Review: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

My rating: 4 of 5 stars Genre: YA  Fantasy Pages: 342 Pacing: Slower Pacing Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin Published: April 26th, 2016 Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of death and destruction, she has earned only the scorn and fear of her father’s kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her whole world is torn apart… Continue reading Review: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Review: Pride by Ibi Zoboi

My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars Genre: YA  Contemporary Pages: 304 Pacing: Average/Normal Publisher: Balzer + Bray Published: September 18th, 2018 Pride and Prejudice gets remixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street.  Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino… Continue reading Review: Pride by Ibi Zoboi

Our Favorite Holiday Films/Specials

We felt like doing something different for this post today and instead of focusing on books, we are going to be talking about our favorite Christmas films/specials that we love watching year after year. I mostly watch Christmas specials every year.  Ones that I waited impatiently for every year, when I was little, to come… Continue reading Our Favorite Holiday Films/Specials

ARC REVIEW: Slayer by Kiersten White

My rating: 4 of 5 stars Genre: YA  Urban Fantasy Pages: 416 Pacing: Average/Normal Publisher: Simon Pulse Published: January 8th, 2019 Nina and her twin sister, Artemis, are far from normal. It’s hard to be when you grow up at the Watcher’s Academy, which is a bit different from your average boarding school. Here teens are trained as guides for… Continue reading ARC REVIEW: Slayer by Kiersten White

Review: The Light Between Worlds by Laura Weymouth & Live Author Chat Schedule

We have Laura Weymouth coming in tomorrow, December 13th at 8pm EST for a live chat with us.  Come ask her your questions or just watch the chat! It's always a great time.   Make sure you are a member of TBR and Beyond, to come join us.  If you are curious what my thoughts are on… Continue reading Review: The Light Between Worlds by Laura Weymouth & Live Author Chat Schedule

Top Ten Tuesday #5: Favorite Holiday Reads

Hey guys! It's time for Top Ten Tuesday, which is currently being run by the lovely Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl.  We knew instantly that we wanted to take part in this weekly meme because both of us love making list, so this is perfect! This week's (Dec 11th, 2018) topic is:  Freebie. … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday #5: Favorite Holiday Reads

TistheSeasonaThon Challenge Wrap Up

We were so excited to participate in our very first read-a-thon - Tis the Season a Thon.  This is hosted by: @Crownsandquills @bookables1 @SuperSpaceChick @btwchapters and @chelseadolling   #tistheseasonathon  The challenges were: 1. Read a book with red or green on the cover 2. Read a book while listening to holiday music 3. Read a warm &… Continue reading TistheSeasonaThon Challenge Wrap Up