Review: Boys of Summer by Jessica Brody

Review: Boys of Summer by Jessica Brody

Mike, Grayson and Ian are all looking forward to one last carefree summer before they move on from high school and start the next phase in their lives. Unfortunately a carefree summer isn’t in the cards for any of them, each of them dealing with difficult circumstances as the summer begins. Grayson is hiding the fact that his mother has left the family and that a car accident may have left him unable to take his football scholarship. Mike’s family is struggling to pay the bills so might must take on extra work over the summer, all while dealing with what could be a final break up with his on-again, off-again childhood sweetheart… Read more »

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Stacked (155)

Stacked (155)

Hello and welcome to Stacked, a weekly (usually) post where I discuss what books I’ve recently bought, borrowed or received. Wow I just realized that I haven’t had a Stacked post in quite a while. Hi, everyone! Sorry I’ve been a bit MIA lately. I’ve had some car troubles recently that have taken up a lot of my time as well as just general life things. Good news is I think it’s starting to quiet down now and I’ll have a bit more time to read and blog. I haven’t had as much time to read as usual, which has been a bummer. But it’s getting into the summer now, which is always a good reading season for me. I don’t know what… Read more »

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2016 LA Times Festival of Books Recap

2016 LA Times Festival of Books Recap

Every year I look forward to the LA Times Festival of Books. A mecca for those who love to read, it’s an amazing event that boasts fantastic panels that covers poetry, romance, crime, young adult, cooking and everything in between. I really think that there is something for everyone at this festival. This year I was only able to go for one day (Sunday) but I made the most of it. By the end of the day we were pooped but very happy. Amazingly, I didn’t buy any books this year. There were a few that I was looking for, but did not find, and I showed amazing restraint. ;)   The first panel I attended was the Fiction: Romance Between the… Read more »

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FLAWED Blog Tour + Giveaway

FLAWED Blog Tour + Giveaway

Hi, everyone! I am super excited to be a part of the global blog tour for FLAWED by Celelia Ahern, which is our today. Yes, you can run out and get this book right now.  Ahern is the bestselling author of P.S. I Love You and her young adult debut has been getting rave reviews. I, for one, cannot wait to dive into it! Keep reading to learn more about the author and Flawed. Don’t forget to scroll down to the end for a chance to win a Flawed prize pack! Celestine North lives a perfect life. She’s a model daughter and sister, she’s well-liked by her classmates and teachers, and she’s dating the impossibly charming Art Crevan. But then Celestine… Read more »

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Review: Because of Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

Review: Because of Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

Fans of historical romance let out a collective squee when it was announced that Julia Queen would be returning to the world of the Bridgertons with a new series. I fell in love with the Bridgertons several years ago when I dipped my toes back into the historical romance genre. I was immediately captured by this unconventional family. Julia Quinn is back with a new book about the Bridgertons and a new family, the Rokesbys. As far as I can tell (and I haven’t done a ton of research) this series happens before the original Bridgertons series and focuses and an earlier generation… Read more »

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Trailer: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Trailer: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

The official trailer for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children was just released. The trailer definitely has that Tim Burton flavor of the strange and wonderful. While the beginning scene with the entrance to Miss Peregrine’s world is quite different than what I recall from the book, it definitely makes an impression.  Who else will be seeing this when it hits theaters this September?

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Ontario Teen Book Fest – Interview with Nicole Maggi

Ontario Teen Book Fest – Interview with Nicole Maggi

Hi, guys. I am very happy today to be on the blog tour for the Ontario Teen Book Fest, an amazing event held every year in Ontario, CA. Every year has boasted an amazing lineup but I am especially excited about this year’s roster because it includes Marissa Meyer and Andrew Smith! I will be spotlighting author Nicole Maggi (Twin Willows Trilogy) but, before we get to that, check out some important details about the event. We hope you can join us! Important Info When: Saturday March 12th , 9 am to 5 pm Where: Colony High School 3850 E. Riverside Drive, Ontario, CA 91761 The Ontario Teen Book Fest Website: http://www.ontariotbf.org/ This is a A FREE AND UNTICKETED EVENT! How… Read more »

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Review: Beautiful Boss by Christina Lauren

Review: Beautiful Boss by Christina Lauren

Thank you, Christina Lauren, for this sweet and sexy little story about Will and Hanna, one of my favorite couples from the Beautiful Bastard series. While I really do adore everyone in the series, Will and Hanna hold a special place in my heart. There was just something about their story and relationship that I fell in love from the start and I was so, so happy to hear that the author team were planning on writing a novella featuring the two… Read more »

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Feburary Wrap-Up

Feburary Wrap-Up

Hello! February truly is a short month. Even with the extra leap day this year, February has just flown by. Sorry for the lack of posts in the last couple of weeks. Life has been a little crazy. I got in a pretty big car accident (if you recall I was in one last year as well) and now I’ve caught something like bronchitis. I lost my voice for 3 days or so, which was really strange as I have never lost my voice before. Amidst all of this, I lost a bit of my reading mojo. Mostly I was just too tired to concentrate on reading new books. Instead, I’ve re-read a few favorites and got through my February… Read more »

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February Lit Fic Giveaway!

February Lit Fic Giveaway!

Hi, all. I am back with another giveaway. This is for a box of literary fiction books and includes 4 SIGNED books by Christopher Moore! Yup, I am cleaning out my bookshelves. These books might find a new home with you. This giveaway is only open to US residents due to shipping costs. Books will include: Nora Webster by Colm Tóibín Beautiful Season by Susan Mallery One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauf The 500 by Matthew Quirk An Unmasked Grave by Charles Todd Sacre Bleu by Christopher Moore (SIGNED) A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore (SIGNED) Bloodsucking Fiends by Christopher Moore (SIGNED) You Suck by Christopher Moore (SIGNED) Good luck! Giveaway Rules: Open to US residents only. We are not responsible… Read more »

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