FIRST THINGS FIRST: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PERCY!!! Wa-hoooooo! It's finally time for my Heroes of Olympus re-read! When I finished re-reading Percy Jackson back in April, I knew I wasn't ready to leave this world behind just yet, so I planned to re-read HoH and the time has come!! I just finished The Lost Hero and… Continue reading Heroes of Olympus Re-read + Tag!
We Hunt the Flame Author Hafsah Faizal Publisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux | 2019 Pages 472 fantasy Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is the Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy his autocratic father, the… Continue reading We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
Aphrodite Made Me Do It Author Trista Mateer Publisher Central Avenue Publishing | 2019 Pages 223 (Kindle) poetry Bestselling and award-winning author Trista Mateer takes an imaginative approach to self-care in this new poetry and prose collection, Aphrodite Made Me Do It. In this empowering retelling, she uses the mythology of the goddess to weave… Continue reading Aphrodite Made Me Do It by Trista Mateer
First of all, HAPPY BIRTHDAY HARRY!!!!!!!! 🙂 I guess my mega-reading month of June tired me out for July, because this was a slow month for me. It was hard to find motivation to read (even books I really enjoyed), maybe because work was crazy or my energy was low or because I kept getting… Continue reading July Wrap Up!
Girls on the Verge Author Sharon Biggs Waller Publisher Simon & Schuster | 2019 Pages 233 contemporary | feminist lit Camille couldn't be having a better summer. But on the very night she learns she got into a prestigious theater program, she also finds out she’s pregnant. She definitely can’t tell her parents. And her… Continue reading Girls on the Verge by Sharon Biggs Waller
Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come: One Introvert's Year of Saying Yes Author Jessica Pan Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing | 2019 Pages 274 nonfiction | memoir What would happen if a shy introvert lived like a gregarious extrovert for one year? If she knowingly and willingly put herself in perilous social situations that… Continue reading Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want to Come by Jessica Pan
Sorcery of Thorns Author Margaret Rogerson Publisher McElderry Books | 2019 Pages 456 fantasy All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery—magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle… Continue reading Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson
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. OK, this is actually a Top 5 Tuesday (which doesn't have the same ring to it, but whatever) but I just really don't… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday | Auto-Buy Authors
The Flatshare Author Beth O'Leary Publisher Quercus | 2019 Pages 400 romance | contemporary Tiffy Moore needs a cheap flat, and fast. Leon Twomey works nights and needs cash. Their friends think they’re crazy, but it’s the perfect solution: Leon occupies the one-bed flat while Tiffy’s at work in the day, and she has the… Continue reading The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary
Aurora Rising Author Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Publisher Knopf Books | 2019 Pages 470 sci fi The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck… Continue reading Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff