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…

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…

Saviors and Fairy Tales; Recent NetGalley Requests

I definitely want one of these more than the other. And that's really no commentary on how amazing stories about the brilliant people who fought back against what was wrong during WW II, but rather just an admittance to how much I just friggin love fairy tales. And I mean, really, fairytales that empower young…