👑 Princess Wars: A Royal Exchange 👑 (Co-Blogger Book Swap)

Hello and welcome to the Princess Wars arena! Two walk in and only one walks-- Wait, sorry, what’s that? Mandy and Sha will not be battling out a review over one book today? Instead they’re … I’m sorry, they’re recommending books to each other in the hopes that they can satisfy each other’s widely different … Continue reading 👑 Princess Wars: A Royal Exchange 👑 (Co-Blogger Book Swap)

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Letting Go of Gravity by Meg Leder Review + Giveaway

About the Book Title: LETTING GO OF GRAVITY Author: Meg Leder Pub. Date: July 17, 2018 Publisher: Simon Pulse Formats: Hardcover, eBook Pages: 432 Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, iBooks, TBD Twins Parker and Charlie are polar opposites. Where Charlie is fearless, Parker is careful. Charlie is confident while Parker aims to please. Charlie is outgoing and outspoken; Parker is introverted and reserved. And of course, … Continue reading Letting Go of Gravity by Meg Leder Review + Giveaway

Mandy’s Story Behind the Story: Percy Jackson and the Olympians series

IS IT TRUE? DO YOURS AND MY EYES DECEIVE ME? MANDY HAS NOT KILLED OFF A RANDOM BLOGGING SERIES THAT SHE MADE THAT ONE TIME? I'm impressed. By myself. So, um, that's really sketchy. Let's just move on. Most stories have stories behind it, and I’m sure with all of us bloggers we have stories … Continue reading Mandy’s Story Behind the Story: Percy Jackson and the Olympians series

July Book Haul Pt. 1

Well, July was my birthday month, so, thankfully I managed to scoop up more books than normal. IN FACT, I LITERALLY HAVE TO DO TWO BECAUSE I GOT SO MANY. I have been doing so well with not buying many books thanks to the fact that I have rediscovered the library and been blessed with … Continue reading July Book Haul Pt. 1

The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson

Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes and Noble Sixteen-year-old Elena Mendoza is the product of a virgin birth. This can be scientifically explained (it’s called parthenogenesis), but what can’t be explained is how Elena is able to heal Freddie, the girl she’s had a crush on for years, from a gunshot wound in a Starbucks parking … Continue reading The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson

If You Like “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” Then You’ll Like…

I first read Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events when I was in seventh grade. My school library had each and every one of the books (which was a blessing, because so many book series in that library were incomplete). Intro little Sha, heading into the library to check out Book 1 on Monday, then … Continue reading If You Like “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” Then You’ll Like…

How Disney Princesses Have Lied to Me Pt. 1

That's right! It's meeeeeeeeeee, back with how different genres have lied to me. Lots of things have lied to me. But Disney Princesses? As much as I love, adore, and am highkey obsessed with them? I totally think they have lied to me the most. So many lies. But I just love them all dearly. … Continue reading How Disney Princesses Have Lied to Me Pt. 1

Waiting on Wednesday: The Bigfoot Files by Lindsay Eagar

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme created by Breaking the Spine where each week we discuss upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. The Bigfoot Files by Lindsay Eagar From the author of Hour of the Bees comes another captivating story that deftly blurs the line between reality and magic -- and will leave you wondering What if? The Loch Ness Monster. … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: The Bigfoot Files by Lindsay Eagar

Cadaver & Queen by Alisa Kwitney

Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes and Noble When Lizzie Lavenza enrolled at Ingold as its first female medical student, she knew she wouldn't have an easy time. From class demands to being an outsider among her male cohorts, she'll have to go above and beyond to prove herself. So when she stumbles across what appears … Continue reading Cadaver & Queen by Alisa Kwitney

Chooseday Tuesday: Gail Carson Levine “Fairest”

Title: Fairest Author: Gail Carson Levine Pages: 326 Released: September 19 2006 Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy Goodreads Rating: 3.87 (of 54,671 ratings) SUMMARY In the kingdom of Ayortha, who is the fairest of them all? Certainly not Aza. She is thoroughly convinced that she is ugly. What she may lack in looks, though, … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: Gail Carson Levine “Fairest”