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 […]

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 […]

New to the Shelves | June TBR Edition

New to the Shelves | June TBR Edition

Book Expo left me inspired y’all and in the aftermath I’ve found myself adding tons of new books to my TBR.  Many of them are books from the Expo or related because of authors I was introduced to there.  Additionally I’ve just been in the book zone and have discovered some amazing new blogs with […]

Bookshelf Organization | An Adventure

Bookshelf Organization | An Adventure

Hello everyone!!  As you can guess from the title this post is about my recent bookshelf organization!  I have these amazing bookshelves in my bedroom stuffed to the brim with books (sorted by color of course).  Upon returning from BookExpo 2017 I realized that in addition to my bookshelves I had a lot of piles of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]