Can’t Wait Wednesday: I Killed Zoe Spanos

I Killed Zoe Spanos by Kit Frick What happened to Zoe won’t stay buried… When Anna Cicconi arrives to the small Hamptons village of Herron Mills for a summer nanny gig, she has high hopes for a fresh start. What she finds instead is a community on edge after the disappearance of Zoe Spanos, a … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: I Killed Zoe Spanos

YA/MG Books to Satisfy Your Tiger King Obsession 🐅

Like everyone else, I binged Tiger King. And my head has not stopped spinning??? I definitely wasn't sure what I was getting into, and I perhaps am not as into it as everyone else, but I was shocked and awed. I had to take days long breaks, because I could not wrap my head around … Continue reading YA/MG Books to Satisfy Your Tiger King Obsession 🐅

[MG] MINI(ish)-REVIEWS: Race to the Sun & Mañanaland 💭 Hero Twins and Hero Main Characters

Title: Race to the Sun Author: Rebecca Roanhorse Pages: 306 Release Date: January 14th 2020 Publisher: Rick Riordan Presents Format: Hardcover Genre: Middle Grade | Fantasy Goodreads Rating:  4.10 (of 646 ratings) representation: indigenous MC and characters, half black/half indigenous side character content warnings: kidnapping, attempted murder, violence I was super excited for another edition of … Continue reading [MG] MINI(ish)-REVIEWS: Race to the Sun & Mañanaland 💭 Hero Twins and Hero Main Characters

March Wrap-Up & April TBR

I don't even know where to begin with the month that was March, so let's usher in April here! 📌 fairy godmother's blessing: I read a lot more books than previous months, so there is hope I can get back reading skills! 📌 fairy godmother's blessing: Sha has returned to the blog! Like a child sticking … Continue reading March Wrap-Up & April TBR

[MG] MINI(ish)-REVIEWS: Midsummer’s Mayhem & Watch Hollow 💭 Macaroons and Meh

Title: Midsummer's Mayhem Author: Rajani LaRocca Pages: 352 Release Date: June 11th 2019 Publisher: Yellow Jacket Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy, Retelling Goodreads Rating:  4.28 (of 496 ratings) representation: biracial (half Indian) MC, Indian side characters content warnings: n/a I enjoy A Midsummer Night's Dream and baking, so I thought this would be the perfect read! … Continue reading [MG] MINI(ish)-REVIEWS: Midsummer’s Mayhem & Watch Hollow 💭 Macaroons and Meh

♀️ Women’s History Month ♀️ Book Tag

We knew the moment that we saw this tag that we had to do it! Last year, we fully dived into the Women's History Month readathon, but with the craziness this year, we decided to skip. However, most of the books that we read are books by women for women supporting women, so we had … Continue reading ♀️ Women’s History Month ♀️ Book Tag

Can’t Wait Wednesday: Accidental

Accidental by Alex Richards This timely, emotionally-resonant story about a teen girl dealing with the aftermath of a tragic shooting is a must-read from an exciting new YA talent. Johanna has had more than enough trauma in her life. She lost her mom in a car accident, and her father went AWOL when Johanna was … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: Accidental

March Book Haul

The BPR Monthly Haul includes everything from personal purchases, to ARCs sent from pubs, to library finds. Some months we strike gold and others ... well, the gems can be a little elusive. advance reader copies/finished copies  SYNOPSIS: This timely, emotionally-resonant story about a teen girl dealing with the aftermath of a tragic shooting is … Continue reading March Book Haul