{book lists} 5 reasons you should always carry a book

“Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn't carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.” - Stephen King Are you even a true bibliophile if you don't carry a book with you at all times? It's … Continue reading {book lists} 5 reasons you should always carry a book

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{wrap-up} January Wrap-Up

Now that I have a blog, I've decided to start doing monthly wrap-ups! I love seeing wrap-up posts on instagram, but I've just never felt like posting a wrap-up on there. I feel like a blog is a much better medium for me to share my thoughts on what I read this month! Here are … Continue reading {wrap-up} January Wrap-Up

{review} A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

"I don't understand it any more than you do, but one thing I've learned is that you don't have to understand things for them to be.”  - A Wrinkle in Time Rating: 2 out of 5 stars I really really struggled to give this book two stars. I also really really struggled to finish this audiobook. Before jumping into … Continue reading {review} A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

{book lists} 5 YA books I’m embarrassed I haven’t read…

Now that I can finally say I've read the Harry Potter series (if you didn't know, I read them for the first time this holiday season and adored them), I decided to pause and assess the list of popular YA books that I haven't read. And while this list is slightly embarrassing, it isn't nearly as embarrassing as it was prior … Continue reading {book lists} 5 YA books I’m embarrassed I haven’t read…

{book rant} We can do better than that…

{background info: I'm an English major, former middle school English/Lit teacher, and currently work in a middle school library, so that's where I'm coming from} This was not the blog post I intended to write today...I was going to write something about "classics I'm embarrassed I haven't read" or whatever, but then I started listening … Continue reading {book rant} We can do better than that…

{cover reveal} Above the Star by Alexis Marie Chute

I am so excited to have teamed up with Spark Press to bring you the cover reveal for Alexis Marie Chute's new novel, Above the Star! The first book in Chute's new 8th Island Trilogy, Above the Star promises to take readers on a whimsical adventure to new worlds and prove that no matter your age, one small act … Continue reading {cover reveal} Above the Star by Alexis Marie Chute