Hey guys! Sorry about the unannounced hiatus... again. I've been gone for ages! I slipped into a simultaneous reading and blogging slump, and then read a book which ALSO simultaneously got me out of and into a slump. It was an ARC of a book by an AMAZING author who I actually met on Twitter. … Continue reading Girl in the Blue Coat: Not so dusty after all?
Hey guys! As most of you know, I've been posting rather sporadically for the past couple of months. However, I most definitely did not stop reading, and as a result, I'm EXTREMELY behind on my reviews. Since many of the books I read at the time were for the COYER challenge, a lot of them … Continue reading The First Nano-notes: Retellings (and many stars!)
I was here. ~Theodore Finch, All the Bright Places See on Loupe Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her … Continue reading All the Bright Places: More accurately, me being a giant mess!
Hallo guys!!! I'm sure you all thought I abandoned you. Evidently, not the case! Whew! The COYER challenge ended March 3rd, and while I won't go into much detail now (I plan on writing a post about it soon), it was fantastic, but it threw me into a huge reading... slump-ish thing at the end … Continue reading After the End: NOT a post apocalyptic wasteland???
Rating: 4/5 Stars Genre: Young Adult Short Story (Contemporary) Published: March 10th, 2013 This is a review for the COYER challenge! Hannah needed a project to get her through the long summer. Signing up at the local animal shelter, she finds exactly what she needs in the sad, lost dog Basil. She sets her sights … Continue reading Puppies and a cutesy romance. Why not?
when someone offers to save you make it your mission to save yourself. - i believe in you. Oooh, I love that quote. This is another review for the COYER challenge! It was also my one (and only, oops) review for the Write-On Review-a-thon. Rating: 4/5 Stars Genre: Young Adult Poetry Published originally: April 23rd, … Continue reading saving yourself and how to go about doing it
Rating: 5/5 stars Genre: LGBT Young Adult Contemporary Published: May 3rd, 2016 This is a review for the COYER challenge! Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school in Lambertville, Tennessee. Like any other girl, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret. There’s a reason why … Continue reading A trans protagonist and an ADORABLE romance? YES.
“Well, I’ve got to have books.” His tone suggested the slowest of the slow should already understand that. Rating: 4/5 stars Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Published: March 3rd, 2015 This is a review for the COYER challenge as well as the January Keyword Reading Challenge. Sixteen-year-old Ryann Carroll has just run into the guy who … Continue reading BOOKWORM CHARACTER ALERT. CLICK ME. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.
I received a copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest, unbiased review. Rating: 5/5 stars Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Publication date: January 24th, 2017 This is a review for the COYER challenge! For as long as she can remember, it’s been just Ariel and Dad. Ariel’s mom disappeared when she was … Continue reading This review makes virtually no sense… I LOVED IT, YES?
I received a copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest, unbiased review. Rating: 4/5 stars Genre: Nonfiction, Letters Publication date: January 24th, 2017 This is a review for the COYER challenge! The jail was located on the top 9 floors of the Dade County Courthouse in downtown Miami. The young father … Continue reading This is such a unique, interesting read!