Category: Weekly Features/Memes

Last Ten Books That Came Into My Possession

Last Ten Books That Came Into My Possession

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly feature hosted by the fantastic blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is Top Ten Books That Recently Came Into Your posession (bought/borrowed/library/etc). Since I just attended ALA a TON of books have come into my possession, so I’ll cover the ones I’ve received since then and the last ones I received at ALA time-frame wise (so Sunday afternoon). My list will also include recent pre-orders! 1) Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge- I LOVED this book when I got it from the library last summer, so when I saw it on […]


Stacking the Shelves [23]

Stacking the Shelves [23]

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! So this week I ended up with a bit of an unexpected mini haul! My boyfriend found a bag of books at his office abandoned by some co-workers who had attended ALA midwinter. Upon noting that they were YA and that no one else wanted them, he was able to give them to me! I’m super excited about All The Bright Places (the cover under the book jacket is GORGEOUS) […]


Sunday Funday: Week in Review [31]

Sunday Funday: Week in Review [31]

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 8-14, 2015 Life This week has been exhausting, adjusting to a new full time work schedule and balancing blogging, reading, and other life commitments. BUT there was a light at the end of the tunnel, as on Saturday I attended the Scholastic Warehouse Book Sale! I did an in-depth post of it last year, but essentially it’s when Scholastic opens their warehouses to teachers and educators to come in and […]


Top Ten July-December 2015 Releases I’m Excited For

Top Ten July-December 2015 Releases I’m Excited For

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly feature hosted by the fantastic blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week we’re looking forward to our top ten 2015 releases in the second half of the year (I cheated and added a novella I’m rally excited about, too!) These picks are in no particular order…except for Winter! This year has been amazing for covers…all ten of these are gorgeous! Are any of these your highly anticipated July-December 2015 list? 1) Winter (Lunar Chronicles #4) by Marissa Meyer 2) Firewalker (Worldwalker #2) by Josephine Angeline 3) Rowan  (Worldwalker #1.5) by Josephine Angelini […]


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 […]


Top Ten Books That Make Great Beach Reads

Top Ten Books That Make Great Beach Reads

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly feature hosted by the fantastic blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week I’m recommending Top Ten Books that are great for the beach- or any vacation. When I travel I like to have books that are fun and compelling without being anxiety-inducing; I don’t like to read books with major cliffhangers when I travel because I want to be able to put it down and enjoy the activities I planned for my vacation, rather than having a major book-hangover or rushing back to the hotel room to finish a chapter. So these […]


Top Ten Book Boyfriends

Top Ten Book Boyfriends

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly feature hosted by the fantastic blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week is a freebie, and I decided it was time to introduce all of my book boyfriends on the blog. Although let’s be real, after reading ACOTAR, this list could just be Tamlin for 1-10. 1) Tamlin from A Court of Thorns and Roses– Because TAMLIN. (Lauren @ Bookmarklit may be the only one who truly understands the extent of this obsession). 2) Raffe from Angelfall– Witty banter abounds with Raffe. Coupled with his high ranking angel status and I was […]


Sunday Funday: Week in Review [29]

Sunday Funday: Week in Review [29]

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! May 11-17, 2015 Life This past month has been so busy, and now with graduation season upon us I’m out and about almost every weekend! This weekend I celebrated my boyfriend’s graduation for his undergraduate degree in Psychology, and I couldn’t be prouder! It was a long day (his school is about 2 hours away from where I currently live) and my whole family came out to watch his ceremony and […]


Stacking the Shelves [22]

Stacking the Shelves [22]

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 Three pre-orders came in for me this week! I’ve started A Court of Thorns and Roses and I have to say- it is COMPLETELY living up to the hype so far! I’m looking forward to starting The Heir and Crimson Bound soon too! What did you add to your shelves this week?


Stacking the Shelves [21]

Stacking the Shelves [21]

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 I picked up Vampire Academy yesterday, as I’ve been curious about the series for a while now. After going to YALLWEST last month and seeing the absolutely insane lines to meet Richelle Mead, I decided I really wanted to give her books a try! (Plus, it’s been a while since I picked up a vampire book!) I also pre-ordered The Heir and A Court of Thorns and Roses this […]