The Harry Potter Spells Tag

The Harry Potter Spells Tag

Today is a very special day, guys! It is Harry Potter’s birthday! HAPPY FREAKING BIRTHDAY, HARRY! And Happy Birthday to J.K. Rowling too! In celebration of one of my favorite character’s birthday I wanted to do a post that was themed around my favorite teenage wizard in some way. Then I saw this tag on… Read More »

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The Boy Who Spoke to Stars: Book Review

The Boy Who Spoke to Stars: Book Review

The Boy Who Spoke to Stars is the first in a trilogy by debut author Ben Miles, and I can’t wait to continue on with the series to see how things will conclude. Things just aren’t going right for thirteen year old Kasper, and his family. Kasper’s father disappears after an eclipse viewing, but when Kasper finally… Read More »

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Huge Clearout – Books I Regret Buying

Huge Clearout – Books I Regret Buying

After clearing out my entire bookshelf for a new one that was going to replace the current one, I discovered a few things. One is that you can never have too many books. Two, however, is that there are some books I wouldn’t mind parting with. In other words, I just didn’t enjoy these books…. Read More »

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Top Ten Tuesday- 7/29/14

Top Ten Tuesday- 7/29/14

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the Broke and The Bookish. This Tuesday is Ten Authors I Own The Most Books From Samantha’s Top Ten 1. Neal Shusterman The Unwind Series and Bruiser – one of my favorite authors here lately! 2. George R.R. Martin A Song of Ice and Fire Series, which I need to… Read More »

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Bout of Books 11

Bout of Books 11

I am so excited for Bout of Books 11! Readathons are my favorite, and the next Bout of Books is coming up soon! However, The next Bout of Books readathon doesn’t start until the middle of August, so I am not sure what I will be reading yet. I don’t want to make a TBR… Read More »

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The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet Review

I believe that I’ve told the entire internet of my undying love of Pride and Prejudice and of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries multiple times already. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that I picked up the companion novel to the webseries, right? I wasn’t sure what to expect when I started reading* The Secret Life of… Read More »

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BookGirlTV Feature

BookGirlTV Feature

  BookGirlTV informs, inspires readers with top quality new reads… Tessa Smith McGovern finds the best new books to read for BookGirlTV so you don’t have to and takes you behind the scenes with today’s top authors. With BookGirlTV, McGovern cuts through the advertising and hype to find what books you should be reading right… Read More »

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Adults Reading Young Adult

Adults Reading Young Adult

Adult ya readers are constantly being put down by articles wrote online . They crop up every so often and create quite a stir. For a couple of the articles, read this one or that one. When I think of the young adult “genre,” I like to think of it as more of young and adult. I… Read More »

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Book Haul for the Month of July

Book Haul for the Month of July

I think I have a major problem- shopping online when I get bored. When in doubt, shop online for books! Right, anyone one with me?   1. Landline by Rainbow Rowell  Where’s the book jacket? Yeah, I can’t find the book jacket for this book. I am so furious with myself because I was hyped about finally… Read More »

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Twelve Books I Want To Reread This Year

Twelve Books I Want To Reread This Year

I’ve been having lots of discussions lately with friends and colleagues about rereading books. It’s been fascinating to learn everyone’s point of view! Several of my friends never reread books because they don’t want to miss out on all the new releases. I have friends who have one or two they reread but mostly they… Read More »

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