monthly wrap-up

Monthly Wrap-Up (December 2019)

Welcome to my monthly wrap-up post for December 2019! I still haven’t come to terms with how quickly 2019 passed me by. What were your favourite December reads and which books are you looking forward to in 2020? If you missed my past updates/other monthly wrap-up posts, you can find them all here. 

Adult, book review

Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher (Review)

Jack Nolan is a gentleman, a journalist, and unlucky in love. His viral success has pigeon-holed him as the how-to guy for a buzzy, internet media company instead of covering hard-hitting politics. Fed up with his fluffy articles and the app-based dating scene as well, he strikes a deal with his boss to write a final piece de resistance: How to Lose a Girl. Easier said than done when the girl he meets is Hannah Mayfield, and he’s not sure he wants her to dump him… Read More Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher (Review)

book review, young adult

The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black (Review)

He will be destruction of the crown and the ruination of the throne. Power is much easier to acquire than it is to hold onto. Jude learned this lesson when she released her control over the wicked king, Cardan, in exchange for immeasurable power. Now as the exiled mortal Queen of Faerie, Jude is powerless and left reeling from Cardan’s betrayal. She bides her time determined to reclaim everything he took from her. Opportunity arrives in the form of her deceptive twin sister, Taryn, whose mortal life is in peril… Read More The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black (Review)

giveaway

The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black (Signed Hardcover International Giveaway – 3 Winners!) [CLOSED]

A Couple Reads, Brit Reads Books, and I had the opportunity to meet the Queen of Fae, Holly Black, on December 6 and to also get our books signed. The experience was amazing, and we wanted to share at least a fraction of it with our followers (especially those who didn’t have an opportunity to… Read More The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black (Signed Hardcover International Giveaway – 3 Winners!) [CLOSED]

ARC review, book review, young adult

The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones (ARC Review)

Seventeen-year-old Aderyn (“Ryn”) only cares about two things: her family, and her family’s graveyard. And right now, both are in dire straits. Since the death of their parents, Ryn and her siblings have been scraping together a meager existence as gravediggers in the remote village of Colbren, which sits at the foot of a harsh and deadly mountain range that was once home to the fae. The problem with being a gravedigger in Colbren, though, is that the dead don’t always stay dead… Read More The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones (ARC Review)