Now that I'm finally all moved, I'm getting around to reading a lot of galleys that I'm late on & have had for forever. The first one I read was Tell the Machine Goodnight by Kate Williams. The story follows several people in a future where a machine can tell you what will make you happy … Continue reading Tell the Machine Goodnight by Kate Williams
Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li is a well written novel about a group of people connected by a Chinese restaurant and how they're all affected in the aftermath of a tragedy that befell it. From Johnny, the unlikable owner/manager of the restaurant, to Nan and Ah-Jack, who have worked at the restaurant the … Continue reading Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li
Two years ago, I had the distinct pleasure of reading and reviewing a galley of Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova. I loved the book. I thought it was a wonderful introduction to the world of Alex and her family, and was excited to see what future installments in the series would lead to (especially after the … Continue reading Bruja Born by Zoraida Cordova
Bookish Bloggers Unite is a weekly event hosted by a variety of bookish blogger friends who decided to share some love each week. Feel free to participate if you want! This week's theme is books for each season, so each participating blogger is posting a recommendation for each season of the year. For me, it's … Continue reading #BookishBloggersUnite: Books for All Seasons
It's Bout of Books this week (one of my favorite readathons EVER!)!!! I love the community surrounding Bout of Books, the Twitter chats, & just how fun it is! There's no failing & any goals you set are up to you. There are daily little challenges, and those are pretty fun, too! This post will … Continue reading Bout of Books 22 Progress!
Okay, first up, how beautiful is this cover?! I love it so much--and I really enjoyed the story inside it too! The book follows Sierra, a teenage girl who's also an artist. She's currently working on a mural, but weird things are happening: her grandfather is dropping cryptic hints and a painting is crying. Also, … Continue reading Review: Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older
Guess what?! It's just about time for another Bout of Books! I'm so excited!! This will be my 6th (?) Bout of Books & it's still one of my favorite readathons ever. Here are the official details: The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner & Kelly Rubidoux Apple. It is a week … Continue reading Bout of Books 22 Sign Up Post!