Review: I Believe in a Thing Called Love

Posted June 15, 2017 by Kate in 2017, Reviews, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
Review: I Believe in a Thing Called Love

  What an adorable story!! My sister is a huge K-Drama fan and when I read the synopsis for this novel I new I need to give it a try! While not a topic for everyone, I do believe if you enjoy K-Dramas and/or Korean culture will really enjoy this! I am a huge proponent of reading and having books in my library that shows diverse voices and experiences and this one really fits the […]

ARC Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Posted June 13, 2017 by Kate in 2017, Adult Fiction, Reviews / 0 Comments
ARC Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Taylor Jenkins Reid is one of my favorite authors for a a reason. She creates beautiful stories that really speak to women dealing with many modern issues including love, marriage and fate. But, do not go into this novel expecting more of the same. It is completely different in the most refreshing way. This the story of a truly amazing woman and how her life and ultimately her decisions (both good and bad) inform her beautiful, heartbreaking […]

Review Roundup: ARC Edition

Posted June 9, 2017 by Kate in Realistic Fiction, Review Roundup, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
Review Roundup: ARC Edition

  In an effort to pare down my ARC reviews I am starting a feature called “Review Roundup” sharing my thoughts on ARCs I receive throughout the month. Occasionally, I will do individual reviews on certain titles but overall you can find my general thoughts in these posts! I’m slowly but surely becoming a huge Dessen fan. I missed the hype around her books somehow when I was a teenager but I am loving talking […]

Reading Overview: May 2017

Posted May 31, 2017 by Kate in 2017, Bookish Breakdown, Wrap-Up / 0 Comments
Reading Overview: May 2017

  Happy End of May! School is out for me so I am so excited. Even with such a busy last month I was able to finish 11 books! In the coming months, I plan on reading, sleeping in, relaxing and just having an amazing summer! Here is my breakdown for the month: 11 Books Read in May 10 New Reads • 1 Rereads • 0 DNF 3888 Pages Read (18078/30,000 Total for 2017) Books by Format 7 […]

2017 Summer Reading Plans

Posted May 30, 2017 by Kate in 2017, Book Organization, Bookishness / 0 Comments
2017 Summer Reading Plans

It’s summer time and that means sleeping in, grilling, spending time inn the sunshine and lots and lots of reading!! I am lucky enough to work in a job that allows for TWO months off! It’s okay I know your jellie 😛   Here are some of my plans: Stay Ahead on my Reading Challenges I have been doing really well with my Goodreads challenge this year (I’m currently 10 books ahead of schedule) and […]

Books That I Wish Were Movies (Part 1)

Posted May 15, 2017 by Kate in Bookishness / 2 Comments
Books That I Wish Were Movies (Part 1)

  Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid Last summer I wrote a review on this novel and even how it would make a great movie! Reid created such a great story with complex, dynamic relationships. The characters, plot and setting are quite cinematic.   Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins A love story set in Paris? Um, I’m shocked that movie rights have not been bought! The atmosphere, characters and food […]

5 Books Recently Added to TBR

Posted May 2, 2017 by Kate in 2017, Bookishness / 0 Comments
5 Books Recently Added to TBR

    The Hot Shot by Kristen Callihan I adore the Game On series from this other and this release was definitely hotly anticipated! I purchased this one preorder as soon as it came out and it looks so good. I know I will finish this before the month is out 🙂 *Edit: It was great as per usual! If you’re a fan of sports romance you have to check this series out, one of […]

Reading Overview: April 2017

Posted May 1, 2017 by Kate in 2017, Bookish Breakdown, Wrap-Up / 0 Comments
Reading Overview: April 2017

  I had a short reading month but not too bad. Unfortunately due to my parents visiting during my Spring Break this month my reading was sadly cut short. But I did get a brand new pantry and BEAUTIFUL bookshelves out it! If you want to see pictures check out my Instagram page. They are seriously gorgeous! 8 Books Read in April 10 New Reads • O Rereads • 0 DNF 2794 Pages Read Books by Format […]

Review: We Are The Ants

Posted April 20, 2017 by Kate in 2017, Favorites, GLBT, Reviews, YA / 0 Comments
Review: We Are The Ants

Have you ever read a book that so pleasantly surprises you that you MUST tell everyone you know (and don’t know) about it? Well this is that book! Being the bookish person that I am I have been known to dabble in few book subscription services, this book came from one of those! Kelly over at Stacked Books and Book Riot curated a few great YA book boxes of which We Are The Ants was […]

Top 5 Reads: Winter Edition

Posted April 14, 2017 by Kate in Favorites, Recommendations, Top 5 / 0 Comments
Top 5 Reads: Winter Edition

After recently watching a great youtube video from Jessica over at PeaceLoveBooks about her top 5 reads I knew I wanted to dedicate my next blog post to the topic. Here are my top 5 reads for the winter months of 2017  (January-March): We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson I read this back in March after I got from a book subscription over a year ago. I am a big fan of GLBTQ fiction […]