Elodie Iver – Author Interview

Elodie Iver is the author of The Violet Theory. She recently graduated from high school and is looking forward to continuing to pursue her writing career through college. She is a collector of vinyl records and antique teacups and loves music, art, writing, and being outside. One day she wants to travel the world and […]

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Descendant of the Crane – Review

Descendant of the Crane by Joan He Rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads | Amazon Publication Date: April 9, 2019 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult I would like to thank Albert Whitman & Company and Joan He and NetGalley for allowing me to be amongst the first to read Descendant of the Crane. Descendant of the Crane is set […]

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The Witch’s Kind – Review

The Witch’s Kind by Louisa Morgan Rating: ★★★★★ Goodreads | Amazon Publication Date: March 19, 2019 Genres: Historical Fiction, Paranormal, Fantasy Thank you to Redhook Books, NetGalley, and Louisa Morgan for allowing me to read an ARC of the truly wonderful book. This is my 100% honest opinion and review of The Witch’s Kind. The […]

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Is Self-Care Actually Important?

While dealing with stress, anxiety, and everything that comes along with the two, I wanted to share something that I have been debating for a while now: if self-care is real or if companies made it up to make some money. This year, it is my goal to become more aware of myself, as a […]

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Divergent – Review

Divergent (#1) by Veronica Roth Rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads | Amazon Publication Date: February 28, 2012 Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction Looking back on the first couple of times that I read Divergent/The Divergent Series, I have fond memories. I was a freshman in high school, kind of awkward, but this was […]

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The Violet Theory – Review

The Violet Theory – Elodie Iver Rating: ★★★★★ Goodreads | Amazon Publication Date: February 28, 2018 Genres: Young/New Adult, Thriller/Suspense, Adventure In Raiona, there once was a democracy, but now there is only a mysterious queen who never shows her face and a girl who has questions about what she really is. Mavis Caverly knows […]

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2019 Reading Playlist

As of late, I have thoroughly enjoyed listening to music while reading. I don’t know what caused me to first start this habit up again (my friends wanting to play video games while I wanted to read…), but I felt it necessary to create a new playlist for reading and share it with you all! […]

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The Pink Hotel – Review

The Pink Hotel by Anna Stothard Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Goodreads | Amazon Publication Date: April 23, 2013 Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Mystery, Coming of Age When a London teen travels to Los Angles for the funeral of her mother, who left her as a young child, finds a suitcase of love letters and photos that sets […]

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Finding Joy in Reading

Is there really joy to be had in reading? It’s a journey to discover if reading is worth the cost.

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The Book of Essie – Review

The Book of Essie by Meghan Maclean Weir Rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads | Amazon Publication Date: June 12, 2018 Genres: Coming-of-Age, Domestic, Contemporary, Young Adult For Essie Hicks, the cameras of the reality TV show Six for Hicks have always been a part of her life, since before she was born. Her father, a pastor of the fire-and-brimstone […]

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The Immortalists – Review

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin Rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads | Amazon Publication Date: January 9, 2018 Genres: Historical Fiction, Contemporary, Fantasy Warning: Death, suicide, sad stuff In New York City during the summer of 1969, the four Gold siblings are on the verge of self-awareness when a mystical woman who has the ability to tell you […]

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Reign of the Fallen – Review

Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh Rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads | Amazon Publication Date: January 23, 2018 Genres: Fantasy, YA, LGBT In the kingdom of Karthia, where the dead rule and have not allowed any change in over 200 years, Odessa is one of six master necromancers. It is her job to raise the […]

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Reflection: My Birthday

It’s my 20th birthday tomorrow. I’m sure that sentence can sound like I am either excited or hating it. Honestly, I am not sure where I stand. Somewhere in the middle. Right now, I want to take a minute or two to reflect on this.  Two decades. That’s how much time I have taken up, […]

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The Girls – Review

The Girls by Emma Cline Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Goodreads | Amazon  Publication Date: June 14, 2016 Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Adult Warning: This book contains sexually graphic content and the usage of illegal drugs.  When Evie, a young teenager living in Northern California, sees Suzanne in the park one day, it seems that her summer was fated. […]

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The Need for Books

Books. Books seem to congregate around me and fill my life. They can be found in every nook and cranny of my house and my life. Why wouldn’t I want their stories to be a part of me every day when they are what I live and breathe? That’s what it seems like sometimes. In […]

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