Title: Monstress (Volume 1: The Awakening) Author: Marjorie M. Liu (Illustrator: Sana Tadeka) Genre: Graphic Novel, Fantasy Edition: Kindle (192 pages) Publisher: Image (July 13, 2016) Date Read: 2/18/2017 Goodreads // Amazon // Book Depository Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage … Continue reading REVIEW // Monstress by Marjorie M. Liu
A lot of you have asked me how I've gained so many followers in such a short amount of time. I wanted to make a post about this, hopefully without sounding like an arrogant, overly proud snob. Am I proud of my accomplishments as a book blogger? Yes, of course! Do I feel that I'm … Continue reading Gaining Followers // How To Gain Followers… Quickly.
It's time for Spring Bookish Bingo, my friends! This challenge is hosted by Bekka @ Pretty Deadly Reviews and started March 1st. It will continue throughout the remainder of the month, along with April and May. I usually have my board up by now, but I haven't read as much as I was hoping so far this month, … Continue reading Spring Bookish Bingo!
Happy Sunday, friends! Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! Thanks for all the positive feedback about my blog design change. I was so nervous about it, but you all have made me feel like it was the right decision. So, thank you again! Since I made the changes to my blog, I had to upgrade … Continue reading Standalone Sunday // Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
Hello, lovely loves. If you follow me on Twitter, you may have seen me mention that once I reached 1,500 followers on my blog, I was going to hold some giveaways in celebration of this milestone. Well, I reached (and exceeded!) my goal, thanks to you wonderful people! I want to thank each and every … Continue reading GIVEAWAY EXTRAVAGANZA – Part 2!
It's late, I know! (Geez, what is wrong with me? Why can I not do anything on time, it seems like? ← Something I need to work on.) Today was Danny's birthday, and my son had a Pokemon tournament... so I was pretty busy all day and all night. Technically, it's not Sunday anymore (here, anyway) … Continue reading Standalone Sunday // Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
Hi, guys! Can you believe March is halfway over already? I can't. It's flying by. Well, since I attended the V.E. Schwab book signing last Saturday, I wasn't able to get this post up on time. So here it is today! If you're unfamiliar with the Saturday Special, it is a feature here at bookslayerReads where I … Continue reading Saturday Special // Talking with Liv @curlyhairbibliophile
Title: When the Moon Was Ours Author: Anna-Marie McLemore Genre: Young Adult, Magical Realism, LGBT Edition: Kindle (288 pages) Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books (Oct. 4, 2016) Date Read: 2/18/2017 Goodreads || Amazon || Barnes & Noble To everyone who knows them, best friends Miel and Sam are as strange as they are inseparable. Roses grow out of Miel’s wrist, … Continue reading REVIEW // When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore
Happy March, friends! February actually went pretty well for me! It's been quite a while since I've done a wrap up, on account of that dreaded reading slump I was forced into. But lucky for me, I have conquered the slump and my reading is getting back on track! So... since I read enough in February … Continue reading How Did February Go?… // a Late Wrap Up