Bookmarks!; Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. I don't typically use bookmarks. Over the years I've sort of grown out of them and I haven't actually bought one since high school, nearly 10 years if my guess is correct. With that said, there are a ton of things that…

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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…

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…

Casper Tock and the Everdark Wings [Abi Elphinstone]

"...if you feel like a celebratory sob, tissues are in hatch four." Casper Tock and the Everdark Wings by Abi Elphinstone of The Unmapped Chronicles is the fantasy I wish I'd had when I was a child. Known as Rumblestar in the United Kingdom, Elphinstone's brilliantly woven tale about a shy young boy hiding from bullies who…

Epic Air Fryer Cookbook [Emily Paster]

I'm not typically a cookbook kind of person. I don't buy them, I rarely peruse them and yet a few weeks ago I went ahead and requested the Epic Air Fryer Cookbook by Emily Paster. And honestly, my reasoning for this was solely because my boyfriend had just bought an air fryer for our apartment. It…

The Little Android [Marissa Meyer]

There's something truly magical about Marissa Meyer's retellings. In so many ways I've fallen in love with every tiny piece of writing that pertains to the world of The Lunar Chronicles. As an avid fan of the story of The Little Mermaid, Meyer's The Little Android is unquestionably a story I've fallen in love with each and every time I…