Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Remember November Readathon

Remember November
Remember December is hosted by Kathy at Books & Munches.
 
The Rules
  • Post a blogpost saying you’ll be joining me trying to reach all those goals and challenges we committed ourselves to throughout the year.
  • Share your list of challenges, goals and whatnot and state what you’re going to try and reach / tick off during this month’s read-a-thon.
  • If you’re sharing your updates on social media, use #RemNovember so we can follow up on each other! 
 
Overall, life has been crazy for me. I have so much going on, so I haven't been able to read much. This means that I a little behind on my reading challenges on goals. I'm hoping that things slow down this month so I can get some reading done.
 
My Goals
  • Catch up on my diverse reading challenges
  • Catch up on my dystopia reading challenge
  • Catch up on my steampunk reading challenge
  • Catch up on my graphic novels reading challenge
  • Catch up on my new release reading challenge
  • Catch up on my fantasy reading challenge
  • Read some of the books I recently got in the mail
  • Read some of the books I've set to the side
 
Fortunately, a lot of books I plan to read fit multiple challenges. I'm going to try to post updates about the books I read. I don't have a super high goal, I just want to get some books read and I'm leaving things open.
 
Do you plan on joining? What do you plan on reading?

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Sbooktacular Reading Adventure

The Sbooktacular Reading Adventure is hosted by Novel Thoughts.

The Rules:
  • Begin at the bottom, with the sign that says ‘trick or treat.’
  • As you follow the path you will come across sign posts, these sign posts will give you your challenge instructions.
  • Sometimes the signposts will simply give you your prompt. Other times you will have to choose between two different prompts.
  • If you have to choose between two prompts, you will then follow the path in the direction of your chosen prompt.
  • At no point should you ever be moving DOWN the map. You should always be moving from the bottom to the top.
  • Continue up the map until you reach the end of the path.
  • To save space, the signposts only have part of the prompt written, they should be fairly easy to figure out, but there is also a table of all the prompts written in full (scroll down a bit to see it) just in case anything isn’t clear enough.
  • At the end of the path your character will be waiting for you! There are five characters in total.

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My TBR:
  1. Read a book of your choice-The Coldest Girl in Cold Town by Holly Black
  2. Read a book set in the past-Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken
  3. Read a book with magic in it-The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong
  4. Read a book with orange on the cover-The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Reading by Alexandra Bracken
  5. Read a book only after the sun has set-Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab
  6. Read a the first book in a series-Roseblood by AG Howard
  7. Read a fantasy novel-The Rose Society by Marie Lu
 
Because I end at reading a fantasy novel, that means I'm Team Witch! 
 
I have a lot going on, but I am really hoping to get some reading done during this time, at least during the weekend.
 
Do you have any plans for Halloween?

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday #45: "Warcross" by Marie Lu

"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Warcross (Warcross, #1) 

Title: "Warcross"
Author: Marie Lu
Expected Publication: September 12, 2017

For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down players who bet on the game illegally. But the bounty hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy. Needing to make some quick cash, Emika takes a risk and hacks into the opening game of the international Warcross Championships—only to accidentally glitch herself into the action and become an overnight sensation.

Convinced she’s going to be arrested, Emika is shocked when instead she gets a call from the game’s creator, the elusive young billionaire Hideo Tanaka, with an irresistible offer. He needs a spy on the inside of this year’s tournament in order to uncover a security problem . . . and he wants Emika for the job. With no time to lose, Emika’s whisked off to Tokyo and thrust into a world of fame and fortune that she’s only dreamed of. But soon her investigation uncovers a sinister plot, with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire.
 
While I have yet to finish a series by Marie Lu (because I'm a trash human), I have absolutely loved all of her books. I'm fascinated by the idea of a virtual world and can't wait to see how everything plays out. Plus I've only heard great reviews!
 
Preorder
Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble 

What are you waiting on?


Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Bookish Bingo: Summer 2017 Results and Fall 2017 Board

Bookish Bingo is a super cool feature created by Bekka at Pretty Deadly Reviews that I love to follow. It provides a bunch of great challenges, and you want to try to get as many bingos as possible!

Wow, had no clue "bookish" wouldn't show up with my background. Well... I have been meaning to make changes anyways.
 
