A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli The Hating Game by Sally Thorne Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin Alanna: The First Adventure … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Popular Books That Lived Up To The Hype
Month: July 2018
Stacking the Shelves - July Edition
Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews that I treat more like a quarterly meme, whoops! My last STS post was in January but I'm going to focus on books I've mostly acquired this month for today's post. Birthday Gifties: Thank you to my wonderful husband and my awesome mom! My Plain Jane … Continue reading Stacking the Shelves - July Edition
ARC August Sign Up Post!
The 6th annual ARC August, hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat, is almost upon us! This will be my 4th year participating and I always enjoy it because it's a great way to whittle down my ARC pile (and my guilt over said pile). Plus I love getting to make lists and meet specific goals. This year is … Continue reading ARC August Sign Up Post!
Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books I’ve Read in 2018 So Far
2018 has been a really good reading year for me as we reach the halfway point. I'm on track with my Goodreads goal, I've been rereading lots of favorites, and I've been reading quality books outside of those favorites as well. Here are the ones I've loved best so far: Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books I’ve Read in 2018 So Far
Happy 100th Birthday, Steve Rogers!
I'm sure many of you know this about me already but I love Captain America a lot- the movies themselves, Chris Evans as Cap, and Steve Rogers himself as a character. I ALSO love celebrating what one might call.... fake occasions? I've made cakes in the past for Harry Potter's birthday, cupcakes for Voldemort Defeat … Continue reading Happy 100th Birthday, Steve Rogers!
Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Red, White, and Blue Covers
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. I love holiday-themed prompts, and cover-themed prompts, so this week's topic was fun! Fourth of July has always been a favorite of mine- the history, the festiveness, the food, the fact that it's two days before my birthday 😉 Hope all my … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Red, White, and Blue Covers
Mini Review Monday: Daughters of the Storm
Daughters of the Storm by Kim Wilkins Series: Blood and Gold #1 Published by: Del Rey Books Pub Date: March 6, 2018 Pages: 437 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: adult, fantasy Rating: Five very different sisters team up against their stepbrother to save their kingdom in this Norse-flavored fantasy epic--the start of a new series in the tradition of Naomi Novik, … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Daughters of the Storm