Book Covers So Beautiful, I Would Marry Them

Posted June 6, 2017 by Adalyn in Lists / 6 Comments
Book Covers So Beautiful, I Would Marry Them

Book covers are so important. If they don’t look good, I honestly probably will not buy the book. Some book covers are like 10x more gorgeous than most. So gorgeous, I would honestly marry them if I could (not really, I’m just joking. But really, I love these book covers so much). Flame in the […]

The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye

Posted June 2, 2017 by Adalyn in Fantasy, Historical Fiction / 2 Comments
The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye

The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye Rating: 5/5 stars Published: May 16, 2017 by Balzer + Bray Pages: 400 (hardcover) Series: Second in the Crown’s Fate duology Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction/Fantasy Summary from Goodreads: Russia is on the brink of great change. Pasha’s coronation approaches, and Vika is now the Imperial Enchanter, but the role she once coveted may be more […]

What Makes a Good Sequel?

Posted May 20, 2017 by Adalyn in Discussions / 6 Comments
What Makes a Good Sequel?

Is it just me, or are there a lot of sequels being released recently? I guess there are always lots of new sequels, but this month it seems like there are a lot more than normal. And not just sequels, but also third, fourth, etc. books in a series. I love reading series and I […]

The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord

Posted May 11, 2017 by Adalyn in Contemporary / 0 Comments
The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord

the names they gave us by emery lord Rating: 5/5 stars Published: May 16, 2017 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens Pages: 440 (hardcover) Series: Standalone Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Summary from Goodreads: Lucy Hansson was ready for a perfect summer with her boyfriend, working at her childhood Bible camp on the lake. But when her mom’s cancer reappears, Lucy falters—in faith, in love, and […]

April Wrap-Up

Posted May 6, 2017 by Adalyn in Hauls & Wrap-Ups / 3 Comments
April Wrap-Up

April was a really good month for me. For starters, I read seven amazing books, which is a lot considering I’ve been so behind lately, and reached 2k on Instagram! Oh and I also had a much needed spring break halfway through the month of which my family went and visited some friends then did […]

GlitteringReads Book Club

Posted April 29, 2017 by Adalyn in book club, Books / 0 Comments
GlitteringReads Book Club

The other day I was thinking about starting a book club and how fun that might be, or at least joining one. So I started looking into it on Goodreads and talking to some friends on Bookstagram. Then yesterday, I created GlitteringReads Book Club! About the Book Club It’s a GoodReads group where every month […]

How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake

Posted April 20, 2017 by Adalyn in Contemporary / 1 Comment
How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake

How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake Rating: 4/5 stars Published: May 02, 2017 by HMH Books for Young Readers Pages: 336 (hardcover) Series: Standalone Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Summary from Goodreads: Grace, tough and wise, has nearly given up on wishes, thanks to a childhood spent with her unpredictable, larger-than-life mother. But this summer, Grace meets Eva, a girl […]

Why I’m Deciding to Cut Back on ARCs

Posted April 15, 2017 by Adalyn in Books / 3 Comments
Why I’m Deciding to Cut Back on ARCs

I love reading ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies). I remember the first time I was approved for a book on NetGalley last fall and freaking out. But at the same time, ARCs can be really overwhelming. That’s why I’m trying to cut back on ARCs. If you’re like me, then you’ll go on NetGalley and request […]