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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…

March 9, 2018
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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…

August 11, 2017
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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…

August 5, 2017
Reading Challenges TBRs

#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…

August 4, 2017
Misc. Memes

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,…

August 3, 2017
Reading Challenges TBRs

#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,…

August 1, 2017
Misc. Memes

Book Beginnings: All the Crooked Saints

* Book Beginnings is a meme hosted by Rose City Reader, where every Friday, bloggers post the first sentence (or few sentences) of their current read, as well as their first impressions of the book! * This week, I’ll be highlighting one of my current…

July 28, 2017
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This is How it Happened – Paula Stokes (ARC Review)

I really enjoy books that offer a unique social commentary, especially when it’s relevant to modern times, so I jumped at the chance to read this book. It touches on cyber-bullying, the social media jury phenomenon, and more, as well as some ever-relevant morals,…

July 25, 2017