Summer Board
I ended up only getting two bingos. I actually totally forgot about the board, but a bunch of books I read fortunately fit the challenges.
 
Fall Board
I haven't really decided what books I plan to read yet, but they will primarily be books for #TheReadingQuest and Sequel September.

Do you plan on joining?

 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Sequel September Readathon


Sequel September is hosted by Kathy at Books and Munches.

Rules 
  • Post a blogpost saying you’ll be joining me in my battle against the TBR-sequels and pingback to this post
  • Share your list of all the TBR-sequels that you own and then decide which ones to give priority to
  • If you’re sharing your updates on social media, use #SequelSeptember so we can follow up on each other
  • [No rule] Maybe, just maybe I’m going to give a random participant a little something

My Potential TBR
  •  Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
  • Frozen Tides by Morgan Rhodes
  • Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken
  • Champion by Marie Lu
  • Deliverance by C.J. Redwine
  • The Hunt by Megan Shepherd
  • Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab
  • Shiny Broken Pieces by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton
  • Starfall by Melissa Landers
  • The Rose Society by Marie Lu
  • The Gauntlet by Megan Shepherd
  • The Midnight Star by Marie Lu
  • Crystal Storm by Morgan Rhodes
  • Emerald Green by Kierstin White
These aren't all the unread sequels I have, but they are just some of the many. My goal is to read 4, and I think I have plenty to choose from. Depending on other challenges/readathons/etc, I may read some other sequels that aren't listed.
 
What books do you plan to read for Sequel September?

Monday, August 28, 2017

Bout of Books 20: Wrap Up

 Bout of Books 20
 
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 21st and runs through Sunday, August 27th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 20 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team

 
So Bout of Books is over, and it went pretty well. I read quite a bit and finished a few books, but sadly life got in the way a few days so I wasn't able to read or accomplish as much as I had hoped.

Goals:
-Finish Serpentine by Cindy Pon (#TheReadingQuest)  
-Finish Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo (#TheReadingQuest)  
-Finish Uninvited by Sophie Jordan (Leftover from #Unhaulathon    
-Read Want by Cindy Pon (#TheReadingQuest)
-Read The Young Elites by Marie Lu  
-Complete 3 daily challenges
-Finish the Mage Quest for #TheReadingQuest
-Decide and start books for #RainbowReadathon17 and #WWReadathon

I accomplished 4 of my goals (finish Serpentine and Uninvited and read The Young Elites). I started Want, but I'm getting through it slowly. I'm having trouble getting into it, so I hope that changes soon! I also decided and started my books for #RainbowReadathon17 and #WWReadathon, so I started Slasher Girls and Monster Boys. I'm not someone who loves scary things, so some of these stories have really creeped me out!

Updates: 
Monday  
~Books Read: Serpentine, The Young Elites  
~Pages Read: 139 (Serpentine: 87, The Young Elites: 56)  
~Total Pages Read: 139  
~Total Books Finished: 1 (Serpentine)  
~Challenge: Introduce yourself in six words

Tuesday
~Books Read: The Young Elites
~Pages Read: 90
~Total Pages Read: 229
~Total Books Finished: 1 (Serpentine)
~Challenge: NA
 

Wednesday
~Books Read: The Young Elites, Uninvited
~Pages Read: 377 (The Young Elites: 209, Uninvited: 168)
~Total Pages Read: 606
~Total Books Finished: 3 (Serpentine, The Young Elites, Uninvited)
~Challenge: NA


Thursday
~Books Read: Want
~Pages Read: 25
~Total Pages Read: 631
~Total Books Finished: 3 (Serpentine, The Young Elites, Uninvited)
~Challenge: If you like this, try that...


Friday
~Books Read: Want, Slasher Girls and Monster Boys
~Pages Read: 90 (Want: 30, Slasher Girls and Monster Boys: 60)
~Total Pages Read: 721
~Total Books Finished: 3 (Serpentine, The Young Elites, Uninvited)
~Challenge: NA

Saturday
~Books Read: Slasher Girls and Monster Boys
~Pages Read: 55
~Total Pages Read: 776
~Total Books Finished: 3 (Serpentine, The Young Elites, Uninvited)
~Challenge: NA
 
Sunday
~Books Read: Want
~Pages Read: 53
~Total Pages Read: 829
~Total Books Finished: 3 (Serpentine, The Young Elites, Uninvited)
~Challenge: NA

In total, I read 829 pages and finished 3 books. I also started 2 others. I haven't finished my Mages Quest yet, but I'm going to make sure I finish it today. I didn't complete 3 challenges, but those are always something I have trouble with. However, I did participate in a chat, and that's something I never do! I can only hope I can get this much done for the next Bout of Books!

