Feb 28 2015

Month in Review: February 2015


Hey everyone! February was a busy month for me! We had snow, I got a TON of reading done, and there was a lot going on here at Reading by Starlight!

  • I Battlefield Promoted another round of books!
  • I interviewed one of my favorite authors, Glenda Larke, and completed my first giveaway!
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Feb 27 2015

HP Moment of the Week: Favorite DADA Professor Moments

The HP Moment of the Week is a weekly meme created by Leah @ Uncorked Thoughts. 

Alright guys, I’m cheating here today because cheating on memes is the best way to meme. As always, my bestie Susie helps me flesh out these posts.

Favorite Defense Against the Dark Arts (DADA) Professor Moments …

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Feb 25 2015

My Blog is a Kindergartener

Y’ALL. I’ve been blogging for FIVE YEARS.


  • When the blog turned 4 … I gave out awards.
  • When the blog turned 3 … I was too stressed from grad school to celebrate..
  • When the blog turned 2 … it appears I missed it entirely … OOPS AND LOL.
  • When the blog …

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Feb 24 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Heroines

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. 

I had originally planned to do this post on Monday because …

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Feb 20 2015

Review: “The Rosie Effect” (Don Tillman #2) by Graeme Simsion

Hey hey! Hang on. This review contains some mild (but probably obvious) spoilers for “The Rosie Project,” book one in the Don Tillman series. Why don’t you click that link and see if you want to read that book first?

Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for providing me with an e-ARC of The …

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Feb 19 2015

HP Moment of the Week: Favorite Professor Trelawney Prophet/Moment

The HP Moment of the Week is a weekly meme created by Leah @ Uncorked Thoughts. 

What’s your favorite Professor Sybill Trelawney Prophecy or Moment?

Mine’s the time that she was rambling around and Harry hid from her in the hall, and she was shuffling the tarot and accurately read something related …

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Feb 18 2015

Discussion: TransMedia, PR Stunts and Noise

For many 20-something+ readers in YA and the blogging community, there comes a time when we look around and think, “Dear God, I’m ancient around here.” One of the (many) times that happens for me is during a big PR push for a new book-to-screen adaptation or some new web series where the “characters” …

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Feb 17 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Book-Related Problems

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish.

Top 10 Book Related Problems

The topic for this post reminded me a LOT of Debby @ Snuggly Oranges and her “Book Nerd Problems” feature, and then I thought of a bunch and wanted to …

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Feb 13 2015

Review: “Breaking the Rules” by Katie McGarry

I loved McGarry’s reason for returning to Noah and Echo’s story.

In her preface, McGarry says that she wanted to show that Noah and Echo might have gone through a lot before but they still had a lot of darkness to overcome. “Breaking the Rules” shows a realistic continuation of their love story, conveniently away from the added stresses …

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Feb 12 2015

HP Moment of the Week: Favorite Angry Harry Moment

The HP Moment of the Week is a weekly meme created by Leah @ Uncorked Thoughts.

Favorite Angry Harry Moment

If we’re talking Angry Harry moments, odds are good those moments are going to come from Order of the Phoenix. It’s the book where Harry is the most angry, the most …

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