June ’18 Haul (And a Book Ban Update!)

As I mentioned in my May haul, I started a book ban this month, and I did really well with it! I'll recap the rules for my ban below, but basically, everything that I hauled this month was a May purchase that hadn't delivered yet, OR it fit into at least one of the following … Continue reading June ’18 Haul (And a Book Ban Update!)

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!

May ’18 Haul (& Returning to My Ban!)

What up, this is my 400TH POST! Thanks for sticking with me through so much of my nonsense, you amazing book dragons! Now, with you all as my witness, I am back on a legitimate book ban after this post. My shelves are full, my TBR is beyond hope, and my bank account is in a … Continue reading May ’18 Haul (& Returning to My Ban!)

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings EDITORS: Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman RELEASES: June 26th, 2018; Greenwillow Books GENRE: Fantasy/Sci-fi/Contemporary; Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting, heartbreaking, romantic, and passionate. Compiled by We Need Diverse Books’s Ellen … Continue reading A Thousand Beginnings and Endings (ARC/Anthology Review)

Fresh Ink — Lamar Giles (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: Fresh Ink EDITOR: Lamar Giles RELEASES: August 14th, 2018; Crown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary, Sci-fi, Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Careful--you are holding fresh ink. And not hot-off-the-press, still-drying-in-your-hands ink. Instead, you are holding twelve stories with endings that are still being written--whose next chapters are up to you. Because these stories are meant to be … Continue reading Fresh Ink — Lamar Giles (ARC/Anthology Review)

The Way You Make Me Feel — Maurene Goo (ARC Review)

  TITLE: The Way You Make Me Feel AUTHOR: Maurene Goo RELEASES: May 8th, 2018; Farrar, Straus and Giroux GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Clara Shin lives for pranks and disruption. When she takes one joke too far, her dad sentences her to a summer working on his food truck, the KoBra, alongside her uptight classmate Rose Carver. … Continue reading The Way You Make Me Feel — Maurene Goo (ARC Review)

Moody May — No TBR?!

Hello, lovelies! I know I usually wait until the first of the month to post my TBR, but May is a special case because, well... I'm not creating one! I know, I'll wait for you all to overcome your shock... Seriously, though, my friend Kathy @ Books and Munches has created an awesome challenge for … Continue reading Moody May — No TBR?!