Book Features

Most anticipated reads of 2019 // July to December

Since we’re now into the second half of 2019, I can’t help but start thinking about books I’m excited for in autumn and winter. So, I’ve put together a list of my most anticipated releases for the second half of the year (I know it’s August already, fight me). July In the tropical kingdom of… Continue reading Most anticipated reads of 2019 // July to December

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Fantasy and contemporary settings I need in my life

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: July 23: Settings I’d Like to See More Of (Or… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Fantasy and contemporary settings I need in my life

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Books on my summer TBR

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: June 25: Books On My Summer 2019 TBR Disclaimer: I… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Books on my summer TBR

Book Features · LGBT

What do queer readers want to see in LGBTQIA+ books?

There’s been a lot of discussion in the book community recently about diversifying LGBTQIA+ representation and including more own voices rep. For pride month, I wanted to delve deeper into this, and look at what queer readers themselves want to see more of in LGBTQIA+ books. I asked a group of fantastic bloggers, bookstagrammers, and… Continue reading What do queer readers want to see in LGBTQIA+ books?

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Anticipated releases for the rest of 2019

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: June 18: Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Anticipated releases for the rest of 2019

ARC reviews · Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog tour: Girl Gone Viral // A gripping new addition to the 2019 YA scene

Author: Arvin Ahmadi Pages: 384 Edition: e-ARC Genres: YA, sci-fi, contemporary, romance Rating: 4 stars CWs: Trauma, depression, cyber-bullying, on-page death, alcoholism, insomnia, discussions of suicide. For seventeen-year-old Opal Hopper, code is magic. She builds entire worlds from scratch: Mars craters, shimmering lakes, any virtual experience her heart desires. But she can’t code her dad… Continue reading Blog tour: Girl Gone Viral // A gripping new addition to the 2019 YA scene

Announcements · Readathons · TBRs and Wrap ups

Easter Readathon TBR

On Saturday, I announced that I was running #EasterReadathon for the second year in a row, and that this time there would be challenges and a giveaway. Today I’m sharing my TBR for the readathon, and which books I’m reading for each challenge. I’ve decided to try and read six books for Easter Readathon and… Continue reading Easter Readathon TBR