Month: May 2015

Novella Review: Finding Cind..

Novella Review: Finding Cinderella by Colleen Hoover

Finding Cinderella by Colleen Hoover Release Date: October 14, 2013 Publisher: Atria Books 130 Pages Received: Library book sale Format: Paperback Rating:  3.5 Nuts Description: This novella is a companion novel to the Hopeless series, but can be read as a standalone.  A chance encounter in the dark leads eighteen-year-old Daniel and the girl who […]

May 29, 2015

Tips and Tricks: Repairing Y..

Tips and Tricks: Repairing Your Hardcover’s Spine

Repairing Your Hardcover     Yesterday I had an incident with a book. My order from Book Outlet came damaged, and not just a little bit, a lot. Book Outlet was fabulous. They gave me credit for 110% of what I paid. Unfortunately the book was out of stock so I couldn’t get another one. Looking […]

May 29, 2015

YA Review: None of the Above..

YA Review: None of the Above by I. W. Gregorio

None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio Release Date: April 7, 2015 Publisher: Balzer + Bray 352 Pages Received: Library Copy Format: Hardcover Rating: 4 Nuts Description: A groundbreaking story about a teenage girl who discovers she was born intersex… and what happens when her secret is revealed to the entire school. Incredibly compelling and sensitively […]

May 28, 2015

Event Recap: Greater Rochest..

Event Recap: Greater Rochester TBF Part 2- The Haul

Sorry for the delay in posting part 2, this weekend was a bit crazy. But nevermind that, let’s get into the books. I walked into TBF with about 30 books in a rolling suitcase. I walked out with around 40. But since I only bought 2 I call that progress. Here’s a close up of […]

May 27, 2015

DNF Review: Between the Devi..

DNF Review: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke Release Date: August 15, 2013 Publisher: Razorbill 360 Pages Received: Gift Format: Paperback Rating: DNF Description: You stop fearing the devil when you’re holding his hand… Nothing much exciting rolls through Violet White’s sleepy, seaside town… until River West comes along. River rents the […]

May 25, 2015

Event Recap: Greater Rochest..

Event Recap: Greater Rochester Teen Book Fest Part 1

We left Ohio at 11 on Friday, and maybe we should have thought that through a little better. Here’s why: we hit the Rochester area around rush hour. No one was using their turn signals. I kinda wanted to die. But we got to the hotel in one piece and commandeered the hot tub for […]

May 22, 2015

Cover Reveal: Tarnished by K..

Cover Reveal: Tarnished by Kate Jarvik Birch

Tarnished (Perfected #2) by Kate Jarvik Birch Release Date: 2015 Entangled Teen Summary from Goodreads: Freedom comes at a cost… Ella was genetically engineered to be the perfect pet—graceful, demure…and kept. In a daring move, she escaped her captivity and took refuge in Canada. But while she can think and act as she pleases, the life of […]

May 21, 2015

DNF Review: The Program by S..

DNF Review: The Program by Suzanne Young

The Program by Suzanne Young Release Date: April 30, 2013 Publisher: Simon Pulse 405 Pages Received: BookOutlet Format: Harcover Rating: DNF Description: In Sloane’s world, true feelings are forbidden, teen suicide is an epidemic, and the only solution is The Program. Sloane knows better than to cry in front of anyone. With suicide now an […]

May 21, 2015

TTT Freebie: Top Ten Awesome..

TTT Freebie: Top Ten Awesome Moments From TBF

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday is a freebie. Still hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, today’s top ten tuesday topic was chosen by me! Today I just want to talk about the top ten most awesome moments of this year’s Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival! 1. Meeting James Howe and getting my whole Bunnicula series […]

May 19, 2015

TBF Live 2015!

Remember last year when I went to TBF in Rochester, NY? Well we’re doing it again! Mia from M and Em Reads will be coming again, along with Laura from Bibliophile at Best and my own mother. So, let’s check out this year’s line up!      M. T. Anderson      Jennifer Lynn Barnes […]

May 14, 2015