Month: December 2015

Most Wanted: January 2016

Most Wanted: January 2016

Happy New Year’s Eve!!! Oh man, I can’t believe 2015 is actually ending. This year has FLOWN by. But, new year, new books. Let’s start at the top! Here are the books I’m most excited about coming out in January. January 5th Truthwitch by Susan Dennard: Umm, yeah, pretty sure this is the most hyped title of 2016 so far. *jumps on bandwagon* *hides from hype-makers* Passenger by Alexandra Bracken: A VERY TRUSTED friend did not have favorable thoughts about this book *cough**cough*, but I’M STILL VERY INTRIGUED. Time Travel is like MY THING, you know? It sounds so good. The Imposter Queen by Sarah […]

Posted December 31, 2015 by Debby in Most Wanted / 4 Comments
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Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases of the First Half of 2016

Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases of the First Half of 2016

This is a meme from The Broke and the Bookish. For info about the topics and how to participate, click here. The year is almost over!! Where has the time gone? But that just means it’s time to get our affairs in order: to crown our favorite reads of 2015 and look forward to all the goodness 2016 will bring. For this list, I am excluding sequels – because otherwise you’ll just be rolling your eyes as I moan about The Rose and the Dagger, Kingdom of Ashes, A Court of Mist and Fury, and The Skylighter just like you knew I would. (Oh, did I just […]

Posted December 29, 2015 by Debby in Memes, Top Ten Tuesdays / 6 Comments
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Book Review: Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Book Review: Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

You know how sometimes you pick up just the right book at exactly the right time? That was Anne of Green Gables for me. Despite it being a classic – which fails for me more often than not – I couldn’t resist picking this book up after seeing some of my friends still raving about it and this supposedly awesome ship that happens in the series. I’m so glad it was selected for book club. This book is absolutely DELIGHTFUL. To put things in context, I picked up Anne of Green Gables to read after a death in the family. It wasn’t someone I was […]

Posted December 26, 2015 by Debby in Reviews / 2 Comments
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Book Review: The Epic Adventures of Lydia Bennet by Kate Rorick and Rachel Kiley

Book Review: The Epic Adventures of Lydia Bennet by Kate Rorick and Rachel Kiley

In case you didn’t get the memo, I adore The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. It’s a fabulous modern day retelling of Pride & Prejudice in a webseries format, and now it’s spawned TWO books to give even more depth to the story. The Epic Adventures of Lydia Bennet tells Lydia’s story after the webseries ends… and boy. It’s a doozy. It’s only right that Lydia, arguably the series’ most complex character, gets the chance to shine in her own story. I loved it. This book is all about Lydia, so whether or not you like it will hinge on whether or not you like her voice. […]

Posted December 24, 2015 by Debby in Reviews / 0 Comments
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Top Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree (2015)

Top Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree (2015)

This is a meme from The Broke and the Bookish. For info about the topics and how to participate, click here. CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST HERE *runs around flailing* I don’t expect to be getting a LOT of books this year, but maybe – dear Santa – just a few from the list below? I’ll love you forever ♥ 1. First & Then by Emma Mills: The fluff has been in SHORT SUPPLY this year, but I’ve heard AMAZING things about this title. I wanted to pre-order it, but October was such a busy release month that I had to prioritize other things. But I still want it […]

Posted December 22, 2015 by Debby in Memes, Top Ten Tuesdays / 5 Comments
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Book Haul #29: In Which I Show Astonishing Restraint

Book Haul #29: In Which I Show Astonishing Restraint

You know, I adore December – not only because of Christmas, but also because I actually manage to show restraint in buying shit for myself. It’s so much more fun to buy things for others. Anyway, my book haul this time is a bit smaller than normal – but let’s face it, that’s a good thing. Purchased Winter by Marissa Meyer: Obvious pre-order was obvious (but also obviously late). I actually made the time for a full series reread and oh my god. It’s so good. I’m so sad it’s over. Awesome characters, awesome ships, awesome world… so very good. Just Visiting by Dahlia Adler: […]

Posted December 19, 2015 by Debby in Book Hauls / 6 Comments
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Top Ten (Okay, Eleven) Best Books I Read in 2015

Top Ten (Okay, Eleven) Best Books I Read in 2015

This is a meme from The Broke and the Bookish. For info about the topics and how to participate, click here. I’m simultaneously excited and super anxious about making this list because WAIT SINCE WHEN IS 2015 ALMOST OVER? I’m coming to you a little later this Tuesday to shout about amazefabulous books you definitely should (have) read. 1. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli: Yeah, I pretty much called it the minute I finished this book, but it is unquestionably on top of this list. This story just made me so happy and is so important. I can’t praise it enough. 2. Six […]

Posted December 15, 2015 by Debby in Memes, Top Ten Tuesdays / 5 Comments
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Book Review: Bounce by Noelle August

Book Review: Bounce by Noelle August

Ever since Boomerang first came out, I thought I’d found a new NA romance writing duo that would suck me into the genre. Sadly, by Bounce I can officially say that it’s not quite the case. I enjoyed Bounce, sure, but it’s more or less like every other new adult title out there. Nothing special. I was super excited about Bounce when it was announced – we’d seen flashes of Grey in Rebound and he was the super fun, wild little brother to Adam. And he just joined a BAND. HELL FREAKING YEAH. I love stories about actors and/or musicians – the behind-the-scenes kind of […]

Posted December 12, 2015 by Debby in Reviews / 1 Comment
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