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bi-weekly update \\ 6-15-19

bi-weekly update \\ 6-15-19

Hello, friends! I kind of dropped the ball on bi-weekly updates because the last one was supposed to be due around the time I went to Book Expo and things have been super busy, but I am going to try to bring them back again starting today. So, let’s move right along… life happenings The […]

Posted June 15, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 4 Comments
the right swipe

the right swipe

Title: The Right Swipe Author: Alisha Rai Pages: 400 Date published: July 2, 2019 Rhiannon Hunter may have revolutionized romance in the digital world, but in real life she only swipes right on her career—and the occasional hookup. The cynical dating app creator controls her love life with a few key rules: – Nude pics […]

Posted June 11, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 6 Comments
bookish summer goals

bookish summer goals

Even though I am not a big fan of summer because I do not like heat and hot weather and sweat and buildings with no air conditioning, summer still has a weird magic that makes it feel like a special time. Maybe because all the good YA romances take place in summer, and all the […]

Posted June 10, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 7 Comments
june tbr // aka \\ pride tbr

june tbr // aka \\ pride tbr

It’s time for another monthly tbr…only it’s June, which means it’s PRIDE TIME!!! I realized recently that I haven’t read ANY queer books, but I fully intend to remedy that in June by reading mostly to only queer books throughout the month. Here are some of the books I plan to read: We Set the […]

Posted June 5, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 7 Comments
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