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Most Anticipated March YA New Releases | 2019

Hey guys, a new month has started and I’m here for it. Actually, not really, LOL. There aren’t many books coming out this month that I’m super excited about but there are still some that I most certainly look forward to reading.

February was a slow reading month for me, and I plan to read many books from my TBR pile this month since I don’t have that many new releases that I truly look forward to reading. As always, I will have a link to their description on Goodreads so that you can read more about it there.

March 5, 2019

  • You Owe Me a Murder by Eileen Cook: The only reason I’ll maybe read this book is that I have an ARC and I want to make sure I show the publisher my gratitude for receiving it. But this book is a mystery/ thriller book and that’s my least favorite genre to read in YA because it never manages to grab my attention. So, hopefully, I’ll enjoy this one.
  • Field Love Notes on Love by Jennifer E. Smith: I love Smith, she’s adorable and we are best friends (lol, not really). But she’s very sweet and I’m super excited about reading this book. She always writes light-hearted fluffy romances and I cannot wait to read it!
  • Opposite of Aways by Justin A. Reynolds: Don’t know much about this book other than its been talked a lot in the community. I’m not going to lie, I’m mainly reading because of its cover.

March 12, 2019

  • Bloodleaf by Crystal Smith: I got this ARC at Yallfest and it looks very good. I’m excited about this one, its fantasy and that’s the only thing I’m going to tell you.
  • The Waking Forest by Alyssa Wees: This seems like a fairy tale retelling, which I’m very interested in reading. I don’t look into these books before deciding if I’m going to read it or not LOL. I just look at the cover, see if it has popularity and the community and then I add it to my TBR shelf, and then hopefully I enjoy it at the end. 🙂

March 19, 2019

  • Internment by Samira Ahmed: All I know that this book is POC and it looks very badass. It looks fiction but apparently, it has a fantasy aspect to it.
  • The Best Boys by Mary Weber: This I’m not excited about. I’ll see if I get to read it or not. I looked at it and it seemed interesting, but we’ll see.

March 26, 2019

  • Sky Without Stars by Jessica Brody: This I’m very excited about. I love France and this has to do traveling and maybe space, I’m not entirely sure. Or maybe even time travel. I really do hope I enjoy this book though because it looks very good.
  • Voices by David Elliot: This is a story about Joan of Arc–a retelling of sorts. It’s a short book and the only reason I want to read it is that I have the ARC. So you know, I want to give it a chance.
  • Once and Future by Amy Rose Capetta: Oh, and this one I do know about. It’s an Arthurian retelling. Gender bending, LGBTQ+, fantasy packed book. I’m very excited!

So yeah, this is my month. This does not include my TBR pile that I plan to read in between reading these. This one is just for the new releases. Now please, let me know about your new upcoming releases that you look forward to the most this month. Do we have some of the similar reads? If so, which ones? Also, what are you excited to read this month that I didn’t include in my list? I’m always open to recommendations.

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Monthly Wrap-Up | February 2019

Well, we all know that February is a short month, so it is needless to say that this month flew by. I didn’t get to read as much as I wanted to, but still enjoyed the books I did read. This month I got to read greatly anticipated releases and other books from my TBR that I wasn’t able to read before. I even read a couple of adult romance ebooks that I counted as reading one book because they were a series of shorts books.

So, without further ado, here are the books that I’ve read this month:

  1. On the Come up by Angie Thomas ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
  2. Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss by Kasie West ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
  3. Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
  4. Rayne and Delilah’s Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zentner ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
  5. Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
  6. Blooodwitch by Susan Dennard ⭐️⭐️⭐️
  7. Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte ⭐️⭐️⭐️
  8. Five Feet Apart by Rachel Lippincott ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
  9. Furyborn by Claire Legrand ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
  10. Two Weeks Notice and Naughty Boss by Whitney G. (Between the both) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I’ve yet to post a review for Furyborn and my reviews for the books of Whitney G are short and are only available on my Goodreads page. But anyways, I enjoyed this month very much. I might be able to read an extra read tonight, so I’ll update this post if I get to finish reading it tonight. Also, I refused to write a review for Bloodwitch because of how disappointed I was with it. I was expecting so much from it and well, a three-starred review is all you get to know about it.

I want to know how your February reading were, let me know if we got to read the same books this month, let me know which ones I haven’t read that you get to read. And as always, I want to thank you for taking the time to read my post, I truly appreciate it.

