"Without taking her eyes off the emerald waters of the island's central lagoon, she said: 'This is unbearably lovely. What a tragedy that the people who contributed least to the causes of the warming are the ones who bear its greatest burdens.'" The Book Tales from The Warming: 10 Near-Future Stories Envisioning the Human Impact… Continue reading Book Review: Tales from The Warming by Lorin R. Robinson
I'm not a very patient person, so it's been hard waiting for The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy to finally be released. I'm reading it the day it's delivered to me. Aside from that novel that is obviously going to be incredible, there are so many great books coming out this week. The Lady's Guide… Continue reading Tuesday Temptations: New Releases for the Week of October 2, 2018
Here is a list of books that I'm currently reading: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson Tales from the Warming by Lorin R. Robinson The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron Structuring Your Novel by K.M. Weiland (because, yes I am!) various… Continue reading Should You Read Multiple Books At Once?
I was fortunate enough to obtain some really great books in the month of September, most of them from Book Outlet, as well as a couple from my first Book of the Month box. Book Outlet I just recently learned about the discount book website Book Outlet, and I'm officially obsessed. I spent at least… Continue reading September Book Hauls – Book Outlet & Book of the Month!
The Comic Book Black Bolt (Issues 1-12), collected in Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 Written by Saladin Ahmed (Twitter | Patreon) Art by Christian Ward (Website |Twitter | Tumblr) & Frazer Irving (Tumblr |Instagram) Goodreads (Vol. 1 & Vol. 2) Marvel Unlimited Published by Marvel, 2018 What It Is Black Bolt is the King of… Continue reading Comic Book Review: Black Bolt by Saladin Ahmed & Christian Ward
"We are readers. Books are an essential part of our lives and of our life stories. For us, reading isn't just a hobby or a pastime; it's a lifestyle." The Book I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel Amazon | Goodreads Author Links: Website | Facebook |… Continue reading Book Review: I’d Rather Be Reading by Anne Bogel
This is what happens when I try to read in bed...
Today is the United Nations' International Day of Peace, "a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples." To celebrate, here are five books that promote peace and non-violence in our world. Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict by Erica Chenoweth and Maria… Continue reading 5 Books for International Day of Peace 2018
Friday Favorites is a new weekly feature that asks readers to share their favorite books. My boyfriend convinced me to start with my own, so here we are. If you would like to contribute just shoot me a message! Tell us a bit about yourself I'm an avid reader and book blogger, when I'm not… Continue reading Friday Favorites: Penny W
I've seen this book tag on a few blogs now, such as Red Rocket Panda and Life and Other Disasters, and it seemed fun, so I figured I'd play along since I love any excuse to talk about books. Here are the questions: What Do You Like About Buying a New Book? Oh, so much.… Continue reading Anonymous Bookaholics Tag
The Book The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee Amazon | Goodreads Publisher: Katherine Tegan Books Published: 2017 Genre: Young adult, historical fiction, adventure, LGBT Author Links: Website | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Youtube | Instagram What It Is Set in the 1700s, the story follows Henry Montague ("Monty"), his sister… Continue reading Book Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
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… Continue reading Print Books vs Ebooks – My Perspective
The National Book Foundation has released its longlist for translated literature. I hadn't heard of any of these books before, but they all sound so great. Disoriental by Negar Djavadi Amazon | Goodreads Comemadre by Roque Larraquy Amazon | Goodreads The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq - Dunya Mikhail Amazon | Goodreads One… Continue reading 2018 National Book Awards Translated Literature Longlist Released!
We were determined to ignore whatever needed to be ignored, to build a new world from nothing if nothing in our world could be salvaged. The Book Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer Goodreads What It Is Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is am an ambitious child, spending his time inventing, learning, acting, making… Continue reading Book Review: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
As someone who lives very near the Outer Banks of North Carolina, you'd better believe that I'm obsessively watching all updates relating to Hurricane Florence. I've survived a ton of hurricanes living in this area, but until they hit, it's hard to tell just how bad it'll be. When I was in the ninth grade,… Continue reading Watching Hurricane Florence? Here are some hurricane-related books while you prepare