How did Bout of Books go for you?


Friday, August 25, 2017

Wonder Week Read-A-Thon 8/25-9/1


Wonder Week Read-A-Thon is hosted by Rimpy at Rimpy's Reads.

 Info:
  • This read-a-thon will take place every couple months. I will post a tweet one month in advance to the read-a-thon on the official twitter account @wwreadathon
  • There is no limit to hosts – if you are going to host, please post tag every post on twitter with #wwreadathon and @wwreadathon.
  • If you are participating – also tag #wwreadathon and @wwreadathon in your Tweet about your post!
  • Don’t harass any hosts – let’s keep this a kind community.
  • Read-A-Thon will last one week – you can come and go as you please.
  • Follow this blog and this Twitter for any official updates on the read-a-thon.

I'm combining this with #TheReadingQuest and #RainbowReadathon, so it should help me finish up some more books before my semester starts up.

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The bingo I'm working towards will be the one that goes from the upper left hand corner to the lower right hand corner.
  • Thriller-Slasher Girls and Monster Boys by April Genevieve Tucholke
  • Contemporary-Shiny Broken Pieces by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton
  • Free Space-Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen
  • Book You Bought for the Cover-The Unnaturalists by Tiffany Trent
  • Science Fiction-The Hunt by Megan Shepherd
Most of these books work for the #RainbowReadathon and all work for #TheReading Quest!
 
Are you joining Wonder Week Read-A-Thon? What are you reading?

Bout of Books 20: Day Four Recap

 Bout of Books 20
 
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 21st and runs through Sunday, August 27th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 20 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team

 
Updates:
Thursday
~Books Read: Want
~Pages Read: 25
~Total Pages Read: 631
~Total Books Finished: 3 (Serpentine, The Young Elites, Uninvited)
~Challenge: If you like this, try that...

 





These are all books I've really enjoyed, so I want to spread the word. Sure, The Young Elites is popular, but I think Susan Dennard (especially her Something Strange and Deadly trilogy), Lia Habel, and Megan Shepherd deserve more love and attention. Yesterday was pretty disappointing, but I didn't get home until 6pm and then I had to make dinner. I was pretty exhausted, so I didn't have much motivation. Hoping today will be better!

How has Bout of Books been going for you? What are you reading?

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Bout of Books 20: Day Three Recap

 Bout of Books 20
 
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 21st and runs through Sunday, August 27th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 20 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team

 
Updates:
Wednesday
~Books Read: The Young Elites, Uninvited
~Pages Read: 377 (The Young Elites: 209, Uninvited: 168)
~Total Pages Read: 606
~Total Books Finished: 3 (Serpentine, The Young Elites, Uninvited)
~Challenge: NA

 
As you can see, this was a huge reading day for me. I finished three of my goals for this readathon, and I feel like this has been my most successful Bout of Books so far! I'm hoping I can finish at least one more book, as I primarily am hoping to finish my Mage Quest for #TheReadingQuest! I'm pretty sure non of the other days this week will be like today.

How has Bout of Books been going for you? What are you currently reading?

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Bout of Books 20: Day Two Recap

 Bout of Books 20
 
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 21st and runs through Sunday, August 27th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 20 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team

 
Updates:
Tuesday
~Books Read: The Young Elites
~Pages Read: 90
~Total Pages Read: 229
~Total Books Finished: 1 (Serpentine)
~Challenge: NA


I was busy most of the day volunteering and running errands, so I wasn't able to read much. However, I did read some of The Young Elites and am really intrigued with what is happening! Hoping tomorrow is better!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Bout of Books 20: Day One Recap

 Bout of Books 20
 
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 21st and runs through Sunday, August 27th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 20 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team


Updates:
Monday
~Books Read: Serpentine, The Young Elites
~Pages Read: 139 (Serpentine: 87, The Young Elites: 56)
~Total Pages Read: 139
~Total Books Finished: 1 (Serpentine)
~Challenge: Introduce yourself in six words
 

So I finished one of my goals, and that was to finish Serpentine. For #TheReadingQuest, that means I finished my fourth book total and my third book for my Mage Quest. I liked it, but I didn't love it. I started The Young Elites, my fourth book for the quest. Even though I'm not that far, I'm liking it so far. 

