True Storm Cover Reveal!

The third and final book in the True Born trilogy is almost out and I get to help reveal the cover! I’m so excited about this. I don’t know if you’ve heard of the True Born books, but you should definitely go pick them up. This series in amazingly unique dystopian sci-fi blend, and like nothing I’ve ever read. And not to mention the covers are GORGEOUS, which makes the anticipation for the final cover even higher.

You can check out my review of True Born and True North here and here, and I’ll give you a little summary of the first book below before revealing the BEAUTIFUL COVER OF THE THIRD AND FINAL BOOK. Let me know what you think of the series (and its covers) in the comments!

True Born Goodreads summary:

Welcome to Dominion City.

After the great Plague descended, the world population was decimated…and their genetics damaged beyond repair.

The Lasters wait hopelessly for their genes to self-destruct. The Splicers pay for expensive treatments that might prolong their life. The plague-resistant True Borns are as mysterious as they are feared…

And then there’s Lucy Fox and her identical twin sister, Margot. After endless tests, no one wants to reveal what they are.

When Margot disappears, a desperate Lucy has no choice but to put her faith in the True Borns, led by the charismatic Nolan Storm and the beautiful but deadly Jared Price. As Lucy and the True Borns set out to rescue her sister, they stumble upon a vast conspiracy stretching from Dominion’s street preachers to shady Russian tycoons. But why target the Fox sisters?

As they say in Dominion, it’s in the blood.

and now the reveal of the cover for True Storm (True Born Trilogy, #3) by L.E. Sterling, which releases May 1, 2018…

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Backlist Books I Want to Read in (Early) 2018

I’ve been posting at ton (and so have a lot of you) about new releases I’m excited for this year, but like what about all of the books already out that I want to read and haven’t got to? I have a ton! Here are six of the backlist (2017 and older) books that I want to read this year as soon as possible. Let me know what backlist books are on your TBR this year in the comments!

The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur

I’ve already picked this one up in the New Year, I’d say I’m halfway through maybe. I adore Rupi Kaur and I actually got this collection when I attended a reading she did at Harvard. I really want to read more poetry this year, that’s one of my goals, so I’m starting with this.

The Raven King (The Raven Cycle #4) by Maggie Stiefvater

I keep putting this on my TBR and really it just needs to happen, I need to finish this book and finish this series as soon as possible in 2018.

Tower of Dawn (Throne of Glass #6) by Sarah J. Maas

I’m not super excited for this book—Chaol is not my bae—but I know I need to read it before picking up the final book when it comes out this year, and really I do love Throne of Glass. Continue reading

YA Novels Becoming Movies in 2018 (That I Still Need to Read!)

2018 has a lot of movies coming out that I’m super excited for—I’m looking at you anything Marvel and Oceans 8. But there are also a TON of YA adaptations that are hitting the big screen. Check out five of the young adult adaptations I’m super excited about, but still need to read the books for—oops.

Every Day by David Levithan

This book came out way back in 2012 and I’ve seen it around (a lot) but never really knew what it was about. I actually saw the trailer and everything for the movie not even realizing that it was based on this book. Essentially, every day A wakes up in a different body and different life. And that’s fine, until one day A meets Rhiannon, who he despairingly wants to be with, day after day.

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle

Okay I know this is a super famous absolutely classic children’s/YA books. Like how have I not read this? Honestly, I think my class just skipped it in school. But the movie with Oprah—OPRAH!-Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling looks like absolute fire. I need to read this and see the move ASAP. Continue reading

My Top 11 Books of 2017!

I know this is a little late—we’re already wrapping up the first week of January—but this post is honestly the hardest thing I’ve had to do ever. I read 158 books in 2017, and narrowing them down to eleven was just like what? Anyway I kinda cheated and count series I started and completed as one but well yeah (peep ACTOAR, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Shatter Me, and The Raven Cycle series. Check out my top 11 of 2017 (in no particular order) below and let me know yours in the comments!



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12 Books I’m Excited for In 2018

I’ve been doing my 2018 most anticipated lists for the past week or two—including debuts and sequels. I’m wrapping it up with my general most anticipated, whether its a fun contemporary or the start of an amazing fantasy series. Check them out and let me know yours in the comments!

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) by Holly Black
Published January 2nd 2018

Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.

To win a place at the Court, she must defy him–and face the consequences.

In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering her own capacity for bloodshed. But as civil war threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.

Reign of the Fallen (Reign of the Fallen #1) by Sarah Glenn Marsh
Published January 23rd 2018

Odessa is one of Karthia’s master necromancers, catering to the kingdom’s ruling Dead. Whenever a noble dies, it’s Odessa’s job to raise them by retrieving their souls from a dreamy and dangerous shadow world called the Deadlands. But there is a cost to being raised–the Dead must remain shrouded, or risk transforming into zombie-like monsters known as Shades. If even a hint of flesh is exposed, the grotesque transformation will begin.

A dramatic uptick in Shade attacks raises suspicions and fears among Odessa’s necromancer community. Soon a crushing loss of one of their own reveals a disturbing conspiracy: someone is intentionally creating Shades by tearing shrouds from the Dead–and training them to attack. Odessa is faced with a terrifying question: What if her necromancer’s magic is the weapon that brings Karthia to its knees? Continue reading

My 2018 Blogging & Reading Resolutions

1. Set aside 30 minutes each day to read and make comments on blogs I follow.

I’ve had this for a goal for most of this year, and I’ll be the first to admit I’m not always the best at upholding it. But you all give me so much love on my blog and I want to reciprocate and check out everyone’s amazing content. So whether it’s right before I go to bed or on my commute, this is a goal I’m really trying to meet this year.

2. Stick to my schedule.

I’ve been bad both when it comes to my blogging schedule as well as my personal planner lately. I just have to try to balance doing my best to get everything done, but also not getting stressed or blaming myself if something doesn’t.

3. Write more reviews.

I’ve been absolutely horrible lately about reviewing. I can read like 10 books in no time, but I never end up wanting to sit down and write a review—probably because they’re my posts that take longest by far. This year I really want to get better at making sure I write a review for (almost) every book I read as well as doing it fairly soon after reading the book. Continue reading