Audiobook Review: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

This has been on my digital audio shelf for over a year and I finally got around to it, and the only thing I have to say is: what took me so long? Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys is a masterfully crafted young adult World War II story about fate, survival, and guilt.Continue reading “Audiobook Review: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys”

Audiobook Review: Need by Joelle Charbonneau

Let’s think about what happens when a social network puts out the ultimate question to high school students: “What do you need?” Now, think back to what you thought you “needed” in high school, and imagine what you would have done to obtain it. Need by Joelle Charbonneau follows a group of students at NottawaContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Need by Joelle Charbonneau”

Waiting on Wednesday #18 // Glitter by Aprilynne Pike

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week, I am waiting on Glitter by Aprilynne Pike. Release Date: October 25, 2016 From #1 New York Times bestselling author Aprilynne Pike comes a truly original new novel—Breaking Bad meets Marie Antoinette in a near-future worldContinue reading “Waiting on Wednesday #18 // Glitter by Aprilynne Pike”

Book Review: The 100 by Kass Morgan (The 100 #1)

Normally, I try to keep my reviews spoiler free, but for the purposes of this one, there will be spoilers. If you are here because you watch the show, what I spoil won’t be much of a surprise. I happened upon The 100, the television show, when I was browsing Netflix one day. I watchedContinue reading “Book Review: The 100 by Kass Morgan (The 100 #1)”

Audiobook Review: Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (Code Name Verity #2)

If I had to pick a kryptonite, its World War II fiction. This setting in time is fascinating to me on several levels and it’s such a rich period that I find I don’t ever read the same story twice. Both book hangovers that I have been nursing this year were World War II narrativesContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (Code Name Verity #2)”

Book Traveling Thursdays // A Book Set in High School or College

Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly feature created by Danielle’s Book Blog and The Girl Who Read Too Much that highlights book covers from around the world. This week we’re celebrating back to school with books that take place in high school or college. I haven’t read many books that take place in a high school as of late, butContinue reading “Book Traveling Thursdays // A Book Set in High School or College”

Audiobook Review: Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton

I was a child of ballet stories. I don’t have the feet or the discipline to achieve the picture perfect poses struck by prima ballerinas, but I found myself entranced by stories like The Nutcracker and Swan Lake. I remember getting a little older when dance  movies were in their heyday. I remember watching JuliaContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton”

Blog Tour: Been Here All Along by Sandy Hall (Excerpt)

We’re celebrating the release of Been Here All Along by Sandy Hall, coming out August 30th! I’ve been given the opportunity to share an excerpt from the book as well as post a giveaway for you all.

Audiobook Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston

**Warning this book deals with an eating disorder and treatment. Although the review doesn’t discuss it in detail the material may be triggering to some people.** There are some things that are hard to capture, especially if you haven’t been through it yourself. It’s easy to judge and think how easy it should be toContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston”

Audiobook Review: Landline by Rainbow Rowell

Everyone fantasizes a little about what they would do if they were given a chance to change history. There are so many discussions in pop culture about time travel and its repercussions, and with all of that to contend with Landline by Rainbow Rowell still presents a really unique perspective on the subject. It’s almost ChristmasContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Landline by Rainbow Rowell”