Gardenia is a very unique take on the age-old question of whether or not you would choose to know when you were going to die if given the opportunity to find out. It incorporates murder and mystery as well as family and friendship in one highly-entertaining novel. Wine Pairing I paired this book, which is … Continue reading Gardenia by Kelsey Sutton is Out Today!
This book is PHENOMENAL. It blends history, fantasy, and Hungarian fairytales and folklore in the most captivating of ways. The characters are wonderful, the plot is gripping, and the world is BEAUTIFUL. I was so looking forward to reading this book, and Rosalyn by far exceeded any expectations I had going in. If you like … Continue reading Fantasy, Fairytales, and History Collide in Blood Rose Rebellion
You know that wonderful moment when you get to read that book that you've been DYING to read, and it's even BETTER than you expected?! Well, that was The Hundredth Queen by Emily R. King for me! This book is PERFECT for fans of The Girl of Fire and Thorns, The Wrath and the Dawn, and Graceling. Wine Pairing The Hundredth Queen by Emily … Continue reading Sister Warriors, Get Ready for The Hundredth Queen!
I really enjoyed this book. I was captivated by the premise of it, and it's definitely one of those books that gets better and better as it progresses. It does have cussing, A LOT of cussing, and we'll get into that a bit later. I did really enjoy reading this book, and I'm so looking … Continue reading Firstlife Review and Thoughts on Cussing in YA
In case you haven't already read it, Shaila's debut novel, Soulmated is already out in the world, and it is AMAZING. I absolutely adored this book. Check out my FIVE STAR review here! I am DYING to read the next book in this series, and I think Shaila has certainly proved that she is one 2017 debut … Continue reading 2017 Debut Authors to Watch : Shaila Patel
Happy #ThirstyThursday my fellow adult YA readers! We are quickly running out of February, and I'm frantically trying to accomplish all of my TBRs for the month, but I'm guessing I'm not QUITE going to get there. I have read some GREAT books this past week though, so I'm really excited to share my YA and Wine Pairings … Continue reading This Week’s YA and Wine Pairings
I had the incredible honor of attending tonight's Newbery Award Party in Salt Lake City. We got to hear from a panel of industry professionals, including local author Ally Condie, associate professor in education psychology at the University of Utah Lauren Liang, and director of the Provo City Library Gene Nelson. We got to learn all … Continue reading Highlights From the Salt Lake Newbery Award Party