So I've been to LeakyCon, but I've never been to a full book conference before, and prepping for this thing was WAY more work than I ever anticipated. I am super lucky that my wise friends Christy and Nancy from Tales of the Ravenous Reader and Kelly from Bookcrushin have been kind enough to guide … Continue reading Prepping for YALLWEST!!!
The hardcover version of Illuminae is stunning, the audio version of Illuminae is stunning, so it should come as no surprise then that the paperback version that just released this week is equally as incredible! For those of you who haven't read this book yet, DO IT! Illuminae is a reading experience unlike any other. Wine … Continue reading Illuminae Paperback Review and Giveaway!
This week's Waiting on Wednesday post is yet another book that I am not only dying to get my hands on, but also crossing all my fingers that I might be able to snag an ARC copy of at YALLWEST this weekend! Marie Lu's Warcross will be out in September, and it sounds AWESOME. A high-tech, … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: Warcross by Marie Lu
For me, Flame in the Mist is the epitome of YA fantasy. It has all the elements that I look for in a book, and it executes on each of those elements so exquisitely. Getting to read an ARC copy of this book was truly an honor. Wine Pairing Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh The … Continue reading Will Flame in the Mist be the best fantasy novel of 2017?
I am so excited that BLOOD ROAD by Amanda McCrina is available now and that I get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Amanda McCrina, be sure to check out all the details below. This blitz also includes a giveaway for a 1 month subscription to … Continue reading Blood Road Release Day Celebration and Giveaway
I see the word "strong" applied to female characters frequently, and in most cases, I agree completely. The thing I think we need to be careful of as book reviewers and bloggers is that that there are many different ways in which a character or person can be strong. Typically, when I see that term being … Continue reading What Makes a Female Character “Strong”
Julie Israel brings us her debut novel Juniper Lemon's Happiness Index. Those who've experienced grief know all too well the difficulty of moving forward. This book sounds like it's filled with mystery, love, and hope. Will Juniper discover that making connections with others is the only way of holding on to the ones you've lost? I can't … Continue reading Standalone Sunday: Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index