Hello everyone, September is quickly coming to a close, which means my favorite time of the year is approaching. I'm pretty surprised and proud of how many books I've read this month and let me tell you, I read some pretty awesome ones! Books I read during September! (If there’s an asterisk… Continue reading September Wrap-Up
Hello hello everyone, I have a brief announcement to share! During the next summer, I want to roll out a beta/sensitivity reading service on my blog. Before I officially do that, I want to tackle projects that are YA (contemporary, sci-fi, fantasy, and romance) and are up to or between 5k-10k words long for FREE.… Continue reading Beta/Sensitivity Reading Service Announcement
Synopsis Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking. With a mother who makes her feel unremarkable and a half-Japanese heritage she doesn’t quite understand, Kiko prefers to keep her head down, certain that once she makes it into her dream art school, Prism, her real life will begin. … Continue reading Starfish Blog Tour: Author Interview & Review
Synopsis Victoria Cruz inhabits two worlds: In one, she is a rock star, thrashing the stage with her husky voice and purple-streaked hair. In the other, currently serving as her reality, Victoria is a shy teenager with overprotective Cuban parents, who sleepwalks through her life at the prestigious Evanston Academy. Unable to overcome the whole… Continue reading The Victoria in my Head Book Blitz: Author Interview & Review
Hello everyone, this week's Thursday's Thoughts is about coming up with ideas for discussion posts. I know that this is a question that I've sometimes been asked, and it's also a question that I often ask myself when I'm searching for ideas. So how do you come up with ideas for discussions? The first… Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts: How Do You Come up With Ideas for Discussions?
Photo Credit: Goodreads Before I go into this review, I want to state that I am a black heterosexual cisgendered Muslim teen girl, and those are the lenses that I'm viewing this novel through. In addition, I was able to read and review an arc of 27 Hours in exchange for an honest review, via… Continue reading ARC Review: 27 HOURS by Tristina Wright
A while back I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award. Huge thanks to Sophie Li over at Sophie's Corner! Definitely check out Sophie's blog, she's extremely kind and I really enjoy reading her posts. Rules for The Versatile Blogger Award: Thank the person who nominated you. Share 7 facts about yourself. Nominate 10 other bloggers… Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award
Photo Credit: Goodreads You all, I'm so excited to share this review! It's probably going to be a tad bit longer than my reviews usually are, but I have so much to say about this book. Here's a look at the synopsis, before I jump into my ramble/rave/review. Trigger Warning: Mention of bodily harm/potential suicide attempt… Continue reading Book Review: A MILLION JUNES by Emily Henry
I've mentioned it in a few previous blog posts that I'm starting my junior year of high school this month. That along with moving to a new house further away from school has made me stop and question how I'm going to balance a heavier courseload, standardized testing, living further away, and all my… Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts: Striving For Balance
Is it really September? Do I really start junior year tomorrow? (Also any junior year of HS advice would be greatly appreciated!) Does Nanowrimo really start in less than two months? Are there really only four months left in 2017? Wow wow wow. I thought in this writing update I'd share what I'm doing… Continue reading Writing Update #3: Nanowrimo Starts in Two Months?!