The Spring Cleaning Book Tag

I was tagged by Heather at The Sassy Book Geek, and this seemed like such a fun spring tag that I wanted to do it right away! 1. The struggle of getting started: a book or series you struggle to begin because of its size Definitely Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss! I got this … Continue reading The Spring Cleaning Book Tag

The Raven King / Opal — Maggie Stiefvater

  TITLE: The Raven King AUTHOR: Maggie Stiefvater SERIES: The Raven King, #4 RELEASED: April 26, 2016; Scholastic Press GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: The fourth and final installment in the spellbinding series from the irrepressible, #1 New York Times bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater. All her life, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love's … Continue reading The Raven King / Opal — Maggie Stiefvater

T10T: Frequently Used Cover Designs in YA

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s prompt was actually to pick "Frequently Used Words In [Insert Genre/Age Group] Titles", but, well... you guys surely know by now how much I love changing things up a bit, so I decided to go with frequently used cover designs! NOTE: … Continue reading T10T: Frequently Used Cover Designs in YA

City of Ashes — Cassandra Clare

  TITLE: City of Ashes AUTHOR: Cassandra Clare SERIES: The Mortal Instruments, #2 RELEASED: March 25th, 2008; Margaret Ferguson Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what’s normal when you’re a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced coma, and you can suddenly see … Continue reading City of Ashes — Cassandra Clare

Down the TBR Hole #26

Down the TBR Hole was originally created over at Lost in a Story, and is a super fun (and simultaneously productive) tag to help you whittle away at those never-ending TBRs! (By the way, you can click on the covers to go to the Goodreads listings!) It works like this: Go to your goodreads to-read shelf. … Continue reading Down the TBR Hole #26

INTL GIVEAWAY: Burning the Bacon — L. Austen Johnson (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Burning the Bacon AUTHOR: L. Austen Johnson RELEASES: April 26th, 2018; Gen Z Publishing GENRE: Nonfic/Poetry AGE RANGE: Everyone SYNOPSIS: In Burning the Bacon, debut poet L. Austen Johnson navigates through deeply personal terrain, laying waste to it and watching its flowers regrow in the four sections of the collection: “Gravity,” “In Memoriam,” “Entropy,” and “Parthenogenesis.” … Continue reading INTL GIVEAWAY: Burning the Bacon — L. Austen Johnson (ARC Review)

A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel — Madeleine L’Engle & Hope Larson

  TITLE: A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel AUTHOR: Madeleine L'Engle (adapted and illustrated by Hope Larson) RELEASED: October 2nd, 2012; Margaret Ferguson Books (original story published in 1962) GENRE: Science Fiction AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: The world already knows Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, Calvin O'Keefe, and the three Mrs--Who, Whatsit, and Which--the memorable and wonderful characters … Continue reading A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel — Madeleine L’Engle & Hope Larson