ARC Review – Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake

This book shattered me. But then it put me back together. There is something about Ashley Herring Blake’s writing that always hits me where I need it to. I always seem to pick up her books at exactly the right time. This one was no exception. Because, without going into it, this book hit really… Continue reading ARC Review – Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake

Top 10 Tuesday – New-To-Me Authors I Read in 2017

Hey hey, it’s Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish and is now run by That Artsy Reader Girl! Yay! I’ve loved making it a (semi) regular post on this blog! This week, I’m talking about new-to-me authors that I read and loved in 2017, and let me tell you –… Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday – New-To-Me Authors I Read in 2017

Top 5 Wednesday – Books You’ve Read Because of the Online Book Community

Happy Hump Day – it’s Top 5 Wednesday! As a reminder, Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly roundup of cool/fun bookish things that is hosted by Sam over at Thoughts on Tomes on YouTube. You can visit the Goodreads group for topics (and such, as Sam always says). This topic was FUN! I’ve been following book Twitter, book blogs,… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday – Books You’ve Read Because of the Online Book Community

Top 10 Tuesday – Book Recs for People Who Don’t Normally Read YA

Hey hey, it’s Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is run by The Broke and the Bookish, and I participate on Instagram (@amandareadsandwrites) and here, when I have the time to prepare a post. Regular topics are back! This week was fun, because it was pretty open-ended. I chose to make a list of book recommendations for… Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday – Book Recs for People Who Don’t Normally Read YA

(Belated) ARC Review – How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake

This was another one of those books that I didn’t even know I needed until it was right in front of me. Just so dang good. Grace is a rising high school senior who was just away at a piano conservatory for a couple of weeks. When she returns, her mother has moved in with… Continue reading (Belated) ARC Review – How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake