2017 Reading Challenges

I was going to write something up for each individual challenge, but then realized I was a tad too lazy for that and it’s not really necessary.  I’m planning to approach reading with a different mindset in 2017 because I had massive reading and blogging slumps in 2016.  It would be nice to mitigate those this year, if possible. These are all of the long-term reading challenges I’m planning to participate in, but I may have to update this and… Read more »

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Anticipated Reads – January 2017

Anticipated Reads – January 2017

Welcome to Anticipated Reads, formerly hosted by Books Are My Thing and now hosted here at Reviews In A Pinch (check out our new graphic, courtesy of my friend Kelsey)!  The idea is that we showcase 1-3 books releasing each month (I generally can’t/won’t limit myself), letting you know what new books are coming out that we’re really excited about.  It’s a monthly meme that will be occurring the first Wednesday of every month!  Better yet, if you want to share books you’re… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday:  Top 10 2017 Debuts I’m Excited For

Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 2017 Debuts I’m Excited For

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly link-up in the community where The Broke and the Bookish provides a prompt and other lovers of list making join in on it with their own top ten list. You can have less than 10 or more if you need to at times and put a spin on the topic if you need to! All they ask is that you link back to them if you’re participating. I’ve mostly been paying attention to sequels, so my… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday:  Top 10 Best Books of 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Best Books of 2016

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly link-up in the community where The Broke and the Bookish provides a prompt and other lovers of list making join in on it with their own top ten list. You can have less than 10 or more if you need to at times and put a spin on the topic if you need to! All they ask is that you link back to them if you’re participating. I decided to go with the best books I… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday:  Top 10 Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree

Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly link-up in the community where The Broke and the Bookish provides a prompt and other lovers of list making join in on it with their own top ten list. You can have less than 10 or more if you need to at times and put a spin on the topic if you need to! All they ask is that you link back to them if you’re participating. First things first, if Santa is leaving books under… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday:  Top 10 Books I’m Looking Forward To for the First Half of 2017

Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books I’m Looking Forward To for the First Half of 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly link-up in the community where The Broke and the Bookish provides a prompt and other lovers of list making join in on it with their own top ten list. You can have less than 10 or more if you need to at times and put a spin on the topic if you need to! All they ask is that you link back to them if you’re participating. This is one of those topics that is both… Read more »

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Anticipated Reads – December 2016

Anticipated Reads – December 2016

Welcome to Anticipated Reads, formerly hosted by Books Are My Thing and now hosted here at Reviews In A Pinch!  The idea is that we showcase 1-3 books releasing each month (I generally ignore this), letting you know what new books are coming out that we’re really excited about.  It’s a monthly meme that will be occurring the first Wednesday of every month!  Better yet, if you want to share books you’re anticipating coming out, you can link up at the bottom of… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday:  Top 10 New-to-Me Authors I Read in 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 New-to-Me Authors I Read in 2016

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly link-up in the community where The Broke and the Bookish provides a prompt and other lovers of list making join in on it with their own top ten list. You can have less than 10 or more if you need to at times and put a spin on the topic if you need to! All they ask is that you link back to them if you’re participating. Top 10 New-to-Me Authors I Read in 2016 1…. Read more »

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Raven Song

Raven Song

Raven Song by I.A. Ashcroft Series: Inoki’s Game #1 Published by Lucid Dreams Publishing on March 14th 2016 Goodreads A century ago, the world burned. Even now, though rebuilt and defiant, civilization is still choking on the ashes. Jackson, a smuggler, lives in the shadows, once a boy with no memory, no name, and no future. Ravens followed him, long-extinct birds only he could see, and nightmares flew in their wake. Once, Jackson thought himself to be one of the… Read more »

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Guest Review:  A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

Guest Review: A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir Series: An Ember in the Ashes #2 Published by Razorbill on August 30th 2016 Goodreads Elias and Laia are running for their lives. After the events of the Fourth Trial, Martial soldiers hunt the two fugitives as they flee the city of Serra and undertake a perilous journey through the heart of the Empire. Laia is determined to break into Kauf—the Empire’s most secure and dangerous prison—to save her brother, who is… Read more »

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