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Thursday Thoughts | 14 Romances for Your Single Self

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Yep, I’m posting that cliche post that I’m pretty sure a lot of bloggers are going to be posting today. I wanted to do a post where I mentioned YA romances but then I got lost because I didn’t know which category to write it on. I didn’t know if I wanted to make contemporary romance or fantasy romance or adult romance. So I decided to do all three. A category for each and every single one of you single people out there, just so that you don’t feel as lonely. You are welcome.

Thursday Thoughts are going to be the posts that I would be posting on a Thursday if it’s not a review. Just as FYI. I’m not sure if this has been created before, but if you guys want to go ahead and join, then please do so.

14 YA CONTEMPORARY ROMANCES

  1. Fame, Fate and the First Kiss by Kasie West
  2. Simon Vs. The Homosapiens Agenda by Becky Albertally
  3. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  4. Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson
  5. What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera
  6. Things We Know By Heart by Jessi Kirby
  7. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Alejandro Saenz
  8. Love and Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch
  9. The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
  10. Tell me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum
  11. Geekerella by Ashley Poston
  12. Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett
  13. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  14. The Museum of Heartbreak by Meg Leder

14 YA FANTASY ROMANCES 

  1. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
  2. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
  3. Vampire Academy/Bloodlines Series by Richelle Mead
  4. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
  5. Tiger’s Curse  by Colleen Houck
  6. Kanin Chronicles by Amanda Hocking
  7. Lux Series by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  8. Covenant Series by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  9. Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh
  10. Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco
  11. Caraval by Stephanie Garber
  12. The Selection Series by Kiera Cass
  13. Carry on by Rainbow Rowell
  14. Twilight by Stephanie Perkins

14 ADULT ROMANCES TO MAKE YOUR HEART RACE

  1. Crossfire Series by Sylvia Day
  2. Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren
  3. Sweet Addiction by J. Daniels
  4. Born in Trilogy by Nora Roberts
  5. Sign of Seven by Nora Roberts
  6. Forbidden Men Series by Linda Kage
  7. Friend-Zoned by Belle Aurora
  8. Uprooted by Naomi Novik
  9. On Dublin Street by Samantha Young
  10. Game on by Kristen Callihan
  11. Fever Series by Karen M. Moning
  12. Until Series by Aurora Rose Reynolds
  13. Captive in the Dark by Reynolds
  14. 50 Shades of Grey by E.L. James

I wanted to write a description for all of these but the post was going to be too long, so I decided to give you the titles and the authors instead. However, I truly encourage you to look into these books because they are very good! The ones that I really wanted to bring attention to were the adult ones. They have adult sexual content, only for readers 18 years old and older. And say what you say about 50 Shades, I loved the whole series so much. Also, can someone recommend me something similar to the Fever Series by Karen M. Moning?

Anyways, this is my recommended Valentine’s list for you guys to read. If you have a partner then read them for fun like I do. I hope that you find your new favorite romance from this list and if you do, please let me know down below. I would like for you to give me recommendations for any more books you think I should add to this list. Have you read any of these books before, if so, which ones did you like and which ones you didn’t?

Thank you guys for taking to the time to read my post. I truly appreciate it.

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Miscellaneous Monday | YA Heroines You Probably Don’t Know About

Miscellaneous Monday is for whatever you want to write that isn’t part of a tag and that you want to post on a Monday. So it’s pretty much any blog post that you want to post on a Monday that doesn’t follow your regular posting schedule. You guys are more than welcome to use the “MM” for your Monday postings if you’d like. I do ask you to Tag me, please. Now, to the actual post.

Okay so, for this Monday, I decided to show you Heroines that I believe are very underrated for how good they are and because of how underrated they are, you may have not heard of them–so, let’s change that. Also, women’s day is coming up next month so why not get a little bit prepared for that.

Now, when I was researching the names of the characters (because I cannot possibly remember the names of all of them) I either found the full name or only the first name, so I’m sorry if the names are not complete. On the other hand, in some of these books, the authors don’t mention anyone’s last name, so it may not all totally be my fault. Moreover, I went ahead and added the Goodreads link to each of these books just so that you can read more about them if you’d like.

