I Don’t Remember the Title…But the Cover Was Blue

Prior to starting graduate school I was an employee at a library for 4 years and it's no mystery that part of my job description was to help patrons find books. Which is not difficult if you know either the title or author of the book, and if you can explain the book's cover well… Continue reading I Don’t Remember the Title…But the Cover Was Blue

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Event Recap ~ Adam Silvera, Leigh Bardugo, & Sabaa Tahir

These past two weeks I had the opportunity to attend not one but two amazing author events. Leigh Bardugo's event at Opera Plaza for Wonder Woman and Adam Silvera's event at Kepler's for They Both Die at the End. Both events were moderated by the amazing Sabba Tahir, author of An Ember in the Ashes… Continue reading Event Recap ~ Adam Silvera, Leigh Bardugo, & Sabaa Tahir

Cinderella, Necromancer by F.M. Boughan ~ Review + Giveaway

Hello book lovers! Welcome to the next stop for the RockStar Book Tour of CINDERELLA NECROMANCER by F.M. Boughan! When I first heard about Cinderella, Necromancer I was ecstatic! I mean who doesn't want a book that combines a beloved fairy tale with the dark arts? It's a beautiful and gruesome retelling you don't want to… Continue reading Cinderella, Necromancer by F.M. Boughan ~ Review + Giveaway

#BroodyBFF Challenge Six YA Contemporary: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly When I read, I read fantasy. It's the genre I am most comfortable and familiar with. More so because I love to read about worlds or universes that surpass the realms of reality; however, this past month I went out of my comfort zone… Continue reading

If you haven't heard already, Krysti at YA and Wine has started an amazing book tag: Fight Like a YA Girl! Just as Krysti had mentioned on her blog, it's important to have examples of women in pop culture who are represented as strong and powerful individuals! Some shining examples of powerful women in books,… Continue reading

8 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Graduated College

About a year ago I graduated with my Bachelor's degree and wrote a blog post for the San Jose Public Library about "8 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Graduated High School." In a couple weeks I will be preparing to attend graduate school to get my Master's degree and wanted to write a similar post, but discussing… Continue reading 8 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Graduated College

20 Magical Years of Harry Potter

https://twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/879284927258386433 20 years ago today- June 26, 1997- the world was blessed with J.K Rowling's debut novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Not only has the Harry Potter fandom flourished into a multi-billion-dollar franchise since then, but it has brought together individuals from around the world into a community who share the same love for… Continue reading 20 Magical Years of Harry Potter