Recently Read Books #5 | shifting into summer mode

I've been reading some summery books lately to get into the mood! Let's talk about five of the books I've read recently. To Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan & Meg Wolitzer “I don't know why they try to sell smaller candy bars as being more fun than the bigger ones. That's just …

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How does nostalgia affect how I read books?

Here's a fun fact about me: I love rereading my favorite books. There's nothing better than falling back into a world and characters that I already know I'll love, and I usually get something new out of it no matter how many times I've been there before. However, when I reread these books and subsequently …

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8 contemporaries you should read this summer

Ahhh, summer. The time of year when even a pale, grumpy, Gollum-like creature such as myself looks up at a bright and sunny sky and says, "This isn't so bad." Despite the heat and inevitable sunburn, I can't help but love the summertime! Summer officially starts this weekend, so I'm kicking off the season by …

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Review: I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver | the softest of soft books

I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver “I didn’t say you shouldn’t feel sad. I’m just saying you need to prove them wrong... Be sad, hell, sit in bed all weekend and just watch Netflix. I’ve had those times too. But don’t stop living your life for them.” Published May 14, 2019 by Push …

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Anticipated releases for the second half of 2019

Okay, so it's mid-June already. Not sure how that happened. Time just keeps passing. Smash Mouth was right - the years really do start coming and they don't stop coming. Anyway. Now that we're nearing the middle of the year, I figured it's time to talk about some of the books I'm looking forward to …

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Recently Read Books #4 | Greek mythology is determined to break my heart

Let's talk about five of the books I read toward the end of May and the beginning of June! The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig “Sometimes a person has to let go of something to take hold of something else.” Content warnings: drug addiction Nix grew up on the Temptation, a ship that can …

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