I'm thrilled with the number of books I read in February! 18 is REALLY good for me! And I'm also really excited about some of the incredible books I got to read. There were a few that were just truly PHENOMENAL. I also got to attend some really great book events this month and met some incredible authors. … Continue reading My February Reads in Review
This FABULOUS giveaway is being brought to you by the hilarious and incredibly talented Erin Summerill! If you haven't read her book Ever the Hunted yet, I highly, HIGHLY recommend it. Check out my review here! Which, by the way, I wrote before I ever met Erin or even knew she was a local author. So … Continue reading This Giveaway Has Ended: Red Queen Map and Scarlet Guard Bandana
All hail the Queens! What an AMAZING night! It was so much fun getting to meet Victoria Aveyard and Sophie Jordan! And Kathryn Purdie, of course, did a phenomenal job moderating their panel. It was fascinating listening to them discuss the motivation behind their novels and some important details about their books and writing that I … Continue reading Highlights From the Victoria Aveyard, Sophie Jordan Event with Kathryn Purdie!
I'm going to predict that most people will feel similarly about this book as they would have about Insurgent by Veronica Roth, because it dives really deeply into the psychology of the characters. It also very accurately depicts they way people would genuinely behave after suffering major trauma.These types of stories aren't always the most "fun" to read, … Continue reading King’s Cage is an Exhibition of Incredible Character Development
Happy #ThirstyThursday my fellow adult YA readers! Holy cow, I'm having an AWESOME book week this week! I can't believe how many books I've read already! Whew! Here's a sneak peak of all my wine recommendations for the books I’ve read, am reading, or will be reading this week! Read up and drink up! My Recommendations for What I’ve Read so … Continue reading This Week’s YA and Wine Pairings
Sophie Jordan has created a beautiful world shrouded in darkness in Reign of Shadows, which I had no idea was a Rapunzel retelling until I actually started reading this book. Her experience in writing romance novels is very apparent by the way she builds romantic tension throughout, making for one very enjoyable read. Wine Pairing Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan Immerse … Continue reading Beautiful World-Building and Romance Make Reign of Shadows a Captivating Retelling
GoodReads announced the most-read books from their users’ 2016 reading challenges yesterday. Check out their full article here to see all the books that made the list! And while you're looking at that list, please notice how many of these titles are YA! Like 18 out of the 24, folks. Can we all please recognize … Continue reading GoodReads Announces Their 2016 Reading Challenge’s Most-Read Books