Girl Mans Up by M.E. Girard

Girl Mans Up by M.E. Girard
Posted March 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

Girl Mans Up is an important queerbook in the YA realm. It seamlessly addresses both gender and sexuality, weaving the two together into the beautiful, fierce character of Pen while still acknowledging the fact that they are two different spectrums entirely. Throughout the entire story, Pen wrestles with feeling like she doesn’t quite fit. She knows who she is, she knows who she wants to be, but at every single turn she feels that she […]

Reading Round-Up: February 2017

Reading Round-Up: February 2017
Posted March 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

Reading Round-Up is an end of the month recap of my reading life, including books read, reading stats, and reading challenge updates! It’s just an easy way for me to track my reading life! Not gonna lie: this month was rough for me in a lot of ways. But not in my reading life! I read some truly beautiful, wonderful books this month, and I am really excited for how my reading life is going […]

Monthly Stack: March 2017

Monthly Stack: March 2017
Posted February 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Monthly Stack is a new monthly feature where I will share some of the new month’s releases I am looking forward to the most. I will highlight a handful in the hopes of sharing my interest, either personally or for my school library! I am posting this a day earlier than normal because I plan on posting a book talk tomorrow. But here are the March publication books I am looking forward to the most! […]

My Week in the Books {8}

My Week in the Books {8}
Posted February 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

What Happened: Work, home, sleep. Work, home, sleep. Work, home, sleep. But I apparently read a lot. And started playing Pokemon again. So there’s that. Also, I have decided that every weekend needs to be a 3-day weekend. I just feel much better about everything when I have that extra day off. What I Posted: My review of American Street by Ibi Zoboi. Take a look at the movies I have watched over the last […]

Book Talks: Graphic Memoirs

Book Talks: Graphic Memoirs
Posted February 19, 2017 / 2 Comments

I have gotten back into reading graphic stories again. Last month I apparently had an unofficial theme: Graphic memoirs. I read a few of them this month and wanted to highlight some of my recent graphic memoir reads in a special Quick Picks Book Talk post. So here we go! I really enjoy learning history from graphic novels/memoirs, especially parts of history that I don’t know much about. Graphic memoirs feel really personal, allowing the […]

What I’m Watching {2}

What I’m Watching {2}
Posted February 17, 2017 / 3 Comments

What I’m Watching is feature where I spotlight what I have been watching recently. Whether it be Movies, Television, or Documentaries, this is a space where I will feature what I have become obsessed with or what I just didn’t like at all! Television and Film are a major part of my life, too, and I just want them to be represented on my blog as well! So I have been watching a lot of […]