A Stunning Story I’d Recommend to any Fantasy Fan!

The Bear and the Nightingale
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Title: The Bear and the Nightingale
Author: Katherine Arden
Type: YA Fantasy
Length: 368 pages
Published by: Del Ray
Pub date: Jan 10, 2017
Format: Paperback
Source: Fun story: I thought I had this one on my Kindle, so I requested it’s sequel from Netgalley. When my request was accepted, I thought, “Great, better start reading, then.” ONLY I DIDN’T ACTUALLY HAVE IT ON MY KINDLE! So, I kind of panic-bought a copy from Barnes and Noble, even thought the sequel doesn’t come out till December.

My Rating: ★★★★★

See other ratings and reviews on Goodreads, then check out the author’s website!


The short version: This story is original, lyrical, and darkly enchanting. I devoured this book in one sitting!Read More »

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4 Comments I Love Seeing On My Blog Posts

For most bloggers, there’s one thing we can all agree on: we love when someone reads our posts and leaves a comment! It makes you feel good to know that someone went through the effort of actually reading what you wrote, and through your words, felt compelled to say something.

While I love when anyone takes the time to leave a note on my blog, there are some comments that just really stand out. If I get comments like these on any of my posts, I’ll usually be thinking about them for the rest of the day, and they’re the sorts of comments that pull me out of blogging slumps.

So, without any further ado, here are five comments I love seeing on my blog posts!


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Your Favorite Music Tag

Hi there everyone! Hope you’re all having wonderful Wednesdays! The awesome Lauren @ Books Are Only the Beginning tagged me for the Your Favorite Music Tag. Obviously, I’ll post the tag rules in a second, but I want to add two rules of my own first. Rule #1: Under no circumstances do we judge Ryann for her musical tastes. I tried to tone it back a little for you guys, but some of this is still a little out there. Rule #2: If you love any of these songs, you have to let me know so I don’t feel like too much of a nerd!

Now that that’s out of the way, on to the tag!


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Top 5 Tuesday- Favorite Book Covers

Happy Tuesday, everyone! I was so sad to miss last week’s Top 5 Tuesday Topic! I wish I could say I was super busy or something, but the truth is, last week was just a bit of a slump in general. Reading, blogging, and just overall. But I’m back, and I’m really excited to be talking about my favorite book covers for this week’s Top 5 Tuesday, hosted by the awesome Shanah @ Bionic Bookworm!

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Top 5 Tuesday- My Most Read Authors

Happy Tuesday to all you awesome people! It’s time for the first Top 5 Tuesday of the month, hosted by the brilliant Bionic Bookworm! Shanah has some awesome topics lined up for this month, so if you’re not already following her, or participating in Top 5 Tuesday, what are you waiting for?!

This week’s Top 5 Topic is all about our most-read authors. Now, if you’ve been following me for a while, some of these may come as no surprise. In fact, they might even have a -374 surprise rating. But I’ll never skip out on a chance to brag about some of my favorite authors, so let’s get to it!Read More »

Gorgeous Prose for a Gorgeous Cover

Let me just take a moment to finish squealing over how beautiful that cover is!!!

Wicked
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Title: Wicked Like a Wildfire
Author: Lana Popovic
Type: YA Fantasy; Magical Realism-ish
Length: 400 pages
Published by: Katherine Tegen Books
Pub date: Aug 15th, 2017
Format: Hardcover
Source: I received this book (along with an amazing matching candle) from my August Fairyloot box!

My Rating: ★★★★☆

See other ratings and reviews on Goodreads, Then check out the author’s website!


The short version: While I enjoyed this book, it had a reaaaally slow start, and I can understand why it may not be for everybody.Read More »