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Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater Review & Discussion

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater Review & Discussion

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater My rating: 4/5 Stars Publisher: Scholastic (2009) Length: 390 pgs Series: The Wolves of Mercy Falls (#1) Genre: YA Paranormal Fiction/Romance Format: Paperback Goodreads Synopsis: For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf—her wolf—is a chilling presence she can’t seem to live without.Meanwhile, Sam has lived two lives: In winter, the frozen woods, the protection of the pack, and the silent company of a fearless girl. In summer, a few precious months of being human… until the cold makes him shift back again.Now, Grace meets a yellow-eyed boy […]


#scandal by Sarah Ockler- Review

Posted August 25, 2014 in Books, Reviews, Uncategorized / 1 Comment
#scandal by Sarah Ockler- Review

#scandal by Sarah Ockler My rating: 3/5 Stars Publisher: Simon Pulse (June 2014) Length: 416 pgs Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction Format: Hardcover, checked out from my local library Godreads Synopsis: Lucy’s learned some important lessons from tabloid darling Jayla Heart’s all-too-public blunders: Avoid the spotlight, don’t feed the Internet trolls, and keep your secrets secret. The policy has served Lucy well all through high school, so when her best friend Ellie gets sick before prom and begs her to step in as Cole’s date, she accepts with a smile, silencing about ten different reservations. Like the one where she’d rather […]


Stacking the Shelves [8]

Posted August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized / 4 Comments
Stacking the Shelves [8]

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature hosted by  Tynga’s Reviews where bloggers share the books that they’ve added to their shelves this week, whether borrowed, bought, virtual, physical, etc! Bought: So I actually ordered this paperback edition from Amazon in mid-July but it took over a month to ship, and it FINALLY arrived at my house this week! I adored the first book and I’m so excited to read this, although I’m saving it for a day when I know I’ll have NO distractions to keep me from reading it! I finally caved and bought the first book in […]


55 Bookish Questions: Get to know a little bit about me!

Posted August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized, Weekly Features/Memes / 12 Comments

I saw fellow blogger Chrissi Reads participate in the popular 55 Bookish Questions survey, and I think it’s a fun way to get some more insight on the readers behind book blogs! The survery originated at The Literary Lollipop. Be sure to check these great bloggers out! 1) Favorite Childhood Book: If we’re talking picture book, then Chika Chika Boom Boom. If more of a chapter book, then any of the Babysitter’s Club Books by Ann M. Martin! 2) What are you reading right now?: #scandal by Sarah Ockler 3) What books do you have on request at the library?: […]


Bout of Books 11 Update Post

Bout of Books 11 Update Post

A few days ago I posted about how I will be participating in the Bout of Books 11 Read-a-thon from August 18-24! I’m excited to participate in my first read a thon! This post will be updated daily with my previous day’s progress as well as reiterate my goals for the week! My Goals for the Week: -Read the Lux prequel novella Shadows by Jennifer L. Armentrout – Read at least 3 books I’ve checked out from the library -Catch up on all of my review posts/ review at least half of the books I read this week The TBR: […]


Sunday Funday: A Hawaiian Hiatus [5]

Sunday Funday: A Hawaiian Hiatus [5]

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 23-June 29, 2014 This week I wanted to let everyone know that I’m going to be gone until about next weekend to Hawaii! I’m lucky enough to have received this trip as a graduation present from my Aunt, and we are going to be staying at a couple of different resorts throughout the week, seeing the sights, and doing a lot of reading by the pool! I have a few […]


The Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

Posted June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized / 6 Comments
The Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

Last week I was nominated for The Very Inspiring Blogger Award by Stefani over at Caught Read Handed! 🙂 Thank you so much, I really appreciate it! Here are the rules for this blogger award: 1. Thank and link the amazing person who nominated you. 2. List the rules and display the award. 3. Share seven facts about yourself. 4. Nominate 15 other amazing blogs and comment on their posts to let them know they have been nominated. 5. Optional: Proudly display the award logo on your blog and follow the blogger who nominated you. Seven Facts About Me: My […]


Tag: The Book Blogger Test

Posted June 9, 2014 in Uncategorized / 6 Comments
Tag: The Book Blogger Test

I’m excited to be participating in The Book Blogger Test today! A big thanks to Moonglint at A Kernel of Nonsense for tagging me! What are your top three book pet hates? 1) When the cover design changes midway through a series! I can’t stand not having matching copies! 2) Cracked spines, dog eared pages, etc. I am one of those neurotic readers and I get really frazzled if my books are in less than pristine condition (the exception are my Harry Potter paperbacks, which are cracked and bent and manhandled because I’ve read them so much. Luckily, I got […]


The Liebster Blog Award!

Posted April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized / 9 Comments
The Liebster Blog Award!

I’m so honored that Stefani at Caught Read Handed nominated me for my first blogging award, the Liebster Award! I’ve really been aspiring to dedicate myself to my blog and share content that I love, so this nomination means a lot. Thanks Stefani! This award is typically given to blogs that have less than 300 followers as an opportunity for people to learn a little bit more about them. Here are the rules: List 11 facts about yourself. Answer the 11 questions asked by whoever nominated you. Ask 11 new questions to 9 bloggers with less than 300 followers. You cannot […]


April Insanity!

Posted April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
April Insanity!

Hey there! This month is going to be one of the busiest of the entire year for me. As most students can relate, April means midterms, and for English majors that means papers galore. So I wanted to do a round-up of what I’ll be reading/writing/posting this month! The TBR Pile: I’m really excited about my upcoming reads! I just finished Scarlet (expect a review soon) and I was lucky enough to get Cress as a gift over spring break. I’m itching to start the third book in the Lunar chronicles series, but I have more pressing library loans on […]