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Ivy Book Bindings · 2M ago

Monthly Rewind: July

July has been a loooong month but I can't believe it's already over! I only have two more weeks of my internship, one more week at home, two weeks of Orientation at Wellesley and then, bam, my second-to-last semester of college is about to begin!! HO...
Ivy Book Bindings · 2M ago

Review: Now I Rise by Kiersten White

Title: Now I Rise (The Conquerors Saga, #2)Author: Kiersten WhiteRating: 3.5 StarsNote: Mild spoilers for And I Darken, Book 1 of the Conqueror's Saga, below. If you haven't read And I Darken you can read my review HERE.No one wanted to love Now I Ri...
Ivy Book Bindings · 3M ago

Review: Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson

Title: Since You've Been GoneAuthor: Morgan MatsonRating: 4 StarsThe weakest part of Since You've Been Gone is its beginning. From the start, this novel feels all too much like an ode to a Manic Pixie Dream Girl, Sloane. Our protagonist, Emily, is sh...
Ivy Book Bindings · 3M ago

'I Read YA' Week (Day 8): A YA Book Everyone Needs to Read

For those of you who have missed it, this past week has been Scholastic's annual 'I Read YA' Week! The fabulous team over at Scholastic invited me to participate in this event and today I am...
Ivy Book Bindings · 3M ago

Mini-Review: Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

Title: Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist, #1) Author: Renee Ahdieh Rating: 3.5 StarsThe only daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has always known she’d been raised for one purpose and one purpose only: to marry. Never mind her cunning, which r...
Ivy Book Bindings · 3M ago

Monthly Rewind: June

It's finally SUMMER! I love this season!!3 Things About My Life This Month1. I moved to D.C. and started my summer internship! The internship has been slow so far but I'm loving D.C., am meeting so many friends I haven't seen in roughly a year, and I...
Ivy Book Bindings · 4M ago

Review: Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy

Title: Ramona BlueAuthor: Julie MurphyRating: 4 StarsRamona Blue has been making internet waves well before its release date. A poorly written summary led readers to believe that Murphy's latest is about a lesbian who is "cured" by a straight male--t...
Ivy Book Bindings · 4M ago

Review: The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord

Title: The Names They Gave UsAuthor: Emery LordRating: 5 StarsThe Names They Gave Us is tied with The Start of Me and You as my favorite novel by Emery Lord. I enjoyed Open Road Summer but When We Collided made me re-evaluate whether Lord and I had g...
Ivy Book Bindings · 4M ago

ARC Review: A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Title: A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and VirtueAuthor: Mackenzi LeeRating: 4.5 StarsRelease Date: June 27th, 2017Where do I begin with this lovely, charming novel? I truly believe that Lee has found a hidden niche that we’ve all overlooked—the Victoria...
Ivy Book Bindings · 4M ago

Monthly Rewind: May

Can you believe it's summer already? I'm back from Europe and...wow! This seemed so far aw...