“Whatever you’ve heard about Caraval, it doesn’t compare to the reality. It’s more than just a game or performance. It’s the closest you’ll ever find yourself magic in this world.” – Stephanie Garber, Caraval Title: Caraval (Caraval, #1) Author: Stephanie Garber Publisher: Flatiron Books Publication Date: January 31, 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Rating: 4/5 stars *** After … More Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber
I’m thrilled to have had the opportunity to chat with author Tiffany McDaniel about her debut novel, The Summer that Melted Everything, in the wake of the novel’s paperback release. TSTME was originally released by St. Martin’s Press in July 2016, and was just released in a US paperback edition on July 3rd, 2017. It … More An Interview with Tiffany McDaniel, Author of The Summer that Melted Everything
Title: It Started With Goodbye Author: Christina June Publisher: Blink, an Imprint of HarperCollins Release Date: May 9, 2017 Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Tatum Elsea is bracing for the worst summer of her life. After being falsely accused of a crime, she’s stuck under stepmother-imposed house arrest and her BFF’s gone ghost. Tatum fills her newfound free time with … More Review: It Started With Goodbye by Christina June
“Ye are Blood of my Blood, and Bone of my Bone, I give ye my Body, that we Two might be One. I give ye my Spirit, ’til our Life shall be Done.” – Diana Gabaldon, Outlander Title: Outlander Author: Diana Gabaldon Publisher: Dell Publishing Company *** My oh my, this book. Where to start. … More Review: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
Good 12:35 a.m. to you. Hopefully your night is more restful than mine thus far…but alas, there is a reason that my blog is named what it is, and that is due to the fact that strokes of blogging genius generally hit me around this hour. Don’t ask me why–I do adore sleep. It just … More Re-Reading Books–Yay or Nay?
Title: The Thousandth Floor Author: Katharine McGee Publisher: HarperCollins Synopsis: NEW YORK CITY AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE. A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future where anything is possible—if you want it enough. WELCOME TO MANHATTAN, 2118. A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of … More Review: The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee
Agh. I don’t know if there’s a way to summarize the overwhelming emotion that comes over me when I finish a fantastic book. I’m happy yet heartbroken, I’m satisfied yet upset, and I’m pleased yet frustrated. Plus, I’m hungry (but that’s not something the book can take responsibility for–I guess my leftover Chipotle wasn’t enough … More I Finished Reading a Book and I’m Heartbroken–But Smiling?
I’m experiencing the dilemma. It’s always a challenge for me when I reach this predicament because I like to always finish the things I start. And right now, that is The Paris Wife. About a year ago I picked up Paula McLain’s novel at Half Priced Books and due to Kjersten’s Reading Funk of 2015, … More Late Night Thoughts: A Reader’s Dilemma
Well, hi there. My name is Kjersten. I’m just over 5 foot 3 inches tall and I have a thirst for literature that is unmatched by just about everything else. … More Intro: I’m new to this blogging thing…