Top 5 Tuesday | Books I Hated but others Didn’t!

Writing this up felt very familiar… maybe I’ve done something similar before.  If so, I’m totally writing it up again! Here are five books that are super popular, but I can’t get behind them even though I really wanna! Top 5 Tuesday was started by Shanah at Bionic Book Worm! The Rook by Daniel O’Malley […]

Top 5 Tuesday | I Will Go Down with these Ships!

I’ve been looking forward to this week’s Top 5 Tuesday! I love talking about my favorite relationships, and I can’t wait to see what everyone else picked too! Oddly enough, I’ve just realized that I didn’t choose any YA stories at all.  There have been YA ships I’ve adored, but maybe (seeing as I’m 38) […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Intimidating Books!

It’s funny this is the Top 5 Tuesday today, because intimidating books have been on my mind lately.  I was thinking about writing a Flights of Fancy about it, but now I get to talk about it right here. I’ve recently realized as I’ve gotten older my ability to read tomes has decreased.  It’s not […]

The 2017 Birdie Book Awards!

Can you believe it’s already December again?  I can’t stop thinking about how fast everything blew by! My 2017 blogging year was pretty darn good.  It was full of new friends, fantastic reads, and good conversation.  It also led up to my favorite post to create -The Birdie Awards! It’s hard to choose one book […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Books I Want for Christmas!

I have this thing about other people surprising me with books.  I kind of feel like a readers tastes are as unique as our fingerprints.  No two readers will ever love all of the same books.  Most of the time I don’t end up reading the gift, because it doesn’t interest me, and then I […]

Book Scavenger Hunt

This was another fun tag that I couldn’t pass up.  I tagged myself, after I saw this on Kristin Kraves Books.  There was something about the scavenger hunt aspect that sounded fun. I’m not sure if I read a lot of random books, but I actually had an easy time locating most of these on […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Five Warm Winter Reads

I have a hard time coming up with seasonal books.  I don’t really read any books based on season.  Luckily I did have 4 that popped into my mind when I started thinking about wintery/Christmasy books that I loved. I chose two from my childhood, one from my teenage years, and two I read in […]

Top Ten Tuesday | Because Mommy Said So!

This is a topic I’ve thought about an awful lot.  I even created a shelf on Goodreads titled ‘Should be Required Reading’, and it’s full of books that I think teenagers should read, ones that I’ll steer my own daughter towards as she matures. I’ve included some of those here, but I’ve also included books […]

Review | Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George

About the Book: Six teenagers’ lives intertwine during one thrilling summer full of romantic misunderstandings and dangerous deals in this sparkling retelling of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. After she gets kicked out of boarding school, seventeen-year-old Beatrice goes to her uncle’s estate on Long Island. But Hey Nonny Nonny is more than just a […]

End of Summer Book Tag

Okay, so obviously it’s waaay past summer and that means I’m super late here.  BUT, it’s still fall which means the end of summer is still fresh in my mind.  Plus, I was nominated by Mandy at Book Princess Reviews and I can’t pass it up.  Thank you, Mandy! Now, let’s go back in time […]

Hocus Pocus Book Tag

I’m not sure if people know how much I love Hocus Pocus, of if it was just a fluke, but I was tagged for the Hocus Pocus Book Tag by two different wonderful blogs!  So the first thing I want to do is thank Naty at Naty’s Bookshelf, and Rebecca at My Life as a […]

Early Bird Review | An Unsuitable Heir by KJ Charles

About the Book: A private detective finds passion, danger, and the love of a lifetime when he hunts down a lost earl in Victorian London. On the trail of an aristocrat’s secret son, enquiry agent Mark Braglewicz finds his quarry in a music hall, performing as a trapeze artist with his twin sister. Graceful, beautiful, […]

Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Beloved Books I Can’t Read Now

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday happens to be something I think about a lot.  My bookshelves are filled with books from when I was younger, and I look and them and think about how I can’t reread them.  I’d love to recapture that love, but I’m nervous they wouldn’t mean as much to me now. […]

Top Ten Tuesday | The Reading Struggle is Real!

This weeks Top Ten Tuesday is all about the struggle.  The reading struggle.  I know a lot of us are faster to quit a book simply because we have so many books waiting to be picked up.  Still, there are those times where you feel in our gut that if we’d just hold on a little […]

July 2017 Recap & What’s Coming Next

*Covers take you to review, or Goodreads page. Books that I rated between a 4.5 and a 5:     Books that I rated between a 3.5 and a 4.5:       Books that I rated between a 2.5 and a 3.5:   Audio The High’s & Low’s! So many highs!  This was a month that gave me 3 of […]

Romance Fails in Fiction Tag

Wow, this tag actually makes me nervous.  I’m not sure I know exactly what a romance ‘fail’ is.  Is that a romance that doesn’t work out?  Or one that does, despite how unbelievable it is?  I tried googling it, but there was nothing concrete so I guess I’m going to wing it.  I’ll include a […]

Listicle Tag

Thank you, Not-So-Modern Girl, for nominating me for your original Tag!  I’ve never heard of a Listicle, but the concept sounds like so much fun.  I love making lists. Make sure all of you go and visit Not-So-Modern Girl’s blog for more fun! Rules Create your own listicle tag, using the prompt from the person […]