I love Darth Vader

Apr 23

Waiting on Wednesday: One Man Guy

Waiting on Wednesday: One Man Guy

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine. It’s a chance to highlight upcoming books that we can’t wait to read. 

One Many GuyOne Man Guy / Michael Barakiva / Farrar, Straus and Giroux / May 27 2014

Alek Khederian should have guessed something was wrong when his parents took him to a restaurant. Everyone knows that Armenians never eat out. Between bouts of interrogating the…

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Apr 22
Meeting Laini Taylor (author of The Daughter of Smoke and Bone series) - highlight of the week!

Meeting Laini Taylor (author of The Daughter of Smoke and Bone series) - highlight of the week!

Apr 18

Sexual Assault Week Wrap-Up

Sexual Assault Week Wrap-Up

This week Ardo and I got together to share some young adult novels that tackle sexual assault in a variety of ways. I feel like we just got started and now the week is over!

Sexual Assault Week

We discussed date rape is my post about Canary by Rachele Alpine and Ardo’s post on Courtney Summer’s Cracked Up To Be and Some Girls Are.  And we looked at Where the Stars Still Shine and Perks of Being a Wallflower - which…

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Apr 18
I’m both terrified and excited #dreamsofgodsansmonsters

I’m both terrified and excited #dreamsofgodsansmonsters

Apr 17

Sexual Assault Week: Courtney Summers’s Double Header

Sexual Assault Week: Courtney Summers’s Double Header

This post is filled with spoilers. You’ve been warned.

I’ve always wanted to read a Courtney Summers book because of all the positive things I’ve heard on her writing, characters and the issues she tackles. I read This Is Not A Test and enjoyed it a lot because of the complicated female protagonist who didn’t fit into the cookie cutter mold of being “likable” nor should she for the crap she’s…

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Apr 16
Today’s accomplishment: I’m 80% finished the first draft of my WIP #amwriting

Today’s accomplishment: I’m 80% finished the first draft of my WIP #amwriting

Apr 16

Waiting on Wednesday: The Cabinet of Curiosities

Waiting on Wednesday: The Cabinet of Curiosities

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine. It’s a chance to highlight upcoming books that we can’t wait to read. 

cabinet of curiositiesThe Cabinet of Curiosities / Curated by  Stefan Bachmann, Katherine Catmull, Claire LeGrand, and Emma Trevayne / Greenwillow Books / May 27 2014

A collection of forty eerie, mysterious, intriguing, and very short short stories presented by the cabinet’s…

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Apr 15

Sexual Assault Week: Canary

Sexual Assault Week: Canary

canaryCanary by Rachele Alpine
Publisher: Medallion Press
Genre: Contemporary
Page count: 400 pages
Source: Borrowed from library

Release Date: August 1 2013

Kate Franklin’s life changes for the better when her dad lands a job at Beacon Prep, an elite private school with one of the best basketball teams in the state. She begins to date a player on the team and quickly gets caught up in a world of…

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Apr 14

faebug:

when you try to push up your glasses but forget you took them off so you just kinda hit your face

Apr 14
sharpegirl:

Far From You by Tess Sharpe Giveaway!
Hey y’all, I’m giving away two signed copies of FAR FROM YOU (with a few extras thrown in!). One copy will have my notes and thoughts about the book scribbled in the margins, and the second copy will contain a handwritten short story about what happens to the characters after FAR FROM YOU ends.
To enter, all you have to do is reblog this post, or tweet a link to the giveaway with the hashtag #farfromyou. This is an international Giveaway and it ends on Monday, April 21st and the winners will be announced on the 22nd! 

sharpegirl:

Far From You by Tess Sharpe Giveaway!

Hey y’all, I’m giving away two signed copies of FAR FROM YOU (with a few extras thrown in!). One copy will have my notes and thoughts about the book scribbled in the margins, and the second copy will contain a handwritten short story about what happens to the characters after FAR FROM YOU ends.

To enter, all you have to do is reblog this post, or tweet a link to the giveaway with the hashtag #farfromyou. This is an international Giveaway and it ends on Monday, April 21st and the winners will be announced on the 22nd!