the calico books


It’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list created by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Halloween Freebie For this week, I’ve decided to share ten books that actually take place during October/Halloween! So many Halloween recommendations feature scary books – which are great – but a lot of them happen throughout the year.  Sometimes, I want to read a book that actually takes place in the month of October, to really… Read More

Title: Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon Pages: 310 Genres: YA, Contemporary, Romance Published by: Delacorte Books for Young Readers (Sept. 1, 2015) Summary My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out… Read More

Hello!  March was a very slow blogging month for me – I think I only wrote 3 posts the entire month.  I sort of went on an unexpected blogging hiatus, but I am happy to say I finally really feel like blogging again!  Luckily, just because my blogging was in a slump, my reading was not.  I still didn’t read a whole lot, but it was better than February, and I thoroughly… Read More

Ahhh! We are SO close to Christmas! I am so excited, but I cannot believe it’s almost here.  Countdown to Christmas is a weekly feature where I recommend a different Christmas-y book each week to read during this holiday season, which was inspired by Kourtni Reads‘ Christmas countdown!  Usually, it’s  posted on a Sunday, but I was sick earlier this week and didn’t get a chance to post Week 5’s countdown…so here… Read More