Book Review | Not Here To Be Liked by Michelle Quach

Genre(s): Contemporary, RomanceAge Level: Young AdultRelease Date: September 14, 2021Publisher: Harper Children’s 2.5 out of 5 stars Eliza Quan is the perfect candidate for editor in chief of her school paper. That is, until ex-jock Len DiMartile decides on a whim to run against her. Suddenly her vast qualifications mean squat because inexperienced Len—who isContinue reading “Book Review | Not Here To Be Liked by Michelle Quach”

What Is Camp NaNoWriMo & How Do I Prep?

This one is for all the aspiring authors, already-authors, readers who dream to write a book one day, and those of you who are just curious about how some authors write their books in a short amount of time.  When is it? Every November (the entire month) What is it? Camp “NaNoWriMo” which stands forContinue reading “What Is Camp NaNoWriMo & How Do I Prep?”

6 Things I’ve Learned From Book Blogging

Can you believe it’s already September? Time has really flown by, each year feeling shorter than the last. I don’t know if the pandemic has anything to do with it but this year has really blurred together – the days, the weeks, and the months. We’re entering the autumn season and I’m so so excitedContinue reading “6 Things I’ve Learned From Book Blogging”

Author Spotlight | Lori Nelson Spielman

When I was planning out blog posts for September, I thought to myself, “Hmm. What would readers like myself like to read?” One of the things I thought right away was that I’d love to get to know some of the authors of my favourite books more. For those of you that have been followingContinue reading “Author Spotlight | Lori Nelson Spielman”

How To Start Your Own Blog

Thinking about starting your own blog can be a really exciting time! Having your own blog means you get to create a platform to share everything and anything you want. The possibilities are endless and once it’s posted, anyone in the world can have access to your blog posts.  You get to be your ownContinue reading “How To Start Your Own Blog”

Monthly Wrap-Up | August 2021

August was a month of craziness – just like other months, but also unlike other months. What do I mean? This was my break month – teaching was finally finished and it’s summer break! I thought I would get a lot more reading done this month but I ended up doing a lot less becauseContinue reading “Monthly Wrap-Up | August 2021”

Book Review | You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao

Genre(s): ContemporaryAge Level: Young AdultRelease Date: November 2, 2021Publisher: Wednesday Books Trigger Warnings: Grief, loss of loved one, death, car accident 5 out of 5 stars Seventeen-year-old Julie has her future all planned out—move out of her small town with her boyfriend Sam, attend college in the city, spend a summer in Japan. But thenContinue reading “Book Review | You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao”

6 Things Readers Hate To See In Books

As amazing as a book synopsis can be, the actual bulk of the book is so important. Beginnings are important in getting readers invested in the characters, middles must continue with momentum, have some good twists, and endings must be satisfying and realistic. I think it’s safe to say that writing a book isn’t easy!Continue reading “6 Things Readers Hate To See In Books”

6 Reasons Physical Books Will Always Have My Heart

If you go up to any avid reader and ask them: “physical books or ebooks?”, they’ll probably have an opinion. I know some people that will only read physical books, and others who swear by their Kindle! Last month, I posted a blog post called I’ve Converted to eBooks! (Kinda). I’ve always been a physicalContinue reading “6 Reasons Physical Books Will Always Have My Heart”

Book Review | Mystic Invisible by Ryder Hunte Clancy

Genre(s): YA Fantasy, Mystery, FolkloreAge Level: Young AdultRelease Date: March 17, 2021Publisher: Winter Goose Publishing 3.5 out of 5 stars Fifteen-year-old Monte moves to the mystically jeopardized Highlands of Scotland and discovers that life as a Celtic wizard is anything but easy. Whisperings of abnormal enchantments and vicious cat siths grip the small town heContinue reading “Book Review | Mystic Invisible by Ryder Hunte Clancy”

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