Review: Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans

Review: Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans
30 May, 2016 / 0 Comments

Level 2 (The Memory Chronicles #1) by Lenore Appelhans My Copy: Hardcover, 281 pages Publication Date: January 15, 2013 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Source: Won from Imaginary Reads In this gripping exploration of a futuristic afterlife, a teen discovers that death is just the beginning. Since her untimely death the day before her eighteenth birthday, Felicia Ward has been trapped in Level 2, a stark white afterlife located between our world and the next. Along with her fellow drones, Felicia passes the endless hours reliving memories of her time on Earth and mourning what she’s lost-family, friends, and Neil, the […]


Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass

Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass
23 May, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Crown (The Selection #5) by Kiera Cass My Copy: Kobo eBook Publication Date: May 3, 2016 Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Purchased When Eadlyn became the first princess of Illéa to hold her own Selection, she didn’t think she would fall in love with any of her thirty-five suitors. She spent the first few weeks of the competition counting down the days until she could send them all home. But as events at the palace force Eadlyn even further into the spotlight, she realizes that she might not be content remaining alone. Eadlyn still isn’t sure she’ll find the fairytale ending her parents did twenty […]


Blog Tour Review: Beautiful Boy by Leddy Harper

Blog Tour Review: Beautiful Boy by Leddy Harper
9 May, 2016 / 0 Comments

Beautiful Boy by Leddy Harper My Copy: ARC eBook, 275 pages Publication Date: April 28, 2016 Publisher: Self-published Source: Inkslinger PR One introverted girl. One extroverted guy. One assignment. One afternoon. Then everything changed… “You destroyed me.” Novah wanted nothing more than to walk away, never see him again. She was determined to pick up the pieces of her tarnished reputation and move on. Her torture became her muse, earning her well-deserved notoriety for capturing beauty with her lens. She had come full circle. She had it all…until he returned. Nolan found himself surrounded by the grim facets of life, no longer the prominent […]


I wish I would have kept Screenshots of My old Blog

I wish I would have kept Screenshots of My old Blog
3 May, 2016 / 12 Comments

I’ve had this new blog for over a year now and while I love it, I find myself wishing I would have kept screenshots of my old blog, SIK Book Reviews.  I put quite a bit of effort into how it looked at its end.  I made my own pictures for the headers and I had a cute little logo that my sister did up for me: So, clearly, my colours were purple and pink.  Isn’t that a cute logo?  I don’t really have a logo for this blog.  I just created the header with the stars that you see up […]


Review: A Mad Zombie Party by Gena Showalter

Review: A Mad Zombie Party by Gena Showalter
2 May, 2016 / 0 Comments

A Mad Zombie Party (White Rabbit Chronicles #4) by Gena Showalter My Copy: Kobo eBook Publication Date: September 29, 2015 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Source: Purchased The battle rages on. Ali Bell and Cole Holland’s crew of zombie slayers thought they’d won the war against Anima Industries, the evil company responsible for capturing and experimenting on zombies in an effort to discover the secret to immortality. In the last epic clash, the slayers lost many of their crew and closest friends. But Frosty, the ice man himself, has not recovered from one casualty in particular—the love of his life, Kat Parker. On the path to […]


A Look Back at April 2016

A Look Back at April 2016
30 April, 2016 / 3 Comments

Books Reviews Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter | Rating: 5/5 stars Sweet Temptation by Wendy Higgins | Rating: 5/5 stars Poison by Bridget Zinn | Rating: 2.5/5 stars What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler | Rating: 4/5 stars Discussions Top Ten Bookish Blogs – wherein I share with you my favourite blogs at the moment. Top Ten Books Every Dystopian Lover Should Read – if you love Dystopian books, make sure to check out this list and see if you’ve read them all! Should a Blog Focus on Only one Topic or Many? – differing opinions on this one.  The overall message, though, […]


Review: What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler

Review: What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler
25 April, 2016 / 2 Comments

What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler My Copy: ARC eBook, 239 pages Publication Date: September 22, 2015 Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Kate Weston can piece together most of the bash at John Doone’s house: shots with Stacey Stallard, Ben Cody taking her keys and getting her home early—the feeling that maybe he’s becoming more than just the guy she’s known since they were kids. But when a picture of Stacey passed out over Deacon Mills’s shoulder appears online the next morning, Kate suspects she doesn’t have all the details. When Stacey levels charges against four of Kate’s classmates, the whole town […]


2016 Discussion Challenge

2016 Discussion Challenge
22 April, 2016 / 1 Comment

  I’ve decided to join this discussion challenge again this year hosted by Feed Your Fiction Addiction and It Starts at Midnight.  It’s a great way to see other discussion posts that you may not have otherwise come across and to share your discussion posts with others.  I’m excited to share mine and read others!  If you would also like to participate, you can visit the challenge sign up page. My goal is 1-12 (Discussion Dabbler), because I honestly have no clue how much blogging I will do once baby arrives!


Book Travelling Thursdays: All-Time Favourite Book

Book Travelling Thursdays: All-Time Favourite Book
21 April, 2016 / 1 Comment

Book Travelling Thursdays is a fun meme I decided to join in on.  The rules are simple.  Pick a book that fits in with the current week’s theme.  Give your reasoning for choosing said book. Share the original cover, the cover from your country, your favourite cover, and your least favourite cover.  Sounds fun to me!  You can join in on the fun here. This week, we are choosing an all-time favourite book.  My pick is, of course, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.  This book will forever hold a special place in my heart, since it’s the reason I am the […]


Bumpies!

Bumpies!
20 April, 2016 / 2 Comments

I thought I would take today to share my “bumpies” with you all.  (I stole the term “bumpies” from Baby Center).  The term “bumpies” refers to selfies of your baby bump.  Here are my bumpies to date (please ignore any imperfections in the pictures – such as mirror smudges and mess in the background – as I wasn’t planning on sharing these photos at the time):   Stay tuned for more!  🙂