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

TBRs and Wrap ups

March 2019 Wrap Up // I basically ignored my TBR and I’m not sorry

I read five books in March, and I don’t think that’s too bad since one of them was 850 pages and I was also busy almost every weekend. But, I did kind of completely ignore my TBR. Whoops. But although I only read one (yikes) of the books I’d set out in my TBR, I’m… Continue reading March 2019 Wrap Up // I basically ignored my TBR and I’m not sorry

Blog Tours · Q&As

Summer Bird Blue blog tour // Akemi Dawn Bowman tells us why she wrote about grief and how music has influenced her life (Q&A)

Today is my stop on the Summer Bird Blue blog tour, and I’m thrilled to be able to share a Q&A with author, Akemi Dawn Bowman. Akemi shares details on how her writing process has changed from her first book, Starfish, to Summer Bird Blue, the importance of talking about mental health, and what’s next… Continue reading Summer Bird Blue blog tour // Akemi Dawn Bowman tells us why she wrote about grief and how music has influenced her life (Q&A)