Month: November 2015

Review: Dangerous Girls by A..

Review: Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas

Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas Published: July 16, 2013 Publisher: Simon Pulse Pages: 388 Source: Gift Rating:     It’s Spring Break of senior year. Anna, her boyfriend Tate, her best friend Elise, and a few other close friends are off to a debaucherous trip to Aruba that promises to be the time of their […]

November 29, 2015
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Event Recap- Leigh Bardugo b..

Event Recap- Leigh Bardugo book signing!!!

I met Leigh Bardugo!!! (insert fangirl squealing) Leigh reading from her early work I haven’t been able to go to a book signing all year, so I was super excited to hear that one of my favorite authors, Leigh Bardugo, was going to be doing a book signing in Maryland not too far from my […]

November 20, 2015
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YA Review: Wither by Lauren ..

YA Review: Wither by Lauren DeStephano

Wither by Lauren DeStephano Release Date: March 22, 2011 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers 356 Pages Received: Bought Used Format: Hardcover Rating:  3 Nuts Description: By age sixteen, Rhine Ellery has four years left to live. She can thank modern science for this genetic time bomb. A botched effort to create a perfect […]

November 17, 2015
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NaNoWriMo- Day 12

OMG I am so far behind. Like 8000 words behind. Things have been crazy around here and I’ve been in a horrible funk since last Thursday. Someone kill me. I’m planning on skipping a scene or two so I can get to the stuff I know well enough to get a bunch of words out. […]

November 12, 2015
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YA Review: Queen of Shadows ..

YA Review: Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas

Queen of Shadows by Sarah J Maas Release Date: September 1, 2015 Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s 648 Pages Received: Bought from BAM Format: Signed hardcover Rating:  4.5 Nuts Description: The queen has returned. Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she’s at last returned to the empire—for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious […]

November 11, 2015
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YA Review: Six of Crows by L..

YA Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Release Date: September 29, 2015 Publisher: Henry Holt 465 Pages Received: Bought Format: Hardcover Rating:  4 Nuts Description: Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at […]

November 10, 2015
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NaNoWriMo- Day 6

Hey all! So yesterday was a little rough for me. I got about 600 words written before work and nothing after. Because of an incident (and a bunch of people with no sense of humor) I will be having much more time for writing this month. I can’t say that I’m actually that sad about […]

November 6, 2015
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NaNoWriMo- Day 4

As of this morning I reached just over 8000 words. I’m in the middle of a huge important scene, actually the scene that I dreamed that inspired the story in the first place. I’m so excited!  Once I finish with that scene I’m a little vague on where the story is going to go but […]

November 4, 2015
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Discussion: Amazon is openin..

Discussion: Amazon is opening a physical bookstore

  Amazon is opening a physical bookstore Bring up the topic of Amazon and you’re likely to get some pretty divided responses. Although there are some people who can see the pro’s and cons of the giant retailer, people tend to fall into one of two camps. There are those who feel that Amazon is […]

November 4, 2015
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NaNoWriMo- Day 2

NaNoWriMo- Day 2

Hey all! Life has been busy and it’s about to get even busier in November because I’m doing NaNoWriMo. This is something I’ve been doing unofficially for several years but this year I decided to do the thing for real and do it right. So, I’m all signed up and ready to go. As of […]

November 2, 2015
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