Tag: holiday

Book Buddies Review: Snowed Over

Posted December 30, 2015 in Book Buddies Reviews, Reviews / 1 Comment
Book Buddies Review: Snowed Over

Cristina and Lauren Read: Book Buddies is a discussion style review I participate in every other month with my friend Lauren who runs the blog Bookmarklit. We choose a themed book for the month, read it, and the have a discussion where we both discuss themes and aspects that really stood out to us. Book Buddy Reviews are posted during the last week of the month.You can see our review in a Q&A format with half posted here, and half on Lauren’s blog! 1) Do you feel this really fell into the “New Adult” category? Why or why not? C: […]


Book Buddies Review: My True Love Gave To Me

Posted December 25, 2014 in Book Buddies Reviews, Books, Reviews / 8 Comments
Book Buddies Review: My True Love Gave To Me

This month I’m partnering up with Lauren from Bookmarklit for Book Buddies, an every-other month feature where Lauren and I will choose a themed read to buddy read and then get together and discuss the things that stand out! You can see both of our opinions and discussions in the conversation review format, and is usually posted on the last Wednesday of the month (although for the month of December, we opted to post on Christmas!) This month’s read My True Love Gave To Me, a holiday anthology edited by Stephanie Perkins and containing short stories from twelve YA authors. […]


Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle- Review

Posted December 10, 2014 in Books, Reviews / 18 Comments
Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle- Review

Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle My rating: 2.5/5 Stars Publisher: Speak (2012, first published in 2008) Length: 353 pgs Genre: YA Romance/Holiday Format: Paperback, purchased via Amazon Goodreads Synopsis: An ill-timed storm on Christmas Eve buries the residents of Gracetown under multiple feet of snow and causes quite a bit of chaos. One brave soul ventures out into the storm from her stranded train and sets off a chain of events that will change quite a few lives. Over the next three days one girl takes a risky shortcut with an adorable stranger, three […]


Halloween Reads, Part 1

Posted September 17, 2014 in Fun Stuff / 6 Comments
Halloween Reads, Part 1

Now that September is over half-way through, my giddiness for the fall season is mounting (despite the fact that there’s a heatwave passing through…). Fall means late night bonfires, crisp air, wearing all of those boots neglected in my closet, and (my favorite part) Halloween! I’ve always been a huge huge huge fan of Halloween and all of the whimsical magic that comes with the holiday. I want to start getting myself in the mood for the season, so I’ve gathered all of the thriller/paranormal/creepy books on my shelves at the moment and challenge myself to integrate them into my […]