I can’t believe it’s already April (why do I always feel this way with each passing month!?) and for my first post this month, I’d like to share another highly coveted book in 2019 with all of you.
The Boy Who Steals Houses by C. G. Drews, the author of A Thousand Perfect Notes, and one of the most influential, popular bookstagrammers, book bloggers, and book reviewers, was released on April 4th, 2019. For those who aren’t familiar with C. G. Drews, she has most of her social media platforms under the handle @PaperFury. If you were into bookish social media, then I’m pretty sure you’ve seen one or two of her posts/pictures/shout-outs since they’re literally EVERYWHERE online. 🙂
Needless to say, I’m super excited about this book not only because it’s categorized as a Young Adult Contemporary, which is my top favorite, but also because of the gorgeousness of the cover AND the intriguing plot. Do you ever have this gut instinct that when you hear a book coming out from someone famous, or sometimes something about an upcoming book just rings a bell for you? And you know immediately that you must have that book? Well, that’s what I feel about both Drews’ books and I guess it’s due to the overall hype around the book community. *shrugs*
Enough rambling! Let’s get this book blitz party started, shall we? ❤
Sometimes the most difficult choice is the only one you can make.
Maggie knows the abuse she endured as a little girl isn’t all that defines her. She’s a strong student, varsity athlete, good person—but she’s careful not to let anyone close. Because letting someone in means risking the truth. And the truth didn’t work so well for her the first time.
Now there’s this great guy. He likes her. He makes her think that maybe, just maybe, she could be normal. She could be happy.
Just when things are getting good, the man who abused her barrels back into her life, and she discovers that another little girl is in danger. She can continue to hide her past—or confront it and risk her hard-won happiness.
She can say something.
*Abuse is NOT depicted in a graphic manner.
Yep, you read it right! I just received my first ever bookish box two weeks ago and I could barely contain my excitement even talking about it right now!!!!! If you knew me well, you’d know that I’m obsessed with all kinds of bookish unboxing videos, blog posts, and bookstagram feed. To be honest, I’ve been eyeing these book boxes for YEARS, pretty much ever since they came to existence. Hence, color me surprise when I can FINALLY afford one with the money I earned!!! ❤
Long story short, I decided to treat myself with a Fairyloot box partly because I wanted to reward myself in celebration of the hectic yet overall thrilling 2018, considering everything insanely crazy and unbelievably incredible happened last year that totally changed my life, and partly because the February theme was Beast and Beauty, one of my few favorite fairytales of all time. The theme piqued my interest immensely so I placed my order without second thought.
Anyway, let’s get my very first unboxing started, shall we?
Happy Sunday, everybody!
How’s your week going? I hope it’s amazing. 🙂 I’ve been crazily busy the entire week since I’m just starting to get the hang of my new job content. Hopefully things will look up eventually like they usually do. *fingers crossed* Anyway, I’m not here to talk about job or anything un-bookish; I’m here to share my latest new favorite read instead!
Today, I’m going to introduce my newly-discovered Contemporary Fiction author, Jennifer Millikin, and her newest book, Good on Paper. The writing style is so easy to get lost in and the storyline is even more captivating. I cannot wait for all of you to learn about this lovely author and this book! 😉
The hollow was the perfect place to hide.
Or so Free’s dad thought. His plan: flee California with Free’s five-year-old brother illegally in tow, hide out in the mountains of West Virginia, make fast cash during ginseng season, then escape to a nicer place where the law can’t find them. Free isn’t thrilled about living in a holler alongside drug dealers and thieves, but she’s willing to do whatever it takes to keep her family safe. Unfortunately, with their father disappearing into the woods with increasing frequency, Free and her brother exist largely alone. Until their neighbor Cole appears with lots of questions.
Cole’s spent his entire life in the holler—and his entire life working out a way to leave his druggie mother and incarcerated brother. As the editor of the school newspaper, he’s an expert at getting to the bottom of a story, and he’s determined to crack Free—who seems un-crack-able.
When the family she was desperate to protect is ripped apart, Free turns to Cole for help, the only person willing. But while her plan escalates, Free can’t deny the pull she feels toward the boy with too many questions—and who holds just as many secrets. As they become closer, she finds that Cole might need her help as much as she needs his. (From: Goodreads)
How’s your holidays going?
I hope you are having a fantastic time because y’all deserve it! 😀
Today, I’m going to bring you my latest book review for an upcoming release from the author of You’ll Miss Me When I’m Gone, Rachel Lynn Solomon, which will be out on January 15th, 2019. She’s known for lots of Jewish references and voices of people with different cultural backgrounds, so this time, I’m excited to read Our Year of Maybe since the blurb looks intriguing.
Are you ready to join this journey with me?
Hello, hello, hello!!!
Today I’m beyond thrilled to share this post with all of you because there’ll be some awesome stuff such as a highly-anticipated movie trailer for the upcoming novel, Five Feet Apart, written by Rachael Lippincott and published by the incredible Simon & Schuster BFYR, a playlist going along with my book review, and a giveaway for a hardcover copy of the book as a cherry on top!
Now you tell me, isn’t all of this EXCITING?
All right, without further ado, let’s get started!
Photo credit: Audrey’s Blog
It’s me again. Today I’m sharing two wonderfully written stories by my lovely blogger friend, Audrey @audreywritesabroad, titled Dean & Lily. There will be a couple of seasons in Dean & Lily’s story, and as far as I know, the second season will be available on November 6th, which is just two more days to go! What’s more, you could always find sneak peeks, fun facts, and delicious teasers for her upcoming stories/books at her exquisitely designed writing nook so stop hesitating and check it out now!
Hey guys! Happy November!
How’s your week? If it weren’t an ordinary one, I hope it’s fabulous! 🙂 Mine was pretty typical as usual…until the cover drop for a book I’m highly anticipating came my way. ❤ Yep, you’ve got it right; it’s Jennifer Bardsley’s Narcosis Room indeed! It’s been FOREVER since I last participated in anything OWL HOLLOW PRESS related and for those who doesn’t know OHP, it’s a one-of-a-kind, created-by-the-most-amazing-people-in-the-world indie publisher, aiming to publish great books in genre fiction, contemporary, and non-fiction books.
Back to Narcosis Room, it’s a sci-fi novel which will be published in 2019 and let’s learn more about it…
P.S. There’ll be a giveaway by the end of the post so just keep reading on!
Ever since last year’s homecoming dance, best friends-turned-best enemies Zorie and Lennon have made an art of avoiding each other. It doesn’t hurt that their families are the modern day, Californian version of the Montagues and Capulets.
But when a group camping trip goes south, Zorie and Lennon find themselves stranded in the wilderness. Alone. Together.
What could go wrong?
With no one but each other for company, Zorie and Lennon have no choice but to hash out their issues via witty jabs and insults as they try to make their way to safety. But fighting each other while also fighting off the forces of nature makes getting out of the woods in one piece less and less likely.
And as the two travel deeper into Northern California’s rugged backcountry, secrets and hidden feelings surface. But can Zorie and Lennon’s rekindled connection survive out in the real world? Or was it just a result of the fresh forest air and the magic of the twinkling stars? (From: Goodreads)