Book Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

3 Stars. Read if you’re in the mood for a fast-paced YA fantasy, a ‘Grumpy Old Man’ type, a dark whimsical forest, and a strong female friendship

Stats & Takeaways from Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon (April 2016)

Overall Experience & How My Day Went It was my first time participating in Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon and I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. Well, I was not let down with all the excitement but I was a bit overwhelmed. In the morning I was off to a rough start, having not picked up…

Updates on Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon April 2016

Hello readers! It is time for Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon! For the next 24-ish hours this blog post will be updated frequently (see Updates section below) and my social media will be full of bookish updates! My plan involves reading, catching up with good friends over lunch, reading, maybe some mini-challenges, reading — oh and then more reading. Interested…

Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon – April 2016

I will be participating in my first readathon tomorrow, Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon. I am going to have a great day tomorrow; two great things planned: Lunch date with my two best girlfriends! Reading, reading and more reading. I will be posting updates and photos on my Twitter, Instagram, Goodreads and this blog. If you’re curious to…

April 2016 Top 5 TBR: Vacation Edition

I am currently on a week-long vacation with my best friend — escaping to someplace warm for some much needed R&R (rest & relaxation). That being said, I prescheduled this post before departing. This month’s TBR was put together with ‘vacation reading’ in mind. I kept changing my mind about which books I wanted to…

March 2016 Wrap-up

Never Let Me Go by Kazou Ishiguro Read if You’re in the Mood For: Literary Fiction, Dystopian, Romance, Adult Fiction, possible chance of tears, character-driven plot Read Why This is a Favorite The Search for WondLa by Tony DiTerlizzi Read if You’re in the Mood For: Children’s – Middle Grade, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, adventure, robots, alien species, telepathic…

Top Ten Tuesday: 5-Star Reads

This post idea comes from The Broke and the Bookish‘s ‘Top Ten Tuesday’. This week’s topic is Top 10 Of My Most Recent 5 Star Reads.  Since everyone’s definition of ‘recent’ is a bit different, I have selected 10 books that I have read from today’s date dating back to January 1, 2015. If you’re interested…

Book Review: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Book Title/Author: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro Publisher/Year: January 2006 by Vintage Books (first published in January 2005) Genre: Literary Fiction, Dystopian, Romance, Adult Fiction Series: N/A Format: Softcover Source: Owned “From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and…