• The Duality of Nature Book Tour + Interview

    Good Afternoon Lovelies! Lucky you, you get TWO posts today! To celebrate her new book, The Monster of Selkirk: The Duality of Nature, the wonderful C.E. Clayton is doing a Book Tour with Enchanted Book Promotions and today I am happy to share some excerpts of the book and an interview! Without further ado, here is the interview! 1. What inspired you to write the book I am a huge fan of Bioware’s Dragon Age video games, and during one of my play thus, I wanted to write the backstory for my main character. Halfway through I realized it wasn’t fun to write a story I already knew, but was still so…

  • Behesians by Isaiyan Morrison

    Good Morning Lovelies, This week I am reviewing Behesians by Isaiyan Morrison. I know this isn’t my usual review posting you, but on the bright side, you get two this week! I got this Review Copy through Lola’s Book Tours in exchange for an honest review. Here is a Summary of Behesians: Summary From tragedy comes destiny. Cassidy is a 17-year-old girl being raised by her father in San Diego, California. Her existence is a mixed blessing, full of life but burdened with the knowledge that her mother died while giving birth to her. Her mother’s absence constantly weighs on her mind, but she trusts her loving father to protect…

  • First Semester Wrap Up

    I made it through my First Semester! Happy Sunday to you all! Tis the Season…for Winter Break! That magical period with no school, no homework, just relaxation, and recharging. I for one am counting down the days until my family, and I go on a cruise to the Caribbean! I haven’t been on a cruise since my trip to Alaska 5 years ago! Finishing my first semester of college is a pretty big deal. Some weeks were better than others, but I made it to the other side. Looking back this first semester, there were a lot of things I wished I’d done differently. For example, I wish I ate a…

  • Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett

    Happy Thursday! This week I am reviewing Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett. Have you ever had a moment where you think “I could use a good, contemporary, romance book right now.” Well, that was my thought when I walked into Barnes and Noble the other week. I decided to choose a book based entirely on the title and cover. This is because I was desperate for a new read, and I am so happy that I picked up Starry Eyes. Analysis Let’s begin with the characters: Zorie, the daughter of a Massage therapist and an acupuncturist is an aspiring astrologer who has lived across the street from Lennon Mackenzie most…

  • Creating a Bookstagram

    Hello Everyone! Happy Sunday! It has been about a month since I created the Graced with Books Bookstagram! In this month, I have met some wonderful, talented, people, and followed some stunning accounts.   Why did I become a bookstagrammer? I love writing on my blog and reviewing books but for a while now I have wanted to begin adding a photography element to my repertoire. Bookstagramming gives me that outlet and has allowed me to expand my blog! Within the First Month: Speaking statistics wise, within the first month I have: 92 Followers (Thanks you guys <3) 1002 Likes 29 Posts How I Chose my Theme: Before beginning my…

  • Paper Girl by Cindy Wilson Book Blitz

    Morning Booklovers! Today I have a special Book Blitz for Paper Girl by Cindy Wilson! Enjoy! Paper Girl by Cindy R. Wilson Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction Release date: December 4th 2018 Entangled Teen Summary: I haven’t left my house in over a year. My doctor says it’s social anxiety, but I know the only things that are safe are made of paper. My room is paper. My world is paper. Everything outside is fire. All it would take is one spark for me to burst into flames. So I stay inside. Where nothing can touch me. Then my mom hires a tutor. Jackson. This boy I had a crush on…

  • Wintersong by S . Jae-Jones

    “There is music in your soul. A wild and untamed sort of music that speaks to me. It defies all the rules and laws you humans set upon it. It grows from inside you, and I have a wish to set that music free.”   Happy Thursday! This week I read a beautiful story, Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones. It tells the story of Liesl, a young woman living with her family in approximately 18th century Bavaria. There is a Liesl, a closeted musical prodigy who keeps her talents in the dark, Kathe, the beautiful, carefree sister with no worries, Josef, the star of the family for his musical talents, and…

  • College Nighttime Routine

    Think midterms are the enemy? Think again, its acne.  College breakouts are no joke, and with your new busy schedule, it seems like you never have a moment to go through a nightly facial routine. I found that by sticking to the essentials, you can create a nightly face routine that will keep that stress-induced breakout under the skin.  Daily 1. Cleanser:  Why it’s essential: By using a cleanser every night, you are getting rid of all the dirt and oil that has built up on your face throughout the day.  What I like to use: Clean & Clear® Night Relaxing Oil-Free Deep Cleaning Face Wash. Personally, my skin is both dry and oily (depending…