Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Top Ten Books I Read in 2017!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish in which we share out top ten lists relating to the bookish topic assigned that week.

This week's topic is...

Top Ten Books I Read in 2017!

 


 

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak || Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

 

Undecided by Julianna Keyes || What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum

 

Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios || Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff 

 

The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen || An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson

What were some of your favorite reads of 2017?  Do we share any of the same ones?  I'm really excited to see what new favorites 2018 brings!  Let me know what books you enjoyed this year in the comments below!

Monday, December 11, 2017

Back from Hiatus + Update!

You guys!!  This past month and a half has been insane!  I've been so busy and haven't had any extra time to read (or blog).  I've missed guy guys so much!!  It's been strange not to be posting on this blog of commenting on and visiting other blogs.  But I've had to put school work, family, my own well-being, and NaNoWriMo at the fore front and I've gotten a lot done!

Last month, I made the goal to do and win NaNoWriMo! I was really excited to compete but knew it would be extra challenging with it being my last year of college.  I had never won before so I was pretty nervous about it.  But this year . . . I DID IT!  I won NaNoWriMo!!  The last day I wrote 10,000 words in order to read 50,000 so I'm super proud of myself!  I'm still working on story and it's been going well so far (although much slower than in November).  


Since finishing NaNoWriMo, I've been basically drowning in school work and finals.  There were some interesting projects I had to do and I've been barely surviving on caffeine trying to finish it all.  I have one more final to do and then I will be officially all done and on break for a few weeks!  I'm so looking forward to spending the next month or so just reading and spending time with family and friends!

So, that's a bit of an update on what has been going on with me!  I'm really happy to be back on the blog and can't wait to catch up with everyone and visit your blogs!  I hope you all have had a good November/December!  



Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Top Ten Books I'm Thankful For!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish in which we share out top ten lists relating to the bookish topic assigned that week.

This week's topic is...

Top Ten Books I'm Thankful For! 

 

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas || Bad Romance by Heather DeMetrios

 

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare || Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare 

 

Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia || Harry Potter and Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling


To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han || Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

 

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne || The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan








Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday #124

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine which spotlights highly anticipated upcoming releases.

Title: Say You'll Remember Me
Series: None
Author: Katie McGarry 
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance 
Publisher: Harlequin Teen 
Publication Date: January 30, 2018 

When Drix was convicted of a crime--one he didn't commit--he thought his life was over. But opportunity came with the new Second Chance Program, the governor's newest pet project to get delinquents off the streets, rehabilitated and back into society. Drix knows this is his chance to get his life back on track, even if it means being paraded in front of reporters for a while.
Elle knows she lives a life of privilege. As the governor's daughter, she can open doors with her name alone. But the expectations and pressure to be someone she isn't may be too much to handle. She wants to follow her own path, whatever that means.
When Drix and Elle meet, their connection is immediate, but so are their problems. Drix is not the type of boy Elle's parents have in mind for her, and Elle is not the kind of girl who can understand Drix's messy life.
But sometimes love can breach all barriers.
Fighting against a society that can't imagine them together, Drix and Elle must push themselves--Drix to confront the truth of the robbery, and Elle to assert her independence--and each other to finally get what they deserve. 

Find Say You'll Remember Me online!

Why I'm waiting on Say You'll Remember Me this Wednesday: It's been a few years since I've read a book from this author but I remember really liking her stories back in the day! This one originally caught my attention because of the cover (it's SO PRETTY!).  But the summary also really appeals to me -- sounds like a forbidden romance which I am so here for.  

What are you waiting on this Wednesday? Have you read any books by Katie McGarry?  Which has been your favorite?  I'm really excited to give this one a chance!  Leave links to your posts down below!  

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Top Ten Books I Want My Kids to Read!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish in which we share out top ten lists relating to the bookish topic assigned that week.

This week's topic is...

Top Ten Books I Want My Kids to Read!

 


 

Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios || Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

 

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman || Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia 

 

Sold by Patricia McCormick || The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

 

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton || What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum

What are the books you want to share with your kids/nieces and nephews|grandkids/etc?  Do we share any of the same books on our lists?  I'm really exciting to be able to share these important stories with younger generations!  Leave a link to your posts below!

 
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