May 29, 2019

Book Haul: May 2019

Book Haul: May 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…

May 27, 2019

Margaret Rogerson on Magical Sidekicks | Sorcery of Thorns Blog Tour

Margaret Rogerson on Magical Sidekicks | Sorcery of Thorns Blog Tour
I'm truly honored to have been invited to be a part of the blog tour for  Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson , which is kicking off today on this here blog! Sorcery of Thorns  is a standalone YA fantasy that features Elisabeth, an aspiring librarian who finds herself on trial after a terrible…

May 25, 2019

FaerieAThon Announcement + Tithe Reading Breakdown

FaerieAThon Announcement + Tithe Reading Breakdown
While we announced this on Twitter at the end of April, it's officially time to let you all in on the details for FaerieAThon ! This event came into existence when it was announced that The Queen of Nothing (AKA the third and final book in the Folk of the Air series, AKA a title I am highly anti…

May 24, 2019

Abbreviations #89: Birthday, Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune + Waiting for Tom Hanks

Abbreviations #89: Birthday, Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune + Waiting for Tom Hanks
It felt inevitable that Morgan and Eric were going to be best friends; after all, they were born on the same day in the same hospital. Birthday is told through the snapshot of what goes down on the actual birthdays from the ages of thirteen to eighteen, as both Morgan and Eric are grappling with id…

May 21, 2019

OtakuAThon, Round 2 Announcement + TBR

OtakuAThon, Round 2 Announcement + TBR
Kristin & I are thrilled to be hosting another round of OtakuAThon ! This collaborative event came together when we both decided we wanted to deliberately carve out more time to indulge in our deep love of manga and anime, and to invite other manga and anime fans to join us. Round two is taking …

May 20, 2019

Table for Two #29: Kith Treats

Table for Two #29: Kith Treats
Rachel of Hello, Chelly and I have teamed up to bring you a collaboration that involves two of my favorite things: New York City & food. Welcome to Table for Two , where the two of us will be highlighting places to eat in NYC! I'll be talking about Kith Treats  today, while R achel will share …

May 17, 2019

Book Review: Red, White & Royal Blue

Book Review: Red, White & Royal Blue
When Alex Claremont-Diaz, son of the President of the US, and his longtime nemesis Prince Henry have an altercation at a royal wedding, the news makes the tabloids and threatens the relationship between the American and British governments. The solution that their staffs come up with is simple: th…

May 15, 2019

Merci, Paris! Part 02

Merci, Paris! Part 02
When Rachel & I decided that our 2019 trip would be a return to Paris for us both, I was eager to experience the city again, this time armed with realistic expectations and a relaxed itinerary. Our trip ended up being so lovely, even with all the unexpected mishaps we went through, and I’m exc…

May 14, 2019

Merci, Paris! Part 01

Merci, Paris! Part 01
I’ve always romanticized Paris in my mind, but my initial trip there in 2016 with my family served as a reality check for that film perfect daydream that I’d always clung to. The truth is that Paris is a city spun out of complicated history, decadent culture and markers of modernity, and while it …

May 10, 2019

Book Haul: April 2019

Book Haul: April 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…

May 8, 2019

Friends with ARCs | The Key to Happily Ever After + There's Something About Sweetie

Friends with ARCs | The Key to Happily Ever After + There's Something About Sweetie
The Key to Happily Ever After centers around the de la Rosa sisters, Marisol, Janelyn & Pearl, who have just stepped up to take over their parents’ successful DC wedding planning business together. But in the middle of planning weddings and budding romances, will these three sisters be able to …

May 6, 2019

What I Loved: April 2019

What I Loved: April 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…

May 3, 2019

Book Review: We Hunt the Flame

Book Review: We Hunt the Flame
Zafira has made a name for herself as the Hunter who is able to venture into the Arz and return with food to feed her village. Her feats have drawn the attention of powerful individuals, and they invite her to go on a quest to retrieve the Juwarat, a magical artifact that can restore magic to the …