Where to Start in Writing a Book Review: Blogging Advice

I've been hard-core blogging for around nine months now, and I'm finally mustering the courage to throw some advice out to the vast Internet in case anyone needs it. Although I'm not the most experienced blogger out there (I'm est. 2017, not 2011, haha), I'm quite prolific in writing reviews and blog posts and I've … Continue reading Where to Start in Writing a Book Review: Blogging Advice

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Space Adventures with Olivia A. Cole! (aka an interview)

I am so excited to share with you today some awesome news: I've become a mind-combing alien. That is, I've picked through Olivia A. Cole's mind on her debut A Conspiracy of Stars, her inspiration, her writing process, and more! So yes, I've basically become an invasive mind alien. Ye have been warned. But, A Conspiracy of … Continue reading Space Adventures with Olivia A. Cole! (aka an interview)

Second Book Syndrome: When the Second Is Better than the First

I've had this recommendation post topic stored up for a while now, but what really inspired me to finally write it was Elise @ The Bookish Actress's post In Defense of Middle Books which talked about great middle books in a series. Middle books just have so much potential to them and you almost always … Continue reading Second Book Syndrome: When the Second Is Better than the First

Furyborn by Claire Legrand: Queens Divided by Centuries

4 stars Two queen separated by centuries hold the power to save the world...or doom it. Queen Rielle exposes her powers in all seven of the elements--something unheard of except in a prophecy of two queens, one of light and salvation and the other of blood and destruction. Rielle must prove her standing as the … Continue reading Furyborn by Claire Legrand: Queens Divided by Centuries

Renegades by Marissa Meyer: My Sincerest Apologies to One of My Favorite Authors

3.5 stars I have been an avid fan of Marissa Meyer's writing for very many years. Ever since Scarlet came out. The Lunar Chronicles is one of my favorite series ever and I fell in love with the Queen of Hearts plotline in Heartless. But something about Renegades just didn't cut it for me. If I hadn't enjoyed Heartless, this wouldn't … Continue reading Renegades by Marissa Meyer: My Sincerest Apologies to One of My Favorite Authors

Jo Chastain’s Guide to Stealing Someone’s Identity: In Her Skin by Kim Savage (+ Giveaway!)

Have you ever wanted to get out of your own life and just become someone else? Well, that's kind of what Jo Chastain is doing in Kim Savage's In Her Skin! I can't wait to dive fully into my DRC of this one (I'm a little bit in), but there are so many cool mystery elements … Continue reading Jo Chastain’s Guide to Stealing Someone’s Identity: In Her Skin by Kim Savage (+ Giveaway!)

A Reader’s Guide to Embarking on an Adventure in Isle of Blood and Stone by Makiia Lucier (+Giveaway!)

Sometimes, it takes a well organized guide (like the one you'll find in this post) to prepare you for gearing up to read a book so you can experience the full glory of a novel. Other times, you just dive into it. For instance, take Harry Potter. It's great to read, but isn't it even better … Continue reading A Reader’s Guide to Embarking on an Adventure in Isle of Blood and Stone by Makiia Lucier (+Giveaway!)

The Diminished by Kaitlyn Sage Patterson: Twins, Secrets, and Royalty

3.5 stars In the Alskad empire, nearly everyone has a twin--two parts to a whole--yet some must face the world alone. The singleborn, a rarity, are given the right to rule by the gods and goddesses. The diminished are the ones left behind to face the world when their twin dies--and they are doomed to … Continue reading The Diminished by Kaitlyn Sage Patterson: Twins, Secrets, and Royalty

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan (ARC): Letting the Bird Lead the Way

4.5 stars Leigh Chen Sanders is certain her mother turned into a bird after committing suicide. Leigh travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time, trying to find her mother in the form of a giant red bird, uncovering family secrets, and forging a relationship with her grandparents, all while aware … Continue reading The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan (ARC): Letting the Bird Lead the Way