I was selected to participate in a blog tour for Midnight Dance by Nikki Katz with an excerpt from the book. When the music stops, the dance begins. Seventeen-year-old Penny is a lead dancer at the Grande Teatro, a finishing school where she and eleven other young women are training to become the finest ballerinasContinue reading “Blog Tour: Midnight Dance by Nikki Katz (Excerpt)”
There is a part of my that loves sickeningly sweet stories about teenagers in love, and a part of me that just can’t suspend my disbelief about how unrealistic the expectation of finding your soulmate is. These two parts of me have a hard time reconciling themselves when it comes to Nicola Yoon’s The Sun isContinue reading “Book Review: The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon”
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”
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’s theme is “a book that every book lover should read.” For this prompt, I chose Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli. I remember reading this book in late middle school or early highContinue reading “Book Traveling Thursdays // A Book Every Book Lover Should Read”
This book has been sitting on my shelf for the better part of nine months. I am not sure what finally made me pick up Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard, but I have the sinking suspicion it may be because I recently binged Season 4 The 100, on Netflix. Red Queen tells the story ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen #1)”
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”
I have the pleasure to taking part in the book tour for A Mortal Song by Megan Crewe. This magical book seems like an exciting read perfect for anyone who loves magic and fantasy. I have been given the honor of posting an excerpt from this book for you to enjoy. Have a look.
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”
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”
Memorable Mondays is a meme that focuses on spotlighting our favorite quotes from books we’ve read. This week’s quote comes from the young adult book The 100 by Kass Morgan.