What I’m Watching {9}: 2018 Release Edition!

What I’m Watching {9}: 2018 Release Edition!
Posted January 18, 2018 / Movies & TV & Music

Hello all! It is early in the new year, and my excitement for some fantastic movies (bookish and otherwise) that are coming out this year is TOO GREAT to not write a post and share what I am most looking forward to this year! Movies have become a large part of my life, so I want to share my excitement with you! And fair warning, there are A LOT! So here we go! (Note: these […]

Love, Hate, and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

Love, Hate, and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed
Posted January 16, 2018 / Book Talks

Love, Hate, and Other Filters has been buzzed for months, so when I got approved for the digital galley I was pretty stoked! And I will just go ahead and state that this book lives up to its pre-pub buzz and then some. Yes, I said it–it is so good! Maya is a senior in high school who is thinking about her future. She has secretly applied (and been accepted!) to NYU’s film program to […]

My Week in the Books {17}

My Week in the Books {17}
Posted January 15, 2018 / Books & Reading

What Happened: Happy New Year, Y’all! It’s been a crazy couple of weeks For one, the weather has been CRAZY PANTS! Up and down and all around cold. So very cold. Also, school has started in full force. But with all this cold and flu epidemics, it’s a day by day thing right now. I have actually had a sore throat for the past couple of days, so I’m hoping that goes away soon. But […]

Ten 2017 Releases I Didn’t Get To!

Ten 2017 Releases I Didn’t Get To!
Posted January 8, 2018 / Books & Reading

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme create at The Broke and the Bookish. Today’s Top Ten Tuesday is: Ten Twelve 2017 Releases I Haven’t Read Yet…But Will This Year! There were a lot of fantastic books that were published in 2017–I know, because I read 50 of them! But there were still a lot that I didn’t get a chance to read, and those are definitely at the top of my TBR pile […]

Reading Round-Up: December 2017

Reading Round-Up: December 2017
Posted January 6, 2018 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

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! A quiet end to 2017 for me. School wrapped up after a crazy busy couple of weeks. I actually had some time to work on some book projects (like a new sports section classification system) and shelf shifting. So that was […]

2017 Reading Summary

2017 Reading Summary
Posted January 4, 2018 / Books & Reading

It is my favorite time of the year! Time to process all of my reading data from 2017! Because, yes, I do keep a massively detailed spreadsheet of my reading that automatically calculates percentages and creates graphs. It makes my reading life easier and keeps me informed on my own reading habits. So, without further ado, my book data! General Book Stats and Totals: Total Books Read: 107  Total Pages Read: 19,256 Total Minutes Listened […]

Monthly Stack: January 2018

Monthly Stack: January 2018
Posted January 2, 2018 / Books & Reading

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! It’s a new year, which means it’s time for NEW BOOKS! And January has quite a lot, starting today! So here goes nothing! Titles link to Goodreads. January 2nd Black Girl Magic: […]

End of the Year Book Survey

End of the Year Book Survey
Posted January 1, 2018 / Books & Reading

Every year Jamie hosts an end of the year book survey, and it is a great way to summarize the reading year! So here is a summary of my 2017 Reading Life in survey form! Reading Stats Number Of Books You Read: 107 Number of Re-Reads: 18 Genre You Read The Most From: Realistic Fiction Best in Books 1. Best Book You Read In 2017? Hands down, Long Way Down. Jason Reynolds really shows his […]