Kindle Deals for May 17, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Kindle Deals for May 15, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Kindle Deals for May 14, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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New Releases for May 14, 2019

Here are the new releases for May 14, 2019! There are some truly amazing titles coming out this week! I’m personally most excited about The Unhoneymooners and We Hunt the Flame! The Candle and the Flame by Nafiza Azad Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips Home Remedies by Xuan Juliana Wang The Lost Coast by Amy Rose Capetta Orange World and Other Stories by […]

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Kindle Deals for May 13, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Please Stop Praising Danielle Steel’s Writing Schedule

On May 9th, Glamour published an interview with prolific author Danielle Steel. In it, Steel admits that it’s normal for her to work 20-22 hours per day, even pulling entire 24-hour shifts writing from time to time. According to Steel, getting four hours of sleep is the most she usually has, and that’s on a […]

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Kindle Deals for May 12, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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The Farm by Joanne Ramos – A Review

The Farm by Joanne Ramos Fiction | Speculative Fiction Published by Random House Released May 7, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Synopsis Nestled in the Hudson Valley is a sumptuous retreat boasting every amenity: organic meals, private fitness trainers, daily massages—and all of it for free. In fact, you get paid big money—more than you’ve ever […]

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Kindle Deals for May 11, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Becca: Friday Favorites

Last week, we talked to Tori. This week, we’re revisiting Becca. This post was originally published on October 5, 2018. Tell us a bit about yourself! I’ve always been a book nerd so it was no surprise that I became an English teacher. When most people find out that I’m an English teacher, they picture […]

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Kindle Deals for May 10, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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New Releases for May 7, 2019

Here are the new releases for May 7, 2019! Again, but Better by Christina Riccio Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff The Bride Test by Helen Hoang Exhalation: Stories by Ted Chiang The Farm by Joanne Ramos Finale: A Caraval Novel by Stephanie Garber Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins Juliet the Maniac by Juliet Escoria Light From […]

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Kindle Deals for May 7, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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May Book of the Month Selections

Book of the Month is one of my favorite book subscription boxes. Every month, they offer five new releases that you can pick from for just $14.99. If you want to add more than one book, you can add an additional two books per month for just $9.99 each. If you want to read budget new […]

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Elevation by Stephen King – A Review

Elevation by Stephen King Fiction Published by Scribner Released October 30, 2018 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: First of all, Elevation won the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards in the horror category, and I have no idea how. This is most definitely not a horror book. Second, this book is godawful. I grew up reading Stephen King’s books, as my […]

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Kindle Deals for May 6, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Sunday Wrap-up – May 5, 2019

Thoughts Yesterday I took a long drive down to the town where I grew up. It’s probably been close to two years since the last time I was there, despite the fact that I currently live just 45 minutes away. Part of the reason it took me so long was that I have such a […]

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Kindle Deals for May 5, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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May the Fourth Be With You – Star Wars Stuff for Star Wars Day

Who would have thought that a science fiction film released in 1977 would end up becoming one of the biggest franchises and fandoms in the world, still wildly popular over forty years later?! To celebrate Star Wars Day, here are some awesome loot and books to help you embrace the force! Journey to Star Wars: […]

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Kindle Deals for May 4, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Why Freedom of the Press is Vital

Today is World Press Freedom Day. This annual event was created by the United Nations and is meant to remind people and governments of the importance of a free press. Freedom of the Press has always been vital to democracy, but these days it seems like we need to constantly remind ourselves of it. I […]

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Kindle Deals for May 3, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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May 2019 Plans & TBR

I can’t believe it’s May already. 2019 is moving by at an extraordinary pace. This month, I want to focus on reading books I already own. I have a tendency to max out my library card constantly, which means I’m practically always reading a borrowed book while I have hundreds of books that sat unread […]

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Kindle Deals for May 2, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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New Releases for the Week of April 30, 2019

Here are the new releases for April 30, 2019! Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan Little Darklings by Melanie Golding Strangers Assume My Girlfriend is My Nurse by Shane Burcaw The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters by Balli Kaur Jaswal Waste Tide by Chen Qiufan Cape May by Chip Cheek Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan Let’s Tell This Story Properly: […]

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April 30 – International Jazz Day

April 30th is International Jazz Day, which started in 2011 as a way to celebrate the influence Jazz has had on the world. Jazz has long been my musical genre of choice. I’ll take Coltrane’s saxophone over anything on the top 100 any day. If you’ve watched any amount of Star Trek: TNG, you’ll also know that […]

