VACATION plus some Instagram YA Reviews

We are leaving on vacation later today and I am completely out of time and have zero sitting or blogging stamina in this state of excitement (and also still have to drive the hedgehog and border collie to their respective vacation homes - MY LIFE)........ So, with that being said, here are my YA reads … Continue reading VACATION plus some Instagram YA Reviews

Before We Were Yours Giveaway 

Yes, ANOTHER giveaway! This one is for one of my favorite recent historical fiction novels - I reviewed it here last week, but I'm sharing the description and my opinion again below! Giveaway information at the bottom of the post. Also, the publisher has released a brand-new digital book club kit for Before We Were Yours … Continue reading Before We Were Yours Giveaway 

New Adult Releases – June 13, 2017

Someone in publishing selected this date as the date ALL AMAZING BOOKS WOULD BE RELEASED, so this is a loooooong list! Grab your coffee/tea/Coke/water and settle in...... Hunger by Roxane Gay (Harper Collins - June 13, 2017) OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION: From the bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and … Continue reading New Adult Releases – June 13, 2017

Tween Review: The Nocturnals by Tracey Hecht

You may remember that my 11-year-old has entered the reviewing world......well, here is another review from the marvelous M! I was sent a middle grade animal adventure series to review called The Nocturnals by Tracey Hecht, and my daughter immediately grabbed the books and asked to read them first. I let her take them after giving … Continue reading Tween Review: The Nocturnals by Tracey Hecht

Goodreads Monday – June 12, 2017

Goodreads Monday Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners. If you want to participate, simply choose a random book from your TBR and show it off! Make sure you check out Lauren’s Page Turners and link back to her blog and add your own links! I first learned about Goodreads Monday from Steph … Continue reading Goodreads Monday – June 12, 2017

Rating with Heart

I read a LOT of books. I rate and review a LOT of books on Goodreads. I also spend a lot of time reading other reviews of the books I read, sometimes before and sometimes after I read a book - usually all of the professional reviews and a large number on Goodreads and Instagram. … Continue reading Rating with Heart

My Mug Addiction (and a discount code)

Hi reading friends! As anyone who follows me on Instagram knows, I LOVE mugs. LOVE LOVE LOVE them. So, I reached out to an etsy shop owner (a shop with mugs that I LOVE, Maria of MariaBMakes), and proposed a partnership - she would let me pick a mug of choice to feature for you, … Continue reading My Mug Addiction (and a discount code)

YA & Middle Grade Reviews: Week of 6/5/17

Just a few for you this week! MIDDLE GRADE Matylda Bright and Tender by Holly McGhee (Candlewick - March 14, 2017) OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION: In a courageous debut novel, Holly M. McGhee explores the loss that shakes one girl’s world — and the unexpected consequences of the things we do for love. Sussy and Guy are … Continue reading YA & Middle Grade Reviews: Week of 6/5/17

Book Giveaway: The Salt House by Lisa Duffy

Yes, ANOTHER book giveaway! This time I'm teaming up with a wonderful group of bookstagram friends @jessicamap @prose_and_palate @kourtneysbookshelf and @wherethereadergrows to share with you the amazing June 13 release The Salt House by Lisa Duffy! There are FIVE copies up for grabs here! Here is a little more info on the book, with the giveaway information … Continue reading Book Giveaway: The Salt House by Lisa Duffy

New Adult Releases – June 6, 2017

It's summer, and I'm out of school. That means ALL the adult books! Settle in for some great new titles that are all out today, June 6, 2017! The Sunshine Sisters by Jane Green (Berkley Books - June 6, 2017) OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION: Ronni Sunshine left London for Hollywood to become a beautiful, charismatic star of the … Continue reading New Adult Releases – June 6, 2017