Top 7 Diverse YA Books on My TBR

Happy Monday, everyone! For today’s post, I wanted to share with you all the diverse young adult novels that are currently on my long-term TBR (to-be-read) list. I have heard phenomenal things about every single one of these novels, and through having awesome friends and family, I own a copy of them all as well.…

September Reading Wrap-Up!

September wasn’t as great as August or July in terms of reading. A slump managed to sneak attack me, and put me out of commission for the second half of the month. I even had to D.N.F. a couple of the books I was reading so that I wouldn’t have the negative association of a…

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson – A Book Review

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson is a young adult fantasy re-telling of the Peter Pan story, originally written by J.M. Barrie. Told from the perspective of a tiny faerie named Tinker Belle, the book is about a young adolescent Indigenous girl named Tiger Lily. Viewed as an outcast, Tiger Lily is a very lonely…

Ash by Malinda Lo – A Book Review

Ash by Malinda Lo is a young adult fantasy novel that is a re-telling of the Cinderella fairy tale. It follows a young girl named Ash. When her father passes away, she’s left in the care of her new stepmother, who is very cruel to her. Consumed with in a shroud of grief and loneliness,…

#Unhaulathon 2017 TBR

Since July was a fantastic reading month for me, thanks to a ton of fun of readathons, I figured it would be cool to start off my August with another reading event, especially one that is very low-key and kicked-back. The Unhaulathon is hosted by @reading__addict @booknookbritt & @dylanthereader5, over on Twitter. It’s taking place from…

The Little Mermaid by Metaphrog – A Comic Review

The Little Mermaid by Metaphrog is a stand-alone, middle-grade, fantasy graphic novel that tells an illustrated tale based off of Hans Christian Andersen’s short story of a young mermaid who’s passionate about living in the world above the ocean, and on land. I was a little sceptical going into the novel because most illustrated renditions…

Red Queen: A Story of Conquering Fear

“It was easy to accept the presence of magic in the world, and that animals could talk if you knew how to listen to them… It was easy to accept the pleasant and nice things, but monsters, especially ones from children’s stories, were somehow more difficult to grasp.” Red Queen was another beautiful novel in…

🎃Halloween T.B.R. 2016!!👻

Good morning book dragons! How is everyone doing today? I hope you all are doing swell. If you’ve had a bad week, don’t worry as the weekend is almost upon us and it’s usually a great time to just chill. Grab a beer and chill. Eat some grubs and chill. Read some books and just…