Month: June 2014

Review: Fiend by Peter Stens..

Review: Fiend by Peter Stenson

Fiend by Peter Stenson Release Date: July 9, 2013 Publisher: Crown 295 Pages Received: From Publisher Format: Paperback Rating:  Description:  There’s more than one kind of monster.    When Chase Daniels first sees the little girl in umbrella socks tearing open the Rottweiler, he’s not too concerned. As a longtime meth addict, he’s no stranger […]

June 30, 2014
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Book Pet Peeves #3: Numbers

Book Pet Peeves #3: Numbers

It’s time to talk about my bookish pet peeves again. Today I want to talk about something that has been bothering me since I started reading. I know I’m not the only one who feels this way: I really wish that publishers would clearly label the books in a series. Honestly, how hard is it […]

June 29, 2014
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Take the Staples Test!

Take the Staples Test!

Ever wondered how fast you actually read? The Staples test can give you a small idea of your reading speed. For instance, I read and comprehend 880 words per minute, the level of high scoring college students (something I was not while I was in college). What’s yours?  Source: Staples eReader Department Keep Reading, The […]

June 26, 2014
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Review: The Secret Diary of ..

Review: The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet by Bernie Su

    The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet by Bernie Su and Kate Rorick Release Date: June 24, 2014 Publisher: Touchstone 400 Pages Received: NetGalley Format: E-ARC Rating:  Description:  Based on the Emmy Award winning YouTube series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. Twenty four year old grad student Lizzie Bennet is saddled with student loan debt […]

June 25, 2014
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YA Review: Tease by Amanda M..

YA Review: Tease by Amanda Maciel

Tease by Amanda Maciel Release Date: April 29, 2014 Publisher: Balzer + Bray 328 Pages Received: From Publisher Format: Paperback ARC Rating:  Description:  From debut author Amanda Maciel comes a provocative and unforgettable novel, inspired by real-life incidents, about a teenage girl who faces criminal charges for bullying after a classmate commits suicide. Emma Putnam is […]

June 17, 2014
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Book Pet Peeves #2: Stickers

Book Pet Peeves #2: Stickers

It’s once again time to talk about my book pet peeves! So let’s discuss one of the things I really, really hate when it comes to my books: stickers.   So let’s talk. I really hate these things. There is very little that will drive me more insane than a sticker that I can’t get […]

June 17, 2014
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YA Review: Girl of Fire and ..

YA Review: Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson

Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns #1) by Rae Carson Release Date: September 20, 2011 Publisher: Greenwillow 423 Pages Received: Bought from Better World Books Format: Hardcover Rating:  Description: Once a century, one person is chosen for greatness. Elisa is the chosen one.  But she is also the younger of two princesses, the […]

June 17, 2014
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Book Haul: May 2014

Book Haul: May 2014

As I’ve been having a ton of problems with my camera (which is on reason I have been lax on the monthly hauls) I decided to just give you a quick run down of what I got last month the old fashioned way. So let us begin! William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return by Ian Doescher […]

June 10, 2014
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TFIOS Movie: The Review

TFIOS Movie: The Review

If you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of weeks/months you may be one of the only people who has not heard that John Green’s book, The Fault in Our Stars, is now a movie. And now, as of this past weekend, that movie is officially released into theaters. For a while, […]

June 9, 2014
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