Mini Reviews // The Unexpected Everything & Six of Crows

Posted September 5, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Contemporary, Fantasy, Reviews / 4 Comments
Mini Reviews // The Unexpected Everything & Six of Crows

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson Rating: 5/5 stars Published: May 3, 2016 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Pages: 517 Series: none Summary from Goodreads: Andie had it all planned out. When you are a politician’s daughter who’s pretty much raised yourself, you learn everything can be planned or spun, or both. Especially your future. Important internship? Check. Amazing […]

August Wrap-Up, Haul, and Recap

Posted September 3, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Hauls & Wrap-Ups / 7 Comments
August Wrap-Up, Haul, and Recap

August ended a few days ago, so I’m kind of  late on posting this, I’m sorry. Once again, I read eight books. Like July, I would have liked to have read more, but I just didn’t have enough time. Nevernight by Jay Kristoff Sadly, it did not live up to my expectations or all the hype. 2/5 […]

Rebel of the Sands

Posted September 1, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 0 Comments
Rebel of the Sands

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton Rating: 3/5 stars Published: March 8, 2016 by Viking Pages: 314 Series: First in a trilogy Summary from Goodreads: Mortals rule the desert nation of Miraji, but mythical beasts still roam the wild and remote areas, and rumor has it that somewhere, djinn still perform their magic.  For humans, it’s an unforgiving place, especially […]

Books Set in a School

Posted August 30, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Top Ten Tuesday / 4 Comments
Books Set in a School

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme/feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Back to School Freebie. So, I decided to list my ten favorite books that take place in a school, or have scenes in a school. Speaking of school, today is/was my first day, super exciting, yet sad at […]

Dreamology

Posted August 29, 2016 by Adalyn in Contemporary, Reviews / 0 Comments
Dreamology

Dreamology by Lucy Keating Rating: 3.5/5 stars Published: April 12, 2016 by Harper Teen Pages: 329 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance Series: Standalone Summary from Goodreads: For as long as Alice can remember, she has dreamed of Max. Together, they have traveled the world and fallen deliriously, hopelessly in love. Max is the boy of her dreams—and only her dreams. Because he doesn’t exist. […]

Five of the Most Beautiful 2016 Book Covers

Posted August 27, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Lists / 4 Comments
Five of the Most Beautiful 2016 Book Covers

It’s no secret that I love beautiful book covers, but then again, who doesn’t? 2016 has been full of so many great books, and to go along with that, so many great covers. When I see one, I automatically have to have it. Not only do they look gorgeous on your shelves, but also on […]

The Lifeboat Clique

Posted August 25, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Contemporary, Reviews / 2 Comments
The Lifeboat Clique

The Lifeboat Clique by Kathy Parks Rating: 4/5 stars Published: March 1, 2016 by Katherine Tegen Books Pages: 336 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Series: Standalone Summary from Goodreads: Some people might say that Denver had a death wish. Why else would she have dared to sneak into a Malibu beach party where she’d be surrounded by enemies, namely including her ex-BFF Abigail? Oh […]

Rebel Spring

Posted August 22, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 1 Comment
Rebel Spring

Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes Rating: 4.5/5 stars Published: December 3, 2013 by Razorbill Pages: 401 hardcover Genre: YA High Fantasy Series: #2 in the Falling Kingdoms series Summary from Goodreads:  The road to power… is paved with blood and magic. Cleo is now a prisoner in her own palace, forced to be an ambassador for Mytica as the evil King […]

The Olympic Book Tag

Posted August 20, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Lists, Tags / 8 Comments
The Olympic Book Tag

This tag was created by Shannon over at It Starts at Midnight, and I’ve seen a bunch of these pop up lately, so I thought this would be a fun tag to do, even though the Olympics are officially over tomorrow. I don’t watch the Summer Olympics all that much, though I do enjoy watching gymnastics, and […]