This week is Scholastic's annual I Read YA celebration! And this year's theme is YA Stands for... As an avid YA reader, this is a question that I've put a lot of thought into over the years. To me #YAStandsFor Yearning for Adventure. George R.R. Martin has a wonderful quote that says, "A reader lives a … Continue reading What Does YA Stand For?
I'm starting a book tag! If you've seen Wonder Woman recently, then I'm sure this topic is as fresh on your mind as it is on mine, but I believe VERY passionately that it is so important for everyone to see examples of strong women in books, television, and movies. There are so many ways in … Continue reading Fight Like a YA Girl Book Tag!
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”
Royce Rolls was wildly entertaining, bringing to life everything that is both addictive and awful about reality television. Margaret Stohl delivers a cast of characters that you'll fall in love with as well a mysterious and multilayered plot line you won't be able to walk away from. More engrossing than any actual reality show on the air today, Royce Rolls … Continue reading Royce Rolls Blog Tour : YA Reality Shows that NEED to Exist
My bookish bestie and I were discussing our fitness goals this week and strategizing a way to hold ourselves accountable and make our new workout regimen fun at the same time. The brilliant answer we came up with OF COURSE involved books. Follow these five simple steps below to get fit the bookish way! 1. … Continue reading How To Reach Your Fitness Goals The Bookish Way
Publisher’s Description: Seventeen year-old Britta Flannery is at ease only in the woods with her dagger and bow. She spends her days tracking criminals alongside her father, a legendary bounty hunter—that is, until her father is murdered. The alleged killer is none other than Cohen Mackay, her father’s former apprentice. The only friend she’s ever … Continue reading Romantic Tension and Adventure Reign in Ever the Hunted