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 […]

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 […]

Books Pledged to Read in 2015: 150 Am I On Track:  16 books behind Books Read So Far:  121 Total Books For November: 6 Leveled  Winter How I Found You Body Check Pride and Prejudice (Re-Read) Pure (Re-Read) Elixir (Re-Read) Deity (Re-Read) Magnus Chase: The Sword of Summer  Apollyon (Re-Read) A Great and Terrible Beauty […]

Dear November…Thank you for having not so many releases. My wallet really really really thanks you ;)  Hotel Ruby by Suzanne Young When Audrey Casella arrives for an unplanned stay at the grand Hotel Ruby, she’s grateful for the detour. Just months after their mother’s death, Audrey and her brother, Daniel, are on their way […]

Genre:  Young Adult, Science Fiction Pages:  222 Part of a Series?: Companion Novel in the Lunar Chronicles Release Date:  January 27th, 2015 You Can Find the Book At: GoodReads Amazon Barnes and Noble Book Depository Author’s Website GoodReads Summary:  In this stunning bridge book between Cress and Winter in the bestselling Lunar Chronicles, Queen Levana’s story […]

Books Pledged to Read in 2015: 150 Am I On Track:  3 books head Books Read So Far:  16 Total Books For January:  16 This Shattered World Suspicion The DUFF (Re-Read) Half-Blood (Re-Read) Unleashed Paper or Plastic My True Love Gave to Me Everything Leads to You The Winner’s Curse The Orphan Queen Top Ten […]

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 […]

I seriously hate writing these lists. Seriously. Because the segment is called the Tuesday Top Ten. I’ve read 120-something books this year and, yeah, sure, a good number of them were either re-reads or books that were released previous to the year 2014. But I would say a majority of those books were brand new releases. […]

Hello everyone! I am so so so so SO excited to be sharing in this post today. I talk about writing and writing advice a lot when it comes to the blog and my aspiring career as a writer. I am lucky enough that I get to interact with authors on a daily basis, whether […]

It’s San Diego Comic Con weekend and while I know there a ton of you who are making your way there and having a blast, there’s also a HUGE amount of you that are unable to be there. (Personally, I choose NOT to go haha). But I have just the thing to make it a […]

Can you guys believe that its been about three weeks since I’ve done a book event? Yeah! Three weeks! Insanity! Ever since I got back home from ALA in Las Vegas, I’ve been overwhelmed with work, and my novel, that I just haven’t had much time for blogging or going to book events. Luckily, that […]

Today I have stolen my topic idea from The Broke and Bookish blog, which hosts the Top Ten Tuesday meme. I usually get ideas from them, but I call mine something different…honestly because I didn’t know theirs existed when I started mine haha. And I do more than books, so there is that. Today’s topic […]

Guys, I just had SUCH an amazing weekend. This weekend was the annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at U.S.C., where the entire weekend is dedicated to the amazing culture of reading. It’s one of my favorite weekends of this year, and this year was no disappointment. There was a team of five us: […]

The official schedule for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books has been posted, and you can check that out here! I’ve taken the liberty and fun job of compiling a list of the YA authors in attendance and what time they will be on panels. Keep in mind that most autograph sessions take place […]