Most of you probably know that I’ve been asking other bloggers to write guest posts for my blog, since summer is a really tough time for me personally to be writing. Well, although I haven’t actually gotten a guest post from a blogger, I did get in touch with Dylan Callens, an author, and he agreed … More Guest Post: Inkblots, Page Formatting, and my Kids
By Adam Johnson Rating: Goodreads Rating: 4.06 Genre: Contemporary North Korea? Publication Date: January 10th 2012 Format Read: Audiobook Goodreads Summary: An epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery, The Orphan Master’s Son follows a young man’s journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world’s most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea. Pak Jun … More DNF Review: The Orphan Master’s Son (Good for Sleeping To)
A few months ago, I did an interview with Robert Germaux for a book tour, and now that he’s about to publish yet another book, I’m excited to be introducing it back on the blog!! This book is really different from his last, so I hope you all look into it!!! (special thanks to susan … More Book Tour: Bringing Back Robert Germaux, This Time with Fiction
This was a really tough broody prompt for me to even think about completing. Basically, I had to find some way that music related to a book I’ve read, or a book about music, or even just music that I listen to while writing/reading, but the thing is, music really isn’t my thing. Don’t get me wrong, … More Broody Challenge #5: MUSIC and how it relates to my WIP characters
By Harper Lee Rating: 🙂 Goodreads Rating: 3.31 Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: July 14th 2015 Format Read: Audiobook Goodreads Summary: From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird. Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch–“Scout”–returns home from New York City to visit her … More Review: Go Set A Watchman (Not What I Was Expecting At All)
Sorry this post is so late today!! I’ve been away from the computer a lot and so didn’t have time to write/add pics/schedule it like normal. (and I’m still looking for guest posts please!) As part of the #BroodyBFF Challenge 4, I have to come up with a post to write about… SEQUELS! (this post … More Books that Need Sequels, like, Yesterday
I’ve decided to try and bring more discussions to my blog, since I find them super interesting when other people do them, and so today we’re going to talk about a topic which I found interesting after hearing about it on Twitter…. Genre Shaming. I hadn’t ever really thought about genre shaming in the past, … More Discussion: Genre Shaming… A Crime?
By Philippa Gregory Rating: Goodreads Rating: 3.88 Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: August 28th 2006 Format Read: Paperback (bought used) Challenges met: None 😦 Goodreads Summary: “I am Catalina, Princess of Spain, daughter of the two greatest monarchs the world has ever known…and I will be Queen of England.” Thus, bestselling author Philippa Gregory introduces one of … More Review: The Constant Princess (I LOVE CATALINA)
This month, there aren’t a ton of books that I found interesting to write down, but I did find a lot of great YA books, so although that’s normally not my favorite genre, it seems like an awesome month for those who enjoy it. OOH and there’s historical fiction books that look SUPER GREAT and … More July 2017 Book Releases: Great YA and Historical Fiction
I love July. It’s my favorite month of the year BY FAR because it’s purely summer and no responsibility except for sitting out on the beach and trying to get a little tanner*. When it comes to blogging, it’s actually difficult for me because I don’t want to be sitting inside on my computer, so … More July Intro: I’m very Excited About This Month!