April 29, 2019

Abbreviations #88: The Princess and the Fangirl, Don't Date Rosa Santos + Somewhere Only We Know

Abbreviations #88: The Princess and the Fangirl, Don't Date Rosa Santos + Somewhere Only We Know
The Princess and the Fangirl is based on The Prince and the Pauper and set at the same convention as its predecessor, Geekerella . Readers will once again encounter two perspectives: Imogen, a Starfield fan determined to #SaveAmara by garnering enough fan and media support to bring back a fan favori…

April 26, 2019

Book Review: The Bride Test

Book Review: The Bride Test
Though his family knows that his autism just means that he processes emotions differently, Khai Diep has always believed himself incapable of experiencing big emotions (like grief or love). He’s always avoided relationships (especially the romantic sort), but his mother takes matters into her own …

April 24, 2019

Friends with ARCs | Love from A to Z + Hearts Made for Breaking

Friends with ARCs | Love from A to Z + Hearts Made for Breaking
The first time Adam and Zayneb notice each other is en route to Doha, Qatar. Their paths diverge upon their arrival at their destination, and that would have been the end of things… until they discover they have a mutual acquaintance. Their friendship blossoms organically from that point, but ther…

April 22, 2019

Table for Two #28: FryGuys

Table for Two #28: FryGuys
Rachel of Hello, Chelly and I have teamed up to bring you a collaboration that involves two of my favorite things: New York City and food. Welcome to Table for Two , where the two of us will be highlighting places to eat in New York City! I'm sharing about our experience at FryGuys  today, while …

April 17, 2019

Abbreviations #87: Ballet Shoes, Next Year in Havana + Again the Magic

Abbreviations #87: Ballet Shoes, Next Year in Havana + Again the Magic
Pauline, Petrova and Posy Fossil are three little girls who were adopted (under different circumstances) by a man who loves to travel and is interested in collecting all sorts of fossils. Under the guardianship of the man’s great-niece Sylvia and the care of their Nana, the three girls flourish. Bu…

April 15, 2019

Abbreviations #86: Roar, A Crown of Wishes + Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge

Abbreviations #86: Roar, A Crown of Wishes + Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge
Aurora Pavan has been groomed to be the next Stormling queen, perfect for the role in all ways except one: she has none of the magic she’ll need to keep her people safe. To protect her secret and the crown, Aurora’s mother has arranged for her to marry a powerful Stormling prince. Cassius appears t…

April 12, 2019

Book Haul: March 2019

Book Haul: March 2019
I've been exclusively doing book hauls on our channel for the past couple of years, but I recently decided that I should start sharing them here on the blog again as well. I'm always excited about getting book mail, whether it's my own purchases or the exciting things that I get from t…

April 10, 2019

Abbreviations #85: 99 Percent Mine, Passion on Park Avenue + How to Be Luminous

Abbreviations #85: 99 Percent Mine, Passion on Park Avenue + How to Be Luminous
Darcy Barrett and her twin brother Jamie have inherited their grandmother’s cottage, with strict instructions to restore it before selling the property. Darcy fully intends to be out of the country when renovations start, but before she can make her exit, she finds herself face-to-face with Tom Va…

April 8, 2019

Abbreviations #84: Four Dead Queens, How to Train Your Dragon + Wicked Saints

Abbreviations #84: Four Dead Queens, How to Train Your Dragon + Wicked Saints
When Keralie is tasked to steal a valuable item from a hired messenger, she thinks nothing of it. But when Varin attempts to retrieve the item from her to complete his job, the two of them discover that there is a bigger conspiracy at foot that leaves the four queens – one for each quadrant of Quad…

April 5, 2019

What I Loved: March 2019

What I Loved: March 2019
It's time for another round-up of my monthly favorites! I genuinely love being able to gush about what I loved from the previous month. It's fun to discover who else shares my interests, getting new recommendations for similar things and encouraging people to check out (and fall in love wi…

April 3, 2019

Abbreviations #83: Crazy Rich Asians, The Penderwicks + The Risk

Abbreviations #83: Crazy Rich Asians, The Penderwicks + The Risk
When Nick Young invites Rachel Chu to attend a wedding in Singapore and spend most of the summer in Asia with him, she agrees to tag along in order to spend more time with Nick, to see where he grew up and to meet his family. But she’s woefully unprepared for the revelation that Nick and his famil…

April 1, 2019

March 2019

March 2019
If the year continues to pick up steam for me the way that it has since January, it well may be that every single month is going to be even busier than the the last! March was definitely another month filled with some incredible highlights: the first round of OtakuAThon (which included a snow day)…