Illuminae by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman (Review) | Bookish

Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1) by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman. Genre: YA – Science Fiction. Pages: 599. Format: Hardcover. Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers. Pub. Date: October 20, 2015.  Purchased. This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is … More Illuminae by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman (Review) | Bookish

Bite-Sized Books: Mini Reviews of The Vegetarian, The Children’s Home, and Perfect Days

I’ve been in a very particular reading mood– I want to read adult literary fiction (preferably translated fiction) that is short (under 300 pages) with a creepy/dark atmosphere I can spend a day dwelling on. I’m usually not very picky about my books, so it’s always difficult to find something to sate such a specific … More Bite-Sized Books: Mini Reviews of The Vegetarian, The Children’s Home, and Perfect Days

Gena/Finn by Hannah Moskowitz and Kat Helgeson (Review) | Bookish

GENA/FINN by Hannah Moskowitz and Kat Helgeson. Genre: YA – Contemporary. Pages: 287. Format: Hardcover. Publisher: Chronicle Books. Pub. Date: May 17, 2016. Pre-ordered. Gena (short for Genevieve) and Finn (short for Stephanie) have little in common. Book-smart Gena is preparing to leave her posh boarding school for college; down-to-earth Finn is a twenty-something struggling to … More Gena/Finn by Hannah Moskowitz and Kat Helgeson (Review) | Bookish

A Gathering of Shadows by V. E. Schwab (Review) | Bookish

SPOILER ALERT: A Gathering of Shadows is the second book in the Shades of Magic series by V. E. (Victoria) Schwab. This review will contain series spoilers for the previous book. Click here to read my incoherent, but spoiler-free(!) review of A Darker Shade of Magic. A Gathering of Shadows (Shades of Magic #2) by V.E. Schwab. Genre: Adult … More A Gathering of Shadows by V. E. Schwab (Review) | Bookish

Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon | April 23, 2016

Hi all! If this post seems familiar, it’s because I have a similar one right here! That’s right: I’m participating in the Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon again! Here’s the website if you’re interested: http://www.24hourreadathon.com This post will be updated throughout the day on Saturday, April 23rd. Fair warning: I’m terrible at scheduling my life around readathons and am … More Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon | April 23, 2016

Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate (Review) | Bookish

Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate. Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary. Pages: 352. Format: Hardcover. Publisher: Amulet Books. Pub. Date: March 8, 2016. Purchased. Paloma High School is ordinary by anyone’s standards. It’s got the same cliques, the same prejudices, the same suspect cafeteria food. And like every high school, every student has something to … More Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate (Review) | Bookish

Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes (Review) | Bookish

Hidden Bodies (You #2) by Caroline Kepnes Genre: Adult – Thriller. Pages: 448. Format: Hardcover. Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books. Pub. Date: February 23, 2016. Pre-Order. Joe Goldberg is no stranger to hiding bodies. In the past ten years, this thirty-something has buried four of them, collateral damage in his quest for love. Now he’s heading west … More Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes (Review) | Bookish