Book Review · Bookish · Fantasy · Thriller · YA

Book Review: Violet Grenade by Victoria Scott

Title: Violet Grenade Author: Victoria Scott Publisher: Entangled Teen Publication Date: May 16th, 2017 Genre: Thriller, Fantasy, Mental Illness, YA Format: Review e-copy My Rating: 4.5/5 stars     Somewhere is this world, there is a woman who gives 2nd chances to homeless and broken girls. She grants them a ceiling to live under, and…… Continue reading Book Review: Violet Grenade by Victoria Scott

Bookish · Why I Write???

WHY I WRITE??? #4 Ft Taylor Barton

There’s a distinct shift in publishing right now. We see it – most of us feel it, but some are having a difficult time grasping what it means to be an Ownvoices author. Even the term makes people lift an eyebrow. It’s in the same pool as ‘thought-police’ and ‘snowflake’, both labels slapped on anything…… Continue reading WHY I WRITE??? #4 Ft Taylor Barton

Bookish · Diversity · LGBTQ · Why I Write???

WHY I WRITE??? #3 Ft Jaylee James

When I’m in the middle of writing, I do it because there are stories, characters, and worlds in me that I need to express. They drive the entire process. Once I get going, they take over, living their lives in my head, and it’s all I can do to try to keep up.   But…… Continue reading WHY I WRITE??? #3 Ft Jaylee James

Book Review · Bookish · Lauren Oliver · YA

Book Review: Panic by Lauren Oliver

Title: Panic Author: Lauren Oliver Publisher: Harper Collins Publication Date: March 4th 2014 Genre: YA, Mystery, Contemporary Format: Paperback Review: 4/ 5 stars Links:  Amazon・Goodreads      At first, I was very disappointed with direction this book was taking. People were comparing the plot of Panic to that of  books like the Hunger Games. This made…… Continue reading Book Review: Panic by Lauren Oliver

Book Review · Bookish · Depression · Feminism · Mental Illness

Book Review: The Princess Saves Herself in this One by Amanda Lovelace

Title: The Princess Saves Herself in this One Author: Amanda Lovelace Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: April 23rd 2016 Format: Review Copy Genre: Feminism, Poetry My Rating: 3.5/5 star Links: Goodreads  .  Amazon                                     ************************************************** This book isn’t a collection…… Continue reading Book Review: The Princess Saves Herself in this One by Amanda Lovelace

Bookish · Mental Illness · Top5...

Top5…#3: Susin Nielsen’s Top 5 Reasons To Be An Optimist

This month, Susin Nielsen released her latest YA novel ” Optimists Die First”.  I really enjoyed reading and reviewing this book, that I had to invite her to share with us her top 5 reasons to be an optimist. But 1st, here is a preview on what I had to say about this novel. “I really do need to…… Continue reading Top5…#3: Susin Nielsen’s Top 5 Reasons To Be An Optimist