August, Disney Wonders Book & Nook Unboxing

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” -Walt Disney Hey everyone! It’s time for another, epic Book & Nook unboxing! Every month, the lovely Bella behind Book & Nook curates a GORGEOUS subscription box of 5 candles, a secret, special surprise, and a theme bookmark. They are always…

Wonder Woman: Warbringer (Spoiler Free!) Review

“I am done being careful. I am done being quiet. Let them see me angry. Let them hear me wail at the top of my lungs.” -Leigh Bardugo, Wonder Woman: Warbringer  Hey everyone! I was really lucky to get an early copy of the AMAZINGLY AWESOME Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo from the lovely…

Cute Animal Sidekicks in Books

“My gaze landed on a bromeliad, a touch of a bloom, where a tiny frog perched, admiring one of the butterflies up close with a cocked head. The frog would fit into my palm, a shiny thing with saucers for eyes, the same lime color as its skin.” -Natalia Jaster, Dare … Because who doesn’t…

New Fave Duologies

“You’re a storyteller. Dream up something wild and improbable.” -Laini Taylor, Strange the Dreamer  Hey everyone! I thought it would be fun to share some of my new FAVE duologies with you…. They all have one thing in common… I haven’t read the second book in them yet! Mostly because the first book came out…

The Potion Diaries: Going Viral (Spoiler Free!) Review

“We lean forward in our seats as we pass underneath the ornate gateway to the town of Long-shi, an arch richly painted in bright red with gold accents. I spy a carving of a snake winding its way around one of the columns – the symbol of alchemists everywhere. I feel tears springing up in…

August Illumicrate Unboxing!

Hey everyone! I can’t believe I’ve already got another Illumicrate box-it feels like it’s gone by so quickly since the last one! (Illumicrate boxes are quarterly, with the exception of the VERY special, one-off Grisha box that’s shipping late September! Eeek!) I feel like I say this every box, but I was so so impressed…

August Owlcrate Unboxing!

“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” -William Shakespeare, Macbeth Hey guys! If you haven’t already got your Owlcrate August Something Wicked this way Comes boxes, then look away now, because spoilers! If you’re still after one of these boxes, there are a few still available! Just use the code COSY…

The Romance Reader’s Guide to Life (Spoiler Free!) Review

“It was raining and the drops hit the shingles just inches from my head with a soothing rapraprap. Thus began the part of my life that was lived in book romances. All I can say in my defense is that I was just looking for the truth. Also love, which I hoped was a true…

Alex, Approximately (Spoiler Free!) Review

“Hilly, cypress-lined streets. Spanish-style stucco buildings with terracotta tile roofs. Smoky purple mountains in the distance. And then we hit Gold Avenue, a two-lane twisting road that hugs the curving coast, and I finally see it: The Pacific Ocean.” -Jean Bennett, Alex, Approximately  Hi everyone! I was thrilled to have been sent a copy of…

What I’m Reading

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!” -Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice. Hi everyone! Because I’m such a mood reader, I never post monthly TBRs, and because I’m such a fast reader, it’s hard for me to update you all constantly on my current reads! Soooo, I thought it would be a…

My Epic, Belated July Wrap-Up!

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby. Hey everyone! Apologies for the lateness of this post, I was away in…