Blog Tour | Up All Night ed. by Laura Silverman Review

Up All Night: 13 Stories between Sunset and SunriseTitle: Up All Night: 13 Stories Between Sunset and Sunrise

Edited By: Laura Silverman

Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.5 Stars)

Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers

Release Date: July 15, 2021

As a night owl, I was beyond excited for this anthology set between dusk and dawn. I am happy to say that I enjoyed this and found some great stories by authors I love, and a few by some new-to-me authors as well -which I always my favorite part of anthologies! Continue reading

Review | Toil & Trouble edited by Tess Sharpe & Jessica Spotswood

Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & WitchcraftTitle: Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft

Edited by: Tess Sharpe & Jessica Spotswood

Rating: ★★★★★

Publisher: Harlequin Teen

Release Date: August 28, 2018

“Every woman is never enough; she’s always too much. We angered someone, somewhere, for our too muchness.
If to be too much is to be a witch, then I am a witch, and we are all witches. I told this to the other girls, and I heard them all whisper back yes, because to be a witch means our too muchness serves a purpose: it gives us power.”

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T5W | Books I Added to My TBR Because of the Cover

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly challenge for book bloggers, vloggers, and book lovers, hosted by Lainey and Sam. The goal is to choose their top 5 picks for the week’s given challenge. Find out more on the  Goodreads group page!

I’m so spotty with which Top 5 Wednesday posts I decide to do and which ones I don’t. Honestly, sometimes I don’t even look at the list for the month because I forget. But I’m glad I saw this topic because I love talking about book covers!!! I thought I’d change up the topic of favorite covers a bit, to Book Covers I Loves So Much that it Made me waht to Add the Book to my TBR.  Because let’s be honest, we really do judge books by thier covers. Click the title to go to the book’s goodreads page! Continue reading

ARC Review | Our Stories, Our Vocies edited By Amy Reed

Our Stories, Our Voices: 21 YA Authors Get Real About Injustice, Empowerment, and Growing Up Female in AmericaTitle: Our Stories, Our Vocies: 21 YA Authors Get Real About Injustice, Empowerment, and Growing Up Female in America

Edited By: Amy Reed

Rating: ★★★★☆

Publisher: Simon Pulse

Release Date: August 14, 2018

“Ours are the marginalized voices they refuse to listen to. This book, this act of resistance, says our stories matter. Our lives matter. Our voices will not be silenced.”

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Top 10 Tuesday | New-to-Me Authors of 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish and is currently hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.

I skipped Top 10 Tuesdays for most of December, but I’m happy to be back at them in the new year. Today’s topic is 10 New-to-You authors you loved in 2017. I found a ton of new authors in 2017, so it was hard narrowing down the list. Here are 10 new authors I discovered in 2017, most of these are authors I read at least 2 books by, but some I knew they would be favorites with only one book.  Continue reading