Stock Your Shelves: June Book Releases

Stock Your Shelves: June Book Releases

It seems like all the great summer books are coming out in June, which just so happens to be my birthday month, so I mean I’m not complaining. There are some amazing things coming this month: a new Stephen King for one! Aziz Ansari wrote a book! Judy Blume is back in action! I can’t handle it all, really. Here […]

The Perfect Summer Thriller: Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

The Perfect Summer Thriller: Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

“I had no idea everyone feels this way—that the most essential part of growing up is figuring out where your empty places are and learning how to fill them by, and for, yourself.” Bittersweet is the story of one girl, Mabel Dagmar, and her involvement with the insane (and insanely wealthy) Winslow family, and the dark secrets they’ve kept for generations. Outwardly […]

10 Totes Perfect For Carting Your Books to the Beach

10 Totes Perfect For Carting Your Books to the Beach

Clearly, I didn’t plan ahead when I chose summer as my freebie Top Ten Tuesday post, since this week’s is 10 books to have in your beach bag this summer. But alas, I’m here and going for it anyway. Except this time, I thought I would do 10 readerly tote bags you can use to put those summer themed books in on […]

Review: Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller

Review: Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller

I started hearing about Claire Fuller’s Our Endless Numbered Days this winter, and knew as soon as I read the reviews and summaries that I had to get my hands on a copy. It slipped my mind though, until I found it in my favorite bookstore. I wrote about the anxiety of packing books for a cruise, but my decision to throw […]

10 Books To Get You Ready For Summer (As if You’re Not Already)

10 Books To Get You Ready For Summer (As if You’re Not Already)

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday (hosted, as always, by The Broke and the Bookish) is a Choose Your Own Adventure. So naturally, with the warm weather already here, I had to go with summer. Beach reading, here I come. And you, too, if I have anything to do with it! Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique:  Mermaids in Paradise by […]

Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

I will not compare this to The Hunger Games. I will not compare this to The Hunger Games…. BUT IT WILL BE HARD AND I WON’T LIKE IT. Basically, Red Queen is about the Reds and the Silvers. Reds are the people in the districts “regular” people. And the Silvers are the people in the Capitol people with special powers. Almost superhuman abilities. They use those to […]