T10T: My Most Anticipated Diverse 2018 Releases

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s prompt was actually to list 10 books that give you the travel bug, but I always struggle with those sorts of topics because... well, as someone who reads mostly fantasy, most of what I read takes place in worlds I don't … Continue reading T10T: My Most Anticipated Diverse 2018 Releases

Crooked Kingdom — Leigh Bardugo

  TITLE: Crooked Kingdom AUTHOR: Leigh Bardugo SERIES: Six of Crows, #2 RELEASED: September 20th, 2016; Henry Holt and Company GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: When you can't beat the odds, change the game. Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up … Continue reading Crooked Kingdom — Leigh Bardugo

Down the TBR Hole #33

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 #33

A Head Full of Ghosts — Paul Tremblay (Audio Review)

TITLE: A Head Full of Ghosts AUTHOR: Paul Tremblay RELEASED: June 2nd, 2015; William Morrow Paperbacks GENRE: Thriller/Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs of acute schizophrenia. To her parents’ despair, the doctors are unable to stop Marjorie’s descent into … Continue reading A Head Full of Ghosts — Paul Tremblay (Audio Review)

Tithe — Holly Black

  TITLE: Tithe AUTHOR: Holly Black SERIES: Modern Faerie Tales, #1 RELEASED: October, 2002; Simon & Schuster GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Sixteen-year-old Kaye is a modern nomad. Fierce and independent, she travels from city to city with her mother's rock band until an ominous attack forces Kaye back to her childhood home. There, amid the industrial, blue-collar New … Continue reading Tithe — Holly Black

The NetGalley Tag!

Thank you so much to Avery for tagging me in this super fun tag! I did this one last year, but I wanted to re-do it since I know some of my answers have changed (a lot)! RULES ¬ Link back to the tag’s creator: Kourtni at Kourtni Reads. ¬ Thank and link back to the … Continue reading The NetGalley Tag!

Assigned Reading: My Summer Class TBR!

As many of you already know, I'm taking a course this summer in my MLIS (Master of Library and Information Science) program called MLIS 7421: Multicultural Youth Literature (and it actually starts today!). It's a class that revolves entirely around diverse lit for kids and teens, and has quite a lengthy assigned reading list! Many of you have asked … Continue reading Assigned Reading: My Summer Class TBR!