My Lady Jane 

Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows

Published June 2016

Standalone

22840421When the dedication page reads:

“For everyone who knows there was enough room for Leonardo DiCaprio on that door.

And for England. We’re really sorry for what we’re about to do to your history.”

You know you are in for a good time.

I had seen My Lady Jane floating around bookstagram and the book blogging universe for a few months. It was the featured book in both the June OwlCrate and Uppercase boxes, as well as receiving pretty raving reviews from all that read it. I waited much longer than I should have to read this because honestly, I had no idea what to expect. Everyone says it is hilarious, and I suppose that I was wary to pick it up because the few ‘funny’ books that I have read before came up a little short of what I find humorous.

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August Haul!

Don’t you all just love a good book haul? I may have gone a little overboard this month with my book buying, but I say that every month I decide to place an order with Book Outlet. (By the way, if you have never shopped at Book Outlet, you need to change this immediately. It is a fantastic way to build up your library for relatively cheap.)

Also, I buy books whenever I am sad, and this month had a few downs. But since there is nothing sad about book hauls, let’s get to the goods! Continue reading “August Haul!”

Two Summers

Aimee Friedman

Published April 2016 by Point

Standalone

16068916I went to BookCon back in May of this year, and we attended a panel that Aimee Friedman was speaking on.  She briefly described her new book Two Summers, the premise, and her strategy in writing it.  I remember looking at my sister during that panel and whispering, “that sounds so good”, mentally adding it to my TBR.

But we all know how out of control our mental TBR lists are, so unfortunately Two Summers was forgotten about: until last week.

I am trying out a new media app called Playster, and they had Two Summers listed in their audio book selection, so at once I decided to set aside all of the political and sci-fi thrillers that I usually listen to.  I wanted something new, something light that I could get lost in, rather than stress over, something new, something summery.

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