  • Caledonia Styx from SeafireOkay, so, I love this girl. She is a true captain if I’ve read one. Yeah, she is young and you can see that in many of the decisions she makes, like putting her vengeance before her girls, but regardless, she shows courage, strength, and passion throughout this whole story. Caledonia is the captain of her own ship and there are only girls aboard it. It’s the perfect Pirates of the Caribbean meets Mad Max Fury meets Wonder Woman combo, you will love it.
  • Evie from Sea WitchThis is one of the characters whose last name I couldn’t find but she’s so great. What truly impressed me of her was how selfless she was. She gave everything she had to save those who matter the most to her. This is an Ursula from the Little Mermaid backstory. In a way, the author humanizes Ursula in front of our eyes and makes her seem completely different than who we know from the movie. Please read this book if you ever get the chance, it’s a story about friendships, love, and a true act of selflessness.
  • Spensa from SkywardShe was an odd character, to say the least, but she still sparked nonetheless. In this world, Spensa (Spin) wants to be a pilot and fight for what would be considered the army on her planet, but there are certain complications that prevent her from becoming the pilot she always wanted to be. Spensa is young but she’s so full of life. Despite the complications that the school present to her, she manages to push through it all and stick along to follow her dreams, not letting anyone or anything get in her way. She’s also a very bold character, LOL, you’ll see what I mean once you read the book.
  • Qole from Shadow run I never got around writing a review for this book but I enjoyed it a lot. Qola is a character that I really enjoyed, she is captain of her own ship, she doesn’t give no fu*ks, and she’s truly incredible. This Scifi novel follows her story and some kind of Prince through the Galaxies trying to find a purpose for their lives and soon, Qole realizes that not everything in life is just about survival. This is such a great book with such a great main character. Qole reminds me of Gamora from Guardians of the Galaxy, you know, minus the green skin.
  • Amani Al’Hiza from Rebel of the Sands: this book reminds me of the Disney movie,  Prince of Persia, I don’t know why but it just reminds of it. But anyways, in this book our Heroine is amazing. She has her flaws and her fears and yet, she manages to be very strong in all of the situations that are thrown at her. This book is heavily action based mixed with a big chunk of fantasy, so if you haven’t read this book, then now it’s the time.
  • Harper from A Curse So Dark and LonelyYo, this girl is my girl. Probably my favorite book I read so far this year. This is a Beauty and the Beast retelling but this retelling is so not what I was expecting it to be. Harper, she’s a badass b*tch. Like, she got, quite literally, plucked into this world where all of the sudden there’s a prince and castles and none of the things she’s ever dealt with. What impresses me the most about her is how she goes about adjusting to this new world she lives in. She has a disability that causes her to be a little bit clumsy, and yet, she’s so confident, full of life. A true warrior. Guys, I don’t think I can emphasize enough how great this book was, I REALLY NEED YOU TO READ IT. Harper was the best part of this story, I promise she won’t let you down.
  • Veronyka from Crown of Feathers: Despite her being so young, Veronyka shows strength like no other. When she finally leaves her sister’s side to follow her own dream, when she changes her appearance to pursue what she truly believes in, and even when she went against orders to make a decision that saved millions of lives, she showed strength through it all. Not only that, but she’s was also vulnerable and scared and in many instances, she doubted herself and who she truly was, I find that so comforting and really necessary for characters to find themselves through stories–and Veronyka did just that.
  • Anouk from Grim LoveliesOur heroine in this one is subtle at the beginning but shows her strength nonetheless. Anouk is about to lose her life, which then sets her in a journey all across France trying to find someone that can save her. She has never been outside before but that doesn’t mean that once she truly goes out there she can’t handle herself. In this story, Anouk teaches us to be patient, despite the fact that your life might just end in a couple of days. It teaches us about love and friendship and how with a little bit of magic things might be alright. I would highly recommend reading this one.
  • Mariko from Flame in the Mist I don’t think you understand how much I love Mariko. Like, this b*tch is THE B*TCH, you know what I mean. In her trip to meet the man she was going to marry for her family’s purpose, her caravan gets ambushed and someone tries to kill her. By some great unknown miracle, Mariko manages to survive and instead of going home crying to hide behind her father’s shadow, she decides to find out who wanted to kill her and why. That’s when she finds these group of men in the forest that are some sort of clan, who she thinks are responsible for her almost death. She disguises as a boy to infiltrate the clan, but in it, she discovers more than she thought she would, and also finds out that these men are not who she thought they were. Mariko shows strength, love, compassion, and certainty throughout this whole story. I truly love it. Also, the love scenes in this book are to die for.
  • Lei from Girls of Paper and FireNow, although I wasn’t a fan of this story, I have to recognize that Lei is one of the greatest characters I’ve ever read. Like, in her situation, she manages to pull through every single obstacle that comes at her. When an opportunity presented itself to help, she didn’t hesitate to offer her hand even if she didn’t know truly what she was getting herself into. There’s a lot of things going on in this book, many dark things too, but still Lei was a great character to read so I would read this book if I were you 🙂

Well, guys, this is my list of YA Heroines that I believe are very underrated, and as you can see these are female YA characters published in the most recent years, I tried keeping it as close to now as I could. But anyways, please let me know if you have ever read any of these books, if you happen to know of any other underrated female heroine that you think I should know about, I’m always open for recommendations.

