Books

DNF: The Beautiful Lost by Luanne Rice

Here are three things to know about Maia: 1. Ever since her mother left, Maia's struggled with depression -- which once got so bad, she had to go to an institution for a while. She doesn't want to go back. 2. Maia's sure that if she finds her mother, if the two of them can… Continue reading DNF: The Beautiful Lost by Luanne Rice

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The Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moïra Fowley-Doyle

One stormy summer night, Olive and her best friend, Rose, begin to lose things. It starts with simple items like hair clips and jewellery, but soon it’s clear that Rose has lost something bigger; something she won’t talk about. Then Olive meets three wild, mysterious strangers: Ivy, Hazel and Rowan. Like Rose, they’re mourning losses… Continue reading The Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moïra Fowley-Doyle

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Book Themed Wedding

I've mentioned on my blog that I married earlier this year. I wanted to share a few snapshots from my wedding. Though not all of them of course since those are dear to my heart. Ha ha. Prior to the wedding, I had several ideas for the theme. I was very indecisive when it came… Continue reading Book Themed Wedding

Anime, Books, Movies

Kimi No Na Wa (Your Name): Movie Review

When my sister was in Japan, she kept gushing about Your Name and she recommended the movie for me to see. Luckily for me Your Name premiered here in the United States on April 7th of this year. I wanted to see what the hype around Your Name was going to be. A quick synopsis:… Continue reading Kimi No Na Wa (Your Name): Movie Review

Books, YA

Wunderkids: (Part 1: Wildwood Academy) by Jacqueline Silvester

15-year-old Nikka is invited to attend Wildwood Academy, a prestigious but secret boarding school for talented youth located deep in the Californian mountains. Once there, Nikka quickly falls in love with her bizarre classes, the jaw-dropping scenery and... two very different boys. However, Wildwood Academy has a dark and twisted secret, one that could cost… Continue reading Wunderkids: (Part 1: Wildwood Academy) by Jacqueline Silvester

Books, graphic novel

Jonesy Vol. 1 by Sam Humphries

A sarcastic teenager with the powers of cupid unleashes her preternatural matchmaking abilities on her school with hilarious and charming results. Jonesy is a self-described “cool dork” who spends her time making zines nobody reads, watching anime, and listening to riot grrrl bands and 1D simultaneously. But she has a secret nobody knows. She has the… Continue reading Jonesy Vol. 1 by Sam Humphries

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Beauty And The Beast Book Tag!

It has been a while since I last did a book tag! I'd like to thank audreywritesabroad for tagging me! Go check out her blog! It was so much fun doing this tag! “Tale As Old As Time” – A popular theme, trope, or setting you will never get bored of reading I love my… Continue reading Beauty And The Beast Book Tag!

Books, Cinderella, Fairy Tale

ARC: Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic sci-fi series she grew up watching with her late father. So when she sees a cosplay contest for a new Starfield movie, she has to enter. The prize? An invitation to the ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball, and a meet-and-greet with the actor slated to play Federation… Continue reading ARC: Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Books, graphic novel

Snotgirl, Vol I: Green Hair Don’t Care by Bryan Lee O’Malley and Leslie Hung

Who is Lottie Person? Is she a gorgeous, fun-loving social media star with a perfect life or a gross, allergy-ridden mess? Enter a world of snot, blood, and tears in this first collection from New York Times Best Seller Bryan Lee O'Malley (Scott Pilgrim, Seconds) and dazzling newcomer Leslie Hung! Collecting: Snotgirl 1-5 I am… Continue reading Snotgirl, Vol I: Green Hair Don’t Care by Bryan Lee O’Malley and Leslie Hung