Reading Overview: July 2017

Posted August 1, 2017 by Kate in 2017, Bookish Breakdown, TBR, Wrap-Up / 0 Comments
Reading Overview: July 2017

Reading Overview: July 2017 Man, where has the summer gone to?!?! I cannot believe July is over with! I have had a busy/crazy month but did manage to get some reading in. Not as much as I wanted though unfortunately! I spent a week with my family at the beginning of July and my father came up to visit me a week later as well. Here’s a look at my reading month overall:  What I Read […]

ARC Review: Just Friends

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kate in 2017, Reviews, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
ARC Review: Just Friends

  I spotted this novel several months ago and I knew I needed to read it! Being a fan of romance novels, a good YA romance is definitely my jam. Plus with such a great cover I know this will be a popular one with my students come Fall.  Here are some of my thoughts on Just Friends by Tiffany Pitcock. What I Liked It starts with a lie, which is one of the more […]

5 Reasons To Read: Kissing Max Holden

5 Reasons To Read: Kissing Max Holden

  Sitting down to start this book I wasn’t actually sure what to expect. I read romance, alot of romance actually and have definitely read my fair share of great and not so great YA romance this year. I expected to find a cute, light romance, nothing too serious or complex but I was incredibly impressed by this debut effort! Here are FIVE reasons you should read Kissing Max Holden by Katy Upperman! #1: It’s […]

Last Five Reads #1: Holy Romance Batman!

Posted July 10, 2017 by Kate in 2017, Bookishness / 0 Comments
Last Five Reads #1: Holy Romance Batman!

  Last 5 Reads Since my review game has not been as strong as I would like, I thought I would discuss briefly some of my thoughts on my last 5 books that I have read! Don’t worry regular reviews will be back very soon! *furiously reads ARCs*   Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally I recently participated in a twitter chat hosted by one of my favorite bloggers, Ginger at GReadsBooks featuring Trish Doller and […]

Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag 2017!

Posted July 2, 2017 by Kate in 2017, Bookish Musings, Tags / 0 Comments
Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag 2017!

Since this has been going around for awhile on the booktube/book blog world I’ve been wanting to do this tag for awhile but have never got around to it in the past.  This is a great tag to do if you want to talk about the books you’ve read about for the first have of the year and to look ahead. I tag Liz at lizsbookbucketlist and Sarah at wordswithsarah to do this tag as well! […]

Reading Overview: June 2017

Posted June 30, 2017 by Kate in 2017, Bookish Breakdown, Wrap-Up / 0 Comments
Reading Overview: June 2017

  Happy July! Man this summer is flying by! I read quite a few good books this month! I have a vacation planned for next week so I am not sure how that will affect my reading plans but I’m optimistic! Check out my Reading Overview for June!  What I Read 12 Books Read in June 12 New Reads • 0 Rereads • 0 DNF 4132 Pages Read (26,785/30,000 Total for 2017) Books by Format 3 audiobooks […]

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 […]