My indie bookshop is a huge part of my social life, and it just has my whole heart. I miss the book sellers, the book events, meeting with my book club IRL, and, of course, buying books! I'm not sure when their doors will open again and when I'll feel safe venturing out in public … Continue reading How to Support Indie Bookshops While Staying at Home
Speak Easy, Speak Love is easily one of my favorite books that I've read this year. It brilliantly captures all the pizzaz and whimsy of the jazz age. With it's charming love stories and captivating characters, I was utterly enchanted by this story. It was the witty and incredibly entertaining dialogue that had me absolutely enthralled … Continue reading Exquisite Quotes from SPEAK EASY, SPEAK LOVE
I Read YA week continues! Today, we're discussing books which have taught us valuable life lessons. When I read Defy by Sara B. Larson, I took away a few wonderful messages that have stayed with me all these years later. Life Lessons I Learned From Defy 1. Be Your True Self Alexa Hollen is a fighter, serving in … Continue reading Three Life Lessons from DEFY by Sara B. Larson
Charlie Holmberg, author of The Paper Magician, has a new book coming out this month! I'm a big fan of The Paper Magician series, so I was so thrilled to get to read an early copy of this book, and I'm even more thrilled to get to share a SIGNED copy with one of you! Wine Pairing Those beautiful … Continue reading THE FIFTH DOLL Review and Signed Book Giveaway!
Happy Monday and welcome to another weekly #ARCstravaganza! Today I'm featuring one of my most anticipated reads of 2017 by one of my favorite local authors, Erin Summerill! I fell in love with Britta and her story in Ever the Hunted when I read it last year. It was such a pleasant surprise for me to find … Continue reading #ARCstravaganza: EVER THE BRAVE
Happy Monday and welcome to the weekly #ARCstravaganza! I am so thrilled to feature Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George for this week's book! As if that cover wasn't enough to make me drool, the premise sounds absolutely captivating! A Much Ado About Nothing retelling set in the 1920s?! I could not hit that preorder button fast enough! I am … Continue reading #ARCstravaganza: SPEAK EASY, SPEAK LOVE
Happy Monday and welcome to the weekly #ARCstravaganza! I am so excited to feature Emily R. King's The Fire Queen this week. Not only did I LOVE the first book in this series, but I'm also on a huge Wonder Woman high after watching that incredible movie, and I am so in the mood to read about some seriously … Continue reading #ARCstravaganza: THE FIRE QUEEN
Daughter of the Pirate King is certainly one of my favorite books I've read so far in 2017, so I could not be more excited for Daughter of the Siren Queen! I am expecting even more swashbuckling pirate action, more high-seas adventure, and more kissing! Also, I absolutely LOVE this book cover! Waiting on Wednesday is a … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: Daughter of the Siren Queen
So, funny story about this lovely book. My friend Mandy over at Book Princess Reviews recommended this to me, saying it was exactly the type of book that I would love (girl knows me well!). I read the description and IMMEDIATELY added it to my TBR list. A couple weeks later, I went to an author … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: Speak Easy, Speak Love
This past week has been an amazing one with getting to attend YALLWEST, and then having author events hosted by The King's English Bookshop three consecutive night in a row! We were lucky enough to get to see Rachel Cohn on Tuesday, Sarah J. Maas on Wednesday, and Jennifer E. Smith on Thursday! Meeting all three of these authors and listening to them discuss their books was such a neat experience, and I'm so glad that we got to share it with some of our YA and Wine book club members!