Book Blog, Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday: Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy

September 21, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. Title: Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy Author: Cassandra Clare Expected Publication Date: November 15th, 2016 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Read more at Goodreads. Synopsis: The New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling collection of short stories chronicling the adventures of Simon Lewis as he trains to become a Shadowhunter is now available in print for the first time with ten brand-new comic illustrations! Simon Lewis has been a human and a vampire, and now he is becoming a Shadowhunter. The events of City of Heavenly Fire left him stripped of his…

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Blog Tour: Going Geek Review + Giveaway

September 17, 2016

I received an Advanced Reader’s Copy of Going Geek from the publisher in association with The Fantastic Flying Book Club in exchange for an honest review. Original Title: Going Geek by Charlotte Huang Edition: Advance Reader’s Copy, 292 pages Published: September 13, 2016 by Delacorte Press Characters: Skylar Hoffman Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Synopsis: A girl forced out of her comfort zone finds that being true to herself is the best way to live her life, in this second novel from the author of For the Record. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Skylar Hoffman’s senior year at her preppy East Coast boarding school should have been perfect: amazing boyfriend the coolest friends…

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#ReadThemAllThon Wrap-Up

September 15, 2016

I did not complete the Pokemon Indigo League Read-A-Thon,  which is why I didn’t feel the need to do this wrap-up immediately, but it was fun and it certainly helped inspire me to read more books at a faster pace than usual. Thank you Antee for creating such a wonderful, fun, unique challenge!

Book Blog, Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting On Wednesday: Wing Jones

September 14, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. Title: Wing Jones (The Heartbeats of Wing Jones) Author: Katherine Webber Expected Publication: January 5th, 2017 U.S. Expected Publication: March 14th, 2017 Publisher: Walker Books/Delacorte Books Read more at Goodreads. Synopsis:Jandy Nelson meets Friday Night Lights in this sweeping, warm, arrestingly original novel about family, strength, and hope. Wing Jones, like everyone else in her town, has worshipped her older brother, Marcus, for as long as she can remember. Good-looking, popular, and the star of the football team, Marcus is everything his sister is not. Until the night everything changes when…

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August Rewind: Book Haul, Reviews, & Recap

September 2, 2016

I read 7 books this month: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Robert Hack The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas Crushed by Tom and Laura McNeal Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson

Book Blog, Book Reviews

Book Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

September 2, 2016

Original Title: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han Edition: Paperback, 420 pages Published: August 7, 2014 by Scholastic Characters: Lara Jean Song, Katherine “Kitty” Song, Margot Song, Peter Kavinsky, Josh Sanderson Rating: 2/5 Synopsis: Lara Jean keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. One for every boy she’s ever loved. When she writes, she can pour out her heart and soul and say all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only. Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control…