Month: September 2016

Stacking The Shelves (36): 25 September 2016

Stacking The Shelves (36): 25 September 2016

Posted September 25, 2016 by Jamie in Features, Stacking The Shelves / 0 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. It is a weekly meme to showcase the books we have bought, borrowed, received for review, or were given as a gift. As well, we will tell you a bit about the past week and what to expect in the upcoming week! Dani’s Haul I had a baby haul this week! I bought LOOKING FOR TROUBLE by Stacey Mosteller and received HEIR OF THUNDER by Karissa Laurel for review. See. Baby haul. Jamie’s Haul For Review: HEIR OF THUNDER by Karissa Laurel Purchased: THE WICKED + THE DIVINE Volume 3 DAYBREAK RISING […]

BAMF Review: The Rat Prince by Bridget Hodder

BAMF Review: The Rat Prince by Bridget Hodder

Posted September 24, 2016 by BAMF in BAMF Reviews, Features, Reviews / 0 Comments

We both really enjoyed this cute Middle Grade novel. We aren’t sure if we are the right people to be reviewing this because it is definitely right for the target audience, but it may have been a little too young for us. We thought that the story itself could have easily been a YA novel — since Cinderella (Rose) was 17 and there were some mature scenes in this one, which are discussed in the spoiler section below. We thought this was a really unique retelling of Cinderella. There have been a lot of Cinderella retellings recently, but it was really […]

ARC Review: Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

ARC Review: Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

Posted September 23, 2016 by Jamie in Reviews / 0 Comments

Dani’s Review I was dying to get my hands on this book, so much so that I preordered one of the alternative covers from Waterstones, specifically the one with the flaming crown. The premise sounded kickass, a dark and twisty battle between three sisters, each with her own power. With such high expectations, the reality was made just that much worse for me. Guys, I was bored. Which is why I DNF’d at 36%. Honestly, now that I’m studying, I have very little time for reading, and I decided it was better to spend that time reading books I was […]

Blogger Advice: Social Media Etiquette on Twitter

Blogger Advice: Social Media Etiquette on Twitter

Posted September 22, 2016 by Jamie in Blogger Advice / 1 Comment

Why Social Media Etiquette is Important… Branding is extremely important when you are presenting yourself online. How you act on your social media accounts will determine how people view you — and subsequently your blog. While all publicity is good publicity if it is intelligent, it is important to ensure that what you are conveying on social media is the way you want others to perceive you. There are many social media websites and using them all is important, especially using them correctly.  We will be doing a series of these Social Media Etiquette posts to help bloggers realize what […]

Waiting on Wednesday (36): Bright Smoke, Cold Fire by Rosamund Hodge

Waiting on Wednesday (36): Bright Smoke, Cold Fire by Rosamund Hodge

Posted September 21, 2016 by Jamie in Features, Waiting on Wednesday / 0 Comments

Welcome to Waiting on Wednesday as hosted by Breaking the Spine. Each week we will be highlighting an upcoming novel that we are excited about. We will include links to add it to your Goodreads “To Be Read” shelf and where to pre-order it! As well, we will link to our review if we have been lucky enough to read an advanced copy of the book. Today’s featured book is…BRIGHT SMOKE, COLD FIRE by Rosamund Hodge! Why We’re Waiting On It A fantasy version of Romeo and Juliet? Yes, please! We are very excited to see how Rosamund Hodge takes […]