Dear Authors: When a book character is eating in a book, just let her eat. Eating is fuel and it’s healthy and it’s normal. Don’t subject readers to YOUR internal dialogue reflecting disordered eating that you have been brainwashed by diet culture into thinking is normal. Let your characters order food in a restaurant without … Continue reading Dear Authors: Stop Normalizing Disordered Eating
So, it's finally time. Time to dig through all my reading numbers from the past year.......... It's the whole reason for my Google Forms Reading Log after all! Honestly, a lot of these surprised me and make me squirm. I am a very, very different reader now than I was in January 2018, and I … Continue reading 2018 Reading Stats
IT'S HERE!!! My absolute favorite project of the year! I selected a completely new group of my reading friends from Instagram this year and asked them for their 10 most memorable reads of 2018. PLUS, I asked them to give me three words that describe them as a reader, and as you'll see, that guideline … Continue reading Friends’ Most Memorable Reads of 2018
Where has spring gone?? Oh wait, that's right. We didn't get one, and now it's May and it's SUMMER here! I have another exciting week of new releases, review round ups and other fun bookish news, so let's just dive right in....... All of these release TODAY! Thanks a million to the publishers for these … Continue reading New Releases for May 15, 2018 and MORE!
Whew! I'm back from a whirlwind school trip to Washington DC with my daughter - what an adventure! And now for yet another epic release day - just LOOK at all of these books! I have only managed to read two of them so far, but I promise I'm getting to the rest soon...... Thanks … Continue reading New Releases for May 8, 2018 and MORE!
Okay, people. I definitely learned my lesson now about release dates and the complete and utter fluidity of them! So today's book stack is a made up of books that were SUPPOSED to release this week but maybe released last week or maybe next week or maybe in August........ha! I received all of these from … Continue reading Newish Releases for March 27, 2018
Another Tuesday, another stack of books! Three of these release today, as do a few more that I have pictured below. However, I just found out that THE NEW FARM is now releasing on March 27, so let's just call this an early release celebration ~ photos are taken, and that's that. One version of … Continue reading New Releases for March 20, 2018 and More
Popping in quick to let you know that I read these three books over the past two days, and they are ALL books you'll want to pre-order so you have them ASAP! Two are middle grade and one is mature young adult. Very different kinds of books for different audiences, for sure! Thanks a million … Continue reading Three March 20th Kid Lit Releases You Need to Pre-Order Now
It's another whirlwind blog post week! Ready, set, GO! Here are all of the fabulous review copies I have from publishers for March 13 releases! I have read 3 of them and am excited to read the rest. Now for the 3 of the publisher-provided titles that I have already read and reviewed on Goodreads … Continue reading New Releases for March 13, 2018 and MORE!
The first Tuesday of every month is always the BIG release date of the month, and March 2018 is no exception! Here are all of the March 6th adult releases that were sent to me by publishers as complimentary review copies.......there were more middle grade and YA releases that I have already read and reviewed … Continue reading New Releases March 6, 2018