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Kindle Deals for April 30, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur – A Review

milk and honey by Rupi Kaur Poetry Self Published Released November 4, 2014 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I own very few poetry collections, but I purchased an ebook version of milk and honey due to the enormous amount of hype surrounding it. It’s been sitting in my Kindle for months and months, but since April is National […]

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Kindle Deals for April 29, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Mystery Blogger Award

I was nominated by Shyla at the wonderful blog, Words & Stitches, to do this. Thank you so much, Shyla! The Mystery Blogger Award was started at Okoto Enigma’s Blog. Rules: Put the award logo/image on your blog Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Mention the creator of the award […]

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Sunday Wrap-Up

Around the Web If you love both literature and fashion, this list of books from Electric Literature will intrigue you. Austine at Novel Knight has an informative post about supporting underrated and midlist authors on Instagram. If you are a Bookstagrammer, you need to read this. Apartment Therapy put together a list of book-inspired Airbnb […]

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Kindle Deals for April 28, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas – A Review

The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas Science Fiction | Mystery Published by Crooked Lane Books Released August 9, 2018 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I didn’t know too much about this book before starting it. I saw it at my local library, and thought to myself, “Wow, that’s a cool cover. And I love time […]

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Kindle Deals for April 27, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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2019 Edgar Award Winners Announced

The Edgar Awards are an annual award given to the best mystery books of the year. The lists are put together by Mystery Writers of America. Here are the 2019 winners. If you’d like a full list of the nominees, click here. Book synopses are courtesy of the publishers and Goodreads. Best Novel Down the […]

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Kindle Deals for April 26, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Kindle Deals for April 24, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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7 Organizations Bringing Books to Underprivileged Communities

April 23, 2019, is World Book Day, which was started by UNESCO in order to bring books to children and underprivileged people. There are plenty of great organizations and charities that share in that mission. Those of us in the book community might often take for granted that not everyone in the world has access […]

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New Releases for April 23, 2019

Here are the new releases for the week of April 23, 2019! A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C. A. Fletcher The Domestic Geek’s Meals Made Easy: A Fresh, Fuss-Free Approach to Healthy Cooking by Sara Lynn Cauchon The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates The […]

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Kindle Deals for April 23, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Books I Want to Read – Book Tag

I found this tag this morning on Bookishly Rebecca, and it was originally created by Jamishelves. A book that you feel you need to read because everyone talks about it Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas I feel like I might be the only person left in the world who hasn’t read any Sarah J. […]

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Kindle Deals for April 22, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Sunday Wrap-Up

Around the Web Moving to a new city can be hard, especially when it comes to making new friends. Well + Good has a great article with tips on how to make friends when you’re naturally introverted. Renowned novelist Gene Wolfe has died. The Guardian has an amazing article about the stigma surrounding science fiction and […]

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Kindle Deals for April 21, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Puff Puff Pass: 10 Books About Marijuana for 420

Now that recreational marijuana is legal in nine states, weed is becoming more mainstream. April 20th, or 420 as enthusiasts refer to it, is a day that celebrates weed culture. What began with some teenagers meeting at 4:20 PM behind their high school has become embraced by a number of people who enjoy getting a […]

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Kindle Deals for April 20, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I receive […]

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Becoming by Michelle Obama – A Review

Becoming by Michelle Obama Non-Fiction | Memoir Published by Crown Released November 13, 2018 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I feel the need to preface this review by admitting a bit of bias. I have a massive crush on Michelle Obama. When Barack Obama ran for the presidency in 2008, I was in college studying political science. […]

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Thia from Working Classless – Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites was something I started early on that never caught on, simply because it was difficult to find people who wanted to participate. I’m trying to bring it back though. I love hearing about other people’s reading habits, and I suspect that many of you do as well. Today we’re featuring Thia from the […]

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Kindle Deals for April 19, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and, honestly, most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I […]

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Game of Thrones: Bookish Loot

Now that the last season of Game of Thrones is here, it’s time to celebrate the wonder that is that world. Here are a few neat things to help you do that. Dragon Egg Candles GoT Sigil Tankard Two-Sided Fleece Throw I Drink and I Know Things Beer Glass Game of Thrones Risk Board Game A Feast of […]

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Kindle Deals for April 18, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and, honestly, most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I […]

