Thursday Things 10/15

Okay, first of all, here are a bunch of pictures that only Harry Potter fans will find funny. And a bunch of two-person HP Halloween costumes (Kiesha said no, she would not be the Nimbus 2000 to my Harry Potter and carry me around. Rude.) Hah! I totally feel these social anxieties about books allContinue reading “Thursday Things 10/15”


Thursday Things 10/08

This isn’t book related necessarily, but it definitely hits home. Have you ever felt like you’re an imposter in your job or career? I have. Here’s an amazing article on Impostor Syndrome: Why You Feel Like a Fraud & How To Overcome It. Lots of Lean In references here. Banned Book Week was last week,Continue reading “Thursday Things 10/08”

Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton

Gigi, Bette, and June, three top students at an exclusive Manhattan ballet school, have seen their fair share of drama. Free-spirited new girl Gigi just wants to dance—but the very act might kill her. Privileged New Yorker Bette’s desire to escape the shadow of her ballet star sister brings out a dangerous edge in her.Continue reading “Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton”

Your Perfect Life by Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke

Best friends since childhood, Casey and Rachel couldn’t lead more different lives. While workaholic Casey rubs elbows with celebrities daily as the host of Gossip TV and comes home nightly to an empty apartment, stay-at-home mom Rachel juggles an “oops” baby, two fiery teenagers, and a husband who barely seems the man she fell inContinue reading “Your Perfect Life by Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke”

Thursday Things 10/01

It’s Halloween month! Lauren and I already have our costumes planned, but if you’re still trying to decide, check out these literary costumes! I have a secret love for zombies, so that zombie librarian knocked my socks off. Speaking of Halloween, if you’re throwing a Harry Potter themed party (or even just watching the movies),Continue reading “Thursday Things 10/01”

Top Ten Tuesday 9/29

Ten Books To Read If You Like _____ Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (or moody princes, apparently) Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen |  There are plenty of magical elements in Stolen Songbird. Trolls, curses, magic, witches, grumpy princes—so wonderful. It’s fast paced and fantastic. My review here. The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey |Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday 9/29”

Legend by Marie Lu

What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic’s wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic’s highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day isContinue reading “Legend by Marie Lu”

Nowhere But Home by Liza Palmer

After Queenie Wake is dismissed from her restaurant job, she returns to North Star to cook meals for death row inmates. Hopeful that the bad memories of her late mother and promiscuous sister (now the mother of the captain of the high school football team) have been forgotten by the locals, Queenie discovers that someContinue reading “Nowhere But Home by Liza Palmer”

Top Ten Tuesday 9/22

Top Ten Books On My Fall TBR 1. I really, really want to read some spooky stuff this Fall – so Ten by Gretchen McNeil is at the top of my list! 2. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs – as well as the rest in the series. The movie comes outContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday 9/22”