What an INCREDIBLE night! These two ladies were so gracious, honest about their writing processes, and just so very personable. They made it such a truly special evening for all of us that attended. Both of these amazing authors have talked about how difficult Windwitch and Wayfarer were for them to write, and when you can read them you can … Continue reading Highlights from the Susan Dennard and Alexandra Bracken Event
Wayfarer is the beautiful conclusion to Alexandra Bracken's Passenger duology. If you love reading YA and traveling, then these books will take you on the adventure your wanderlusting heart is looking for. This Bartenura Moscato will pair perfectly with Bracken's final installment in the Passenger duology. It's sweet and refreshing flavor pairs perfectly with Etta and Nick's beautiful relationship. Not to … Continue reading Wayfarer is a Dream Book for Readers With Wanderulsting Hearts
The characters, the subplots, the world building, this is storytelling on another level. Dennard has taken the really good tale she began weaving with Truthwitch and elevated it to something truly amazing in Windwitch. How can you make reading Windwitch an even more enjoyable experience? By pairing it with this Compass Winds Sauvignon Blanc. Not only because of the obvious “winds” … Continue reading Truthwitch was REALLY Good, but Windwitch is Freaking Great!
Wondering what wines to pair with your YA? Here is a sneak peek of my wine recommendations for the books I’ve read, am reading, or will be reading this week! My Recommendations for What I’ve Read so Far This Week: The Secret of a Heart Note by Stacey Lee I recommend pairing this beautiful Galerie Sauvignon Blanc wine with Secrets of … Continue reading YA and Wine Pairings for Your Wednesday
So I am finally, FINALLY getting around to reading and reviewing The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken, since she is making a tour stop here in SLC for her new novel Wayfarer, out January 3rd, 2017! And I am SO glad that I am, because I really enjoyed this book. In my opinion, it truly … Continue reading FINALLY Reading/Reviewing The Darkest Minds
In the past couple of years, I've noticed authors and publishers seriously stepping up the quality of the swag they're sending to people that preorder their books. What a great idea! Since it not only gets us readers more excited for the book release, it encourages us to really go and preorder that book. We're then … Continue reading Authors Step Up Their Preorder Swag Game
This challenge is exactly what my bookish little heart has been looking for. For 2016 my goal was to read 100 books. I'm at 122 now *queue the applause*, and I've been wanting to do something a little different for next year. So when I read about Beat the Backlist Challenge hosted by Austine at Novel … Continue reading Signing Up for the 2017 Beat the Backlist Challenge!!!