First off, I am so excited to have Melissa Hope join me on the blog today! I have watched so many of her YouTube videos about writing and have also had the honour of reading an ARC of her debut novel Sea of Kings (and really enjoyed it). If you don’t…Keep reading
“April showers bring May flowers” This saying was completely true this year. We had some sunny days, but mostly cloudy ones. Nevertheless, I’m starting to enjoy cloudy weather because it’s the perfect set up for a relaxing reading session. A lot happened this month – work-wise, family-wise, and health-wise so I…Keep reading
Many of you may have thought about writing a story at some point in your life. Maybe you haven’t thought about it yet but will in the future. Maybe you even went so far as to put some ideas to paper (or to a doc online) but eventually felt discouraged and…Keep reading
Genre(s): Fantasy Fiction, AdventureAge Level: Middle Grade Fiction, Fantasy, AdventureRelease Date: April 27, 2021Publisher: Jolly Fish Press 5 out of 5 stars Thirteen-year-old Prince Noa has hated the ocean since the day it caused his mother’s death. But staying away from the sea isn’t easy on his tropical island home where…Keep reading
When you imagine a reader, what do you see? Do you ever hesitate to tell people that reading is one of your hobbies because of what they might assume about you? Even if you don’t believe in stereotypes, some of them are almost conditioned and stamped into our heads because of…Keep reading
We have another author coming on the blog today. I’m so excited to be able to introduce K.A. Wiggins to everybody! Recently, I have had the privilege of asking her 5 questions – questions that I’m curious about and I think other readers and authors would also love to read about.…Keep reading
Ahh writer’s block. It’s such a real issue and I feel like it happens to more people than we think. If you haven’t gotten it before, then you’re super lucky and also probably new to writing because it happens to the best of us. Personally, writer’s block happens quite often which…Keep reading
Genre(s): Realistic Fiction, MysteryAge Level: Middle GradeRelease Date: May 11, 2021Publisher: Puffin Books 5 out of 5 stars Alice Fleck’s father is a culinary historian, and for as long as she can remember, she’s been helping him recreate meals from the past — a hobby she prefers to keep secret from…Keep reading
We’ve all heard of ‘spring cleaning’. The dreaded (or anticipated) time of year where the cold winter days (if you live in Canada like me you’ll understand) finally become longer, sunnier, and warmer. Inevitably, everyone’s in the mood to declutter and clean. We’re a few weeks into Spring now and what…Keep reading
I’m so excited to have the opportunity to showcase two authors – Niamh and Rebecca Schmid and welcome them on the blog today! Recently, I have had the privilege of asking the author duo 5 questions – ones that I’m curious about and I think other readers and authors would also…Keep reading
This is a dilemma that every reader will and probably has experienced one time or another. It’s stressful because no one picks up a book expecting they’re not going to like it. We always want to enjoy the books we read but sometimes that just doesn’t happen. What’s DNF? DNF stands…Keep reading
Genre(s): Fantasy Fiction, Science FictionAge Level: Young AdultRelease Date: January 19, 2019Publisher: Bloomsbury YA 4 out of 5 stars Fall in love, break the curse. Cursed by a powerful enchantress to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year, Prince Rhen, the heir of Emberfall, thought he could be saved easily if…Keep reading
There is so much talk on the internet about book annotations and how it’s supposed to be done. I’ve watched all the YouTube videos, read many blogs, and honestly everyone does it a little bit differently (there’s no right way to do it.) I’m excited to share with everyone how I…Keep reading
I want to start off by welcoming you to my blog – Andrea’s Book Corner! I came up with this name because every time I think of reading or writing, I think of doing it in a cute little cozy corner where all the books are, fuzzy socks on, fairy lights…Keep reading
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