24 Hour Readathon!!

I honestly can’t remember the last time I had an entire day to myself at home. In fact, I don’t think that it’s EVER happened! Somehow, all the stars aligned, and I will have the house ALL TO MYSELF TOMORROW!! My daughter is away at a sleepover, and my husband and son will be travelling…

If You Like This Then….. #20

This is the 20th post in this series already?! Time flies! I LOVE doing these recommendation posts as it seems to have helped many people find a new read. Last time I had 2 science fiction recommendations. This week I have two young adult fantasies! And it wasn’t until I did the graphic for this…

The Hero of Ages

THE HERO OF AGES (Mistborn #3) Written by Brandon Sanderson Published by Tor Teen, October 7, 2014 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Tricked into releasing the evil spirit Ruin while attempting to close the Well of Ascension, new emperor Elend Venture and his wife, the assassin Vin, are now hard-pressed to save the…

Top 5 Ravenclaw reads!

Possibly the most exciting week in the Harry Potter themed month….. my own Hogwarts house! I most definitely identify as a Ravenclaw, even though I was originally sorted into Gryffindor on the first Pottermore questionnaire (if you haven’t sorted yourself into your own house, CLICK HERE to get started with sorting yourself into a house!!). I’ve also…

When The Sky Fell On Splendor

WHEN THE SKY FELL ON SPLENDOR Written by Emily Henry Published by Razorbill, March 12, 2019 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Almost everyone in the small town of Splendor, Ohio, was affected when the local steel mill exploded. If you weren’t a casualty of the accident yourself, chances are a loved one was….

Weekly Wrap Up – Feb 4 – 10

Ok….. I made it through the week with little to no catastrophic adulting events lol! So we’re on the right track and things are looking up! February is looking, however, to be an insanely busy month! There’s something going on literally every weekend and appointments like crazy! I’m counting on my books (yes you, my…

First Impression Friday #21

Happy First Impression Friday! I have a little more than normal to talk about today. I always read a lot in January (I live in Canada and it’s too freaking cold for me to go outside!) so I actually have 4 books that I’ve finished in the last two weeks! Since there’s so much to…

The Giver: Graphic Novel

THE GIVER: GRAPHIC NOVEL Written by Lois Lowry, Illustrated by P. Graig Russell Published by HMH books for young readers, February 5, 2019 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Now in graphic novel format, Lois Lowry’s Newbery Medal–winning classic story of a young boy discovering the dark secrets behind his seemingly ideal world is…

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ Written by Heather Morris Published by Harper, September 4, 2018 My star rating: 3.25 stars THE SYNOPSIS: This beautiful, illuminating tale of hope and courage is based on interviews that were conducted with Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov—an unforgettable love story in the midst of atrocity. In April…