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my book expo experience: friday

my book expo experience: friday

Book Expo was a total whirlwind experience that I’m glad I got to go to. It was a huge privilege to be able to go, and I would have never been able to attend if not for my job. Here is what happened on Friday, the last day of the conference: Mostly panels. On Friday, I […]

Posted June 1, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments
my book expo experience: thursday

my book expo experience: thursday

I did it! I made it through Book Expo, day 2! Book Expo is definitely an exciting privilege, but it is also very stressful and overwhelming, especially when you have anxiety. I am really proud of myself for going at all, even though I’m not doing everything I set out to do and not everything […]

Posted May 31, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments
unexpected // hope and other punch lines

unexpected // hope and other punch lines

Title: Hope and Other Punch Lines Author: Julie Buxbaum Pages: 320 Date published: May 7, 2019 Abbi Hope Goldstein is like every other teenager, with a few smallish exceptions: her famous alter ego, Baby Hope, is the subject of internet memes, she has asthma, and sometimes people spontaneously burst into tears when they recognize her. […]

Posted May 22, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 1 Comment
queer books i need to read

queer books i need to read

In my recent post where I reflected on my reading, I realized that I have somehow not read ANY queer books this year. Given that queer books are seriously my jam, this is an utter travesty that has made me look at my TBR list again to figure out how many queer books are on […]

Posted May 20, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 4 Comments
intergalactic charm // geekerella

intergalactic charm // geekerella

Title: Geekerella Author: Ashley Poston Pages: 320 Date published: April 4, 2017 Part romance, part love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom. Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic sci-fi series she grew up watching with her […]

Posted May 16, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 1 Comment
reflecting on my reading in 2019

reflecting on my reading in 2019

Is it really almost…halfway through the year?? It is May, so I guess the answer to that is yes. I’ve been thinking a lot about how I’ve been reading this year, so here is a post about my reading habits as of now in 2019. I‘ve read 4/10 books for YARC. I thought I was super […]

Posted May 14, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 10 Comments
the bride test

the bride test

Title: The Bride Test Author: Helen Hoang Pages: 320 Date published: May 7, 2019 Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions—like grief. And love. He thinks he’s defective. His family knows better—that his autism […]

Posted May 3, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 5 Comments