Hi everyone! February has come to an end and it was another good month! I read 8 books, met Leigh frickin' Bardugo, and had an amazing second month blogging! One of my goals for this year was to recognize when I wasn't truly enjoying a book and working up the nerve to DNF them. This… Continue reading February Wrap Up!
I'm trying to be better about DNF-ing books. I've always been the WORST at DNFing because I feel so bad, but now I realize that I don't want to waste my life reading 'meh' books when I could be reading a super great one. I've actually DNF'd four books in the past month, which is… Continue reading My Recent DNFs!
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. I'm back with another Top Ten Tuesday! (Errr- top 7 Tuesday? Seven is the most powerfully magical number *shout out Binge Mode HP*)… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday | Book Places I’d Like to Visit
A Very Large Expanse of Sea Author Tahereh Mafi Publisher Harper Teen | 2018 Pages 320 contemporary | romance It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped. Shirin is never surprised by how horrible… Continue reading A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi
These reviews are spoiler-freeeee! 🙂 Sadie Author Courtney Summers Sadie hasn't had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she's been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water. But when Mattie is found dead, Sadie's entire world crumbles.… Continue reading Mini Reviews
Illuminae Author Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Publisher Knopf Books | 2015 Pages 602 sci fi This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more… Continue reading Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
*Spoiler Alert: There's spoilers in here for The Hunger Games, Shades of Magic, Lunar Chronicles and Grishaverse because I couldn't talk about some of my favorite characters without fleshing out their truly tragic backstories and such. Proceed with caution* It's actually rare for me to not be deeply in love with the main character of… Continue reading Secondary Characters That Stole My Heart
HA, who woulda thought that I would pair Percy Jackson with a blog post about great adaptations?! Not me. Yet HERE WE ARE. But! This is definitely not a post discussing the success- or lack thereof- of the Percy Jackson movies (Logan Lerman aside, I still love you); instead I'd like to yell with excitement… Continue reading Percy Jackson Re-Read + Great Book Adaptations
The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein Author Kiersten White Publisher Delacorte Press | 2018 Pages 304 horror | fantasy Elizabeth Lavenza hasn't had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from her "caregiver," and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streets . . . until she… Continue reading The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White
Heeey everyone! Today's post will be all about my DIY custom book Funko Pops and how you can go about making your own, too (also another reason for me to brag about these because I really love how they turned out!) I love Funko Pops and I currently have almost 50. But unfortunately, Funko really… Continue reading DIY Bookish Funko Pops | ADSOM & SOC