Rating First Sentences (aka proving we are judgmental princesses)

Does anyone else flip open a book, read the first sentence, and then go, "Yes." In that moment, you know that is the book you'll be spending the next x amount of hours with. Today, Mandy and I are selecting a handful of first sentences from books we've read and rating how effective they are at getting … Continue reading Rating First Sentences (aka proving we are judgmental princesses)

BLOG TOUR: Out Now (Queer We Go Again!) by Saundra Mitchell should be on all your bookshelves

Title: Out Now: Queer We Go Again! Author: Saundra Mitchell (editor) Pages: 416 Format: eARC Genre: Young Adult Fiction| Romance/Diversity & Multicultural Release Date: May 26 2020 | $18.99 USD Publisher: Inkyard Press A follow-up to the critically acclaimed All Out anthology, Out Now features seventeen new short stories from amazing queer YA authors. Vampires crash prom…aliens run from … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Out Now (Queer We Go Again!) by Saundra Mitchell should be on all your bookshelves

Anything but Books! (tag)

Thanks to the lovely Michaela over at JourneyIntoBooks for tagging Mandy and I! Make sure to head over to her blog to not only see how she answered, but browse her blog content. You won't regret it! 💕 There were no rules on Michaela's post and I don't know who the original creator is. I'll … Continue reading Anything but Books! (tag)

[MG] Mini-Review: “Flush” by Carl Hiaasen is *environmental greatness*

Title: Flush Author: Carl Hiaasen Pages: 263 Format: Paperback Genre: Middle Grade | Realistic Fiction Release Date: September 13 2015 Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers representation: n/a content warnings: n/a 📌 on plot & characters "I am proud of my father," I said to Miles Umlatt, "for standing up for what he … Continue reading [MG] Mini-Review: “Flush” by Carl Hiaasen is *environmental greatness*

Looking for an Indie-pubbed MG series to fall in love with? we got u (+ author Q&A)

❝ Thomas Wildus is a new series of Middle Grade Fantasy books written by J.M. Bergen. The first book in the series Thomas Wildus and the Book of Sorrows was released in February 2019, published by Elandrian Press. The second book in the series, Thomas Wildus and the Wizard of Sumeria, will be released in … Continue reading Looking for an Indie-pubbed MG series to fall in love with? we got u (+ author Q&A)

Books I Lent & Never Got Back (here come the tears)

we all know lending books is a risk. in fact, the smart ones among us won't even partake in the activity. because we all know what happens when the wrong person ends up with some of your book children. this post is to pay homage to the books I have lost to ex *clears throat* … Continue reading Books I Lent & Never Got Back (here come the tears)