One of my new favorites!!? ft. found family, gay angst, and obsession:: If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

Enter the players. There were seven of us then, seven bright young things with wide precious futures ahead of us. Until that year, we saw no further than the books in front of our faces. On the day Oliver Marks is released from jail, the man who put him there is waiting at the door. … Continue reading One of my new favorites!!? ft. found family, gay angst, and obsession:: If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

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November Wrap-Up ft. the month I fell in love with Evelyn Hugo & The Kiss Quotient & Foolish Hearts ((what a journey))

November was a wonderful month!!!????? I did NaNoWriMo and made it to 43,220 words which is the most I've ever written for a book in my life?? Usually I start stories and after roughly 10,000 words I just think "well this is sh*t" But in this instance I've made significant progress. /SOMUCHSUCCESS/ I also did  a Read and … Continue reading November Wrap-Up ft. the month I fell in love with Evelyn Hugo & The Kiss Quotient & Foolish Hearts ((what a journey))

Small Review: White as Silence Red as Song by Alessandro D’Avenia ft. it’s not Fault in Our Stars,, but Leo is adorable

| GR | Amazon |Book Depository | 3/5 stars Genre: YA Contemporary ((translated from Italian)) Pub. September 4 2018 *ARC provided as part of Flying Fantastic Book Club blog tour International bestseller White as Milk, Red as Blood, has been called the Italian The Fault in Our Stars. Leo is an ordinary sixteen-year-old: he loves … Continue reading Small Review: White as Silence Red as Song by Alessandro D’Avenia ft. it’s not Fault in Our Stars,, but Leo is adorable

Book Promo: Boy in a Band by Lisa Loomis (+ giveaway)

Boy In a Band by by Lisa Loomis Pub. Date: July 2018 Publisher: Lisa Loomis Books Pages: 458 Goodreads | Amazon | TBD | follow tour *This book has an interesting premise + it's part of a series!! Living on a quiet dead-end street Morgan Mallory is like any other thirteen-year-old girl growing up in a progressive time full … Continue reading Book Promo: Boy in a Band by Lisa Loomis (+ giveaway)

Blog Tour (+ intl. giveaway): Fawkes ft. my Guy Fawkes angst

| goodreads | tour schedule | BD | Amazon| YA Historical Fantasy Pub. July 10 2018 3/5 Stars 448 Pages Thomas Fawkes is turning to stone, and the only cure to the Stone Plague is to join his father’s plot to assassinate the king of England. Silent wars leave the most carnage. The wars that … Continue reading Blog Tour (+ intl. giveaway): Fawkes ft. my Guy Fawkes angst

2 Sapphic Book Reviews: Fingersmith + The Meaning of Birds

Today I have for you TWO amazing LGBT books. I've had Fingersmith on my tbr for 78 years, and it was finally my turn in the library queue!! Then I was so excited to read it that I couldn't read it. It was weird, I guess I waited so long for it that I suddenly … Continue reading 2 Sapphic Book Reviews: Fingersmith + The Meaning of Birds

Book Merch I Love ft. nerdy backpacks and comfy hoodies

All of the products in this post are from Melissa @ Literary Book Gifts. She puts everything together herself and I'm just so impressed with her!! HER DESIGNS ARE SO CHARMING. And because you're special and loved, you can use Promo Code MALANIELOVESFICTION20 for 20% off anything in the store. c: I love wearing men's … Continue reading Book Merch I Love ft. nerdy backpacks and comfy hoodies

BLOG TOUR/ The Impossibility of Us ft. Even more lovable characters, because 2018 is the year of fluffy and adorable

The Impossibility of Us by Katy Upperman Published by: Swoon Reads Publication date: July 31st 2018 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult Goodreads | Amazon | B&N Synopsis: The last thing Elise wants is to start her senior year in a new town. But after her brother’s death in Afghanistan, she and her mother move from San Francisco to a … Continue reading BLOG TOUR/ The Impossibility of Us ft. Even more lovable characters, because 2018 is the year of fluffy and adorable

Top Five Worst Book Covers ft. me lovingly defending amazing books that are beautiful on the inside

I feel so pleased with this week's Top Five Tuesday with Bionic Book Worm because I finally get to defend my poor books who have terrible covers but are actually amazing and deserve love. bad book covers are tragic and unjust and saddening. Imagine how many books I've passed up because they look bad??? Heroes … Continue reading Top Five Worst Book Covers ft. me lovingly defending amazing books that are beautiful on the inside

June Wrap-Up ft. July TBR

JUNE WAS PRIDE MONTH AND I WAS SO HAPPY. I adore love stories and just to experience so much diversity this month made me overjoyed ❤ But even though it was my favorite month, I didn't read many things.  This was one of those months where I would pick up something and DNF, and it … Continue reading June Wrap-Up ft. July TBR