Many of you already know my book bestie, Sarah. Sarah and I have worked together in various capacities over the years, including in our Muggle jobs and on our YA and Wine Book Club at The King's English Bookshop. Sarah is a huge YA fanatic and a total sweetheart, so I'm really excited to have her … Continue reading Announcement! My Book Bestie is Going to Start Blogging Here on YA and Wine!
This book is the perfect read for fans of Stranger Things or Wayward Pines. There are some seriously strange things going on in this small town, and Reichs has interwoven all those mysterious happenings into a plot that is captivating and utterly unpredictable. Wine Pairing Nemesis by Brendan Reichs I paired Nemesis with this Baron Von Nemesis Shiraz. Not only because of the word "nemesis" … Continue reading Nemesis is Brilliantly Plotted and Unputdownable
I have been a huge fan of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda for years, so I was so excited to get to read The Upside of Unrequited. And you guys, this book is INCREDIBLE. It more than lived up to the high expectations I had going in, and it just so perfectly captured what its like to … Continue reading Get ready to fall in love with The Upside of Unrequited
I am so, SO excited to read Blacksouls when it comes out next month. I'm a huge fan of all things pirate, and I cannot wait to see what adventures Nicole Castroman takes Teach on in the next installment in this incredible series. Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. Be sure to check out … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesdays : Blacksouls
I've read some great YA thrillers this year, but this book was really on a level all its own. It is original with phenomenal character development and a rich setting. I truly cannot recommend this book highly enough! Wine Pairing City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson Since so much of this book is driven … Continue reading City of Saints & Thieves Review
Hello, everyone! I haven't done a Standalone Sunday in weeks, so I'm so excited to be able to participate today, especially since this book is one that I am DYING to get my hands on when it comes out next month! Standalone Sunday is a weekly meme created by Megan@bookslayerReads. This meme is about a Standalone … Continue reading Standalone Sunday: Given to the Sea
We had such an amazing time getting to meet these incredibly intelligent and talented women during the Penguin Teen Tour's Salt Lake stop tonight. The authors were, of course, Renée Ahdieh (The Wrath and the Dawn), Lesley Livingston (The Valiant), Natalie C. Anderson (City of Saints & Thieves), and Alwyn Hamilton (Rebel of the Sands). Every … Continue reading The Penguin Teen Tour Comes to Salt Lake and Swag Pack Giveaway