Hello everyone! This past Saturday was the sixth annual Ontario Teen Book Fest and my fourth year in a row attending. I say every single year that it is my favorite event of the year to attend, and I completely mean that. When I first discovered this fest back in 2013, I was chasing down […]

I am so pleased to, yet again, bring the official Ontario Teen Book Fest blog tour to What A Nerd Girl Says and other amazing Southern California bloggers! This event is one of my absolute favorite events of the year and I’m sure this one is going to be just as great, even not better, […]

Yay! Its almost that time again! Time for my favorite event of the year, the Ontario Teen Book Fest. The first time I attended it was nearly three years ago and each and every year, I’ve become more involved and more connected and attached to this event. Courtney, the youth services librarian, and the rest […]

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you had an absolutely FABULOUSLY nerdy 2015, full of books and all kinds of awesome. I know I did. 2015 was a GREAT year to be me and I’m stoked to see what 2016 brings me. For now, let’s count down the top ten (technically 12) books that I […]

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I know, I know, not everyone celebrates Thanksgiving but I’m feeling particularly festive this week! I have a Magnus Chase giveaway going on right now, I’m about to eat LOTS of food very soon, and my book releases in exactly a week! There’s plenty to be excited about and plenty to be […]

Genre:  Young Adult, Contemporary Pages:  416 pages Part of a Series?: 2nd book in the Winger series Release Date:  September 8th, 2015 You Can Find the Book At: GoodReads Barnes and Noble Book Depository iBooks Author Website GoodReads Summary:  Ryan Dean West is back to his boarding school antics in this bitingly funny sequel to […]

I throw myself at your mercy, my friends! I have attended so many events lately and I’ve sadly been so terrible at recapping them! So I’ve decided to do a quick update of who I’ve met the past few months, and share some photos and some quick things about it! September 8th – Andrew Smith […]

Books Pledged to Read in 2015: 150 Am I On Track:  9 books behind schedule. I went slump-y again Books Read So Far:  103 Total Books For September:  6 Moving Target Flamecaster (ARC) Stand Off Fangirl – ReRead Dumplin’  The Fifteenth Minute *********

Genre:  Young Adult, Contemporary Pages:  448 pages Part of a Series?: Book #2 of Winger series Release Date:  September 8th, 2015 You Can Find the Book At: GoodReads Barnes and Noble Book Depository iBooks Author Website GoodReads Summary:  It’s his last year at Pine Mountain, and Ryan Dean should be focused on his future, but instead, […]

Young Adult  Stand Off by Andrew Smith Winger #2 It’s his last year at Pine Mountain, and Ryan Dean should be focused on his future, but instead, he’s haunted by his past. His rugby coach expects him to fill the roles once played by his lost friend, Joey, as the rugby team’s stand-off and new […]

Genre:  Young Adult, Contemporary To be honest, its hard to put Andrew’s books in a genre. They just kind of stand on their own Pages:  304 Part of a Series?: Standalone Novel Release Date:  March 3rd, 2015 You Can Find the Book At: Check your local bookstore! GoodReads Barnes and Noble Book Depository Author Website GoodReads […]

Books Pledged to Read in 2015: 150 Am I On Track:  3 books behind Books Read So Far:  33 Total Books For March:  11.5 (I read a comic book but I so counted it) Forever Princess (Re-Read) Mortal Danger Princess Leia #1 The Alex Crow Wait for You Insurgent (Re-Read) Awakening (ARC) Pitching for Amalie […]

Today, an interview came to my attention, an interview concerning one of my favorite authors, Andrew Smith, who just released his newest book, The Alex Crow, yesterday. The interview seemed to be going quite well until the last question. And then things seemed to sort of…implode. Take a look. So basically what happened is this: […]

I really actually wanted to write this post, because in just a few days, its going to be my BIRTHDAY! And I’m quite excited about that. I have an awesome day planned with a ton of my super awesome friends (and by a ‘ton’, I mean, like, all five of them!) and I’m getting really […]

Welcome to the new year everyone! Its a brand new beginning and all of that sort of thing. But the best part of the new year is this: NEW STUFF. All that stuff that was “next year” is now THIS year. And that includes books. Now its time to talk about the top ten books […]