The Boy Is Back

The Boy Is Back

December 30, 2016 Reviews 0 ★★★★½

I’ve loved reading Meg Cabot books since I was 13, but it’s just been this past year that I’ve started getting into her adult fiction. And The Boy Is Back didn’t disappoint! Thanks so much to Lauren from Bookmark Lit for including it as part of my Secret Santa gift! 5 Reasons to Read The Boy Is Back The Quips – This book was pretty hilarious in general, but a lot of that was because Reed had so many quick quips and a lot of them where feminist gems of awesomeness. I loved seeing a male love interest that came off… Read more »

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Top Ten Best Books I Read in 2016

Top Ten Best Books I Read in 2016

December 27, 2016 Memes 1

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week we list our top 10 book-related things. This week is Top Ten Best Books of 2016, and I’m doing the best of everything I read this year (excluding rereads). 2016 has been a rougher reading year then I’d like to admit, BUT that doesn’t mean I didn’t read some AMAZING books this year. I actually thought I was going to struggle to find 10 books, but guess what 2016, you can’t knock me down. I have ELEVEN. Best Books of 2016 I think I’m going to try… Read more »

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Library Loot

Library Loot

December 22, 2016 Memes 3

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. Books I’ve Checked Out     Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo | After I finished Six of Crows, I immediately put this on hold! I didn’t think I’d get it so quickly, but now I’m thinking that I won’t be able to resist this book for long. Because I need to know what happens next!! Summer Days & Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories edited by Stephanie Perkins | Even… Read more »

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Six of Crows

Six of Crows

December 21, 2016 4.5 stars, Reviews 5 ★★★★½

Six of Crows combines two of my favorite things to read: books about thieves/heists and a complex and interesting fantasy world where the rules are still being discovered. Things I Loved: The heist plotline | I mean it had all the tropes and scenes I love, the gathering of the team, the bantering on the journey to do the heist, the reckless behaviors that could ruin the heist, and twists! Basically, it had everything I like about a good heist book and then some because these aren’t your ordinary modern characters, these are freaking fantasy characters with awesome abilities. Seriously though,… Read more »

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Heartless by Marissa Meyer

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

November 21, 2016 Reviews 0 ★★★★

I have so much love for Marissa Meyer and the Lunar Chronicles so I was thrilled when I was sent an ARC from Fierce Reads! And while it took me quite awhile to get fully immersed in this book, overall I enjoyed it quite a bit! What I Liked: BAKING, DESSERT, all the goodies. You know that you are going to be hungry throughout this whole book because it starts with this glorious description of lemon tarts… which I instantly craved despite not actually liking lemon desserts at all. The WHIMSY. I’m not extremely familiar with Alice in Wonderland besides… Read more »

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Review: Leave Me

Review: Leave Me

October 10, 2016 Reviews 0 ★★★★½

I really needed this book. I’ve been hardcore slumping in pretty much everything lately, but Leave Me got me excited about reading and blogging again. I think the cover copy of this book best explains why this book appealed to me… “For every woman who has ever fantasized about driving past her exit on the highway instead of going home to make dinner, for every woman who has ever dreamed of boarding a train to a place where no one needs constant attention.” Even though I’m not a 40 something with two children and I haven’t recently suffered from a… Read more »

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Review: Imprudence by Gail Carriger

Review: Imprudence by Gail Carriger

August 10, 2016 Reviews 0 ★★★★

After binge-reading the Parasol Protectorate and Finishing School series by Gail Carriger last year, I was really excited to be back in this wonderful steampunk world! What I Loved: The cameos! There is Alexia and Lord Maccon, Biffy, Lord Alkedama, and even some people from Parasol Protectorate who you thought you might never see again. I especially love seeing Rue interact with her parents 1) because I can’t get enough of them and 2) because I enjoy seeing how different and similar she is especially in comparison to Alexia! The humor – It’s the dialogue, the witty banter, all the tea and discussions… Read more »

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | A Spoilery Review

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | A Spoilery Review

August 2, 2016 Reviews 1 ★★★★

I have WAYYYY too many feelings about this book/script that I just can’t hold back the spoilers. Before I bid the spoiler-adverse folks adieu, I would like to say that I really did enjoy the book because it brought me back into the world and I LOVED the new characters. However, I’m not in love with this story as much as the other books because the overall plot line frustrated me at times. Okay now, if you haven’t read the book or seen the play, farewell! First, I just have to get some ranting out of the way. Even if it seems like… Read more »

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Review: The Sun is Also a Star

Review: The Sun is Also a Star

July 27, 2016 Reviews 3 ★★★★½

Okay so I know this doesn’t come out until November, but I just needed to share it now because I’ve been slumping lately and this book is just AMAZING. What I Loved The story-telling. This story is told in such an interesting way. It basically takes place within the span of the day, following the two main characters in alternating POVs BUT then there are also chapters giving insight to various other characters like the security guard, a lawyer, a receptionist. Even chapters explaining a scientific theory. It’s just really cute. The slow-burn/ instalove thing going on. It’s kind of… Read more »

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Review: Size 12 and Ready to Rock (audiobook)

Review: Size 12 and Ready to Rock (audiobook)

June 29, 2016 Reviews 2 ★★★★

So I’m pretty sure that this is only my second audiobook review (first one HERE). And it was an interesting experience to say the least. I’m not 100% sure if it increased or decreased my enjoyment levels of Size 12 and Ready to Rock, but it definitely made things different and kind of made me view characters in a new light. But more of that later. I think what I enjoyed the most was that the mystery of the book hits a bit closer home than the other ones did and because of that we see a different side of Tania… Read more »

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