguin Teen Game Changers 2017

During Book Expo, people were able to get the “Game Changers” set from Penguin. It consists of five ARCs of upcoming YA novels: Warcross, Jane Unlimited, There’s Someone Inside Your House, Forest of a Thousand Lanterns and What I’m Seeing Without You. NetGalley offers this compilation, but the excerpt version. I had heard about these upcoming titles through various…

Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag

♦Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag♦ It’s beyond crazy that the halfway point of the year is here in a few weeks! Summer is in full swing, all the good movies are starting to come out and 6 more months until The Last Jedi is out! But today, I’m going over the books I’ve read this year….

My Favorite Booktubers

When I discovered Booktube almost 2 years ago, my world was opened to new releases, what was popular and finding new favorites along the way. While I don’t much of it anymore, these 7 Booktubers are my favorite to follow.  I watch Booktube for honest reviews, a variety books read and fun discussions. If you…

Double Review: Strange Alchemy & Queen of Attolia

Here we have two different books: a detailed, political fantasy sequel and an ARC about the mystery of Roanoke Island. For The Queen of Attolia, I knew that I would enjoy the new audio version by Steve West. But I wasn’t prepared for my feelings to come after finishing it. The ARC showed a promising plot, since…

5 Reasons to Read A Fierce and Subtle Poison +New Format!

So I’ve been seeing lately that some bloggers have been giving some great advice in “how to blog” and “Growing Your Blog” type things. It was very inspiring to help me do a few changes to my blog. I’m proud of what changes I’ve made so far and want to thank everyone for answering questions,…

Current Favorite Things

I’ve been thinking of adding this segment to my blog so that you guys can get to know me better 🙂 While I’m still a bit of a private person, we can still geek out and gush over awesome things. So here’s three things I’ve been obsessed with over the last week or two. 1….