Sorted by Jackson Bird | Excerpt, Giveaway & Author Interview

Welcome back my lovely stars!! ❤

☆ I'm happy to be working with Tiller Press and Simon & Schuster for this post ❤ All my thanks to Julia Judge for contacting me and Jackson Bird for agreeing to collab with me. The interview went really well and I really loved their answers hihi I highly suggest to read through all of the questions!

I am so lucky to be able to read an ARC of this book and I can't wait for all of you to be able to read it as well :") I am personally hosting a giveaway for a finished copy of "Sorted" so read through this post to find out how to enter ❤ This will also be my THANK YOU FOR 2 MILLION CLICKS GIVEAWAY haha yayyy!! Thank you to all of you since you guys are the reason this blog is running. I hope you guys like this book and this post, and once agian, thank you for making all of this possible :*  ☆

Review | Hunted by Meagan Spooner | another beauty and the beast retelling

Book Review | ★★☆☆☆

“I can’t take another dead girl.”

SYNOPSIS: Beauty knows the Beast's forest in her bones—and in her blood. After all, her father is the only hunter who’s ever come close to discovering its secrets. So when her father loses his fortune and moves Yeva and her sisters out of their comfortable home among the aristocracy and back to the outskirts of town, Yeva is secretly relieved. Out in the wilderness, there’s no pressure to make idle chatter with vapid baronessas…or to submit to marrying a wealthy gentleman. But Yeva’s father’s misfortune may have cost him his mind, and when he goes missing in the woods, Yeva sets her sights on one prey: the creature he’d been obsessively tracking just before his disappearance. The Beast.

Deaf to her sisters’ protests, Yeva hunts this strange creature back into his own territory—a cursed valley, a ruined castle, and a world of magical creatures that Yeva’s only heard about in fairy tales. A world that can bring her ruin, or salvation. Who will survive: the Beauty, or the Beast?

Beneath Cruel Fathoms (The Bitter Sea Trilogy, #1) by Anela Deen| ARC BLAST

First of all, sorry for the lack of posts lately as I just started college, it has been a bit hectic but I've been receiving some books in the mail lately and I wanted to share them cuz they're all super interesting ( so keep your eyes open this next few days 😉 )

I already started reading this book and I am very intrigued so far hehe ❤ Thank you to Anela Deen for sending me a finished copy of the book together with the beautiful art print. I cannot wait to share my thoughts with you guys about the book! I just couldn't wait to share it with you guys as a hardcore lover of fantasy :"> Tell me if anything about the book intrigued you as well hihi

SEPTEMBER 2019: Anticipated New YA Book Releases

I have so many anticipated releases this September, it's crazy!! It's that time of the year that author's all decide to release their books all at the same time hahaha. Not that I'm complaining 😉 The Book Depository or Goodreads page links is added after each book. More information about the books can be found there.

The (Other) F Word: A Celebration of the Fat and Fierce, Edited by Angie Manfredi | ARC BLAST

This post is so late but I still wanted to do it anyway! I am a Pique Book Ambassador for this book so thank you to ABRAMS for sending me an ARC for this book to be able to share with all of you guys ❤

SYNOPSIS: The definitive collection of art, poetry, and prose, celebrating fat acceptance 

Chubby. Curvy. Fluffy. Plus-size. Thick. Fat. The time has come for fat people to tell their own stories. The (Other) F Word combines personal essays, prose, poetry, fashion tips, and art to create a relatable and attractive guide about body image and body positivity. This YA crossover anthology is meant for people of all sizes who desire to be seen and heard in a culture consumed by a narrow definition of beauty. By combining the talents of renowned fat YA and middle-grade authors, as well as fat influencers and creators, The (Other) F Word offers teen readers and activists of all ages a guide for navigating our world with confidence and courage.

Review | Sadie by Courtney Summers | more a chilling read rather than a mystery

Book Review | ★★★☆☆

“I can’t take another dead girl.”

SYNOPSIS:A missing girl on a journey of revenge. A Serial―like podcast following the clues she's left behind. And an ending you won't be able to stop talking about.

Sadie hasn't had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she's been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water.

But when Mattie is found dead, Sadie's entire world crumbles. After a somewhat botched police investigation, Sadie is determined to bring her sister's killer to justice and hits the road following a few meager clues to find him.

When West McCray―a radio personality working on a segment about small, forgotten towns in America―overhears Sadie's story at a local gas station, he becomes obsessed with finding the missing girl. He starts his own podcast as he tracks Sadie's journey, trying to figure out what happened, hoping to find her before it's too late.

Courtney Summers has written the breakout book of her career. Sadie is propulsive and harrowing and will keep you riveted until the last page.

My 5-Star Books of 2019 (so far!)

I have currently read a total of 60 books this year and I'm so happy to say that 18 of them were rated 5 Stars on Goodreads, so, I thought about compiling them here. I listed them down in the order that I finished them. It's also safe to say that I recommend all of these since I rated them all 5 stars 😉

Review | The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee | swoon-worthy adventure

Book Review | ★★★★★

“It took several thousand miles for me to begin believing that I am better than the worst things I’ve done.”

SYNOPSIS: Henry “Monty” Montague was born and bred to be a gentleman, but he was never one to be tamed. The finest boarding schools in England and the constant disapproval of his father haven’t been able to curb any of his roguish passions—not for gambling halls, late nights spent with a bottle of spirits, or waking up in the arms of women or men.

But as Monty embarks on his Grand Tour of Europe, his quest for a life filled with pleasure and vice is in danger of coming to an end. Not only does his father expect him to take over the family’s estate upon his return, but Monty is also nursing an impossible crush on his best friend and traveling companion, Percy.

Still it isn’t in Monty’s nature to give up. Even with his younger sister, Felicity, in tow, he vows to make this yearlong escapade one last hedonistic hurrah and flirt with Percy from Paris to Rome. But when one of Monty’s reckless decisions turns their trip abroad into a harrowing manhunt that spans across Europe, it calls into question everything he knows, including his relationship with the boy he adores.

Review | Three Dark Crowns (Three Dark Crowns, #1) by Kendare Blake | just not a book for me

Book Review | ★★☆☆☆

”No one really wishes to be Queen.”

SYNOPSIS: In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born—three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her fingers. Katharine is a poisoner, one who can ingest the deadliest poisons without so much as a stomachache. Arsinoe, a naturalist, is said to have the ability to bloom the reddest rose and control the fiercest of lions.

But becoming the Queen Crowned isn’t solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it’s not just a game of win or lose…it’s life or death. The night the sisters turn sixteen, the battle begins.

The last queen standing gets the crown.

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