Recommended Reading: The Blackthorn & Grim Trilogy by Juliet Marillier

I think this slow down in books coming to my door has been so beneficial in that I have been able to read books off my shelves that have been there for years. I kick myself a little bit because I had waited so long to read some excellent books. Juliet Marillier’s Blackthorn & Grim trilogy is […]

A Phoenix First Must Burn edited by Patrice Caldwell | Review

I don’t know what it is about this pandemic, but I am really ripping through short story anthologies. Maybe because there’s a feeling of accomplishment when reading one or two short stories per day. A Phoenix First Must Burn edited by Patrice Caldwell is a spectacular anthology that’s essentially a celebration of Black Girl Magic. There […]

Strange The Dreamer & Muse Of Nightmares

Over a period of about fifteen days – not consecutive, just altogether, I read Laini Taylor’s Strange The Dreamer duo-logy. Ultimately I read it to work on my Netgalley queue zero goal, but my goodness am I glad I did. I forgot just how glorious Taylor’s way with words is. I forgot just how easy it […]

9 Books That Will Give You The Feels

When I am reading a book, my number one requirement is to feel something – whether it is for a romance, excitement for the plot or a sense of place. I need to get some kind of emotion for what I am reading. It is why I love young adult books so much. However, as […]

Cozy Up With These Five YA Books

Now that it’s fall, I am all about cozying up with books that have some meat to them in various forms. I am excited to read books that take me far beyond the confines of my living room. The books below run the gamut from the stories of young women dealing with grief in various […]

14 Audiobooks For The YA Superfan

I feel as though we are in a golden age of audiobooks and friends, I am LIVING for it. As a resident young adult book super fan, I have listened to a TON of YA audiobooks and thought maybe this would be a great time to tell you all about them. As you saw in […]