If You Liked… #3

We're back with another month of book recommendations specifically personalized around your favorite reads! This month we cover everything from European romances to mysteries to competitions for the coveted first place. These will hopefully not let you down! Without further ado, here are some books that you should definitely check out--and it works both ways! If … Continue reading If You Liked… #3

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My So-Called Bollywood Life by Nisha Sharma (ARC): Bollywood Movies, Fate, and that Happily Ever After

4.5 stars When what should have been the love of her life hooks up with another girl, Winnie is shocked that the pandit's prediction was incorrect. Even though she wasn't convinced Raj was supposed to be her soulmate, their love was written in the stars. What makes it worse is that Raj is crowned chair … Continue reading My So-Called Bollywood Life by Nisha Sharma (ARC): Bollywood Movies, Fate, and that Happily Ever After

Freshmen by Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison (DRC): College Life and Coming Strife

3 stars Phoebe can't wait for everything's to come with college--she'll be better than ever and maybe have a chance with her childhood crush Luke who is conveniently attending the same college as her. Luke finds himself redefining who he is and dumping his long-term, long-distance girlfriend, as well as changing nearly everything about his … Continue reading Freshmen by Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison (DRC): College Life and Coming Strife

Hooper by Geoff Herbach: How Non-Sport People Can Fall in Love with Basketball, Review, & Giveaway!

Even if you're not a sports lover, Hooper by Geoff Herbach still has so much for you. I really enjoyed this novel and you can read all about my thoughts in this post, plus read Geoff Herbach's recommendations for how non-sporty people can fall in love with basketball, all with a ~giveaway~ at the end! Hooper is … Continue reading Hooper by Geoff Herbach: How Non-Sport People Can Fall in Love with Basketball, Review, & Giveaway!

A Math Lesson: When Entering Giveaways, Should I Tag People?

I never thought I'd be writing another one of these Math Lesson posts (the last was on Goodreads ratings), but it has come to my attention that I require math to solve this dilemma I've been thinking about recently. Giveaways. (Specifically book ones, but this could technically apply to anything.) I have to admit, I'm … Continue reading A Math Lesson: When Entering Giveaways, Should I Tag People?

Across the Ocean Blue: Books with Sailors, the High Seas, and More!

You remember how Middle Eastern fantasies used to be a huge thing and there were like a billion Arabian Nights retellings? Well, I think there's a new trend emerging in YA fantasy, and that is all things ocean, sea, and pirate. This is such a cool topic and I love reading about journeys to other … Continue reading Across the Ocean Blue: Books with Sailors, the High Seas, and More!

The Summer of Us by Cecilia Vinesse: Traveling Europe with a Bunch of Friends–Fun, Right?

3 stars Touring Europe has been Aubrey and Rae's dream since primary school, and now's the perfect opportunity for them to act on it during their last summer together before university. But everything ends up more complicated than they thought--issues between Aubrey and her boyfriend Jonah, unresolved tension between Aubrey and Gabe, and a huge … Continue reading The Summer of Us by Cecilia Vinesse: Traveling Europe with a Bunch of Friends–Fun, Right?

The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo: Korean Brazilian Fusion Food Trucks, Summer Romances, and a Snarky Main Character!

4.5 stars Clara Shin loves stirring up trouble with her pranks. But when one joke goes too far, her dad sentences her and her uptight classmate Rose Carver to working at his KOrean-BRAzilian foodtruck, the KoBra, as punishment during the summer. Clara dreads this, but maybe it's not so bad. Especially since Rose isn't as … Continue reading The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo: Korean Brazilian Fusion Food Trucks, Summer Romances, and a Snarky Main Character!

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