Review: How to Repair a Mechanical Heart by J.C. Lillis

Review: How to Repair a Mechanical Heart by J.C. Lillis

Posted June 22, 2016 by angie in 2016, 5 Star, Book Review, Young Adult / 0 Comments

  Me to How to Repair a Mechanical Heart: Like I just DO NOT HAVE WORDS. I will try to have words, because this book deserves them, but nothing should be allowed to be this good and then just end and have no more pages for me to live in for the rest of my life. When I looked this book up on Goodreads after I saw Dahlia Adler rec it, I knew that I needed to get my hands on it ASAP. Cute gay vloggers besties + road trip + fandom insanity = Unadulterated Angie Bait. It’s an undisputed […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Favorite 2016 Releases So Far This Year

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Favorite 2016 Releases So Far This Year

Posted June 21, 2016 by angie in 2016, Top Ten Tuesday / 2 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is Top Ten Favorite 2016 Releases So Far This Year. I actually haven’t read a ton of 2016 releases – I’ve really been trying to focus on backlist, so this includes already published 2016 books & future 2016 releases. A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab: PIRATES. THIEVES. MAGIC CONTEST. BROTPS OF ALL BROTPS. RHYUCARD (IS THAT THEIR SHIP NAME? IDEK). RIDICULOUS EMOTIONS THAT WILL STEAL YOUR SOUL. The Mirror King by Jodi Meadows: Such a satisfying conclusion to Wil’s story AND OTP PERFECTION The Raven King […]

Review: Gena/Finn by Hannah Moskowitz and Kat Helgeson

Review: Gena/Finn by Hannah Moskowitz and Kat Helgeson

Posted June 20, 2016 by angie in 2016, 3.5 Star, Book Review, Young Adult / 0 Comments

  I have a lot of complicated feelings about this book. I loved so much of it, but then it really crashed for me at the end. Gena/Finn is about fandom, friendship and the different kinds of family. All things that are super relative to my interests, obviously. Fandom is a huge part of my life, the friends I’ve made through it have pulled me through some of the darkest times in my life, and this book very accurately captures that sense of community and family. The final third of the book was an absolute mess though. It lost the […]

Disquoteus: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Disquoteus: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Posted June 17, 2016 by angie in 2016, Disquoteus / 0 Comments

Disquoteus is a weekly feature where I share my favorite passages from the books I love. Those little bits of beautiful word magic that stand out from all the other word magic & make me run for the sticky notes in my favorite novels. This week I’m sharing my favorites from I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson. This book is just so gorgeous and was my absolute favorite read in 2014! As always these quotes will contain spoilers so if you haven’t read the book run now while you still can 😀

Books Revisited: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Books Revisited: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Posted June 16, 2016 by angie in 2016, Books Revisited / 0 Comments

Books Revisited is a Throwback Thursday feature I’ve created to share some quick thoughts on some of my favorite books read before I started blogging or ones I’ve read since then and never got around to reviewing (as well as some of my favorite non-spoilery quotes from them because quotes are fun). This week I’m featuring I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson! So this was my favorite book in all of 2014 and is one of my top ten favorite books of all time and I’ve never reviewed it. Mostly because like HOW? How do I talk about […]

Review: The Season by Jonah Lisa Dyer and Stephen Dyer

Review: The Season by Jonah Lisa Dyer and Stephen Dyer

Posted June 15, 2016 by angie in 2016, 4 Star, Book Review, New Adult, Young Adult / 0 Comments

This debut was an utter delight. I am ridiculously pleased with how cute and fun it was, and fully enjoyed every minute I spent reading it. I had somehow missed that it was a Pride & Prejudice adaption when I first requested it, so that was an excellent added bonus once I started reading and figured it out. Also – even though it’s marketed as YA, it very much read like a new adult novel to me: the characters are college age, they drink & have sex, etc. Megan is a realistic and complex character. She’s a tough soccer star […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Fifteen Most Anticipated Releases For The Second Half Of 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Fifteen Most Anticipated Releases For The Second Half Of 2016

Posted June 14, 2016 by angie in 2016, Top Ten Tuesday / 7 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is the Top Ten Fifteen Most Anticipated Releases For The Second Half Of 2016! There are SO MANY fall late summer and fall releases I’m excited for, so I decided to stick to books I haven’t read yet & don’t have access to. And yea, I still had to cheat. THAT’S A GOOD THING OKAY. Learning to Swear in America by Katie Kennedy: Science! Nasa! Russian teenage physicist prodigy! This contemporary sounds SO GOOD and I feel like I’ve been waiting for it forever. Vicarious by Paula Stokes: […]

Books Revisited: The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Books Revisited: The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Posted June 9, 2016 by angie in 2016, Books Revisited / 0 Comments

Books Revisited is a Throwback Thursday feature I’ve created to share some quick thoughts on some of my favorite books I’ve read but never got around to reviewing (as well as some of my favorite non-spoilery quotes from them because quotes are fun). This week I’m featuring The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes! I read this book for the first time last August but I never did a proper review for it since it was during my blogging hiatus, but if you follow me on Twitter, you’ve probably seen my shouting about it, especially lately since the sequel, The Long Game, […]

Mini Reviews – The Fourth Edition: The Last Good Day of the Year, A Criminal Magic & Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies

Mini Reviews – The Fourth Edition: The Last Good Day of the Year, A Criminal Magic & Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies

The Last Good Day of the Year by Jessica Warman Release Date: May 19, 2015 Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens Pages: 278 Rating: Review: Note: I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. So this was…interesting. Definitely unlike any thriller I’d ever read before. I actually felt really uncomfortable the entire time I read it, which might have been intentional given the subject matter, but wasn’t necessarily enjoyable. Unlike with most thrillers, I never really felt a sense of mystery […]

Harry Potter Spells Book Tag

Harry Potter Spells Book Tag

Posted June 7, 2016 by angie in 2016, Book Tag / 1 Comment

About a month ago I saw this book tag on Alexa Loves Books and knew I had to do it because Harry Potter + Book Tag is relevant to all my interests. It was originally created by Kim over at Kimberly Faye Reads! An upcoming release you wish you could get your hands on right now: DON’T ACT LIKE YOU’RE SURPRISED. I would do all sorts of evil, nefarious things to get my hands on this book. JUST LOOK AT THAT COVER. AND AFTER THE CLIFFHANGER ENDING OF AGOS I HAVE NEEDS. VERY. STRONG. NEEDS. Favorite Series Starter: This series […]