Review: Ash by Malinda Lo

Posted July 11, 2016 by Samantha in Reviews / 3 Comments
Review: Ash by Malinda Lo

This review is for a feature that Read Diverse Books has going, called Read Diverse Books Year Round. The goal is to read and review books from marginalized voices, #ownvoices, etc., which can include themes such as race, LGBTQA+, and disabilities. If you want to join in on this feature, check out the Read Diverse […]

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Review: Lucky Strikes by Louis Bayard

Posted July 5, 2016 by Samantha in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Lucky Strikes by Louis Bayard

ReviewShort and Sweet:Excellent Southern representation + resilient protagonist + family feels rivaling those in Lilo & Stitch= 5 shining starsTo Elaborate…When Amelia’s mother dies, Amelia is left alone in charge of her little sister and brother. The three of them aim to continue running their small, family gas station, but without a parent, the foster […]

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Mystery Box of Books Giveaway! (US Only)

Posted July 2, 2016 by Samantha in Giveaways / 2 Comments
Mystery Box of Books Giveaway! (US Only)

Hi everyone! I decided to do a big giveaway for two reasons: 1) my birthday is this month, so that’s something nice to celebrate, and 2) I’m moving at the beginning of August, so I need to get rid of some books. 🙂What I’m giving away: A WHOLE MYSTERY BOX FULL OF BOOKS! There will […]

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Review: The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste

Posted July 1, 2016 by Samantha in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste

This review is for a feature that Read Diverse Books has going, called Read Diverse Books Year Round. The goal is to read and review books from marginalized voices, #ownvoices, etc., which can include themes such as race, LGBTQA+, and disabilities. If you want to join in on this feature, check out the Read Diverse […]

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Blog Tour Review: How to Hang a Witch

Posted June 30, 2016 by Sabrina in Blog Tours, Reviews / 4 Comments
Blog Tour Review: How to Hang a Witch

 ReviewShort and Sweet:How to Hang a Witch is a haunting and atmospheric read. A perfect story for Halloween and for fans of The Craft and Hocus Pocus who can’t read enough about the Salem Witch Trials. I was thoroughly engrossed from page one and often surprised by the twists and turns the story took!To Elaborate…Stories […]

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WOW: Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow

Posted June 29, 2016 by Samantha in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
WOW: Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow

Waiting On Wednesday is hosted by Breaking The Spine.This week I’m really excited for Girl in Pieces! Based on the synopsis, I think Charlotte and I have a lot in common emotionally, so I’m thinking this will be a good one.“Charlotte Davis is in pieces. At seventeen she’s already lost more than most people lose in […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books Without Romance

Posted June 28, 2016 by Samantha in Top Ten Tuesday / 9 Comments
Top Ten Tuesday: Books Without Romance

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. 🙂This week is a freebie week, so I decided to do top ten books without romance (or, rather, little to no romance)! I have absolutely nothing against a good love story, and I read tons of romance books, but sometimes it feels like it’s […]

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WOW: Recreated by Colleen Houck

Posted June 22, 2016 by Samantha in Waiting On Wednesday / 3 Comments
WOW: Recreated by Colleen Houck

Waiting On Wednesday is hosted by Breaking The Spine.This week I’m eagerly waiting on Recreated by Colleen Houck! The first book in this series blew me away, and this sequel sounds just as good. Lots of myth and swoons!“From Colleen Houck, New York Times bestselling author of The Tiger’s Curse, comes Recreated, the second book in […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite 2016 Releases So Far

Posted June 21, 2016 by Samantha in Top Ten Tuesday / 5 Comments
Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite 2016 Releases So Far

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. 🙂1.) Lucky Strikes by Louis Bayard- My review for this will be up in a couple of weeks, but for now, I absolutely loved the authentic Southern portrayal and the wonderful family feels in this story.2.) Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes- Excellent […]

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