I never used to think I was a big contemporary reader. Sure, I loved a good romance and I adore rom com movies, but it wasn't until the end of last year that I realized a quarter of the books I read were contemporaries. It seemed like a good time to join the Contemporary Romance … Continue reading ContRom2017: Favorite Shippy Books
Frostblood by Elly Blake Series: Frostblood Saga #1 Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pub Date: January 10th 2017 Pages: 376 Format: ARC | Source: Publisher Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating: The frost king will burn. Seventeen-year-old Ruby is a Fireblood who has concealed her powers of heat and flame from the cruel Frostblood ruling class her entire life. … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: All the Fantasy
To say that my recap is a tad late would be an understatement. BUT I had such a fantastic time at Book Expo America 2016 last May that putting my experience into words seemed very daunting. I'll give it a go, though! Books Day 1: The Comet Seekers by Helen Sedgwick How To Hang A Witch by … Continue reading BEA 2016 Recap
Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older Series: Shadowshaper #1 Published by Arthur A. Levine Books Pub Date: June 30th 2015 Pages: 304 Format: hardcover | Source: library Genres: young adult, urban fantasy, paranormal Rating: Cassandra Clare meets Caribbean legend in SHADOWSHAPER, an action-packed urban fantasy from a bold new talent. Sierra Santiago was looking forward to a fun summer of making art, hanging … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Shadows and Secrets
Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller Series: Daughter of the Pirate King #1 Published by Feiwel & Friends Pub Date: February 28th 2017 Pages: 320 Format: eARC | Source: NetGalley Genres: young adult, adventure, fantasy, romance Rating: A 17-year-old pirate captain intentionally allows herself to get captured by enemy pirates in this thrilling YA adventure. Sent on a mission … Continue reading Review: Daughter of the Pirate King
I absolutely love participating in Jamie's (@ The Perpetual Page Turner) End of Year Book Survey; this is my third year in a row! And even though we might be two months into 2017, it's always worth talking about amazing books. FYI the reviews/posts mentioned below are all from my posts on Gone with the Words. Without further … Continue reading End of Year Survey 2016
In other words, after years of co-blogging and thinking I'd never start my own book blog I've started my own book blog. You all know I love to discuss books and share opinions (and gifs!) so really it was just a matter of time. I love writing for Gone with the Words but I'm also excited … Continue reading Guess What!