Usually around the middle of the year (i.e. now…) I start to get really lazy with my reading. 2017 was not a good year for me; every book I was excited about turned out to not be as great as I was anticipating (with a few exceptions) and I just found myself wanting to binge… Read More Reading Resolution: UPDATE!
C2E2, Chicago’s annual comic and entertainment convention, has come and gone! Every year, the con offers a free pass to qualifying professionals such as booksellers, teachers, library staff, and more. This year was my third time attending and I personally thought it was better than the past few years. That probably has a lot to… Read More C2E2 Professional Friday Recap
Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books- HarperCollins Publication Date: January 16th, 2018 When twentieth-century tycoon, Albert Ellingham, opened a special school for hand-picked students in 1936, he dreamed of cultivating the future’s most creative thinkers. He never imaged that it would cost him his wife and young daughter, who were kidnapped later… Read More Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
I was scrolling through Goodreads today and saw a post by Emi, a reviewer who posted about reading challenges pulled from a jar. Basically, you write a bunch of prompts on a sheet of paper, put them in a jar, and pull one out a time when you need reading inspo. I thought I’d borrow… Read More 2018 Reading Resolutions
This week, I’ve been excitedly adding 2018 YA books to next year’s TBR list! There’s been a lot of buzz about so many books (like Dhonielle Clayton’s The Belles series), and just about every major YA author has a new series or sequel coming out next year (yay!); so keep your eyes peeled for those!… Read More 2018 YA Book Buzz: Part 1
Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Publication Date: March 28th, 2017 In a world where only the elite Luminate society holds the power of magic in their hands, Anna Arden finds herself on the outskirts of the society where she should belong. Born without powers to a magical family,… Read More ARC Review: Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves
The Traitor’s Kiss by Erin Beaty Publisher: Imprint- Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group Publication Date: May 9th, 2017 Sage has always been a rebel. Raised to be her own person, she detests the idea of marriage and wishes for a life of freedom as a teacher. Having lost her parents at a young age, she’s at… Read More The Traitor’s Kiss by Erin Beaty