Blood Water Paint — Joy McCullough (ARC Review/Blog Tour)

  TITLE: Blood Water Paint AUTHOR: Joy McCullough RELEASED: March 6th, 2018; Dutton Books GENRE: Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: YA “When I finished this novel, I knew I would be haunted and empowered by Artemisia Gentileschi’s story for the rest of my life.” –Amanda Lovelace, award-winning author of the princess saves herself in this one Her mother died when she was […]

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All the Crooked Saints – Maggie Stiefvater (ARC Review)

“Bicho Raro was a place of strange miracles.” I am so grateful to have been given an ARC of this by my friend Julie! Thank you again! ❤ The synopsis for this book sounded so good, and the cover is gorgeous, and there are owls, and I had to have it. I was not disappointed in the slightest. ✘ […]

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They Both Die at the End – Adam Silvera (ARC Review)

“Maybe it’s better to have gotten it right and been happy for one day instead of living a lifetime of wrongs.” This was my first ever Adam Silvera book, and I’d been warned by so many people to prepare myself for ALL OF THE FEELS, but nobody could have really made me understand just how […]

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#TheReadingQuest TBR

I have recently developed a bit of an obsession with reading challenges, but some challenges are similar enough that I can’t keep them separated! #TheReadingQuest doesn’t have that problem. It’s adorable and unique, and I have been so excited to share it with you guys! What makes this reading challenge unique is that it covers […]

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday #1

It’s time to introduce a new meme! I wanted to change things up a little bit, so I asked my twitter followers to vote: start a new meme, or keep Book Beginnings Fridays? The vote was almost overwhelmingly in favor of Diversity Spotlight Thursday, so we here we are! The goal is to take a […]

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Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda – Becky Albertalli

“People really are like houses with vast rooms and tiny windows. And maybe it’s a good thing, the way we never stop surprising each other.” People have been recommending this book to me for a solid year or more, and I’ve owned a copy since January, but I kept putting it off. I finally realized […]

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#ARCAugust TBR

A few weeks ago, I was perusing Netgalley and lamenting my feedback percentage (I’ve only reviewed 64% of the titles I’ve been approved for, if you’re wondering), when something grand occurred to me: I should focus the entire month of August on ARCs! Then, an even better thought hit me… ARCgust! Get it? August, ARCgust… […]

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