Sometimes when I talk on Twitter (or even this blog!) I get questions about the abbreviations I use, so I thought I'd make this list to help newbie bloggers & book community members get acquainted with some of the terminology! It'd be a total pain typing out the words "Young Adult" every time I write … Continue reading Bookish Acronyms 101: A Book Community Beginner’s Guide to the Lingo!
Ahh! I'm so excited to bring to you today and exclusive cover reveal for Laura Taylor Namey's debut, The Library of Lost Things, as well as an interview with Laura herself! There are so many reasons why I'm excited for this contemporary romance, but probably the first thing that drew me to this book was … Continue reading Exclusive Cover Reveal & Interview: The Library of Lost Things by Laura Taylor Namey
It's the spookiest month of the year, and today I'm bringing you a wide range of Halloween novels--from witchy to chilling to bloody. These are sure to suit your every taste--whether you do or do not like horror--and provide a large variety of awesome book recommendations based on novels you already know and love! From … Continue reading If You Liked #9: Spooky Edition!
Alright, look. You know the sayings about kids being overly honest or whatever? Well, this is an instance where I'm calling you adults out. #sorrynotsorry Even though I'm a teen, not technically a "kid," teen books still falls under #kidlit so teenagers must still qualify as kids. Semantics. Anyways, sometimes things in the book community are … Continue reading Things that Are Iffy to Me in the Book Community (From a Teen’s Perspective)
I preemptively apologize for how US centric this post is, but also I'm the type of person who likes to torture myself reading about cons I could never go to and plan trips that will never happen (aka me watching the ALA posts last weekend) and I thought I'd never make it to BookCon, but … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Getting More ARCs at Book Con & What an Haul Looks Like (2018)
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!
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!)