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The Grave Keepers by Elizabeth Byrne: The One Where I Read Half a Story

The Grave Keepers is one of those books I loved until the last fifteen pages, when I realized things were going to end exactly as I feared. Elizabeth Byrne’s debut, though compelling, fast paced, and enjoyable, reads as though half the story is simply missing. Poof. Gone. Lost in the abyss of poor editing choices.… Continue reading The Grave Keepers by Elizabeth Byrne: The One Where I Read Half a Story

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Sizzling Hot New Releases of August//These Six Books Will Light Your TBR On Fire

I know I say this every month…but how the heck is it already August? I’m nowhere close to my reading goal for the year, which is unfortunate considering it’s halfway through, however I’m still excited for the arrival of a new month and NEW RELEASES! This month and September are absolutely packed with great stories… Continue reading Sizzling Hot New Releases of August//These Six Books Will Light Your TBR On Fire

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A Review of My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier// AKA The One Where I Become Deeply Fearful of All Child Geniuses

What It’s About… Che Taylor has four items on his list: 1. He wants to spar, not just train in the boxing gym. 2. He wants a girlfriend. 3. He wants to go home. 4. He wants to keep Rosa under control. Che’s little sister Rosa is smart, talented, pretty, and so good at deception… Continue reading A Review of My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier// AKA The One Where I Become Deeply Fearful of All Child Geniuses

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10 YA Books Collecting Dust On My Shelf Since 2K14…And My Plan to Read Them This Year //AKA A Guide for Procrasinators

I’ll be the first to admit that my TBR had grown way past an acceptable level. I could practically feel the virtual shelf buckling under the strain of all that possibility. Unfortunately, this also meant I needed to assess the books I was truly interested in reading. It was hard, but I managed to knock… Continue reading 10 YA Books Collecting Dust On My Shelf Since 2K14…And My Plan to Read Them This Year //AKA A Guide for Procrasinators

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Because I Love Netflix’s Chewing Gum…5 Books Added to My TBR Thanks To the Best Thing To Ever Come Out of England

For those of you not in the know, Chewing Gum is a Netflix series that ABSOLUTELY MUST BE ADDED to your “to watch” list. An import from England, it has two quirky, hilarious, all around amazing seasons that I just can’t get enough of. It follows Tracey, a twenty-three year old who desperately wants to… Continue reading Because I Love Netflix’s Chewing Gum…5 Books Added to My TBR Thanks To the Best Thing To Ever Come Out of England

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Trusting You and Other Lies by Nicole Williams Review// The One I’m Confident Will Fit Perfectly In Your Beach Bag

Synopsis… Phoenix can’t imagine anything worse than being shipped off to family summer camp. Her parents have been fighting for the past two years—do they seriously think being crammed in a cabin with Phoenix and her little brother, Harry, will make things better? On top of that, Phoenix is stuck training with Callum—the head counselor… Continue reading Trusting You and Other Lies by Nicole Williams Review// The One I’m Confident Will Fit Perfectly In Your Beach Bag

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5 Times Foreign Book Covers Slayed My Life// The One Where I’ve Compiled the Eyesores of YA Into One Post

Think a picture’s worth a thousand words? Well, a good book cover’s worth a million. Unfortunately for foreign book publishing, not too many billionaires are coming out of the mix.  After spotting an Australian edition of a favorite book cover of mine, I discovered an unfortunate trend. That being the scientific fact 9 out of… Continue reading 5 Times Foreign Book Covers Slayed My Life// The One Where I’ve Compiled the Eyesores of YA Into One Post