Lost Things and Shiny Swings; Recent NetGalley Requests

Okay, so the title might be pushing it a bit...but you can swing a sword and they're shiny...so? Anyway, I'm insanely excited for both of these books. So much so that I literally cannot decide which one I want to read more. And amazingly the King Arthur re-imagining is going to be a NETFLIX show?! Ahhh! I can't…

YA Releases on My TBR [August 2018 Part 8]

I've got at least one fantastically amazing book that I couldn't pass up, and hopefully you won't be able to pass it up either, for you all to check out today. I am so incredibly excited, you guys, you have no idea. So, if nothing else you should read the synopsis for the first book here on…

We Were Beautiful [Heather Hepler]; 2019 YA Releases

Yeah, nope. I have no interest whatsoever in reading We Were Beautiful by Heather Hepler. Literally nothing about this book appeals to me, which shouldn't really be all that surprising considering how picky I can be about contemporaries. I imagine this will be a great story for some, especially those who want to read about healing after…

Augmented Reality and Gymnastics; Recent NetGalley Requests

I'm eternally fascinated by the first book I listed in this recent request post. And the most exciting thing is that I got approved pretty quickly for both of them! I'm really looking forward to finding out what this augmented reality thing is--hopefully it's available for readers of the ARC because I really wanna be…

A Summer TBR; Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. A lot of these books are NetGalley requests, largely because I want to get through my excessively long list of ARCs before I start adding other books to my TBR. And yes, I realize that this partially results in the unfortunate situation where I…

Sky Without Stars [Jessica Brody & Joanne Rendell]; 2019 YA Releases

So, I do really want to read Sky Without Stars by Jessica Body and Joanne Rendell. But I also feel like I should really read Les Misérables first? Yep, you guessed it! This book is a Les Mis retelling! And I so desperately want to read it. But, I am an unfortunate sad sack who has, by some audacity…