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 […]

Once and For All | Sarah Dessen

Once and For All  | Sarah Dessen

Review: Title: Once and For All  | Goodreads | Barnes and Noble | Book Depository | Amazon Author: Sarah Dessen | Website  Publishing: June 6th 2017 by Viking Books for Young Readers Format: ARC Source: Publisher Genre: YA; Contemporary; Romance Date Read: June 2017 Louna, daughter of famed wedding planner Natalie Barrett, has seen every sort of […]

The Upside of Unrequieted | Becky Albertalli

The Upside of Unrequieted | Becky Albertalli

Review: Title: The Upside of Unrequited | Goodreads | Barnes and Noble | Book Depository | Amazon  Author: Becky Albertalli | Website Publishing: April 11th 2017 by Balzer & Bray/Harperteen Format: ARC Source: Publisher Genre: YA; Contemporary; Romance Date: June 2017 Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard […]

When Dimple Met Rishi | Sandhya Menon

When Dimple Met Rishi | Sandhya Menon

Review:  Title: When Dimple Met Rishi | Goodreads | Barnes and Noble | Book Depository | Amazon Author: Sandhya Menon | Website Publishing: May 30th 2017 by Simon Pulse Format: ARC Source: Publisher Genre: YA; Contemporary; Romance Date read: June 2017 Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for […]

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 […]

Heartless | Marissa Meyer

Review: Title: Heartless Author: Marissa Meyer Publishing: November 8th 2016 by Feiwel & Friends Source: BEA (now BookExpo) Format: ARC Genre: YA; Fantasy; Retelling; Romance Date Read: December 2016 Catherine may be one of the most desired girls in Wonderland and a favorite of the unmarried King, but her interests lie elsewhere. A talented baker, she wants […]

Short and Sweet | The Lifeboat Clique Mini Review

Short and Sweet | The Lifeboat Clique Mini Review

Some people might say that Denver had a death wish. Why else would she have dared to sneak into a Malibu beach party where she’d be surrounded by enemies, namely including her ex-BFF Abigail?
Oh yeah. Croix. Denver never thought in a million years he’d ask her out, but who was she to question this miracle of fate? Well, that wasn’t the only surprise fate had in–

Away We Go | Emil Ostrovski| Blog Tour

Away We Go | Emil Ostrovski| Blog Tour

It seems like just last week I was in the same position… oh wait, I was!  Here I am, back with another (lovely) Irish Banana Book Tour. I was lucky enough to receive an e-ARC of Away We Go from the lovely Greenwillow Books for review as part of this tour!  Although this is not my first […]

Never Always Sometimes | Adi Alsaid

Never Always Sometimes | Adi Alsaid

Review: Title: Never Always Sometimes  | Goodreads Author: Adi Alsaid Publication: August 4th 2015 by Harlequin Teen Source: Publisher Format: ARC Genre: YA; Romance; Contemporary Best friends Dave and Julia were determined to never be cliché high school kids—the ones who sit at the same lunch table every day, dissecting the drama from homeroom and plotting their […]

2016 Blogging and Bookish Life Resolutions

2016 Blogging and Bookish Life Resolutions

I’ve never done Blogging/Bookish Life resolutions before, but after I saw that Bella was doing them, I realized what  an awesome idea it was!  I try and do resolutions every year, but this year I was more systematic and categorized my resolutions by topic.  This made it naturally easier to separate resolutions relating to my blog/bookish […]