Hi friends! I've been a little MIA, which most of you probably don't notice if you only read my blog, but I've been feeling a little out of it! Distracted, feeling a little listless, and whatnot. Anyways, these If You Liked . . . posts are like, the single constant in my life, so you're … Continue reading If You Liked . . . #17: A YA Contemporary Extravaganza!
It's a two-in-one kind of day, and not only do I have my review of Mary Fan's Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon (out today!) but also I have five similar fantasy recommendations for y'all! If I had to describe Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon, I'd say Historical-set adventure with fantasy/steampunk elements. And so, I have … Continue reading Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary Fan & Five Similar Fantasies You’ll Want to Pick Up!
I've been working on this post mentally for a very long time. Thinking of If You Liked . . . recommendations can be hard enough sometimes, but thinking of quadruplets can be hair-pulling. Which is why this is definitely not going to be a monthly feature. However, I've had these recommendations stewing around in my … Continue reading Four Book Quadruplets, aka Grouped Book Recommendations on Steroids
I'm totally a "read & support queer books all year round" supporter, but I love how Pride Month is an extra oomph of celebration! (Unless you only celebrate queerness in June. Then I side-eye you.) So, in preparation for Pride Month, I have five underrated queer recommendations for you--in an If You Liked . . … Continue reading If You Liked . . . #16: Underrated Queer Novels
I’ve been thinking a lot about prep schools, private schools, boarding schools & the like before I head to college at the end of the summer, and it got me thinking about some YA books with a similar theme! They have such a unique culture, and it’s definitely a big change to read compared to … Continue reading 10 Prep, Private, & Boarding Schools Books!: A Niche Setting with an Interesting Atmosphere
To be honest, I’m a bit disappointed in myself. I’ve only read three and a half (half for Don’t Date Rosa Santos, which I’m in the middle of reading) Latinx books so far this year. Which can be a lot, but once you factor in the fact that all four are ARCs and that I’ve … Continue reading Latinx Science-Fiction & Fantasy You HAVE to Pick Up!
I'm absolutely stunned that we're already 1/3 of the way done with the year and our Year of the Asian Reading Challenge! Are you on track? I'm trying to keep a steady pace of 4 YARC reads a month, and it's going pretty well! But, even if you're behind, there's no worries! We have ample … Continue reading April Showers Bring May #YARC2019 Reads! (What to Read for YARC This Month!)
I’ve never been the biggest graphic novel fan, but over the past few years, I’ve slowly been dipping my toes further and further into this pool, and it’s fantastic? I really love the way the art adds to the story, and I’ve definitely found new favorite books when I was introduced to graphic novels! So … Continue reading If You Liked… #15: Graphic Novels & YA Books
Sometimes I run out of ideas for possible recommendation posts. I mean, there are only so many contemporary romances I can recommend until people get sick of them. So, today I thought I’d leave my recommendations truly in fate’s hand by using a Random Noun Generator to choose 10 recommendation topics for me to go … Continue reading Book Recs Based off of a . . . Random Noun Generator?!
I know I try to keep my blog just a bundle of positivity, but I’m sorry. Today I just can’t hold this in anymore, so let me tell you about some of the worst books I’ve ever read. I’m just SO MAD. Like…who thought this was a good idea? Horrible, truly. So, I’m taking today … Continue reading The WORST Books Ever. End of Story.