Year of the Asian Reading Challenge

What’s up deerlings? I hope you’re doing well!   What is the #YARC2019 ? #YARC2019 is the Year of the Asian Reading Challenge 2019 hosted by Shealea @ Shut up Shealea, CW from The Quiet Pond, Lily from Sprinkles of Dreams, and Vicky over at Vicky Who Reads. This is a year long reading challenge in…

Down the TBR Hole vol. 2

Welcome to the second edition of Down the TBR Hole! If you’re not familiar, Down the TBR Hole is a meme that originally appeared on Between the Shelves and is currently hosted by Lia @ Lost in a Story  The premise is to slowly clear out your TBR shelves (mainly focused on Goodreads) of things you know…

Introducing After Mass Musings

Hey friends I have started this post a million times and a million times I have erased it. Not because I’m ashamed or embarrassed about it. Or because I don’t know what to say. But because I have so much to say and I want to do it right. But, the hardest part about moving…

Top 5 Summer Releases

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson (June 4th) All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery—magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they…

YARC, OWLS, and other Updates

Happy Tuesday deerlings! I hope you’re doing well! April was  a bit of a whirlwind and I thought I might take some time today to take a breather and just share some fun updates with you! So, I kind of took an unplanned mini hiatus from the blog these last few weeks. And That’s because…

Review | Somewhere Only We Know

Title/Author: Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene Goo Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Page Count: 320 Pages Genre: Young Adult Own Voices Contemporary Obtained: I received an eArc from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Purchase Links: Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Tattered Cover GR Summary: 10 00 p.m.: Lucky is the biggest K-pop star on the scene, and she’s just…

Caffeinated Chat #1

We’ve got a lot of work to do. There are a lot of things that are broken and need to be taken care of. But the good news, is that it is all fixable. But it is up to you when we get started. These words were spoken to be back in August when I…

Rating Systems

Happy Tuesday deerlings! I hope you’ve been enjoying this month of reviews and I promise I will never get approved for this many ARCs at once cuz this was INTENSE! Like, I don’t know what I was thinking, requesting so many ARCs that came out this month. (Though, to be fair I was expecting to…

Review | Descendant of the Crane

Title/Author: Descendant of the Crane by Joan He Publisher: Albert Whitman Company Page Count: 416 Pages Genre: Young Adult Own Voices Fantasy Obtained: I received an eArc from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Purchase Links: Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Tattered Cover GR Summary:  Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of…

Down the TBR Hole #1

Back in February I started tidying up my Goodreads shelves and trying to better organize everything I have shelved there. But something I am still having a hard time with is organizing my TBR shelves and honestly, I think it is probably because I just have too many books listed as to read. I am…

Review | Wicked Saints

Title/Author: Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan Page Count: 400 Pages Publisher: Wednesday Books Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Obtained: I received a copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Purchase Links: Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Tattered Cover GR Summary: A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying…