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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 saves…

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
Readathons & 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
Readathons & 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