Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wouldn’t Mind if Santa Left Under My Tree

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Who doesn’t love a good list? This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree. All of these books are actually on lists I gave to my parents and mother-in-law so hopefully I’ll get some! In no particular order: 1. The Wrath & the Dawn by … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wouldn’t Mind if Santa Left Under My Tree

[Review] Illuminae by Amie Kufman

  This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining … Continue reading [Review] Illuminae by Amie Kufman

[Review] Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Title: Cruel Beauty Author: Rosamund Hodge Media: Hardcover Pages: 342 Overall Rating:     2 flames Synopsis: Based on the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, Cruel Beauty is a dazzling love story about our deepest desires and their power to change our destiny. Since birth, Nyx has been betrothed to the evil ruler of her kingdom-all because of a foolish bargain struck by her father. And since birth, she has been … Continue reading [Review] Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

WWW: December 16, 2015

WWW Wednesday is a book meme run by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So let’s get to it! What are you currently reading? Well – I literally just read the last page of Illuminae and my mind is still reeling … Continue reading WWW: December 16, 2015

WWW: December 9, 2015

WWW Wednesday is a book meme run by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So let’s get to it!   What are you currently reading? Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge I’m about 100 pages in and not totally sure how I … Continue reading WWW: December 9, 2015

[Review] Winter by Marissa Meyer

Title: Winter Author: Marissa Meyer Media: Mixed – Audiobook and Hardcover Pages: 827 Overall Rating:     3 flames Synopsis (Spoilers if you haven’t read the others): Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t … Continue reading [Review] Winter by Marissa Meyer

November Haul/December TBR

I had a severe lack of will power last month and purchased quite a few books. I’m making it my goal to read as many of them during the month of December as possible. So without further ado, here they are! Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – the Illustrated Edition by JK Rowling and Jim Kay  This book is so beautiful you guys. SO … Continue reading November Haul/December TBR

[Review] Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Title: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Author: Benjamin Alire Saenz Media: Hardcover Pages: 359 Overall Rating:     4 flames Synopsis: Dante can swim. Ari can’t. Dante is articulate and self-assured. Ari has a hard time with words and suffers from self-doubt. Dante gets lost in poetry and art. Ari gets lost in thoughts of his older brother who is in prison. Dante is fair skinned. Ari’s features … Continue reading [Review] Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Top Ten Tuesday: 2016 Debuts I Can’t Wait For

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Who doesn’t love a good list? This week’s topic is: Top Ten 2016 Debuts I’m drooling over. I’ll be honest I hadn’t heard of many of these before I started researching for this post, but now I have a ton that I’m looking forward to! So, in order of publication, here … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 2016 Debuts I Can’t Wait For

Waiting on Wednesday: Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re (im)patiently awaiting. A book that I can’t wait for is: Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories edited by Stephanie Perkins. I have nothing to say other than this sounds flipping amazing. The deets: Publishing Date: June 14th, 2016 Pages: 336 (Hardcover) Synopsis:  Maybe it’s the … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories