Good afternoon, fellow book readers! I don't know about you, but I love doing book tags and challenges, whether they're on a blog, or Instagram Reels, or TikTok -- they're so fun and random! I've participated in so many tags and challenges, but I've never created my own before. Until TODAY! One of my favorite activities, maybe once or . . .
Alina is the Sun Summoner. Hunted by the Darkling and his loyal Grisha, but renowned by people who think her a Saint risen from the dead. On their own, she and Mal don’t stand a chance. With the help of an infamous privateer and his crew, Alina is determined to control what’s left of the Second Army to defeat the Darkling once and for all. But to . . .
Alina Starkov is a nobody. An orphan. A mapmaker in the First Army. A skinny girl who’s not really good at much of anything. But when she’s forced into the Shadow Fold, a stretch of land covered in darkness and crawling with horrible monsters, she unleashes a dormant power to save her closest friend. She’s a Grisha, a magical being, and one . . .
Moving to Echo Ridge their senior year was not what twin siblings Ellery and Ezra were expecting. With their mom in rehab, their only other known family member to take care of them is their nana. Ellery and Ezra have never been to Echo Ridge before, but they know plenty about it. Their aunt went missing there at seventeen, never to . . .
So I’m a little late with this 2020 recap post, but I hope you all enjoy it nonetheless. I mean, 2020 was only a couple months ago, so it’s fine, right? I tried to read as many new releases last year as possible, and surprisingly I liked/loved almost all of them. Despite the pandemic, it was a good year for books! And while I’m already . . .
Eve's life hasn't been the same since her entire family was murdered in front of her. Though she doesn't remember much about her old life, that final day still haunts her nightmares. That was two years ago. Now, she lives on an island junkyard with her grandpa, her robo-dog Kaiser, her robotic sidekick Cricket, and her . . .
Prince Tal, the fourth child of five to the Queen of Harth, is setting out on his coming-of-age tour. He’s spent almost his entire life hidden away because of his secret: Tal has magic, and if the kingdom knew, it could start a war. Tal’s tour quickly turns interesting when they come across a burning ship, abandoned save for a chest of gold and a prisoner named . . .
Penny is ready with a capital R to go to college. She’s never been very good at making friends, so the only two people she’s leaving behind are her mom (who is more like the irresponsible child than Penny) and her boyfriend (who she’s not really that into). She can’t wait to escape to Austin, Texas and start living her actual life. Sam is stuck. He works at . . .
Top Ten Tuesday was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Each week, That Artsy Reader Girl will post a new Top Ten list topic for everyone to weigh-in on. This Week: Purple, Yellow, and/or Green Book Covers (in honor of Mardi Gras, which is today!). This one was pretty challenging! I wanted to pick . . .
Top Ten Tuesday was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Each week, she will post a new Top Ten list topic for everyone to weigh-in on. This week: Valentine’s Day/Love Freebie. I've been reading a lot of YA lately. And with that comes my unhealthy obsession with fictional characters, especially . . .