Review: This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki

Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It's their getaway, their refuge. Rosie's friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different. Rose's mom and dad won't stop fighting, and when Rose and Windy seek a distraction [...]

New Year’s Eve Countdown Survey!

The lovely Christy and Erica over at Novel Ink are hosting a New Year's Eve Countdown Survey! It looks like so much fun and I decided to participate in it 🙂 NOTE: All books are linked to their Goodreads' pages! Check them out, K? 🙂 10: 2015 Books I'm Excited About 9: Favorite Books of [...]

Review: Hit by Lorie Ann Grover

After receiving a full-ride scholarship to Mills College for Girls, it appears Sarah's future is all laid out before her that is until she walks into a poetry class led by Mr. Haddings, a student teacher from the nearby University of Washington. Suddenly, life on the UW campus seems very appealing, and Sarah finds herself [...]

Opinion: Déjà Vu Book Covers

I've been seeing a lot of "déjà vu" covers lately. Those pictures that you've definitely seen before as covers, but authors keep reusing them. I don't know if there's a stockpile of photos that authors can use for their book's cover if they don't want to create their own, but this is something that I've [...]

Waiting on Wednesday #14

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. Three Key Words for This Week's WoW: Schizophrenia, moody boys, genetics Wow! Doesn't that sound great? Terrified by the realization that she could lose her mother to schizophrenia, Emma spirals out of control [...]

Waiting on Wednesday #12

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. It's been awhile since I've read a book centered around dance... In fact, I don't even know if I've ever read a dance-centered book. So excited! Unlovely by Celeste Conway If he falls [...]

Review: Atlantia by Ally Condie

Can you hear Atlantia breathing? For as long as she can remember, Rio has dreamt of the sand and sky Above—of life beyond her underwater city of Atlantia. But in a single moment, all her plans for the future are thwarted when her twin sister, Bay, makes an unexpected decision, stranding Rio Below. Alone, ripped [...]

Book Tour: Storm (Salt #2) by Danielle Ellison & GIVEAWAY!

Up until recently, Penelope was a witch with no magic. After having it stolen by a demon when she was just a child, Penelope had been forced to rely on sharing others’ powers as she went through the grueling training required to become an elite demon hunter. Now Penelope has more magic than she’s ever [...]

Book Tour: Unrequited by Emma Grey

Seventeen-year-old Kat Hartland loathes Unrequited, the world's biggest boy band. Is she the only girl in Sydney who can't be bothered with perfect-looking Angus Marsden? Give her 5 Seconds of Summer. Now. Or maybe the seriously-hot med student who rescued her on a train—and who could be Douglas Booth's twin! Perfect formal partner, much? But [...]

Book Tour: Leaving Liberty by Virginia Carmichael & GIVEAWAYS!!

At eighteen, Daisy McConnell left Liberty, Colorado and never looked back. The only bright spot in a childhood of neglect and loneliness was the town librarian, Marie. Now settled as a teacher in sunny Fresno, Daisy does her best to forget everything about Liberty including her drunk father, her MIA mother, and the town she [...]