The first line of the synopsis of One of the Good Ones is that it’s a cross between The Hate U Give and Get Out. Well I blanked or forgot about the Get Out part by the time I got around to reading the arc because I was completely knocked for a loop in a … More Remember the Get Out Part
On the Come Up By: Angie Thomas Grade: A On the Come Up about an aspiring rapper named Bri- her start, her friends and her family- is Angie Thomas’ follow-up to the enormously successful The Hate U Give. I read that book thought it was fantastic and deserved all the hype so I was very … More No Sophomore Slump Here: On the Come Up
Okay, this is a bit morbid perhaps but I was thinking of it in regards to Strange the Dreamer and we’re so close to Halloween so All the Best of the Deaths. By the way this isn’t a good or bad thing some of these absolutely devastated me but they were so well done! Also … More All the Best Deaths
Okay, I’ve been looking for end of summer tags for some reason. The Drunk Book Tag created on Youtube by Pages and Pens and Chelseadolling Reads and it might be a bit of stretch. But still I was thinking you know late night beach bonfires and lazy dinners with friends that go on and on because it doesn’t … More A Tag for Books & Booze!
I was tagged by Andie over at Andreas Nirvana and I love a good cliche so here are my answers for the Cliche Book Tag. It looks like the tag originates at Miranda Reads over on Youtube.
I read a lot this year and below compiled my favorite reads with some runners-ups. These are definitely the books that stayed with me that made me think, “Oh, yes. I would read that again and you should read it to.” Note: A couple of them aren’t actually from this year but I’m counting it … More My Favorite Books of 2017!
Prediction for the end of the year: I will own an embarrassing amount of Hela merchandise! I’m going to keep this round-up of the first part of 2017 super simple and try not to cry about the fact that we’re halfway through because while 2017 might be halfway over, at least entertainment wise, I think … More 2017 Mid-Year Wrap-Up!
The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Grade: A It’s so rare that a book actually lives up to it’s hype for me these days. But this one totally did. Sixteen-year old Starr is the only witness to what happened the night her and her friend Khalil are pulled over by a cop and Khalil … More The Hate U Give