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Title: Beastly by Alex Flinn Pages: 304 Genres: YA, Fantasy, Romance, Retellings Published by: HarperTeen (January 1, 2007) Summary I am a beast. A beast. Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright—a creature with fangs and claws and hair springing from every pore. I am a monster. You think I’m talking fairy tales? No way. The place is New York City. The time is now. It’s no deformity,… Read More

Last week was the last week of the read-a-thon, and while I wasn’t able to actually complete the entire challenge, I think I did pretty well, and I had so much fun! Badges Earned The first book I read this week was Into the Wild (Cat Warriors #1) by Erin Hunter.  My sister has been a huge fan of this series for a while now, and since we both love cats so… Read More

Title: Dance of Fire by Yelena Black Pages: 321 Genres: YA, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance Published by: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (March 12th, 2015) Summary All dancers dream of the chance to try out for the Royal Court Ballet Company. Only two dancers from the elite New York Ballet Academy will have this honour. Vanessa is one of them. She dances with grace and elegance, and a fury that is unmatched. Justin – strong, sexy and caring – will… Read More

I was tagged by, the always so kind, Lashaan & Trang over at Bookidote for the Pokemon GO Book Tag!  Thank you so much, you guys! 🙂 This tag was created by Aentee @ Read at Midnight. The Rules There are no real rules; simply have fun!  A link back to Aentee’s blog is always nice though.  You can also use the graphics. 🙂 Okay, let’s get started! Honestly, I don’t ever remember a time… Read More

Reading wise, this week was not great.  I only finished one book.  However, I had a super busy, fun-filled week, so that is okay! Badges Earned This week, I only earned my Marsh Badge, with Dance of Fire by Yelena Black.  For some reason, it took me forever to read this book – I only just finished it today!  I had planned on having it finished early last week, and the review would… Read More

Well, we are one week into the read-a-thon already, and this week went okay, but I need to hustle a little bit if I want to get all my badges!   Badges Earned This week, I earned my Earth Badge with The Program by Suzanne Young.  I really enjoyed this one, and it only took me about 2 days to finish, which is really good for me.  My review for it went live yesterday,… Read More

Title: The Program by Suzanne Young Pages: 405 Genres: YA, Science Fiction/Dystopian, Romance Published by: Simon Pulse (April 30th, 2013) Summary In Sloane’s world, true feelings are forbidden, teen suicide is an epidemic, and the only solution is The Program. Sloane knows better than to cry in front of anyone. With suicide now an international epidemic, one outburst could land her in The Program, the only proven course of treatment. Sloane’s parents have already lost one… Read More

Hey everyone!  I wanted to let you all know that I will be participating in the #ReadThemAllThon – a read-a-thon inspired by Pokemon and Pokemon Go – hosted by Read At Midnight! The read-a-thon runs from August 14th to September 3rd.  Click here to get all of the details! 🙂 Chosen Pokemon: Read at Midnight made the most perfect trainer card, that I just had to make one for myself as well! Bulbasaur… Read More