Top Ten: Favorite Books from the Last Ten Years

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's theme was my favorite books published in the last ten years. Y'ALL. Picking just one title from some of these years was so hard. But then there were years like 2013 in which three books I read were published and [...]

Review: Fake It Till You Break It by Jenn P. Nguyen

Title: Fake It Till You Break ItAuthor: Jenn P. NguyenRating: ★Summary: Mia and Jake have known each other their whole lives, and their mothers are convinced that they'd be the perfect couple—if only they could stand to be in the same room. After yet another attempt to push them together, Jake and Mia decide they’ve [...]

Thoughts On: Character Looks

"Thoughts On" is a feature where I give my (often rambling) thoughts on a topic relevant to reading, literature, or the book business. To see previous topics, click here. I finally read Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale last year, partly because the adaptation was coming out and partly because why hadn't I already read it? [...]

Review: Star-Crossed by Minnie Darke

Title: Star-CrossedAuthor: Minnie DarkeRating: ★★★★Summary: When childhood sweethearts Justine (Sagittarius and serious skeptic) and Nick (Aquarius and true believer) bump into each other as adults, a life-changing love affair seems inevitable—to Justine, anyway. When she learns that Nick bases his decisions on the horoscopes in his favorite magazine—the same magazine for which Justine happens to [...]

Top Ten: Books on My TBR Because of Their Adaptation

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's theme was a book to movie freebie, so I decided to list ten books on my TBR because I saw their movie or TV adaptation. ♥ Atonement by Ian McEwan → Atonement♥ Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller [...]

Review: The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

Title: The UnhoneymoonersAuthor: Christina LaurenRating: ★★★★★Summary: When her sister gets married, Olive braces for a crazy 24 hours before she can return to her comfortable, uneventful life. But when the entire party gets food poisoning, the only two who aren’t affected are Olive and prickly, irritating Ethan—and there’s an all-expenses-paid nonrefundable honeymoon in Hawaii up [...]

Top Ten: Characters Who Remind Me of Me

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's theme was characters who remind me of me. ♥ Beth from Attachments♥ Esther from The Bell Jar♥ Eleanor from Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine♥ Ann from A Great and Terrible Beauty♥ Charlie from The Perks of Being a Wallflower ♥ [...]