The Grimrose Girls by Laura Pohl (ARC)

Review: When I saw that this book was a retelling mix of Pretty Little Liars and fairy tales, I was instantly intrigued. Although it took me a little while to get into the book at first, when I got about 30% through, I couldn’t put it down and finished the book. This book has everythingContinue reading “The Grimrose Girls by Laura Pohl (ARC)”

ARC Review: The Betrayed by Kiera Cass

Summary: In The Betrothed, we learn about Lady Hollis and the countries of Isolte and Coroa. Lady Hollis leaves King Jameson for her beloved, Silas Eastoffe, who is killed in a raid by “the darkest knights”. At the end of book one, Hollis follows the remaining Eastoffe’s back to Isolte from Coroa to live withContinue reading “ARC Review: The Betrayed by Kiera Cass”

A Crown of Blood and Ashes by Elle Middagh

First off, I’m so sorry I haven’t posted in a while! I’ve been busy with family since it is summer, after all! I plan on continuing to read as much as possible, but I do ask that you bare with me if I don’t post as often as I had been when I started. Anyways,Continue reading “A Crown of Blood and Ashes by Elle Middagh”

Help a teacher and blogger out!

I started a new DonorsChoose to get some books and supplies for my middle schoolers next school year. Help me fundraise the money! If you can donate anything, even just five dollars, it is much appreciated!! Click the following link to donate! If you can’t donate, share my link so other people can find outContinue reading “Help a teacher and blogger out!”

The Betrothed by Kiera Cass

Summary: “The Betrothed” follows Lady Hollis Brite as she maneuvers through life in the Keresken Castle trying to win over King Jameson. Soon it became clear from Jameson that he was in fact falling for Lady Hollis and he started treating her as his queen, although not yet married. One night, a family from aContinue reading “The Betrothed by Kiera Cass”

Physical Books vs. Kindle/Nook vs. Audiobook

Physical books are great. Whether it is a hard back or paper back, it doesn’t matter. The feeling of a physical book in your hands is like no other and, if you’re like me, the smell entices you. It pulls you in – into reading mode, into reading world – and helps you to beContinue reading “Physical Books vs. Kindle/Nook vs. Audiobook”

Best Places to Buy Books… for Cheap!

Springfield, Illinois has two really great stores that sell books for cheap. The first is Prairies Archives at 522 E Adams Street in downtown Springfield. This bookstore has books for all people – they have historical fiction, poetry, science fiction, manga, comic books, and even children’s books. You can buy 10+ books for $65! AnotherContinue reading “Best Places to Buy Books… for Cheap!”

Pretend She’s Here by Luanne Rice

Summary: This story follows a teenager named Emily Lonergan as she works through what has been a terrible year since losing her best friend, Lizzie Porter. Walking home from school, Emily saw Chloe, Lizzie’s little sister, and ran to greet her. Chloe then convinced Emily to come see her parents and get a ride homeContinue reading “Pretend She’s Here by Luanne Rice”

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