Cait is a blogging icon--not only is she one of the first bloggers I've ever discovered, but she gives back so much to the community, that I'm absolutely honored to be chatting with her on my blog today! We're talking all about her sophomore novel, The Boy Who Steals Houses, which centers found family, love, … Continue reading Writer W-Friday?!: Author Interview with C.G. Drews (aka PaperFury) on The Boy Who Steals Houses
I think (I know) some people will probably disagree with me on this, but a fundamental assumption made in this post is that first and foremost, YA's audience are teens ages 13-18. This isn't supposed to be a "adults can't read YA!!!" post, nor is it supposed to argue who YA is for. I'm telling you … Continue reading The Many Ways YA Books & The Community Isolates Teens
It's been a while since I've last written a Bookish Math Lesson post, but I've found a new relevant topic for today! Netgalley is a huge resource for so many bloggers, but navigating it can be difficult a lot of the time. ✨ (Also, check out my previous Math Lesson posts on how 5 Stars … Continue reading A Math Lesson: Netgalley & Your Average Rating
Today's post is something light fun and very reader-oriented, because I want to know What are some of the weirdest things you've ever used for a bookmark? This is about those moments in need when you've left the house and started a book and am a decent way through it and drat! You don't have … Continue reading Unconventional Bookmarks: How Far Will You Go?
I have to confess, I'm kinda really terrible at keeping up with book tags. All these lovely people tag me in cool things and I'm like OMG THAT SOUNDS AWESOME and then I check my schedule and realize that the next two months are packed with blog posts. Yay. But, hey! Better late than never, right? … Continue reading I Have Not Failed Thus Far: Awards & Tags
As much as the whole book community is a really wonderful place full of really amazing bookworms, it's not perfect. There's a lot of disparity between groups of people, which obviously reflect real life prejudices within society, even if they're unconscious ones. Whether it's against international bookworms or non-white bookworms, this is something that needs … Continue reading Privilege in Publishing, Blogging, & the Book Community
4 stars Eve's not doing so hot. The robot gladiator she put everything into building is a wreck and her Grandpa desperately needs medicine, fast. And to top it off, she's discovered the power to put electronics on the fritz which has led the radical puritanical Brotherhood onto her back. That's not to add the … Continue reading LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff (DRC): Hardcore Sci-Fi, not Just For Boys
May is such a lit-erary month for young adult releases! There are so many awesome novels coming out and I just can't wait for all of them! Some of the ones I'm recommending below are ones I've read or am reading, while others are ones I'm very excited for. There's tons of great fantasy and … Continue reading May I Please Have All These Books?: Most Anticipated May 2018 Releases
4.5 stars This year, Millie is going to chase after her secret dream of broadcast journalism and also finally kiss her crush, instead of going to fat camp this summer. At the same time, Callie is the queen bee of the school, but with other girls, she's more frenemy than friend. And when circumstances (which … Continue reading Puddin’ by Julie Murphy (DRC): Don’t Break the Rules, Change ’em.
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