Top 5 Tuesday: Worst Rulers

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Shanah, the Bionic Book Worm. When it comes to book adversaries, we all have a character we love to hate! Here are five bookish rulers who veer a bit too much toward the dark side… President Snow(The Hunger Games) Lord Voldemort(Harry Potter series) Demon King(Girls ofContinue reading “Top 5 Tuesday: Worst Rulers”

Book Blogger Hop: Platform for Blogs/May 10

The Book Blogger Hop is a book meme hosted by Billy @ Coffee Addicted Writer where you answer a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. This way you have a chance to check out other people’s blogs and gain new followers yourself. This Week’s Question: What platform do you use for your blog? IContinue reading “Book Blogger Hop: Platform for Blogs/May 10”

Goodreads Monday: May 11

I’m taking part in Goodreads Monday. This was started by Lauren’s Page Turners, in which you choose a book listed on your Goodreads TBR and talk about it. This Week’s Post All the Days Past, All the Days to Come by Mildred D. Taylor Why I Want to Read It: I came across this bookContinue reading “Goodreads Monday: May 11”

Edelweiss Mini Reviews: May 10

I hope that everyone is having a good weekend! I’m here to share with you some books I received on Edelweiss this week. I received these books in exchange for an honest review. A Woman’s Place: Inside the Fight for a Feminist Future by Kylie CheungPublisher: North Atlantic BooksGenre: Non-Fiction/Women’s StudiesRelease Date: July 21, 2020Continue reading “Edelweiss Mini Reviews: May 10”

Sunday Sentence: May 10

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’. ‘I’ll never know, because it wasn’t a story she ever told.’ Source: ‘Years after my mother’s death, I finally understand what she was trying to say‘, by Jeanette Marantos. Los AngelesContinue reading “Sunday Sentence: May 10”

April 2020 Book Haul

Last month I received four books! I’m very happy with my selections! Clap When You Land by Elizabeth AcevedoGenre: ContemporaryPublisher: Harper TeenPurchased through Bookshop.org Beach Read by Emily HenryPublisher: BerkeleyGenre: Contemporary RomancePurchased through Book of the Month Long Way Down by Jason ReynoldsPublisher: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy BooksGenre: ContemporaryPurchased through Bookshop.org Starfish Pier by Irene HannonHope HarborContinue reading “April 2020 Book Haul”

NetGalley Mini Reviews: May 9

I’m excited to share my thoughts on these digital reads! I have two digital review copies to share with you. I received these books from NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own! Thank You, Miyuki by Roxane Marie GalliezIllustrated by Seng Soun RatanavanhLength: 32 pagesGenre: Children’s FictionPublisher: PrincetonContinue reading “NetGalley Mini Reviews: May 9”

Bookish Friday: May 8

Bookish Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Laurie Reads and Niffler Reads. The prompts for February to May can be found here. This Week’s Theme: Middle Grade Covers Here are some Middle Grade covers that I enjoy: The Whispers by Greg Howard Witnessing the connection between a child and his pet is so heartwarming.TheContinue reading “Bookish Friday: May 8”

Quarantine Book Tag: May 7

Since many parts of the US are still under lock down/quarantine (things are still a bit restricted here in NJ), I finally decided to do the Quarantine Book Tag! I’ve been tagged by Zezee@ Zezee With Books. The Quarantine Book Tag was created by OurBookNook. Must-Have: a book you *have* to have with you whileContinue reading “Quarantine Book Tag: May 7”

Book Review/Obit: Poems by Victoria Chang

Obit: Poems by Victoria ChangPublisher: Copper Canyon PressLength: 120 pagesAcquired through ScribdGenre: PoetryRelease Date: April 7, 2020 My Thoughts Death is a serious topic to discuss. Writing about the death of a parent is equal parts difficult and a testimony of strength. In ‘Obit’, Victoria Chang’s poetry expressed the loss of her mother in stunningContinue reading “Book Review/Obit: Poems by Victoria Chang”