The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry // Please excuse me while I cry in this corner.

The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry Rating: 5 Stars Release Date: April 12, 2016 Genre: YA Historical Fiction Dolssa is a young gentlewoman with uncanny gifts, on the run from an obsessed friar determined to burn her as a heretic for the passion she refuses to tame. Botille is a wily and charismatic peasant, … Continue reading The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry // Please excuse me while I cry in this corner.

My Worst Reading Habits // Someone please take Overdrive AWAY from me.

I  have really some terrible habits when it comes to reading. I'm also really terrible at coming up with introductions for my blog posts, so, tragically, there isn't going to be one. Starting 51270 books at once and only finishing a couple Seriously. I use Overdrive, which is an app that lets me download e-books … Continue reading My Worst Reading Habits // Someone please take Overdrive AWAY from me.

Stalking Jack The Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco // Yes, dear book, we know you’re gruesome. // Audrey Rose, dear, SHUT UP.

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco Rating: 2 Stars Release Date: September 20, 2016 Genre: YA Historical Fiction / Murder Mystery Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden … Continue reading Stalking Jack The Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco // Yes, dear book, we know you’re gruesome. // Audrey Rose, dear, SHUT UP.

The Cure for Dreaming by Cat Winters // I am hopelessly in love // There is an almost-French hypnotist in this book

The Cure for Dreaming by Cat Winters Rating: 5 (million) Stars Release Date: October 14, 2014 Genre: YA Historical Fiction Olivia Mead is a headstrong, independent girl—a suffragist—in an age that prefers its girls to be docile. It’s 1900 in Oregon, and Olivia’s father, concerned that she’s headed for trouble, convinces a stage mesmerist to … Continue reading The Cure for Dreaming by Cat Winters // I am hopelessly in love // There is an almost-French hypnotist in this book

Discussion: Reviewing New vs. Old Releases and Popular vs. Lesser-Known books

For some strange reason, when I first started blogging, I had it in my head that in order to be a book blogger, I could only review popular books or brand-new-2017 book releases. There were several problems with this approach: 1) I felt like a lot of my enjoyment was taken out of reading, because … Continue reading Discussion: Reviewing New vs. Old Releases and Popular vs. Lesser-Known books