I’m About to Meet Marissa Meyer!

There have been times when I’ve genuinely wondered if I ever would. After years of checking book events for her name and following her tours endlessly, each time lamenting the fact that I was nowhere close enough to see her, I’ve finally managed to get myself to an event. And it is one of the…

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Monsters are Afraid of Babies [Nicholas Tana]

I laughed when I first came across Monsters are Afraid of Babies by Nicholas Tana, illustrated by Jessica Abbott and Elise Leutwyler. And then I thought about how perfect it would have been for my boyfriend's nephew when he was getting a little sister. This is such a clever way of introducing the idea of a younger sibling to…

The Little Mermaid; Recent NetGalley Requests

This is a new translation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid with a surprise story at the end. In truth, I requested it (and got approved!) largely because I was curious about the illustrations. I've already read the story of The Little Mermaid and though I imagine there will be some changes with this being a…

Aline and the Blue Bottle [Carolina Ugaz-Moran] Cover Love Friday!

If you were around last week, you probably remember this book. I fell in love with and requested Aline and the Blue Bottle from NetGalley largely based on its utterly gorgeous cover. If you ever want to know what it looks like for a cover to sell a book, take a look at this one. While I…

Shadow & Flame [Mindee Arnett]; 2019 YA Releases

Shadow and Flame by Mindee Arnett is the sequel and conclusion to Onyx and Ivory of the Rime Chronicles and it sounds right up my alley. It only took reading the first paragraph of this synopsis to feel incredibly eager to pick myself up a copy of this one. It's got a gorgeous cover, too, which is exciting.…