Happy Friday, everyone! Hope you're enjoying the first few days of summer. In an effort to keep up to date, ahem--see previous post, here's the list of books I read this spring in order from first to last. My Senior Year of Awesome by Jennifer DiGiovanni—YA romance Stars Above (The Lunar Chronicles #4.5) by Marissa Meyer—YA fairytale retelling/futuristic The Walnut Tree by Charles Todd—Historical romance The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus #3) by Rick Riordan—YA fantasy
Anyone else feeling stressed over Christmas? Well, not stressed exactly, but just knowing how much there is to do, I've begun to wonder if I can actually get it all done. And the answer is, of course, no. Ha! So perhaps some reevaluation is in order. On to the Update. I started WINTER by Marissa Meyer last week and am reading it slowly, partly because I'm so busy and partly because I want it to last. I've enjoyed this series and its characters so much that I'm determined to s
Happy Thanksgiving everybody! Time for my weekly reading and writing update. This week I've started a reread of CRESS by Marissa Meyer in preparation for reading WINTER. I really love The Lunar Chronicles series and I wanted to be completely up to date with everything that happened in CRESS, because it's been such a long time since I read it. I also forgot how long it is! Ha! Anyway, I've finished two-thirds of it and the story is clipping along at a fun pace. I wrote 4710 wo
The third book on my GMMG to be read pile is Julie Reece's THE ARTISANS. Check out this cover. Pretty cool, right? Here's the blurb from Goodreads: They say death can be beautiful. But after the death of her mother, seventeen-year-old Raven Weathersby gives up her dream of becoming a fashion designer, barely surviving life in the South Carolina lowlands.
To make ends meet, Raven works after school as a seamstress creating stunning works of fashion that often rival the great