Throwback Thursday Review: Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

The Throwback Thursday review is where I take a book I recently reread and review it with new eyes. It could be a book I’m reading for the second, third, fourth or millionth time. Some books haven’t been read in years so its fun to throwback and see if my opinion has changed!

In just about a week, I’ll be heading up to Seattle for my birthday and I’ve never been up there before. In fact, I haven’t been on an airplane in about…12 years? So I’m very excited. One of the days we’re up there, we’ve decided to rent a car and take a drive to Forks, WA to live out my Twihard dreams. Because I’m super in that mood right now, I decided to reread the first book and here’s my first official review of it, EVER.

Please keep in mind that Throwback Thursday reviews are based on reread books. They most likely will contain spoilers as the books have already been released for some time. This is your only warning if you want to avoid spoilers for these books. 

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Ontario Teen Book Fest 2020 Author and Moderator Announcement!

I am so insanely excited to bring the announcement of the 2020 Ontario Teen Book Fest author and moderator list! I say it every year, and its with great sadness that I say it for the last time this year – this is my favorite event of the year, hands down, and its right smack at the beginning of a crazy book season and its still always my favorite. It’ll be hard to say goodbye this year BUT there are a ton of GREAT authors this year that’ll make a great one to go out on.

A blog tour and giveaway will be coming in the weeks before the event, as per usual!

For now, mark your calendars for Saturday, April 4th for an amazing event that brings readers and authors (and bloggers and writers and booksellers and librarians and teachers) together in a place full of love for books and acceptance for others :)

Let’s do this! Here are your 2020 Authors and Moderators!

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Top Ten Tuesday – The Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover

The Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly challenge post previously hosted by The Broke and Bookish and now hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl. You can follow along for each weekly post here. This week’s post is about those books – you know, THOSE books. The ones that you can’t put down and you’re stuck to and suddenly its 2 am and you have to wake up for work/school in the next few hours and you know you’re going to feel like poo in the morning but you just can’t stop reading…

THOSE books.

Here are the last ten books that gave me that feeling.


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Five Reasons I’m Obsessed with Disney’s Descendants Right Now

Lately I’ve been seriously obsessed with Disney’s DCOM trilogy, Descendants. If you don’t know what that is, let me tell you! Its sort of a “what happens next” after the happily ever after of the Disney fairy tales that we all know and love. The main characters are Mal, Evie, Jay and Carlos – four kids that are the children of villains – Malificent, Evil Queen, Jafar and Cruella de Vil. All of the villains and their offspring live on what is called the Isle of the Lost, cut off from the rest of society. Ben is the son of the Beast and Belle and about to becoming the newly crowned king of Auradon, the kingdom in which the Beasts rules with allll the other fairy tale characters and their children. Ben decides to give a few of the Isle kids a chance to live in Auradon and the story goes from there.

It is directed and choreographed by Kenny Ortega – who you might know from his work with Newsies, the High School musical trilogy, Dirty Dancing and more. I adore Kenny and this movie series kept sort of popping up on my radar but I just never took the time to do anything about it. I know that Melissa de la Cruz has also written a book series in tandem with the movies but I’ve never read them.

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Waiting on Wednesday {44}

This week’s Waiting on Wednesday is the adult debut of one of my favorite fantasy authors, Sarah J Maas. Now, if you’ve read the Throne of Glass or ACOTAR series, you know that Sarah rocks fantasy and already has a very adult book. In fact, I think if it weren’t for the fact that her characters are young, they’d be shelved on the regular fantasy shelves. So its really no surprise that she is taking the plunge into adult fiction and I’m super stoked to follow her there.


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