Thursday Things 11/19

If you’re in the market for some new ink & you’d like some literary inspiration, definitely take a look over here – there are a lot of really cute options. I say take an idea to your artist & let them run with it! Um. Have you seen this yet? I’m not sure how IContinue reading “Thursday Things 11/19”

The Coincidence of Coconut Cake by Amy E. Reichert

YOU’VE GOT MAIL meets HOW TO EAT A CUPCAKE in this delightful novel about a talented chef and the food critic who brings down her restaurant—whose chance meeting turns into a delectable romance of mistaken identities. In downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lou works tirelessly to build her beloved yet struggling French restaurant, Luella’s, into a success.Continue reading “The Coincidence of Coconut Cake by Amy E. Reichert”

Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid

At the age of twenty-nine, Hannah Martin still has no idea what she wants to do with her life. She has lived in six different cities and held countless meaningless jobs since graduating college. On the heels of leaving yet another city, Hannah moves back to her hometown of Los Angeles and takes up residenceContinue reading “Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid”

Thursday Things 11/12

Look! My Harry Potter tattoo was featured on Mel Reads Comics last week. My leg is famous. 🙂 I haven’t been quiet about my distaste for all things Twilight, but I saw this post about Stephenie Meyer’s picks for a Life and Death movie… and I kind of like it?! I love Emma Stone &Continue reading “Thursday Things 11/12”

Tumble & Fall by Alexandra Coutts

A novel about the end of days full of surprising beginnings. The world is living in the shadow of oncoming disaster. An asteroid is set to strike the earth in just one week’s time; catastrophe is unavoidable. The question isn’t how to save the world—the question is, what to do with the time that’s left?Continue reading “Tumble & Fall by Alexandra Coutts”

Slasher Girls and Monster Boys

A host of the smartest young adult authors come together in this collection of scary stories and psychological thrillers curated by Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea’s April Genevieve Tucholke. Each story draws from a classic tale or two—sometimes of the horror genre, sometimes not—to inspire something new and fresh and terrifying. ThereContinue reading “Slasher Girls and Monster Boys”

Where They Found Her by Kimberly McCreight

At the end of a long winter, in bucolic Ridgedale, New Jersey, the body of an infant is discovered in the woods near the town’s prestigious university campus. No one knows who the baby is, or how her body ended up out there. But there is no shortage of opinions. When freelance journalist, and recentContinue reading “Where They Found Her by Kimberly McCreight”

Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

Litigation lawyer and harried single mother Kate Baron is stunned when her daughter’s exclusive private school in Park Slope, Brooklyn, calls with disturbing news: her intelligent, high-achieving fifteen-year-old daughter, Amelia, has been caught cheating. Seemingly unable to cope with what she’d done, a despondent Amelia has jumped from the school’s roof in an act ofContinue reading “Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight”

Chasing Power by Sarah Beth Durst

Lies, secrets, and magic — three things that define Kayla’s life. Sixteen-year-old Kayla plans to spend her summer hanging out on the beach in Santa Barbara and stealing whatever she wants, whenever she wants it. Born with the ability to move things with her mind — things like credit cards, diamond rings, and buttons onContinue reading “Chasing Power by Sarah Beth Durst”