Hello, good people of the Internet! Today I'm bringing you another Top 5 Wednesday-- this week, the topic is Favorite First Sentences. I decided to go with a different approach to this week and bring you my favorite first sentences in the form of quoteable graphics. So, without further adieu, let's get into the quotes!
We all have a story-- not just the story we tell when we shake someone's hand for the first time and say, "Hi, I'm so-and-so. I live here and work as a what-ya-call-it." A story comprised of the threads woven together within us, a story that holds the secrets of our past and our fears about the future. But sometimes that story cannot stay within-- those threads begin popping, for better or for worse. Sound familiar? It does for Charlie Davis, the seventeen-year-old protagonist of Kathleen Glasgow's debut young adult novel, Girl in Pieces.
Hello, good people of the Internet! I'm not sure if Friday Reads is a thing outside of Booktube-- it probably is, though-- but if you didn't know, Friday Reads is a weekly update that many Booktubers give to their viewers in order to share what they'll be reading over the weekend.
It's Top 5 Wednesday-- my first time participating here on this blog! If you did not already know, Top 5 Wednesday is a Goodreads group created by gingerreadslainey to spur conversation on different topics each Wednesday. This week we're talking about the Top 5 Authors You're Waiting on Another Book From. And let me tell … Continue reading T5W: Authors You’re Waiting on Another Book From
Well, folks, it's August. Albeit only the second week of August. But still! In honor of the upcoming school year and to (hopefully) help y'all out, I'm going to be giving you 3 tips on how to get through summer reading.
Whoop, whoop-- GIVEAWAY TIME! 😍🎉📚 I'm super excited to be working with @authorelisadane to help her spread the word about her readalong of In the After, one of my all-time favorite YA contemporaries! All of the details can be found on her readalong post. Elisa was kind enough to give away a digital copy of … Continue reading “In The After” by Elisa Dane REVIEW & GIVEAWAY!
The Girls by Emma Cline follows the recollections of Evie Boyd's adolescent summer adventures-- not laying around on a beach with her girlfriends or adventuring through summer camp, but getting looped into a cult.
Juliet Takes a Breath is a stunning debut novel by Gabby Rivera that follows Juliet Milagros Pilante as she navigates her way through the world of feminism, radical self-love, coming out, and racism within self-proclaimed "safe spaces." The novel starts off just before Juliet takes off to Portland, Oregon to intern for her favorite author-- … Continue reading “Juliet Takes a Breath” by Gabby Rivera | REVIEW
I didn’t know just how much I needed this book in my life. With great eloquence and raw honesty, Laura Bates details the sexism that flows throughout our world each and every day.