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

Disneyland Rides as YA Books

As I might have shouted about once or twice, I went to Disneyland back in February. It was incredible, and I can't even breathe about it without feeling like the child I am. When I was trying to think of new content, this idea popped up in my head. Disneyland is currently closed due the … Continue reading Disneyland Rides as YA Books

So, you want to read middle grade? Here’s a starter guide to this fantastic genre.

Middle grade is an immersive and magical genre. It's full of heart, humor, and more. It's a genre that I've really come to enjoy and am always saying that I need to read more of. It's a genre that has so many different varieties and subsets that, well, you can honestly get a bit lost … Continue reading So, you want to read middle grade? Here’s a starter guide to this fantastic genre.

Totally Should’ve Book Tag

I definitely have my fair share of book opinions, and thanks to Jamie @ Bubbly Books, I can break out my certain "totally should've" thoughts on things. Definitely make sure you check out Jamie's blog. I've definitely picked up a few books after reading her wonderful reviews, and she is forever doing fantastic tags like … Continue reading Totally Should’ve Book Tag

7 Books You Must Add to Your Women’s Month Reading List

Women's Month is officially here - although it's kind of always women's month here at BPR. We've got princesses aplenty, we mainly read books by women about women for women, and we try to celebrate women as much as we can. So, we certainly have quite a bit of material to work with our first … Continue reading 7 Books You Must Add to Your Women’s Month Reading List

Adult Books on my TBR that have me considering actually being an adult

Let's face it: sometimes adulting isn't a jam. Okay, it's really never a jam, but sometimes it might have a perk or two. Even though I'm technically an adult, I'm a total YA book heart. I have read a few adult fiction books throughout the years, but mostly I avoid them - not only can … Continue reading Adult Books on my TBR that have me considering actually being an adult

2020 Reading Challenges Mandy is Joining pt. 2 (somehow she’s still not done)

Well, well, well, look what we have here - pt. 2 of all the challenges that Mandy is joining in 2020. We all know I'm a lost cause, but did we realize just how far down the rabbit hole I had fallen with competitions with myself? No, I think not. But alas, here we are, … Continue reading 2020 Reading Challenges Mandy is Joining pt. 2 (somehow she’s still not done)

2020 Reading Challenges Mandy is Joining (Hold on tight, because, y’all, there are so many??) pt. 1

Last year, Sha and I were determined to join in a few more readathons and challenges. However, like I always do, I decided to do the extra with my 2020 reading plans. Instead of making the logical leap to one or two reading challenges after enjoying the few readathons I did last year, I, well, … Continue reading 2020 Reading Challenges Mandy is Joining (Hold on tight, because, y’all, there are so many??) pt. 1