JACKABY (Jackaby, #1): Review

Jackaby (Jackaby, #1) by William Ritter Published by Algonquin Young Readers on September 16, 2014 Genres: young adult, historical fiction, urban fantasy Pages: 299 Format: Hardcover Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads | IndieBound Rating: ★★★ If you know me, you know I’m a huge Sherlock fan. I haven’t seen the much-praised TV show on BBC, but I have read all of Sir Arthur’s works chronicling […]

WiP Wednesday: 7/27/16

Hey, folks! Just wanted to let you know before we get started that I’m on Bloglovin’ now, so, if you’d like, you can give me a follow on there! 🙂 Hello, and welcome to this week’s #WiPWednesday post! #WiPWednesday is a weekly meme started by Brigid Gorry-Hines from Wordfare. Every Wednesday, I’m supposed to post an update […]

THESE BROKEN STARS (Starbound, #1): Review

These Broken Stars (Starbound, #1) by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner Published by Disney Hyperion on December 10, 2013 Genres: young adult science fiction, science fiction and fantasy, young adult romance Pages: 374 Format: Hardcover Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads | IndieBound Rating: ★★★½ For those of you who don’t know, Amie Kaufman is one of the co-authors of Illuminae. Now, originally, I wasn’t all that interested in […]

Mood & Music Monday: 7/25/16

Hello, everybody! Welcome to this week’s Mood and Music Monday! Mood and Music Monday is a weekly meme I’ve started, wherein I’ll post a song and talk about how it relates to my day/week, as well as a few other things. (And, in case anyone’s wondering, this meme has no relation to Lauren’s [from Always Me] […]

How twenty one pilots Saved My Life

I know most of the stuff I post on here has to do with one of two things: writing or reading. But today, I’m going to take a risk and post something different instead. This is going to be a more personal post than what I normally write on this blog, but I figure it’s better I write […]

THE TRUTH ABOUT FOREVER: Review

The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen Published by Penguin Group Inc. on May 11, 2004 Genres: young adult, contemporary fiction, contemporary romance, coming-of-age Pages: 374 Format: Hardcover Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads | IndieBound Rating: ★★★★ When it comes to YA contemporary, Sarah Dessen is one of the reigning queens of the genre. I’ve heard great things about her novels, and so when […]

WiP Wednesday: 7/20/16

Hello, and welcome to this week’s #WiPWednesday post! #WiPWednesday is a weekly meme started by Brigid Gorry-Hines from Wordfare. Every Wednesday, I’m supposed to post an update about my WiP (Work in Progress), including word count and where I’m at in writing/revising it. Hopefully, doing this meme will keep me motivated to continue working on my WiP. […]