Book Review: Stealing Snow

Book Review: Stealing Snow

Snow is in an asylum when the book starts. She’s constantly thinking of her friend and possible love Bale, who turned violent when he kissed her in an earlier memory. Although she isn’t crazy, she starts to think she is when she starts seeing a boy who tells her to meet her in another world. When her friend/love Bale is kidnapped, she sets out to find him with the help (sometimes) of Jagger, who led her to this world. Of course, she finds out she’s the missing princess and has special powers. She also falls for a guy named Kai […]

Posted February 24, 2017
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Book Review: Scythe

Book Review: Scythe

Citra and Rowan have a chance to become a Scythe – a necessary position in their world that randomly selects people to die to keep their world a perfect one. Unfortunately what starts as a competition for the position becomes a competition to the death, as one of them will die if not chosen. This provision comes about by the council of Scythes. The pair is separated from training when their Scythe dies. Citra ends up with a legendary woman Scythe, but Rowan is forced to deal with a sinister Scythe who seems to glean for the pleasure of killing. […]

Posted February 21, 2017
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The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kate and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Read this […]

Posted February 19, 2017
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#loveathon Introduction

#loveathon Introduction

An Introduction to You and Your Blog.   What’s your name? Where in the world are you blogging from? My name is Kristen and I’m from the Chicago suburbs! 🙂 Tell us your history with reading. Were you always a reader? Were you a reluctant reader? Was there a book that convinced you to become a reader? I’ve always loved reading. I never struggled with reading. My mom and grandmother worked in school libraries when I was growing up and I loved spending time there along with the public library. I remember my parents trying to challenge me when I […]

Posted February 18, 2017
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Graphic Novel Review: Monst..

Graphic Novel Review: Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening

Monstress blew me away. I love graphic novels and read quite a few of them each month, but by far my mind is still stuck in the world of Monstress. The graphics and storytelling in this graphic novel are phenomenal. It throws you right into the story of a girl who is being sold into slavery but you can tell she is there for a reason. The world is vicious and dark and mayhem quickly ensues, with fighting and gruesome deaths. The world is rich with darkness and I’m not even sure our main character is even in the right […]

Posted February 18, 2017
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All The Short Ones Readatho..

All The Short Ones Readathon

All the Short Ones Readathon is hosted by NovelCravings I’m really excited for this readathon – maybe it will help me knock out quite a few books. I’m looking at trying to read at least 15 books for this one in March! Here are some titles on my TBR that I’m thinking about:         

Posted February 17, 2017
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The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kate and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? For Review: […]

Posted February 13, 2017
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Monstrous Discoveries

Monstrous Discoveries

Monstrous Discoveries is a feature that mentions books that we have discovered through our sidetracking excursions around the web. While our bookshelves really are not never ending, it is always exciting to share the books we would add if it was.     A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas Releases: May 2nd 2017 Looming war threatens all Feyre holds dear in the third volume of the #1 New York Times bestselling A Court of Thorns and Roses series. Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s maneuverings and the invading king […]

Posted February 8, 2017
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