Going Book Shopping w/ my Co-Blogger (& a $50 limit)

the real title: Going Virtual Book Shopping w/ my Co-Blogger to Somehow Agree on $50 Worth of Books that we Actually won't be Purchasing in the End (it's just for a post) It's been a L-O-N-G while since I bought myself a book and the desire is overwhelming. Ever since my work closed due to … Continue reading Going Book Shopping w/ my Co-Blogger (& a $50 limit)

how well do you know the story of Mulan?

welcome to our first Disney guest post!! today Mandy and I excitedly welcome Philip from mulanbook.com. if you're a fan of Mulan, you will absolutely adore this post, because he brings alllll the historic knowledge. thank you Philip for taking the time to share your knowledge!! (idk about anyone else, but this post makes me even more excited to … Continue reading how well do you know the story of Mulan?

#2020BookBloggerAwards: it’s nomination time!

You want the truth? You can't handle the truth! Because the embarrassing truth is that this is our first year submitting nominations for the Book Blogger Awards. I don't know what shenanigans Mandy was up to for the Awards' first two years, but I know last year I only learned about their existence after the … Continue reading #2020BookBloggerAwards: it’s nomination time!

the Stuck at Home book tag

YES we may have 30+ tags sitting in a google doc, screaming our name, but when Malka and Chana tagged us in this one we had to pretend there was no such this as "first in line" and shuffled The Stuck at Home book tag to the front of the line. if you've not visited their … Continue reading the Stuck at Home book tag

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)

CINDERELLA IS DEAD but this book was alive with feminism & courage

Title: Cinderella is Dead Author: Kalynn Bayron Pages: 400 Format: ebook ARC Genre: Young Adult | Fantasy, Retelling, LGBTQIA+ Release Date: July 7 2020 Publisher: Bloomsbury YA It’s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy tale is over. Teen girls are now required to appear at the Annual Ball, where the men … Continue reading CINDERELLA IS DEAD but this book was alive with feminism & courage