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Kindle Deals for April 17, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and, honestly, most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I […]

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New Releases for April 16, 2019

Here are the new releases for April 16, 2019! There are so many great books coming out this week. I’m particularly excited about Upon a Burning Throne.  City of Flickering Light by Juliette Fay (Amazon) Earth to Charlie by Justin Olson (Amazon) Feast Your Eyes by Myla Goldberg (Amazon) The Limits of the World by Jennifer Acker (Amazon) The Meaning […]

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Kindle Deals for April 16, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and, honestly, most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I […]

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The Book Addiction Tag

It’s been a while since I did my last book tag post and this one I spotted at Sepia Reads looked fun. Let’s get right into it. What is the longest amount of time you can comfortably go without picking up a book? A few hours, at most. Even when I’m at work, I have […]

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The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker – A Review

The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker Romance | Contemporary | New Adult Published by Atria Books Released August 7, 2018 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I’ve always prided myself on reading a very wide range of literary genres, from fantasy to contemporary to horror. However, there has always been one genre that I tended to avoid – […]

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Kindle Deals for April 15, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and, honestly, most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I […]

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Sunday Wrap-Up

Around the Web Cristina over at Girl in the Pages has an amazing article on how “clean” young adult literature can be problematic as it often includes depictions of violence, yet leaves out other mature content. It’s a really fantastic post a must-read for YA readers. Need some ideas for your next book club pick? […]

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Kindle Deals for April 14, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and, honestly, most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I […]

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Echo North by Joanna Ruth Meyer – A Review

Echo North by Joanna Ruth Meyer Young Adult | Fantasy | Fairy Tales Published by Page Street Publishing Released January 15, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: The only two things I knew about this book when I added it to my Goodreads TBR list were that it has an absolutely amazing cover and that it’s a fairy tale […]

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Why You Should Embrace DNF-ing Books

I understand the desire to finish every book you start. I was one of those people for so long. I felt a sense of failure when I put down a book without finishing it, even when I disliked every moment of reading it. Sometimes, too, I would start reading a book that everybody else seemed […]

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Kindle Deals for April 13, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and, honestly, most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I […]

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Infection by Scott Sigler – A Review

Infected by Scott Sigler Horror | Science Fiction Published by Crown Released April 1, 2008 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Scott Sigler’s Infected was one of the first books I ever purchased when I received my Amazon Kindle as a gift in 2014. As part of my obsession with all things apocalyptic and disastrous, I enjoy stories about […]

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10 Perfect Bookmarks to Save Your Page

I’m obsessed with bookmarks. I end up buying a new one pretty much any time I buy a book in a physical store rather than online. I keep them in a coffee mug on my bookshelf. Here are some of my favorite bookmarks right now. Magnetic Sloth Bookmarks I love magnetic bookmarks. I have some […]

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Kindle Deals for April 12, 2019

None of these ebooks will be over $5 and, honestly, most of them are under $3. Some of the deals expire at the end of the day, so if you see something you really want, be sure to buy it! I am an Amazon Affiliate, so if you purchase any books through the links provided here I […]

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10 Books About Nutrition & Healthy Living

Since many people have a New Year’s resolution or goal of eating better or getting healthy, I thought now would be a good time to compile a list of nutrition and food books to help guide you on your journey. Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating by Walter C. […]

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My Love/Hate Relationship with Audiobooks

Until recently, I only read physical books or ebooks. The few times I’d attempted to listen to audiobooks were disastrous, and within a few chapters I’d give up on it entirely. It baffled me a bit – after all, I love podcasts and audiobooks aren’t that different. For whatever reason, however, I found that I […]

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My Five Favorite Booktube Videos of the Week

I don’t watch much television unless it’s Star Trek or Doctor Who, but I binge-watch booktube. If you’re not familiar with booktube, it’s essentially hundreds of YouTube channels about books. Here are five of my favorite videos that I watched this week: Funny One Star Reviews: An Ember in the Ashes – Elliot Brooks Halloween Reading Recommendations – A […]

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Print Books vs Ebooks – My Perspective

The most common debate in the bookish community seems to be print books versus digital books. Everyone has a strong opinion one way or the other, even if they use both methods of reading. Earlier today, I read an article from Lifehacker entitled, “You Don’t Own the Music, Movies, or Ebooks You ‘Buy’ on Amazon or […]

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