The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand Rating: Release Date: October 24, 2017 Genre: YA Contemporary On Christmas Eve five years ago, Holly was visited by three ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she'd become. They tried to convince her to mend her ways. She didn't. And then she died. Now she's stuck working … Continue reading The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand // Swoony romance + surprising emotions // + hiatus?
Hey everyone! I hope you are doing great. I'm super excited about today's post. I'm teaming up with the lovely Marie @ Drizzle and Hurricane Books for a new writing feature! A couple times a month we're both going to post something about our WIPs. Today's post is all about how we got the idea … Continue reading All About My WIP – Part II
Hey everyone!! I hope you had a fantastic September. This has been... kind of a weird month for me. I started school the last week of August and it took a couple weeks to get the hang of again. Because of that I was pretty slumpy, which was agony. But this time I tried something … Continue reading September Wrap-Up // 6 month blogiversary + Q&A // IT’S OCTOBER
Even the Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcett Rating: . 5 Release Date: September 5, 2017 Genre: YA Fantasy Kamzin has always dreamed of becoming one of the Emperor’s royal explorers, the elite climbers tasked with mapping the wintry, mountainous Empire and spying on its enemies. She knows she could be the best in the world, … Continue reading Even the Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcett // Wintry mountainous setting and almost villains.
Hey! Today I'm linking up with Top Ten Tuesday @ The Broke and The Bookish. Today's prompt is, "top ten books on your fall TBR." I could pretend that I'm not listing ten books because I ran out of ideas, but it's really because I'm kind of lazy and formatting posts takes long enough as … Continue reading Top 5 Books On My Fall TBR
The Glass Town Game by Catherynne M. Valente Rating: Release Date: September 5, 2017 Genre: MG Fantasy Inside a small Yorkshire parsonage, Charlotte, Branwell, Emily, and Anne Brontë have invented a game called Glass Town, where their toy soldiers fight Napoleon and no one dies. This make-believe land helps the four escape from … Continue reading The Glass Town Game by Catherynne M. Valente // Magical writing and ageless stories.
Since I started using Goodreads about a year ago, I have put 15 books on my 1-star shelf. And for every single one of those books, seeing that 1-star rating makes me feel so guilty. There are a few reasons for this. One is that, to me, rating a book 1-star feels like saying "this … Continue reading Discussion: Why I Want to Stop Rating Books One Star
Hey everyone! First off I want to say I'm sorry for kind of disappearing for the past few days. I started school two weeks ago and have been pretty overwhelmed with getting settled into my classes and adjusting to having, like, actual responsibilities again. https://giphy.com/embed/3o6ZsWCJf86wyTUeCAvia GIPHY *an actual representation of me and my life right … Continue reading Mini Reviews: The Kasie West Edition // the best kind of fluff + accidental disappearance and stupid school.
Hey everyone! A while ago, I mentioned how excited I was about my current WIP. I have been wanting to share some of it with you guys for a while. Marie @ Drizzle and Hurricane Books did this tag for her WIP (psst. you should go read her post too.) and I thought I'd do … Continue reading The 777 Challenge // Snippets from my WIP
Prince of Shadows by Rachel Caine Rating: Genre: YA Retelling Release Date: February 4, 2014 In the Houses of Montague and Capulet, there is only one goal: power. The boys are born to fight and die for honor and—if they survive—marry for influence and money, not love. The girls are assets, to be spent wisely. Their … Continue reading Prince of Shadows by Rachel Caine // Intrigue!! Thieves!! Politics!! Murder!! Romance!!