Spindle and Dagger by J. Anderson Coats – A Review

Spindle and Dagger by J. Anderson Coats Young Adult | Historical Fiction Published by Candlewick Press Released March 10th, 2020 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free ARC of this book from the publisher. This in no way affects my opinions. The cover of Spindle and Dagger is gorgeous, and that’s what initially drew me to […]

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New Andrzej Sapkowski Trilogy To Be Released in English

Great news for Andrzej Sapkowski fans, or for anyone that enjoys fantasy based on real history! If Sapkowski’s name sounds familiar to you, it’s probably because he’s the genius behind The Witcher. I recently read the first book in The Witcher series, The Last Wish, and I loved it. I’m stoked for this new-to-us fantasy series. Tower of Fools is […]

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Resources for Free Reading Material During Quarantine [Updated: 3/31]

Obviously, a global pandemic has always been a threat, but COVID-19 seems to have just caught everyone off-guard with how terrible it’s been. It’s scary, and people are struggling with being laid-off or losing their jobs, being quarantined, having to homeschool their children and deal with so many other stressful situations right now. One of […]

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The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams – A Review

The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams Romance | Contemporary Published by Berkley Released November 5th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: “We are all the sum total of our experiences at any given time, and our reactions to things are shaped by them. Just like in romance novels. Whatever a character went through before the […]

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A Double Unboxing!

Good morning everyone! I recently received two subscription boxes and wanted to share their unboxings with you! Unplugged Adult Book Box FabFitFun Don’t forget to follow me on social media: YouTube | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads | Instagram | Amazon Wishlist If you would like to support Read Yourself Happy, you can donate through Ko-Fi!

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New Book Releases for March 17th, 2020

It’s Tuesday! Here are the new books coming out today! Highlighted books are the ones that I personally recommend. If you purchase any of these books through the Amazon Affiliate links provided, big hugs! It helps to support the blog at no additional cost to you. 88 Names by Matt Ruff Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit The Breach by […]

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New Book Releases for March 10th, 2020

It’s Tuesday! Here are the new books coming out today! Highlighted books are the ones that I personally recommend. If you purchase any of these books through the Amazon Affiliate links provided, big hugs! It helps to support the blog at no additional cost to you. Before Familiar Woods by Ian Pisarcik Cinderella and the Glass […]

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This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel – a Review

This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel Contemporary | LGBTQ+ Published by Flatiron Books Released January 4th, 2017 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I had seen the cover of this contemporary novel around, but I always avoided it because I assumed it was a young adult contemporary, which I tend to not enjoy. Turns out, […]

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Weekly Wrap-up – March 8th, 2020

Happy Sunday, y’all! I’ve had a fun morning filming and editing a new video for my YouTube channel. This was my second choice for thumbnail, and I think it’s too hilarious not to use somewhere. It’s been a strange week for me as I’ve been sick and my moods have been all over the place, but […]

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Live Oak, with Moss by Walt Whitman – A Review

Live Oak, with Moss by Walt Whitman Illustrated by Brian Selznick Poetry | Graphic Novel | LGBTQ+ Published by Harry N. Abrams Released April 9th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I’ve always been a bit intimidated by classic poetry. When we read it in high school and college, I never really got them and found myself […]

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The Truro Bear and Other Adventures by Mary Oliver – A Review

The Truro Bear and Other Adventures by Mary Oliver Poetry | Nature Published by Beacon Press Released 2008 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: As a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, Mary Oliver was a prominent figure in the poetry world until her death in January 2019. It wasn’t until her death, however, that I […]

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Your Illustrated Guide to Becoming One with the Universe by Yumi Sakugawa – A Review

Your Illustrated Guide to Becoming One with the Universe by Yumi Sakugawa Nonfiction | Graphic Novel | Spirituality Published by Adams Media Released 2013 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: The older I get, the more interested in spirituality I become. I’ve never been much of a religious person, not enjoying the confines of organized religion. However, I […]

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New Book Releases for March 3rd, 2020

It’s Tuesday! Here are the new books coming out today! Highlighted books are the ones that I personally recommend. If you purchase any of these books through the Amazon Affiliate links provided, big hugs! It helps to support the blog at no additional cost to you. And the Stars Were Burning Brightly by Danielle Jawando Barn […]

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The Best Books I Read in 2019

2019 was a great reading year for me. A couple of these books have become all-time favorites of mine, and I’m looking forward to reading them over and over again. It was hard to narrow this list down to ten books, so here are my top 15 books of 2019. 15. $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost […]

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