Month: June 2015

Sunday Funday: Week in Review [30]

Sunday Funday: Week in Review [30]

Sunday Funday is a weekly(ish) post I’ve started to recap the bookish (and sometimes not-so-bookish) happenings in my life the past week! Feel free to participate, just link back! June 1-7, 2015 Life This week has been busy and full of changes, as I just started a new job for the summer and I’m adjusting to the new hours. I’ve been doing my best to schedule blog posts in advance so that I can be sure to keep up with my reading and posting! This weekend didn’t provide much of a reprieve in terms of relaxation, as Saturday was spent […]


ARC Appreciation: A Discussion on the Rewarding ARC Experience and Balancing Review Copies

Posted June 4, 2015 in Blog Tips, Discussions / 16 Comments
ARC Appreciation: A Discussion on the Rewarding ARC Experience and Balancing Review Copies

As a book blogger, the existence of ARCs is hard to ignore. Reviews go up weeks and months before a book is released. Bookmail tweets and Instagram snapshots are posted daily. Giveaways for ARCs appear everywhere. With BEA recently happening and ALA on the horizon, the book blogging community is abuzz with people grabbing much anticipated titles months before they’re published. ARCs are everywhere. Personally, I love seeing ARCs so prevalently featured on my fellow blogger’s social media platforms because it makes me more aware of new titles, gives me insight on what to read and what to skip, and […]


Month in Review: May 2015

Posted June 2, 2015 in Month In Review / 17 Comments
Month in Review: May 2015

Books I Read This Month   Reviews This Month: These Broken Stars (4 Stars) Vanishing Girls (3 Stars) Making Pretty (2.5 Stars) A Court of Thorns and Roses (5 Stars) The Summer of Chasing Mermaids (3.5 Stars) Extraordinary Means (3 Stars) Immaculate (4 Stars) Stats Total Books Read: 6 Total Novellas Read: 0 Rereads: 0 Favorite Book Read This Month: Hands down, A Court of Thorns and Roses. Least Favorite Book Read This Month: Making Pretty by Corey Ann Haydu. I wanted more resolution and better decision making by the protagonist. Book that Most Surprised Me This Month: Immaculate by […]


Royal Wedding by Meg Cabot | ARC Review

Posted June 1, 2015 in ARCs, Books, Reviews / 17 Comments
Royal Wedding by Meg Cabot | ARC Review

*Many thanks to HarperCollins for this review copy! This was one of my most anticipated books of 2015. There were literally squeals of happiness when I found out I was getting more of Mia’s story. And it did not disappoint. I was thrilled to have gotten an ARC of this at YALLWEST considering I was in the middle of an entire series re-read in preparation for the new installment. I was over the moon and rushed home and binge read the last few installments so I could get to this one. I had 100% faith in Meg Cabot that she’d […]