Monday Mentions: August TBR list

I know it’s already a week into August, but I can still post a list of what I want to read right?! I’m going to try something new this week, and if it works, I’ll do this the beginning of every month.  I have been adding books to my TBR (to be read) list for…

Review: Aaru – David Meredith

Title: Aaru Author: David Meredith Series: The Aaru Cycle #1 Genre: YA Sci-Fi Publication Date: July 9, 2017 Goodreads Synopsis: “…Death and the stillness of death are the only things certain and common to all in this future…”  -Friedrich Nietzsche Rose is dying. Her body is wasted and skeletal.She is too sick and weak to move. Every day is an…

Time to pack up and go home – Camp’s Over!

Camp NaNoWriMo is officially over for me! (To see the rest of my journey, click here!) I pushed the limits this month with setting an hour goal instead of a word count goal and made it through. To say it was easy is beyond the truth. I had to pull late nights and early mornings….

Review: Loved- P.C Cast and Kristin Cast

Title: Loved Author(s): P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast Series: House of Night Other Worlds #1 Genre: YA Fantasy / Paranormal -> Vampires Publication Date: July 11, 2017 Goodreads Synopsis: The bestselling series has returned! Join P.C. and Kristin Cast in celebrating the tenth anniversary of the House of Night series by going on a thrilling new adventure with your…

The Final Stretch: Week Three

Only one more week left of Camp! By now my brain is groggy and I am not even sure if I am going to finish on time. It has been a long week of trying to figure out “what was I thinking when I wrote this!” This past week has shown that NaNo is not…

Review: The Haters- Jesse Andrews

Title: The Haters Author: Jesse Andrews Genre: YA Contemporary/ Music/ Realistic Fiction Publication Date: April 5, 2016 Goodreads Synopsis: From Jesse Andrews, author of the New York Times bestselling Me and Earl and the Dying Girl and screenwriter of the Sundance award–winning motion picture of the same name, comes a groundbreaking young adult novel about music, love, friendship,…

Drudging Through Camp: Week Two

As I embarked on week two of Camp NaNoWriMo, I was fairly confident that I could make it through. I am currently above par by 1 hour. I am also a quarter of the way done editing my book. When I sat down and tried to edit this week. And the motivation was slipping through…

Review: Redeemed- P.C Cast and Kristin Cast

Title: Redeemed Author(s): P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast Series: House of Night #12 Genre: YA Fantasy / Paranormal -> Vampires Publication Date: October 14, 2014 Goodreads Synopsis: In the final electrifying novel in the HoN series, Neferet has finally made herself known to mortals.  A Dark Goddess is loose on Tulsa and the world.  No single vampyre is strong…

The Camp NaNoWriMo Journey: Week One

The first week of Camp NaNoWriMo is over, and boy has it been a long week. Trying to write for my blog and edit the incoherent babble that is my book. It has been an uphill battle. But I am still trekking through. I mean come on, I can’t give up after one week! As…

Review: Skyscraping – Cordelia Jensen

Title: Skyscraping Author: Cordelia Jensen Genre: YA Contemporary / LGBTQ / Verse Publication Date: June 2, 2015 Goodreads Synopsis: A heartrending, bold novel in verse about family, identity, and forgiveness. Mira is just beginning her senior year of high school when she discovers her father with his male lover. Her world–and everything she thought she knew about her family–is…