BookExpo 2017 Recap

BookExpo 2017 Recap

Hey everybody!!!!  I WENT TO BOOKEXPO 2017!!!!!! I also went last year, but this is my first time writing a recap post because last year BookExpo was during the school year and between finals + a trip to Peru immediately after school was out a BookExpo recap sort of fell through the cracks…but I’m here […]

I Never | Laura Hopper

I Never | Laura Hopper

Review: Title: I Never  Author: Laura Hopper Publishing:  November 7th 2017 by HMH Books for Young Readers Format: ARC Source: Publisher Genre: YA; Contemporary; Romance Date Read: May 2017 Janey King’s priorities used to be clear: track, school, friends, and family. But when seventeen-year-old Janey learns that her seemingly happy parents are getting divorced, her world starts […]

The Hate You Give | Angie Thomas

The Hate You Give | Angie Thomas

Review: Title: The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Publishing: February 28th 2017 by Balzer & Bray/Harperteen Source: library Format: library hardcover Genre: YA; Contemporary; Romance subplot Date Read: May 2017 Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance […]

Bad Feminist | Roxane Gay

Bad Feminist | Roxane Gay

Title: Bad Feminist Author: Roxane Gay Publishing: August 5th 2014 by Harper Perennial Source: library Format: library paperback Genre: nonfiction; essays; collection Date read: March 2017 Thoughts: Because Bad Feminist is a collection of essays rather than a novel or collection of short stories I decided that I had to review it a little bit differently.  So I snagged all […]

Saying Goodbye | The Lunar Chronicles

Saying Goodbye | The Lunar Chronicles

There comes a time with book series.  It’s a notably predictable time, but it’s the time that comes once you finish the final book: you set it down, you sit back, and you have to process saying goodbye.  It’s been a long while since I’ve had to say goodbye to a series–mostly because I’m absolutely terrible […]

Women’s History Month | 2017 Releases from Female Authors

Women’s History Month | 2017 Releases from Female Authors

Hello everyone!  I figured that since it’s Women’s History Month, what better way to celebrate than by sharing some of my most anticipated 2017 releases from FEMALE authors?!  While of course it would be practically impossible to share EVERY book by a female author that I’m anticipating in the coming year, these are some of […]

World Book Day 2017

World Book Day 2017

  If ya’ll haven’t heard it’s WORLD BOOK DAY!!!!  Want some more information about the organization?  Check out their website here.  So…to celebrate?  I’m going to share what I’ve been up to as of late/some of my favorite book and academic things in the world right now. Untwine by Edwidge Danticat was one of my […]

Waiting on Wednesday | Dreamland Burning

Waiting on Wednesday | Dreamland Burning

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine where bloggers can showcase books that we are eagerly waiting for. This week I’m anxiously waiting for Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham Publication:  February 21st 2017 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers When seventeen-year-old Rowan Chase finds a skeleton on her family’s property, she has no […]