Welcome back to another week of "Vicky-was-not-ready-to-write-5000-words-of-thank-you's-in-one-post" with part 2 of my book haul from June & July! If you haven't read it already, check out the books I received in June in Part 1 here! This post is all about my July book haul & the cool swag I received...*wink wink* This is probably … Continue reading Over 35 Books!: June & July 2018 Book Haul (minus Book Con): Part 2
Hello! Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Demetra Brodsky's awesome Dive Smack! This is a debut I've been so excited for since a while back, and it's so amazing for it to finally be out in the world! And I am so glad to say that this did not disappoint! I really … Continue reading Dive Smack by Demetra Brodsky Blog Tour
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?
Wow. I did not expect to receive this many books in the past three months. I honestly thought that once the holidays slowed down, my book haul would too. But apparently that wasn't the case. I just want to preface this with the idea that if you feel like you're any less of a blogger/reader/creator … Continue reading January, February, March 2018 Book Haul
It's Six of Crows meets Caraval in Amanda Foody's latest novel Ace of Shades! Filled with casino families, gangs, scams, magic, and mystery, this book is sure to suck many readers in. If you're intrigued by this, then you might want to keep reading--especially for the giveaway at the end. If you're not, well, keep reading anyways. You … Continue reading Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody: Told through GIFs + a Giveaway!
Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for American Panda by Gloria Chao! This is such an amazing #OwnVoices contemporary, and I have a lot of fun things lined up for you! There's an interview with the author, and even a giveaway (which you should definitely enter! or maybe not so I can win) … Continue reading American Panda by Gloria Chao: Interview, Review, & Giveaway!
I know there's been a lot of discussion lately about piracy and books and international readers having access to books, so I thought I'd compile some of my favorite resources to help you read books. Pirating books is very harmful to authors and their careers--when people pirate books instead of buying them, it reduces the … Continue reading How to Get Access to Books (Legally!)
Welcome to my stop of the 2017 Debut Authors Bash! If you haven't heard about this event, it's a super fun blog tour-like event where debut authors are paired with a blogger (hi, that's me!) to spread their general awesomeness (and trust me, Chelsea is 115% awesome). This year, the bash runs throughout December & … Continue reading Chelsea Sedoti at the 2017 Debut Authors Bash (+Giveaway!)
Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Jessica Brody's latest novel, The Chaos of Standing Still! There's all sorts of fun stuff in this blog post, such as, but not limited to, my dream cast, a playlist, and a giveaway! Read on for more. 3.5 stars Ryn's haunted by her past after her … Continue reading The Chaos of Standing Still by Jessica Brody Blog Tour (and Giveaway!)
Piggybacking off last week's post about People on Covers, this week, I'll be talking about what I think of graphic based covers, which is quite easy to say--I love them! I think they give enough freedom for readers to envision the characters in the way they want to see them, while also allowing things to … Continue reading Cover Geek #6: Graphic Covers