Furthermore, I didn’t add any other more recent YA Heroines because I really wanted to keep this post narrowed down to characters that I think deserve more recognition than what they originally had. I also want to give you guys an opportunity to probably set out of your comfort zone and read something that you may have not picked out otherwise.

Also, please tell me, what do you think of these characters? Are these books something that you find yourself relating with? If so, then which characters did you resonate the most? I’m sorry, I do not mean to give you homework, but I’m very curious as to what your answers are, LOL. And as always, I want to thank you, readers, for taking the time for reading my post, I truly appreciate it.

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Trouble Tuesday | Black Women Authors To Read in YA

Trouble Tuesday is another post that I decided to create to post my posts on Tuesday. Is another series I want to start in my page, where if I’m not reviewing but still want to post something on Tuesday, I will label it Trouble Tuesday. Please feel free to join if you like.

Since February is Black History Month, today’s post is going to be focused on my favorite Black female YA authors. These authors represent a difference in the YA community, not only did they include POC in their books but they included what makes POC different from other characters. These writers have their own way of writing and bringing to light what many authors and social media decide to ignore.

Each one of these authors also brings inspiration to all of us authors in progress to make sure our voices are heard, just like theirs were. I decided to focus it only on female authors because as a feminist, I feel like they represent the community of girls who want their voices to be heard and they are an inspiration to all of us females authors to make a difference. I’m not saying that men voices are not as important, I’m saying that as girls seeing these female authors relate to us is what makes us happy.

  • Nicola Yoon: Everything, Everything, and The Sun is Also a Star
  • Tiffany Jackson: Allegedly and  Monday’s Not Coming
  • Ashley Woodfolk: The Beauty That Remains
  • Angie Thomas: The Hate U Give and On The Come Up
  • Ibi Zoboi: Pride
  • Dana L. Davis: Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now
  • Nic Stone: Dear Martin and Odd One Out
  • Tomi Adeyemi: Children of Blood and Bone
  • Renée Watson: Piecing Me Together and What Momma Left Me

Each of these books brings us a different perspective into a POC life. It is incredible how each one of these authors manages to bring their characters to life and also managing to makes us relate to them in every sense of the word. Many authors create their characters and forget that they are human (if they are human lol) but, what I’m trying to say is that no matter in what scenario/world these authors write their characters in, we can always manage to relate to them one way or another. They show us real-life problems, regardless of whether the book is fantasy or not.

If you haven’t read any of these, I highly recommend doing so. I feel like they are a major accomplishment in YA and that should be read no matter your age. These books are here to teach us about life, about what’s really going on out there, and it’s time YA literature becomes more represented as well.

I want to thank you guys for taking the time to read my post. I truly appreciate it. Follow me in all of my other social media just so that you can see more updates of my reading status, etc. Have a great one guys!

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Miscellaneous Monday | How do I Tab My Books.

I’m (hopefully) starting this series in my blog where I write random bookish stuff that are not necessarily book reviews. As you guys may know, I only write book reviews but I’m trying to connect more with the YA Bloggersfere and so I’m trying to branch out. I’m not sure how long I’m going to do this for but hopefully, it’s a weekly thing.

Miscellaneous Monday is for whatever you want to write that isn’t part of a tag and that you want to post on a Monday. So it’s pretty much any blog post that you want to post on a Monday that doesn’t follow your regular posting schedule. You guys are more than welcome to use the “MM” for your Monday’s post if you’d like. I do ask you Tag me, please 🙂 Now, to the actual post.

What does it mean to tab books?

Readers normally tab books so that they can remember an important fact about the book that they are reading.  It’s like when you are in school and highlight a book to remember the most important fact about your reading, well, I’m essentially doing the same thing, but I would never write on my books so I use sticky notes.

What are the benefits of tabbing books?

