Monday, April 24, 2017

Weekly TBR (#1)

Hello friends!
This week I only have 2 out of the 3 books I was planning to read so this post is gonna be super short. Sorry if you don't like shorter posts. Oh well!!!

Caraval (Caraval #1) by Stephanie Garber
Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval—the faraway, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show—are over. But this year, Scarlett’s long-dreamt-of invitation finally arrives. With the help of a mysterious sailor, Tella whisks Scarlett away to the show. Only, as soon as they arrive, Tella is kidnapped by Caraval’s mastermind organizer, Legend. It turns out that this season’s Caraval revolves around Tella, and whoever finds her first is the winner. Scarlett has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance. Nevertheless she becomes enmeshed in a game of love, heartbreak, and magic. And whether Caraval is real or not, Scarlett must find Tella before the five nights of the game are over or a dangerous domino effect of consequences will be set off, and her beloved sister will disappear forever.
This is the book I am reading for the 2017 YA Debut Author Challenge. Not sure what to expect with this primarily because, I don't usually read descriptions of books because I like to be surprised whenever I read any books!!

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil's name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr.
But what Starr does or does not say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life.
This book is for the 2017 YA Contemporary Challenge. Again, I don't know too much about this book but, it looks like it's going to be a very emotional read.

Well, I told you it would be short! Hope you guys had a great day!
What books are you reading this week?

Sunday, January 1, 2017


Hello, and welcome to my blog!
My Name is Hannah and I am a 20something college student who loves owls, coffee and of course, books!
Growing up, no one my age read books so, I was always "The Reading Girl" who carried her books in her purse and pulled them out while hanging out with her friends. Later on in my teen years, finding age appropriate books was a constant struggle. I started googling "Young Adult books" and stumbled across the book blogging community and booktubers!
My "mission" with this blog, is to provide resources and recommend books to others who have no idea what to read and in the process, share my love of this wonderful world of YA books!
This sounds so cheesy and cliche but, I am very excited for all the plans I have for this blog in the years to come and I hope you will consider joining me!

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