Reasons to Read

Reasons to Read

6 Reasons to Read Lady Midnight

Lady Midnight
by Sam Benson

I AM FREAKING OUT because we’re officially only a few days away from the release of Lord of Shadows! I don’t know about you, but I’ve been waiting for this day to come since I closed my copy of Lady Midnight last March. To get ready for the upcoming release, I’ve been looking back at Lady […]

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6 Reasons to Read A Court of Wings and Ruin

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by Sam Benson

Two weeks ago, the third book in Sarah J. Maas’s A Court of Thorns and Roses (ACOTAR) series, A Court of Wings and Ruin (ACOWAR), was released. I ran out during my lunch hour to buy a copy and immediately devoured it. If you’re not already reading this series, you should stop everything you’re doing […]

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Why We Should All Be Trying to Get to Curacao

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by Keri Horan

If you’re unfamiliar with Blackhearts and Blacksouls by Nicole Castroman, it’s time to drop what you’re doing and pick up your two next great adventure books. In Blackhearts, Castroman reimagines the origins of the notorious Blackbeard, complete with romance, fight scenes, and of course, pirates. Now, while I’m a big fan of the typical pirate […]

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5 Reasons to Read Alex Approximately!

Alex Approximately
by Jess Harold

Cuddling up with a beachy romance helps me forget the cold/windy/rainy weather outside. If you’re like me, desperate for warmth in literary form, give Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett a try! In this delightfully charming teen spin on You’ve Got Mail, the one guy Bailey Rydell can’t stand is actually the boy of her dreams—she just […]

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Theater People are the WORST.

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by Keri Horan

They have no redeeming qualities, really. First of all, they aren’t the least bit attractive. And they definitely can’t do amazing, super-hero-like things. They’re not uplifting, encouraging, or inspiring. At. All. And they’re not top-notch athletes either. They aren’t insanely talented. They might as well just go home. Because they aren’t some of the most accepting […]

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3 Reasons to Read The Way I Used to Be

The Way I Used to Be
by Jill Hacking

Over the past few years, rape culture has been highlighted and called out more and more in the media. It’s something that should demand awareness, and I’m glad to see it getting the attention it deserves. While books that deal with tough stuff have (thankfully) been around for a while, there has always been so much push back […]

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5 Reasons to Go Read Caraval Right Now

Caraval
by Jill Hacking

Get ready to drop everything because there is a book you need to read right now, and it’s called Caraval by Stephanie Garber. Here’s why: 1. A Magical Contest I am a total sucker for any mysterious game/contest/heist scenario, and Caraval totally nails it. I haven’t been so absorbed in a magical atmosphere since The Night Circus, but […]

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3 Reasons to Read Wake

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by Janine Perez

Wake by Lisa McMann is one of my favorite books of all time! I love everything about it and I’m so glad to finally have a platform through which I can properly fangirl about ti! Here’s a little about the book: Wake centers around seventeen-year-old Janie, who is tired of getting sucked into other people’s dreams. […]

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