They are incredibly helpful when it comes to re-reading. Let’s say you are starting a trilogy, the first book came out this year, and now you have to wait a whole year until the other one come out. This is where tabbing comes in. Using tabs to highlight the important parts of the book that I need to remember the most, help me go through it for a quicky-read before I start the second book in a series. That way it helps me refresh my memory. I also tab them for reviewing purposes. Tabs help me remember important facts that I may want to mention while reviewing, so I find tabs incredibly helpful when it comes to reading.

What product do I use?

I use the Post-It Mini Flags with Dispenser They are sold everywhere and the reason I like these is that they have the invisible sticky part, where you can tab it to the book and still see underneath it. They are smaller too, compared to other Post-it notes, and these have the colors that separate them from the invisible part, which makes it easier to identify. Other sticky notes are fine, but I like those ones because when I stick them on the page, I can still see the words underneath.

I do have other ones that I use but I try to keep my colors pretty much the same when I tan with them. And to be completely honest, it doesn’t matter what kind of sticky notes you use for tanning as long as you know what the colors mean.

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How do I categorize the colors?

So, I have way too many different colored sticky notes to possibly tell you which ones I use for whatever specific purpose. But, for the purpose of this post, I manage to narrow it down to the colors of the Post-it notes link above.

  • Blue: I use blue for emotions like sadness, misery, destruction, etc. You get the picture.
  • Green: Green is for important locations that I might need to remember. Sometimes depending on how the characters are written and how their emotions are played out, I use green to tab emotions like greediness, envy, jealousy, etc.
  • Yellow: Yellow is for lighthearted emotions like happiness, special events like parties, and important quotes that I want to highlight.
  • Orange: Is for emotions like fear, worries, and also something important a character did in an event that I need to remember for reviewing purposes.
  • Red: Is for feelings of love, lust, and anything of that nature. If there’s a quote that is about love between two characters, I will tab it with this color.

Those are the colors from the Post-it notes that I’m using right now. Normally, I try to keep it like that. But sometimes I don’t find the specific post-it notes so I use other ones and it still works the same.

 

Tabbing on Ebook

Ebooks are very different because you can’t use physical post-it’s to tab on whatever device you read the ebook in. However, most e-readers will bring their own program so that you can tab leisurely at your pleasure. In most of the e-readers, all you have to do is press your finger over the word you are trying to highlight and then adjust the quote as necessary.

Everyone tabs different, this is just my take on it. I know that there are some people who don’t like to do this because they find it annoying or sometimes they forget. But, hey, if you find yourself forgetting about facts about books easily, then try this technique and see if it helps. You obviously don’t have to follow my tabbing/color coordination, you can use your own rules when it comes to the colors and categories, but give it a try and tell me how it goes.

Now, tell me, do you tab books already? Why do you do it? Do you enjoy tabbing books? Are my tabbing rules similar to yours? Please let me know down below! Thank you guys for taking the time to read my post, I really appreciate it!

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February TBR | YA Books I’ll be Reading This Month

Now TBR and most anticipated releases aren’t the same things. Right? Right. I’m saying this because I know for sure that my TBR list consists of booms that are on my MAR but also other ones that are not. So, this post will merge both together and show you what I plan to read for the month of February. I went ahead and added a link to their description in Goodreads and don’t worry, the link opens up in a new tab 😉

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  1. On The Come Up
  2. Fame, Fate and the Kiss
  3. Crown of Feathers
  4. Bloodwitch
  5. Rayne and Delilah’s Midnite Matinée
  6. Five Feet Apart
  7. Warrior of the Wild
  8. Grave Mercy
  9. Mortal Heart
  10. Dark Triumph
  11. Courting Darkness

And honestly, we all know how TBRs go, we plan one for the month to kinda give us a guideline but we never follow it. I’m just excited to be able to read them. I cannot wait to finally get to devour these books. Last month I read ten books and hopefully this month I get to read ten plus one, LOL.

I actually starting reading Courting Darkness at the End of January but had to pause it because KOS came out and also, as I was reading through the first couple chapters, I realized that I was missing a lot of information. What I mean by that is that LaFevers touches on topics that were on her other series before this one. His Fair Assasin. This series is standalone and it’s going to be a duology, and apparently, you won’t have to read the Trilogy before this one to read this book, but I feel like I was missing a lot. That’s why I moved that book to the end of the list.

Some of these books I either have them as ARCs or as physical copies. If it’s an ARC I like to read them and review them the week before they come out because that’s when the books get more hype, I feel like. I do hope I get to stick to this TBR and don’t change it because if not, my plan for the year will be ruined.

