All, Miscellaneous, Other Bookishness

MISC: 2019 Reading Stats

For some reason in 2019 I decided to make a reading spreadsheet. TBH I have no idea why, I always like the stats that Goodreads gives you and I guess I thought I needed more? For our top reads and our surprising reads of 2019 check out these posts: BLOGMAS DAY TWELVE: Our Top __… Continue reading MISC: 2019 Reading Stats

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BLOGMAS DAY THIRTEEN: Top Ten Tuesday

The Top Ten Tuesday tag is hosted by Jana, @ThatArtsyReader, and you can find the upcoming prompts here. This Tuesday's prompt is Books I Hope to Find Under My Tree, and we've chosen to interpret that as "books we’d like to own." Bree: In the last couple of months I have cut way back on… Continue reading BLOGMAS DAY THIRTEEN: Top Ten Tuesday

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SUMMER SPRINT: Top Ten Tuesday

The Top Ten Tuesday tag is hosted by Jana, @ThatArtsyReader, and you can find the upcoming prompts here. We decided to each pick 5 authors for this tag! Bree: Casey McQuiston, author of Red, White & Royal Blue Morgan Matson, author of Amy and Roger's Epic Detour, Second Chance Summer, Since You've Been Gone, The… Continue reading SUMMER SPRINT: Top Ten Tuesday

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BOOK REVIEW: The Flatshare

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary review Published: April 18, 2019 To be honest I only picked this up because of bookstagram. The premise is basically two roommates who share a flat (and a bed), never see each other, and communicate solely through notes they leave around the house. It sounded weird and like it would… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Flatshare

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BOOK OF THE MONTH REVIEW: If I’m Being Honest

June Book of the Month: If I'm Being Honest by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka Published: April 23, 2019 Episode Ten: If I’m Being Honest [WORDS ABOUT WORDS THEME] ANNOUNCER: This review is brought to you by Words About Words. BREE: Thank you for tuning in! Today we will be discussing our June book of… Continue reading BOOK OF THE MONTH REVIEW: If I’m Being Honest

All, Events, Miscellaneous

RECAP: YALLWEST 2019

On May 4th, 2019 we attended our fourth Yallwest. If you don't know, Yallwest is a book festival in Santa Monica, California which features author panels, signings, giveaways, and general bookishness with a focus in Young Adult and Middle Grade books. It is one of our favorite events of the year because it's basically a… Continue reading RECAP: YALLWEST 2019

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RECAP: LA Times Festival of Books

On April 14 we attended the LA Times Festival of Books! This was Tree's second time attending and Bree's first time. Overall, a lot of fun was had! Yay for more bookish memories. We were pretty chill when planning the day and almost accomplished everything we set out to do. If you are looking for… Continue reading RECAP: LA Times Festival of Books

All, Events, Guides, Other Bookishness

GUIDE TO: Book Events

In the past couple of years, I have been lucky enough to meet some of my favorite authors at my local bookstores. Every book event is a little different and book festivals are even different from those. But, here are some tips for events (non festivals). We have a post for Yallwest, a specific book… Continue reading GUIDE TO: Book Events

All, Bookish Tags, Other Bookishness

BOOK TAG: The March Madness Booktag [ORIGINAL]

I truly believe there comes a point in every book blogger, booktuber, or book lover’s life where they find the urge to connect their love of books with something that no one else* in the book community cares about and then make a tag about it.  *To be fair I have met one of my… Continue reading BOOK TAG: The March Madness Booktag [ORIGINAL]

All, Events, Guides, Miscellaneous

GUIDE TO: Yallwest

2019 Dates: May 3 - 4, 2019 Location: Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, California Link to Site: YALLWEST What is Yallwest? Yallwest is a book festival located in Santa Monica High School. Publishers and authors from all over come together for various author signings, panels, and general bookish events. It is an event geared toward… Continue reading GUIDE TO: Yallwest