Saturday Spotlight #10

Saturday Spotlight is a weekly feature in which I honor a book, character, or author that has consumed my mind and may be the cause of future therapy sessions.  {This week my Spotlight turned into a half-rant, half-fangirling session. But hey, that’s why I have this feature – to express my feels here so thatContinue reading “Saturday Spotlight #10”

Review: ‘Starflight’ by Melissa Landers

Life in the outer realm is a lawless, dirty, hard existence, and Solara Brooks is hungry for it. Just out of the orphanage, she needs a fresh start in a place where nobody cares about the engine grease beneath her fingernails or the felony tattoos across her knuckles. She’s so desperate to reach the realmContinue reading “Review: ‘Starflight’ by Melissa Landers”

Saturday Spotlight #9

Saturday Spotlight is a weekly feature in which I honor a book, character, or author that has consumed my mind and may be the cause of future therapy sessions.  This week has been a crazy rollercoaster of new experiences. Technically speaking, it was my first “real” week of university, meaning I spent most of myContinue reading “Saturday Spotlight #9”

Review: ‘Exodus In Confluence’ by Bryant A. Loney

 “NO PLACE IS EVER GOING TO BE SAFE.” Exodus in Confluence is a glimpse at what can happen to people when they are put under truly adverse circumstances — struggling to hold onto their moral values in the face of almost certain death. It’s a blend of narrative and commentary on the human condition. It’sContinue reading “Review: ‘Exodus In Confluence’ by Bryant A. Loney”

Review: ‘To Hear The Ocean Sigh’ by Bryant A. Loney

 Jay Murchison believes he is a nobody at his high school in Oklahoma. Coming from a conservative family of affordable luxury, Jay has an overwhelming desire to become something great. After a mysterious girl named Saphnie in North Carolina mistakenly texts him, an unlikely relationship develops that affects Jay’s self-perception and influences the rest ofContinue reading “Review: ‘To Hear The Ocean Sigh’ by Bryant A. Loney”

Saturday Spotlight #8

Saturday Spotlight is a weekly feature in which I honor a book, character, or author that has consumed my mind and may be the cause of future therapy sessions. {Quick note: This post is going to be a little messy, because I’m currently taking advantage of my first totally free half hour of the week.Continue reading “Saturday Spotlight #8”

WoW #3: ‘The Girl From Everywhere’

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, where book bloggers can showcase their latest anticipated reads. This week I’m waiting on… The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Hellig Release date: 16 February 2016 Genre: YA Publisher: Greenwillow Books ISBN: 9780062380753 Pages: 464 It was the kind of August day that hinted at monsoons,Continue reading “WoW #3: ‘The Girl From Everywhere’”

Saturday Spotlight #7

Saturday Spotlight is a weekly feature in which I honor a book, character, or author that has consumed my mind and may be the cause of future therapy sessions. After finishing Eleanor and Park, I vowed never to put myself through any other beautifully disastrous book ever again. (Not that it was disastrous – itContinue reading “Saturday Spotlight #7”

WoW #2: ‘Glass Sword’

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, where book bloggers can showcase their latest anticipated reads. This week I’m waiting on… Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard Release date: 9 February 2016 Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher:HarperTeen ISBN: 9780062310668 Pages: 448 Mare Barrow’s blood is red—the color of common folk—but her Silver ability,Continue reading “WoW #2: ‘Glass Sword’”

THE STRUGGLE: Deciding which books to take to Uni

In case you weren’t already aware, this week I set off on my latest adventure – university. This is the first step on the path towards my (admittedly fantastical) dreams, and I couldn’t be more excited. I’m moving halfway across the country, and although that means leaving behind my family and my bed, I don’tContinue reading “THE STRUGGLE: Deciding which books to take to Uni”