YA to Z

YA to Z: Sci-Fi

Welcome to another round of YA to Z! Today we are going to go through all 26 letters of the alphabet, talking about some of my favorite sci-fi YAs (for this post, I only used books that had been released prior to the release of this post [1/17/18]) What's Left of Me by Kat Zhang… Continue reading YA to Z: Sci-Fi

An As(sort)ment of Books

An As(Sort)ment of Books: 2018 So Far

Sorting books into Hogwarts houses is super fun. So I figured, why not make a post about it. The books featured in this post are 2018 releases that I have read. I excluded sequels (though companions are included) and a few I couldn't make choices about. Enjoy! Black Wings Beating by Alex London Release: October… Continue reading An As(Sort)ment of Books: 2018 So Far

2017 Releases, Musings

How The Upside of Unrequited Changed Happy Endings

I've been a size 16 since high school, but I don't think I was ever at a point I'd be considered thin. I will put on an outfit and think, "wow this is cute" but then look at pictures afterwards and go "yikes I look terrible." I layer constantly--showing my upper arms is a no-no… Continue reading How The Upside of Unrequited Changed Happy Endings

2018 Releases, YA to Z

YA to Z: January-March 2018

Hi friends! Welcome to the inaugural edition of YA to Z, a new feature where I share books I'm excited about that release during a certain period of time (in this case, featuring YA releases from January-March of this year) Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston Release Date: February 27th Seventeen-year-old Ana is a scoundrel… Continue reading YA to Z: January-March 2018

2018 Releases, Games

Find Your Perfect January 2018 Book

You rip the plastic off of your 2018 calendar. As you flip open to the January page, sparkles arise off the page and begin floating in the air. Do you: Grab your phone and take a pic Reach your hand into the sparkles Scream and drop the calendar, deciding you don't want to live in… Continue reading Find Your Perfect January 2018 Book

2017 Releases, Best of 2017, I'm Gonna Rec It, Recommendations

The Bookstellars’ Guide to the Best YA of 2017

Hello friends and welcome to our best of 2017 list! We are three booksellers who love YA (Allison, Rachel, and Shauna) and weren't entirely satisfied by many of the best of lists we had been seeing. SO we decided to make our own! Here are 51 of our favorites 🙂 The first 13 listed below… Continue reading The Bookstellars’ Guide to the Best YA of 2017

2017 Holiday Gift Guide, 2017 Releases, Backlist, Recommendations

Day 31: For the Star Wars fan

I feel this one doesn't need an explanation. Once again, all titles in alphabetical order 🙂   Hardcovers Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza Empress Rhee, also known as Crown Princess Rhiannon Ta'an, is the sole surviving heir to a powerful dynasty. She'll stop at nothing to avenge her family and claim her… Continue reading Day 31: For the Star Wars fan