Top Ten Tuesday: 10 2016 Releases I’m Really Excited About

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature from The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic is all about what 2016 releases we really meant to get to, but weren't able to read for whatever reason. My reading is almost always at least a year (if not a century) behind, so I actually like waiting … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 2016 Releases I’m Really Excited About

Women Writer’s Reading Challenge #58: Abandon by Meg Cabot

I've probably mentioned before that I am a big Meg Cabot fan. In fact, I'm rereading all the Princess Diaries books now so that I can read the final book in the series (Royal Wedding), which just recently came out (this year? last year?). So when I found out that Cabot had written an adaptation of … Continue reading Women Writer’s Reading Challenge #58: Abandon by Meg Cabot

Women Writers Reading Challenge #55: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Eleanor & Park may well be the most moving story that I've read in a long time. Rainbow Rowell handles the exhilarations and complications of young love deftly and sensitively, knowing that while these relationships may be short lived, they're every bit as real as the ones undertaken by older adults. Eleanor's living situation, while … Continue reading Women Writers Reading Challenge #55: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Women Writers Reading Challenge #50: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Yes. That word just about sums up this book. I finished this book in a single sitting, and as you probably know if you read my Top Ten Tuesday bookish habits I've quit post...that hasn't happened in a really long time. The last time it happened, I was reading Andrea di Robilant's book Chasing the Rose, well … Continue reading Women Writers Reading Challenge #50: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Women Writers Reading Challenge #46: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

My best friend is really into the Mortal Instruments series. She listens to them during her commute and I think she's on the fifth book right now. She loaned me the first one, and I have to say that it reminded me a lot of Twilight--not in actual story details--but that the pace, interesting setting, … Continue reading Women Writers Reading Challenge #46: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare