I added this book to my TBR when I heard it was a Beauty and the Beast retelling. Unfortunately, it took me a while to actually get the book and read it, but my local library had it so I put it on hold and violá! I read it, loved it, and now I have to write a coherent review because it’s BEAUTIFUL AND MAGICAL. ✨
I received this book in an OwlCrate box a long time ago, but I just stuck it on my shelf and there it sat… Until now, of course! The author will be in my town the first week of June, so I’m doing the thing where I try to read all their books so I can get them signed sort of things. (Please tell me I’m not the only one who does this? XD)
I work in a school district, and I’m fortunate enough to have a whole month off during summer. (I’m already counting down the days.) Of course, I always plan to accomplish a lot during summer, especially when it comes to my TBR pile. While I do have a TBR jar, I’ve been unfaithful to it lately (thanks, library!).
Anyway, I’m going to try to nail down some books I hope to read while on my break, not necessarily books that remind me of summer (though I might include some of those, too. 😛 ).
Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book blog meme started on Goodreads.
I don’t know what I was expecting when I started listening to this book. While I did enjoy Niven’s All the Bright Places, it was heavy in terms of subject matter, so I wasn’t sure if her next book would deal with similar subject matter. However, I’m glad to see I enjoyed this book more than AtBP, and listening to the audiobook was a fantastic idea because oh my goodness, I actually recognized one of the voice actors! (Thank you, FFXV! 😛 )
I didn’t expect to like this as much as I did. This has been on my TBR long before it released. Recently, I’ve taken a liking to graphic novels and seriously, this one was no exception. After finishing Winter, I was sad to leave The Lunar Chronicles universe. Iko became a beloved character, so I was thrilled to have a whole, new type of story with her as the main character.
You know how we have those books sitting our shelves for months and months at a time before we actually get to them? I mean, I can’t be the only one, right?
Well, I hope so.
When I heard that Nicola Yoon was going to be at the North Texas Teen Book Festival this weekend, I knew I had to read her books. I felt obligated, too, because I felt strange meeting an author while I haven’t read their books. Anyways, that has been remedied! lol
You can check out my review of Legend before you read this (scroll to the bottom). Unless you’ve already read this series then go forth!
I really enjoyed Lu’s The Young Elites trilogy and it became one of my favorite series. While TYE is her 2nd series, Legend is her first so of course I had to read it and I’m actually enjoying it. I’m not a huge fan of dystopian novels–it’s not the genre I pick above all else but dystopians seem to be a big hit now and we’re seeing more and more of them in YA literature.