2017 End of Year Book Survey

Wow…2017 is over y’all.  And this is my FIFTH End of Year Book Survey (hosted by Jamie) WHICH IS SO UTTERLY CRAZY AND INSANE.  Here are all of my past iterations: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.  If you missed it I gave a pretty rambely Life Update last week which is to say that 2017 was […]

October Mini Reviews | Mysterious and Romantic

October Mini Reviews | Mysterious and Romantic

Hello everyone! Happy Halloween!!!!! As you might be able to tell, October has turned out to be an incredibly busy month for me.  I shall plan better in the future, but alas, college applications had to be completed.  However, I have read several ARCs recently and I’m am quite excited to share my opinions about […]

Summer Reading | Books I Consumed

Summer Reading | Books I Consumed

Hey everyone!  I know that it’s already fall…I’ve been in school for almost six weeks now!! But I wanted to go back and reflect on what I read this summer and share them all with you.  I had a pretty ambitious TBR set up for the summer thanks to a TTT post in May but […]

The Fall of Lisa Bellow | Susan Perabo

The Fall of Lisa Bellow | Susan Perabo

Review: Title: The Fall of Lisa Bellow Goodreads | Barnes and Noble | Book Depository | Amazon  Author: Susan Perabo | Website Publishing: March 14th 2017 by Simon & Schuster Format: Hardcover Source: Library Genre: Fiction; Mystery; Contemporary Date Read: June 2017 When a middle school girl is abducted in broad daylight, a fellow student and witness […]

Liebster Award 2017 | Yay Networking

Liebster Award 2017 | Yay Networking

Post BookExpo my blogging/bookish world networking has skyrocketed!  Connecting with bookish people online and in real life is incredibly rewarding and entertaining.  When I found out that Tana Time had nominated me for the Liebster Award I was thrilled not only to be recognized but also pleased with the opportunity to share my appreciation for […]

Top Ten Tuesday | 10 Book Recommendations for Branching out of YA

Top Ten Tuesday | 10 Book Recommendations for Branching out of YA

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish This weeks top ten is “10 Book Recommendations for X” *I don’t put my Top Tens in any order.   When I say “people branching out of YA” I mostly mean teenagers–teenagers who are aging and might find themselves attracted to works […]

The Careful Undressing of Love | Corey Ann Haydu

The Careful Undressing of Love | Corey Ann Haydu

Review: Title: The Careful Undressing of Love | Goodreads Author: Corey Ann Haydu Publication:  January 31st 2017 by Dutton Books for Young Readers Format: Hardcover Source: Barnes and Noble Genre: YA; magical realism Date read: June 2017 Where to Buy: Barnes and Noble | Book Depository | Amazon Everyone who really knows Brooklyn knows Devonairre Street girls are […]

New to the Shelves | June/July Recently Acquired Edition

New to the Shelves | June/July Recently Acquired Edition

After my major bookshelf cleanup this summer I put tons of books up for trade…which resulted in some awesome new books added to my shelves!!  While most of my books from June/early July have come from trades I’ve somehow acquired tons of others.  Let me elaborate… A Tree Grows in Brooklyn | Betty Smith (Paperback) Dreamland Burning […]