The 2017 Big Book Summer Challenge is a challenge is being hosted by Sue @ Book By Book. Here are the details: Anything over 400 pages qualifies as a big book. The challenge will run from Memorial Day weekend (starting May 26 this year) through Labor Day weekend (Labor Day is September 4 this year). Choose one or two or however many big books you want as your goal. Wait, did you get that? You only need to read 1 book with over 400 pages this summer to participate! (though you are welcome to read more, if you want). Choose from what’s on your […]
Do you love Harry Potter, Swaps and have an Instagram account? Then you should sign up for the Harry Potter Summer Swap, hosted by myself and my friend Tula. Welcome to the Harry Potter Summer Swap, a collaboration swap by @bookgoil and @tulashamhart To celebrate all things Harry Potter, we’ve created this fun swap! Here are the rules: 1. Follow the hosts @bookgoil @tulashamhart 2. Open internationally 3. Fill out the form linked on our accounts by June 25th 11:59 pm CST. 4. Ship out your package no later than July 31st (Harry’s birthday). 5. Post your awesome package when […]
Hosted by Hot Listens & Caffeinated Book Reviewer So I’m doing pretty epic this year, possibly because I have only been listening to audiobooks on my commute instead of the radio or music. I’ve pretty much am close to 30 already and my goal was 30 – 50! Here’s the books I’ve read so far… Level chosen: My Precious (I had my earbuds surgically implanted) 30+ Den of Wolves (Blackthorn & Grim, #3) by Juliet Marillier See How They Run (Embassy Row, #2) by Ally Carter Take the Key and Lock Her Up (Embassy Row, #3) by Ally Carter How to Train Your […]
Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: 10 Books From Fantasy That I’ve Recently Added To My TBR List Listed in no particular order. Hatching Magic (Hatching Magic, #1) by Ann Downer The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding (The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding #1) by Alexandra Bracken Journey Across the Hidden Islands by Sarah Beth Durst Triple Threat by Gwenda Bond Moon Princess by Barbara Laban Of Dreams and Rust(Of Metal and Wishes, #2) by Sarah Fine Moon Shadow by Erin Downing The Wonderling by Mira Bartok All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater Valkyrie by Kate O’Hearn
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: […]
Love this challenge, hosted by Herding Cats and Burning Soup I really need to catch up on my reviews and posts so I’ll be joining in on the fun! Dates: June 15- June 30th Goal: Schedule an additional 15 posts during the challenge.
5 Worlds is a beautiful graphic novel about a girl who doesn’t seem to be meeting expectations of a sand dancer. Oona has always felt she is not up to par, especially compared with her older sister who would have been the next sand dancer, if she had not run away. Her sister has sent her a letter and wants her to meet her on the day of the ceremony and she does not consider going until the Sand Castle is attacked. But Oona is not our only character. An Tzu is a charming street waif who helps those in […]
Month in Review is a feature in which we wrap up what went on each month in terms of our blog, reading and other things in our life. Feel free to leave a link in the comments to your own monthly wrap up post so we can stop by. on the blog… Reviews: Other Features: Events: more personally… Life: May was crazy. I was pretty much sick 3 out of the 4 weeks of May and then when I wasn’t sick I was crazy with Bookfair. The end of the school year came so fast! […]