Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wrap Up: February 2018

Ironside by Holly Black (2.75 stars)

Active Memory by Dan Wells (3.75 stars)

Ones and Zeroes by Dan Wells (3.75 stars)


Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Bookish Subscription Box: Owlcrate Unboxing for February 2018

What is Owlcrate you ask.

Owlcrate is a subscription service that sends you magical monthly boxes tailored to a chosen theme. Each OwlCrate will contain one new Young Adult novel, as well as 3-5 other bookish treats to help you get your nerd on.
The theme for Februarys Box is "Hidden Worlds"

All the goodies

Spoiler Card

Exclusive OwlCrate "Owl Statue" Button.

Daughter of Smoke and Bone-inspired Pouch (Art by Risa Rodil)

Sneak Peak

Signed Book

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert (signed, exclusive OwlCrate Edition)Exclusive The Hazel Wood Author Letter & Sticker Sheet.

Coraline-inspired Button Key Pendant Necklace (OwlCrate Exclusive)

Not Pictured
Alice in Wonderland Sticker (Art by Naomi Lord)Bookish Wall Tapestry (Art by Evie Seo)
Narnia "Through the Wardrobe" Candle (VIVLYO)


Monday, February 26, 2018

Blog Tour: Active Memory by Dan Wells


Active Memory (Mirador #3) by Dan Wells Publisher: Blazer+ Bray Release Date: February 13, 2018 Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction 
Synopsis: From Dan Wells, author of the New York Times bestselling Partials Sequence and the John Cleaver series, comes the third and final book in the dark, pulse-pounding, sci-fi neo-noir series that began with the acclaimed novel Bluescreen. 

For all the mysteries teen hacker Marisa Carneseca has solved, there has been one that has always eluded her: the truth behind the car accident in which she lost her arm and a mob boss’ wife, Zenaida de Maldonado, lost her life. Even in a world where technology exists to connect everyones mind to one another, it would seem that some secrets can still remain hidden. 

Those secrets rise violently to the surface, however, when Zenaida de Maldonados freshly severed hand shows up at the scene of a gangland shooting. If Zenaida isor wasstill alive, it means theres even more about Marisas past that she doesnt know. And when she and her friends start digging, they uncover a conspiracy that runs from the slums of Los Angeles to the very top of the worlds most powerful genetic engineering firm. If Mari wants the truth, shes going to have to go through genetically enhanced agents, irritatingly attractive mob scions, and some bad relationships to get it. 

Dan Wellss widely acclaimed series continues with his most shocking, pulse-pounding, and visionary story yet. 

I read Bluescreen when it came out, and even though I forgot some of the things in that book I had no problem getting back into these books. While each book stood on its own with its own storyline they also managed to have one big storyline which was Who is Grendel?



New York Times bestselling author Dan Wells is best known for his horror series I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER, of which the first book is now an award-winning movie through IFC Midnight. His other novels include THE HOLLOW CITY, a supernatural thriller about schizophrenia, EXTREME MAKEOVER, in which a beauty company destroys the world, and two young adult science fiction series: the post-apocalypse PARTIALS and the cyberpunk MIRADOR. He has written for television, on the upcoming science fiction series EXTINCT, and wrote and produced the horror comedy stage play A NIGHT OF BLACKER DARKNESS. He cohosts the Hugo-winning podcast for aspiring writers called Writing Excuses, which has expanded to include its own writing conference. He also writes short fiction and game fiction, and edited the anthology ALTERED PERCEPTIONS to help raise funds for and awareness of mental illness. Dan lives in northern Utah with his wife, 6 children, and more than 400 boardgames. 



Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Bookish Subscription Box: Fairyloot February 2018

Well, sort of. It's actually a fantasy focused monthly subscription box containing a recently released Young Adult book and a selection of exclusive and high quality bookish goodies. 
We are based in London, United Kingdom –  and ship worldwide.

I will occasionally purchase this box if I like theme of it.

The theme for February 2018 was Twisted Fairytales

My Unboxing Video

All the goodies

Signed Book

Spoiler Card

Exclusive Poisonous Apple Vegan Bath Salts by Little Heart Gifts

Exclusive Red Riding Hood Woodmark by Ink and Wonder

Sneak Peak

Exclusive Hansel and Gretel Socks by FairyLoot

Exclusive The Hinterland Candle by Wick and Fable

Exclusive Grimm Tales Mug by Aunjuli Art

Exclusive SIGNED edition of The Hazel Wood By Melissa Albert
Exclusive author letter from Melissa Albert


Thursday, February 15, 2018

Bookish Subscription Box: Uppercase February 2018

From the Uppercase Website
"Uppercase is a young adult book subscription box. Simply put: You sign up and receive a YA book and a bookish goody every month! Plus the subscription comes with online access to extras like a live book discussion & recommendations for similar books."

All the goodies from this month
The book

 Interactive bookmark
Booklovers Coffee


The note from lisa

A sticker


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