Monthly Wrap-Up | June 2021

Like I mentioned last month, June was probably going to be a busy month, and it was! The school year is finally over and report cards are done but there will be no rest because I’m also teaching Summer School this year. Teaching high school kids is something I love doing so despite how timeContinue reading “Monthly Wrap-Up | June 2021”

Reading A Genre Outside Of My Comfort Zone

Ever since I’ve started reading regularly, the main genre I’ve been reading is fantasy. Sometimes I’ll also branch out into contemporary, romance, romcom, maybe sci-fi, but these are just the genres I tend to lean more towards. It’s funny actually because I don’t really enjoy fantasy movies too much. Sci-fi is totally my thing movie-wise.Continue reading “Reading A Genre Outside Of My Comfort Zone”

Do You Engage In Active Reading? | FREE Printable Bookmarks

We have a guest on the blog! I’m so excited to have been able to partner with Richard Grzela to write this post. For those of you that don’t know him, he is an artist and designer that enjoys writing and adventure. I’ll let him introduce himself: Richard: When the request was made, I wasContinue reading “Do You Engage In Active Reading? | FREE Printable Bookmarks”

Book Review | So This Is Love by Elizabeth Lim

Genre(s): YA Fantasy, Fairytale, RomanceAge Level: Young AdultRelease Date: April 7, 2020Publisher: Disney-Hyperion 3 out of 5 stars What if Cinderella never tried on the glass slipper? Unable to prove that she’s the missing princess, and unable to bear life under Lady Tremaine any longer, Cinderella starts work at the palace as a seamstress. However,Continue reading “Book Review | So This Is Love by Elizabeth Lim”

Book Review | The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany by Lori Nelson Spielman

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance, ContemporaryAge Level: Adult Release Date: November 17, 2020Publisher: Berkley Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Since the day Filomena Fontana cast a curse upon her sister more than two hundred years ago, not one second-born Fontana daughter has found lasting love. Some, like second-born Emilia, the happily-single baker at her grandfather’s Brooklyn deli,Continue reading “Book Review | The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany by Lori Nelson Spielman”

7 Book-Buying Mistakes I Used To Make

When we first start something really new, we usually don’t know how to navigate it until we’ve made some mistakes and learned from them.  When it comes to buying books, I definitely made my fair share of mistakes. Looking back, I didn’t have much of an idea of the bookish world – all I knewContinue reading “7 Book-Buying Mistakes I Used To Make”

Monthly Wrap-Up | May 2021

Last month was quite a busy month for me and I was hoping May would be a little more free but it ended up being quite the opposite. If I’m being honest with myself, the next 2 months will probably be the same, if not worse. For those of you that don’t already know, I’mContinue reading “Monthly Wrap-Up | May 2021”

6 Books Being Published In 2021 That I’m Excited For

When I first got into reading, I felt like I needed to catch up and get to know about the books everyone was talking about so I started with reading a lot of the books published from a few years back.  Now that I’ve already read most of the older books, I’ve been able toContinue reading “6 Books Being Published In 2021 That I’m Excited For”

Book Review | Lost In The Never Woods by Aiden Thomas

Genre(s): YA Fantasy, Urban FantasyAge Level: Young AdultRelease Date: March 23, 2021Publisher: Swoon Reads 4.5 out of 5 stars When children go missing in the small coastal town of Astoria, people look to Wendy for answers. It’s been five years since Wendy and her two brothers went missing in the woods, but when the town’s children start to disappear,Continue reading “Book Review | Lost In The Never Woods by Aiden Thomas”

7 Weird Things Readers Do

Let’s face it. Readers are special. We do things people might not understand. We have burning tendencies to buy books even when we have a whole shelf of books we haven’t gotten to. We also love flying through book after book. Your non-reading friends probably think you’re crazy. Another thing about readers – we knowContinue reading “7 Weird Things Readers Do”

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