Happy National Superhero Day!

Today is National Superhero Day and I am SO here to celebrate that. I love anything superhero – mostly Marvel – but just superheroes in general. Superheroes bring out the best and worst in human nature and even though most of the time, superheroes have special powers or access to technology that makes them super, they are still human characters and I think that’s a huge reason that comic book superheroes have stood the test of time, over decades!

Now, let’s be real, I’m super partial to my female superheroes but I definitely have a lot of love to go around. I want to share some of MY favorite superheroes today and I’d love to hear what yours are so make sure to share in the comments!

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Cover Reveal: Waylaid (True North Series) by Sarina Bowen

I am SOOOO excited to be sharing the cover reveal for a book that I’m equally excited to read once it releases in June! I am a HUGE fan of Sarina Bowen and recently took a deep dive into her True North series back in December and was so sad when I caught up and finished book seven. I’ve been enjoying the spin-off books by Sarina and other awesome authors but I’ve been dying to get back with Shipley family and so I was so pleased to learn that there would be a book eight!

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Top Ten Tuesday – Favorite Disney Animal Sidekicks!

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 topic is about animals. I was struggling to find something to do that was strictly book related but I just couldn’t seem to narrow it down and since this blog isn’t strictly a book blog, I decided to talk about my favorite Disney animal sidekicks. Since I’ll be going back to Disneyland for the first time in over a year on Thursday, I’m in a super Disney mood!

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Fan Review: Shadow and Bone TV Show – Mostly Spoiler Free!

I have now watched the first season of Shadow and Bone twice all the way through and guys, I have a lot of feelings, And a lot of those feelings are so good.

As I mentioned a few days ago, Leigh Bardugo is easily one of my favorite authors and the Grishaverse means so much to me. I have been so excited, on the edge of my seat, waiting for it to be adapted at some point in time – its been optioned in one way or another ever since it was released in 2012. But I was also incredibly nervous. While YA contemporary adaptations seem to be consistently successful, YA speculative fiction – fantasy, science fiction, dystopian and so forth – seem to do not so great. So while I was really excited to see this world I love so much come to love, I was also incredibly nervous.

I honestly had nothing to worry about.

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Short N’Sweet Book Review: What’s Not to Love by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka

Welcome to the Short N’ Sweet Book Review! For the almost nine years that I’ve been reviewing books on this blog, I’ve written long, wordy reviews that, let’s be honest, not a lot of people are probably reading. This year I decided to shorten those reviews and get straight to the point – what is this book about, who wrote it, where you can find and a short review on what I loved, liked and maybe thought could be better.

Today’s review features an enemies-to-lovers, cuthroat competition between two smart and ruthless teenagers and the fourth novel, What’s Not to Love, from the dynamic duo, Wibbroka, Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka!


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Celebrate Teen Literature Day! Books to Recommend Reluctant Readers!

I absolutely adore teen literature. From the first time I picked up The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot back in 2000 (a book series that is infinitely better than the movies even try to be – fight me), I was hooked and I continue to be hooked. A HUGE reason that What A Nerd Girl Says is exists in the first place is because, as a twenty-four year old YA lover, I was just so tired of people crapping on it all the time! Since 2012, I have been fully immersed in the YA community so the idea that teens aren’t reading just seems absolutely wild to me! I feel like all that I see is teens reading, reading, reading.

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