• Spring Break Books

    Hi Everyone, Long time no chat! Spring Break is just around the corner and there is no better way to spend the free time than curled up with a good book. Whether you are on a plane, lounging on a beach, or just chilling at home, here are my top 5 picks for YA fiction for Spring Break! Last Year’s Mistake by Gina Ciocca Before: Kelsey and David became best friends the summer before freshman year and were inseparable ever after. Until the night a misunderstanding turned Kelsey into the school joke and everything around her crumbled – including her friendship with David. So when Kelsey’s parents decided to move…

  • Interview with Jenn Marie Thorne

    Hi Bookies! Recently I had the pleasure to interview with Jenn Marie Thorne, author of The Wrong Side if Right. My review for this amazing book will be up soon but in the meantime, here is the interview! Are there any qualities about yourself that you reflect in your protagonist?   Kate is someone who struggles to find a balance between getting along with everyone and standing up for what she believes in, and that’s something I can relate to personally. As a teen, I split my time between my divorced parents’ houses, and I often felt that tightrope sensation of “who do I need to be here to fit into the family?”…

  • Valentine’s Books

    Bonjour Amours, Happy Love Day! Be sure to let your significant other know how special they are today!  For those of you (like me) who are rocking the single status, I have found reading is a good cure for lovesickness. In h0nor of Valentines day, I have some great recommendations to for the true romantic! So whether your reading with you BF or with your cat, here are my top ten love stories! 💗💗💗💗💗💗💗💗💗💗 Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen Me Before You by Jojo Moyes The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead Significance by Shelly Crane The Selection by Kiera Cass Lux by Jennifer L. Armentrout The…

  • Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey

    The undead can really screw up your senior year … Marrying a vampire definitely doesn’t fit into Jessica Packwood’s senior year “get-a-life” plan. But then a bizarre (and incredibly hot) new exchange student named Lucius Vladescu shows up, claiming that Jessica is a Romanian vampire princess by birth—and he’s her long-lost fiancé. Armed with newfound confidence and a copy of Growing Up Undead: A Teen Vampire’s Guide to Dating, Health, and Emotions, Jessica makes a dramatic transition from average American teenager to glam European vampire princess. But when a devious cheerleader sets her sights on Lucius, Jess finds herself fighting to win back her wayward prince, stop a global vampire…

  • Interview with Beth Fantaskey

    Hi, Lovelies, Yesterday was a long, long day. No matter what political party you align yourself with, I’m sure everyone can agree that they are glad its over.  Recently I interviewed with the lovely Beth Fantaskey, author of Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side (and many more amazing books). Since that review will be posted this Sunday (November 13), I thought it would be a great Hump Day treat to post the interview that I did with her, today! So without further ado, here it is! 1.    Where exactly did you get the idea for “Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side?”   My children are adopted, and we…

  • Painted Blind by Michelle Hansen

    Psyche Middleton vows her dad will never see the risqué photos she took during a summer modeling stint abroad, but one of them ends up on a billboard in her Montana hometown, where everyone—especially her dad—can see it. That becomes the least of her worries when she meets Erik, a mysterious guy who rescues her from a mob and who she’s never actually seen because he can make himself invisible. Erik takes her to his palace in an idyllic kingdom, and she is swept into the beauty and culture of his world, but his affection has one condition: she may not see him. Enchanted, intrigued, and not wholeheartedly believing he’s…

  • Abandon by Meg Cabot

    Though she tries returning to the life she knew before the accident, Pierce can’t help but feel at once a part of this world, and apart from it. Yet she’s never alone . . . because someone is always watching her. Escape from the realm of the dead is impossible when someone there wants you back. But now she’s moved to a new town. Maybe at her new school, she can start fresh. Maybe she can stop feeling so afraid. Only she can’t. Because even here, he finds her. That’s how desperately he wants her back. She knows he’s no guardian angel, and his dark world isn’t exactly heaven, yet…

  • Big News for Cinder & Ella

    HEY LOVES, Exciting CINDER & ELLA news + Giveaway! Exactly two years ago, a little book titled Cinder & Ella made its way onto Amazon. And then it exploded, making it’s way to # 1 on Amazon in all of its categories and even hitting the top 20 on all of Amazon. (Way to go Cinder & Ella!) And nearly every day of the two years since its release, author Kelly Oram has received requests for an epilogue or a short story or something–anything–that would give readers more of their beloved Brian (aka Cinder) & Ella. It may have taken 2 years, but Kelly has finally decided to grant all…