With Malice

With Malice {Book Review}

» Written by Eileen Cook » 316 pages » Published by HMH Books for Young Readers on June 7th, 2016   Synopsis from Goodreads It was the perfect trip…until it wasn’t. Eighteen-year-old Jill Charron wakes up in a hospital room, leg in a cast, stitches in her face and a big blank canvas where the last six [...]

4 Books That Made Me Cry

I am an extremely emotional person. I cry over everything. Books, movies, tv shows, you name it. I actually love when a book makes me cry, because I think it is so cool that a fictional story written by an author touched me so deeply. I thought it would be fun to make a list [...]

Unwind {Book Review}

» Written by Neal Shusterman » 335 pages » Published by Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers on November 6th, 2007   Synopsis from Goodreads Connor, Risa, and Lev are running for their lives. The Second Civil War was fought over reproductive rights. The chilling resolution: Life is inviolable from the moment of conception until age thirteen. [...]

E-Books vs. Physical Books

E-Books vs. Physical Books

E-books or physical books? Ah, the age-old question! I thought I would lay out all of my ideas on the issue in the format of a pro-con list. So, let's get into it! (Side note: There will be more pros than cons because I don't think it is necessary to list something as a con [...]

Monthly Recap {June 2017}

I can't believe that June is already over! This year is flying by. June was amazing for me, because school ended halfway through the month! That means way more time for reading and blogging- woo hoo! So, let's recap this great month. What I Read What I Posted My Lady Jane- Book Review My Summer [...]

What Makes a Fantasy Worth Reading? (+ 3 Recommendations)

Contemporary is my favorite genre. These types of books, with relatable characters and realistic storylines, are consistently easy for me to get into and love. However, fantasy books are way more hit-or-miss for me. If I can immerse myself in the story by feeling connected to it in some way, than I will often love [...]

Ready Player One {Book Review}

» Written by Ernest Cline » 374 pages » Published by Crown Publishers on August 16th, 2011         Synopsis from Goodreads In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his [...]

Caraval

Caraval {Book Review}

» Written by Stephanie Garber » 407 pages » Published by Flatiron Books on January 31st, 2017         Synopsis from Goodreads Remember, it’s only a game… Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged [...]

Why I Love Sisters in Books

Why I Love Sisters in Books + My Favorite Pairs

I am a sister. My little sister and I are so close, and she is one of the most important people in my life. I can't imagine anything without her. I think being a sister is the best thing ever! Sister relationships are amazing, and like no other. They share basically everything, and know all [...]

My Summer TBR

My Summer TBR

It is finally summer! I have kind of abandoned this blog, but now that school is out, I am back and ready to commit again! One of my favorite things about summer is having the time to read more books! I have so, so many that I want to read during these few free months, [...]