But hey, let me know down below what your TBR for this month looks like? Do we have any similar book on our lists? Which book are you most excited for? Are you the kind of person that strictly sticks to the TBR list that you’ve made for the month? Or are you more of that grab’n’go kinda girl? Please let me know in the comments! And as always I want to thank you for taking the time to read my post. It really means a lot to me 🙂

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Monthly Wrap-up | January 2019

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Well, this month has been a whirlwind. In total, I read 10 books and I cannot be more proud of myself. Reading all these books for the month of January was a challenge but I enjoyed it very much!

I wrote a review for every book I read this month so I’m not going to go in detail about every book I read this month. However, I will include the books that I read and how many starts did I rate it.

  1. Everless ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
  2. Evermore ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
  3. The Gilded Wolves ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
  4. A Curse So Dark and Lonely ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.7
  5. Girls of Paper and Fire ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
  6. Stain ⭐️⭐️⭐️
  7. Grim Lovelies ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
  8. Circle of Shadows ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
  9. Enchantée ⭐️⭐️⭐️
  10. King of Scars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I plan to read another ten books in February hopefully. I do start college next week, so it’s going to be a challenge but I’m here for it. I can’ t believe January is over with. I want to thank you guys for taking the time to read my post, I truly appreciate it.

Now, tell me, how was your month? Did you meet your reading goal? Did you read as many books as you were expecting to read this month? Sound off down below.

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Most Anticipated February YA New Releases|2019

So, I’m super excited about February. There are so many books that I want to read, I feel like I’ll run out of time before the month ends. But this month it’s great for new releases.

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  • Enchantee by Gita Trelease: This book is very interesting. It’s historical fiction based on the late 1700s in France. There’s a fantasy element to it as well and I’m excited for y’all to read it.
  • Courting Darkness by Robin LaFevers: This one I’m super excited about. I got an arc for it in #Yallfest. I don’t know much about this book other than it looks amazing.
  • Fame, Fate, and The Kiss by Kasie West: I love and own all of the book by this author. She writes lighthearted fluffy stuff, and after all this fantasy I’ve been reading I really need to read this book.
  • Lady Smoke by Laura Sebastian: This is book number two in the Ash Princess trilogy. I’m not sure if I’m going to read this one. AP didn’t do it for me, but I might give it a try.
  • On The Come Up by Angie Thomas: There’s not much I need to say about this book. We all know the amazing Angie and THUG. So, yeah, I NEED to read this one.

February 12, 2019

  • Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto: This one looks amazing. The cover does, and it has to do with phoenixes, so I’m sold.
  • Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard: I think I speak for everyone that WE ARE SO EXCITED THIS BOOK IS FINALLY COMING OUT. If I don’t read about #Baeduan soon, I think I might die. Aeduan was my favorite character in the whole series so I’m super hyped. AHHHHHHH HFBFBSDFBSBFBASEGFIWQAA;DDDJFJBDBFBS!!!!

February 26, 2019

  • Rayne and Delilah’s Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zetner: I don’t know if you follow Zaddy on IG but he posted a picture of his next book (is not this one) where he was crying from writing it. This one is not supposed to make you cry. So, I’m glad that he published a funny one before he makes us go back to crying.
  • Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte: I really like the cover of this one though I’m afraid it’ll be like another Three Dark Crowns kind of book, so hopefully it’s good.
  • Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller: This has something to do with someone not fulfilling some destiny and then fighting to get back what’s rightfully hers. Also, sounds like Black Panther to me so I want to read it.

These are the books that I want to read for February and I’m so excited about all of them. I don’t know if I’ll get to read them all, but hopefully I do 🙂

Sound off below and let me know if you are as excited as I am for these upcoming releases. Do you have any different ones that I don’t have on my list? If so, please let me know!

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3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge | Day #2

I’ve meant to post this earlier but I’ve been incredibly busy–actually, I’m posting at work. I’m on break. LOL. This is the second day of the challenge and I’m loving it. I want to thank Kelly @ Another Book in the Wall for tagging me. It is quite a challenge to choose between which Bloggers to tag and which quote to post but here it goes:

The Rules

  • Thank the person who nominated you
  • Post a quote for 3 consecutive days (1 quote for each day)
  • Nominate three new bloggers each day

I read the Selection by Kiera Cass a long time ago, but a quote that stuck with me was:

“It is always the fear of looking stupid that stops you from being awesome.”

I tag the beautiful Anna @ Reading Peaches , Melanie @ Mel to the Any, and finally the amazing LaRonda @ Flying Paperbacks

Thank you for reading. I’m out! XOXO.