Stacking the Shelves #8: Aug..

Stacking the Shelves #8: August 30, 2014

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted my Tynga’s Reviews where we showcase the books that we have bought, borrowed, or were sent by publishers every week. My week was a little crazy so I divided things up a lot to make it easier. Here is what I got.  The Sherlock Holmes Handbook by […]

August 30, 2014

Bloglovin’ Follower Ap..

Bloglovin’ Follower Appreciation Giveaway!

Last night I reached 100 followers on Bloglovin’! All of my followers are wonderful but 100 is a great milestone. As promised, this is a bloglovin’ follower appreciation giveaway, meaning you do need to follow me on Bloglovin to enter. If you don’t already follow me that way then there’s a button to do so […]

August 30, 2014

Cover Reveal + Giveaway: The..

Cover Reveal + Giveaway: The Artisans by Julie Reece

Welcome to the Cover Reveal for The Artisans by Julie Reece presented by Month9Books! Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post! They say death can be beautiful. But after the death of her mother, seventeen-year-old RAVEN WEATHERSBY gives up her dream of becoming a fashion designer, barely surviving life […]

August 29, 2014

Being a Trader on YA Book Ex..

Being a Trader on YA Book Exchange

We’ve already talked about the beauty that is YA Book Exchange in a previous post so we don’t need to get into that today. What I do want to talk about is becoming a Current Trader on the site. This is something I only recently achieved and it doesn’t come with mega perks. What it […]

August 28, 2014

Unwind (Unwind Dystology #1)..

Unwind (Unwind Dystology #1) by Neal Shusterman

Unwind (Unwind Dystology #1) by Neal Shusterman Release Date: November 6, 2007 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Reader 335 Pages Received: Bought at TBF Format: *signed* Paperback Rating: Description: Connor, Risa, and Lev are running for their lives. The Second Civil War was fought over reproductive rights. The chilling resolution: Life is inviolable from […]

August 27, 2014

The Jane Austen Handbook by ..

The Jane Austen Handbook by Margaret C. Sullivan

The Jane Austen Handbook by Margaret C. Sullivan Release Date: January 1, 2007 Publisher: Quirk Books 224 Pages Received: Finished copy from publisher Format: Hardcover Rating:  Description: What would Jane do? Every young lady dreams of a life spent exchanging witty asides with a dashing Mr. Darcy, but how should you let him know your […]

August 26, 2014

The Giver: The Movie Review

The Giver: The Movie Review

So I read the book a couple of days ago in preparation for this movie, because I believe in reading the book before watching the film adaptation. I wanted to believe that the people who were saying “forget everything you know about the book” were exaggerating. Boy, did I get my hopes dashed. If you […]

August 25, 2014

Storytime Sunday: The Henry ..

Storytime Sunday: The Henry Letters by Laura

It’s Storytime Sunday again and today we have a story from my good friend Laura! Storytime Sunday is a meme hosted on this blog where I share short stories written by myself and my friends. Most of these are just writing practice for us, so keep that in mind. The story is below the cut! […]

August 24, 2014

Stacking the Shelves #7: Aug..

Stacking the Shelves #7: August 23, 2014

Stackimg the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews in which we talk about the books we bought, borrowed, or received from publishers. The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson (Bought at Half Price. I already own the old cover in hardcover but this book was $1) Control by Lydia Kang (Bought […]

August 23, 2014

The Giver (Giver #1) by Lois..

The Giver (Giver #1) by Lois Lowry

The Giver (Giver #1) by Lois Lowry Release Date: April 26, 1993 Publisher: HMH For Young Readers 179 Pages Received: Bought Used Format: Paperback Rating:  4 Nuts             Description: Jonas’ world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Every […]

August 22, 2014