Shouting from the Shelftops #17

Shouting from the Shelftops is a bimonthly(-ish) feature to gush over book news that come to my attention, to celebrate good news amidst whatever the year is delivering to you. The basic mood for these posts is just Enthusiastic Screaming™. Could anyone miss this amazing news that dropped recently: The third book in the Montague … Continue reading Shouting from the Shelftops #17

Readathoning in December

We are looking at the end of the year and I am looking at my incomplete list of reading challenges, and you know what, I am taking it light on the new challenges this month. I have a few of the difficult yearly challenges (2019 New Release, A to Z reading Challenge, Series To Finish) … Continue reading Readathoning in December

ARC Review: How to Be Remy Cameron by Julian Winters

How to Be Remy Cameron by Julian Winters My rating: 4 of 5 stars Everyone on campus knows Remy Cameron. He's the out-and-gay, super-likable guy that people admire for his confidence. The only person who may not know Remy that well is Remy himself. So when he is assigned to write an essay describing himself, … Continue reading ARC Review: How to Be Remy Cameron by Julian Winters

ARC Review: Children of the Whales, Vol. 8 by Abi Umeda

Children of the Whales, Vol. 8 by Abi Umeda My rating: 4 of 5 stars In this postapocalyptic fantasy, a sea of sand swallows everything but the past. In an endless sea of sand drifts the Mud Whale, a floating island city of clay and magic. In its chambers a small community clings to survival, … Continue reading ARC Review: Children of the Whales, Vol. 8 by Abi Umeda

Stacking The Shelves #84

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly haul meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews & Reading Reality. It is about sharing enthusiasm for the new books added to our shelves - be it physical, ebooks, galleys or borrowed from the library. Some more new interesting titles this week... Netgalley The Language of Cherries by Jen Marie Hawkins … Continue reading Stacking The Shelves #84

ARC Review: Excellence, Vol. 1: Kill the Past by Brandon Thomas, Khary Randolph & Emilio Lopez

Excellence, Vol. 1: Kill the Past by Brandon Thomas My rating: 4 of 5 stars Spencer Dales was born into a world of magic. His father belongs to the Aegis, a secret society of black magicians ordered by their unseen masters to better the lives of others-of higher potential-but never themselves. Now it's time for … Continue reading ARC Review: Excellence, Vol. 1: Kill the Past by Brandon Thomas, Khary Randolph & Emilio Lopez

Book Blogger Hop: Nov 22-28

Book Blogger Hop was created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and is currently hosted by Coffee Addicted Writer. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog. This week's question is: Name one book … Continue reading Book Blogger Hop: Nov 22-28

On the Pod this week #47

Fabulas Audio is a weekly wrap post for podcasts I listen to. It is a complement to the ongoing Podcast rec posts, with the difference that these are much more spoilery! I started Attention Hellmart Shoppers and Spirits but neither of them really got me invested. I am thinking of starting The Passenger List next... … Continue reading On the Pod this week #47

ARC Review: Maiden, Mother, Crone (edited) by Gwen Benaway

Maiden, Mother, Crone: Fantastical Trans Femmes by Gwen Benaway, Kai Cheng Thom, Casey Plett, Crystal Frasier, Gwynception, Kylie Ariel Bemis, Lilah Sturges, Audrey Vest, Alexa Fae McDaniel, Ellen Mellor, Izzy Wasserstein My rating: 4 of 5 stars Maiden, Mother, Crone: Fantastical Trans Femmes is a Bedside Press anthology of new fantastical short fiction by trans women … Continue reading ARC Review: Maiden, Mother, Crone (edited) by Gwen Benaway

Top Ten Tuesday: Changes In My Reading Life

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl, wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. This week's prompt is 'changes in my reading life' and it has been a topic I've been thinking on for a long … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Changes In My Reading Life

Audiobook Review: Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld

Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld My rating: 4 of 5 stars The behemoth is the fiercest creature in the British navy. It can swallow enemy battleships with one bite. The Darwinists will need it, now that they are at war with the Clanker powers. Deryn is a girl posing as a boy in the British Air … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld

Stacking The Shelves #83

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly haul meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews & Reading Reality. It is about sharing enthusiasm for the new books added to our shelves - be it physical, ebooks, galleys or borrowed from the library. Macmillan and Harper Collins really need to put all these delicious treats in moderation! Netgalley Untamed … Continue reading Stacking The Shelves #83

ARC Review: The Silence of Bones by June Hur

The Silence of Bones by June Hur My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have a mouth, but I mustn't speak; Ears, but I mustn't hear; Eyes, but I mustn't see. 1800, Joseon (Korea). Homesick and orphaned sixteen-year-old Seol is living out the ancient curse: “May you live in interesting times.” Indentured to the police … Continue reading ARC Review: The Silence of Bones by June Hur

Book Blogger Hop: Nov 15-21

Book Blogger Hop was created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and is currently hosted by Coffee Addicted Writer. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog. This week's question is: Do you think … Continue reading Book Blogger Hop: Nov 15-21

ARC Review: Man-Eaters, Vol. 3 by Chelsea Cain, Elise McCall & Lia Miternique

Man-Eaters, Vol. 3 by Chelsea Cain My rating: 4 of 5 stars Middle schooler, Maude, and several friends, have been sent to Ruminations: Malibu, a rehabilitation clinic for pantherism. Simply put, they are all suspected of turning into Big Cats when they get their periods and Ruminations promises to cure them through hormone therapy and … Continue reading ARC Review: Man-Eaters, Vol. 3 by Chelsea Cain, Elise McCall & Lia Miternique