Calendar Girls July 2020

Welcome back, I hope everyone enjoyed Hamilton weekend. We have reached the halfway point of 2020 (finally but also already). And with a new month comes a new Calendar Girls post! The theme for July is Embrace Your Geekness Day: Favorite Book with Geeky Characters. I think we are currently living an age of geeky … Continue reading Calendar Girls July 2020

How have I been doing?

Well, honestly, not bad. This evening at 8 eastern on the Harry Potter Alliance twitter page (@thehpalliance) I will be live tweeting the Hamilton Movie. So if you happen to be watching the Hamilton Movie on Disney+ and want along, please do! I would love it! As for writing, I'm doing pretty go. I've gotten … Continue reading How have I been doing?

Pride by Ibi Zoboi

The Details Publisher: Balzer + BrayPublished: September 18th 2018Genres: YA, retelling, romance, contemporary My Rating: 5 Stars Goodreads Blurb Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across … Continue reading Pride by Ibi Zoboi

My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, & Brodi Ashton

The Details Publisher: HaperTeenPublished: June 26th 2018Genres: YA, historical fiction, retelling, romance, paranormalMy Rating: 4.5 Stars Goodreads Blub You may think you know the story. After a miserable childhood, penniless orphan Jane Eyre embarks on a new life as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There, she meets one dark, brooding Mr. Rochester. Despite their significant … Continue reading My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, & Brodi Ashton

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

The Details Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Published: September 3rd, 2013 Genres: YA, Paranormal, fantasy My Rating: 4.5 Stars   Goodreads Blurb Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and prey. The only problem is, … Continue reading The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black