Month: March 2017

ARC Review: Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Posted March 9, 2017 by Madalyn / 18 Comments
ARC Review: Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Oh, my heart! Queens of Geek was exactly the delightfully geeky, adorable contemporary I didn’t know I needed. The story follows three Australian best friends, Charlie, Taylor, and Jamie, who travel to the US together to fulfill their collective dream of attending SupaCon (think Comic-Con, but fictional). For such a short book, Queens of Geek managed to fill every page with fandom, romance, friendship, and self-discovery. I devoured it in one sitting. The book is told through two POVs: Charlie and Taylor. I thought Jen Wilde pulled off the multiple perspectives really well! Charlie is a YouTube star with an impressive three million subscribers, and she’s also on the verge of being a breakout star due to her role in an Australian […]

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I’m Selling My Books!

Posted March 7, 2017 by Erica / 2 Comments

Hey everyone! I’ve made the very hard decision to start selling my books. I really need the money and I just think this is the best decision for myself right now. I wanted to start on the blog to see if it went well and just to sell to you guys, everyone I know. If the books aren’t bought from here then I’ll be moving over to Amazon. Each book will have it’s own price that I’ll mark. I won’t be posting pictures on here because that would just cause for a terribly long post (even though it’ll be one as is), but if you want pictures, just ask, no problem there. Some books I haven’t picked up in ages […]

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The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Posted March 6, 2017 by Christy / 8 Comments
The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Oh my gosh, this book, y’all!  This freaking book. IS. SO. DAMN. GOOD.  I just don’t really know where to even start with a review.  I just loved every thing about The Upside of Unrequited and I have a feeling that it’s going to be extremely difficult for me to express just how much I loved this book and why you should drop everything and preorder it right now. I’ll start with the characters.  Molly, our MC, was such a wonderful character.  I loved watching her grow throughout the book.  When we first meet her, she seems very timid and very careful when it comes to matters of the heart.  I loved watching her break out of her shell and […]

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Netflix and Books: February Check-In

Posted March 4, 2017 by Erica / 2 Comments

Lauren and I (Erica) introduced our Netflix and Books Challenge for 2017  as a way of making progress on books we want to read and TV shows we want to watch. The TBR lists were chosen by matching books up to various TV shows based on characters, plots, etc. You can learn all about the challenge and join in anytime here! Don’t forget, you can also still participate in our Netflix and Books Tag that we debuted in 2016; it’ll give you some points in this challenge too! READING PROGRESS erica’s progress I have gotten nowhere on reading progress, but I’m hoping by the end of next month that I’ll be good to go on that front. I have some books in mind but nothing is […]

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ARC Review | A Good Idea: Cristina Moracho

Posted March 3, 2017 by Erica / 6 Comments
ARC Review | A Good Idea: Cristina Moracho

TRIGGER WARNING: DRUG ABUSE/DRUG USE A Good Idea was a decent book. I enjoyed it from beginning to end but it didn’t blow me away. The beginning was, which is odd for me, better than the end. I got into it really quick and wasn’t wanting to put it down, but after I read for a while…I had to stop. It kind of took a weird pace for me and I was just meh about it. I’m not sure if that was actually the books doing or me just being me at this time of my reading slump, but either way, it took a toll on my enjoyment. Now, the pacing was good in the sense of all books ever (if […]

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ARC Review: The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Posted March 2, 2017 by Madalyn / 4 Comments
ARC Review: The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz

After (finally) picking up Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe earlier last year, I fell deeply in love with Benjamin Alire Saenz’s prose. So, of course, I was thrilled to receive an e-arc of his latest book, The Inexplicable Logic of My Life. I’ll be honest: in a lot of ways, these two stories felt like the exact same book, just with a different cast of characters. The Inexplicable Logic of My Life, like Aristotle and Dante, focuses heavily on themes of grief, loss, family, friendships, and growing up. I think Saenz tackles these tricky themes exceptionally well. He seriously has a gift for writing the teenage experience like no other author I’ve ever read. I think this is due to […]

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