How has your progress been? 

Monday, August 21, 2017

Bout of Books 20: 8/21-8/27

 Bout of Books 20
 
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 21st and runs through Sunday, August 27th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 20 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team

I'm participating in a number of reading challenges and readathons, so I plan to use Bout of Books as an opportunity to make some headway with them.
 
Goals:
-Finish Serpentine by Cindy Pon (#TheReadingQuest)
-Finish Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo (#TheReadingQuest)
-Finish The Uninvited by Sophie Jordan (Leftover from #Unhaulathon
-Read Want by Cindy Pon (#TheReadingQuest)
-Read The Young Elites by Marie Lu
-Complete 3 daily challenges
-Finish the Mage Quest for #TheReadingQuest
-Decide and start books for #RainbowReadathon17 and #WWReadathon
 
I'll post daily updates with my progress!

Do you plan on joining? And if so, what do you plan on reading?

 

Monday, August 7, 2017

#TheReadingQuest Sign Up

The Reading Quest Sign Up Post

#TheReadingQuest is hosted by Aentee at Read at Midnight. Artwork is by CW at Read, Think, Ponder.
 
For complete instructions, go to Aentee's blog, but here are the basics:
  • The basic mechanics of the reading challenge is simple: it’s based on a bingo board (termed The Quest Board for our purposes), each square on the board represents a stage (or reading prompt) you must complete. There is one crucial variation, the path you take on the bingo board is entirely dependent on your chosen Character Class.
  • Along with the separate Character Class quest levels (Purple Squares), the centre of the Quest Board is a conglomeration of Side Quests (Blue Squares)! Complete these challenges to earn extra points and bonus experience for your character.

Reading Quest Board
 
Basically, the point of the readathon is to read books that fit these video game style quests, especially those by marginalized authors.
 
So here's my character card! I chose Mage because I love magic and mythology.
 
 
And here are the books I plan to read! Depending on whether or not I get them in time from the library (I'll be out of town at the beginning of the readathon), it may change. I also made a spreadsheet (I love spreadsheets) to keep track of my books and points!
 
Character Quests:
  • A Book with a One Word Title-Riders by Veronica Rossi
  • A Book that Contains Magic-A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess
  • A Book Based on Mythology-The Dark Wife by Sarah Diemers
  • A Book Set in a Different World-Serpentine by Cindy Pon
  • The First Book of a Series-Want by Cindy Pon
 
Side Quests:
  • Potions-Shiny Broken Pieces by Dhonielle Clayton and Sona Charaipotra
  • Time Warp-The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May
  • Grind-Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
 
I'd like to read more books than these. My goal is to finish two characters and complete four side quests.
 
Let me know what you think of these books and if you have any suggestions!

Monday, July 31, 2017

Make Me Read It Read-A-Thon 2017

Make Me Read It Read-A-Thon is hosted by Ely and Val.
 

What is #MakeMeRead?

Look at the books you own, either physical, e-book or ones you’ve borrowed from the library and pick out a few you really want to read, or feel like you should read. It’s up to you how many you pick, personally I’d pick a few more than you expect to be able to read in a week. Example: if you think you’ll only read two, pick out five books or if you think you can read seven, pick out ten.
Make a list of these books on your blog, or make a video, or a Goodreads shelf or post a picture on Instagram—whatever is easiest for you. Then get friends, other bloggers/booktubers/bookstagrammers etc. to vote on which books you HAVE to read.
When the readathon comes along, you read the books in the order of most votes. For example, if one book gets 10 votes—you read that first, then the one that got 7 and so on. If there’s a tie, then it’s your preference. The goal is to read as many as possible.

When is it?

This year the read-a-thon will be running from August 6th through to August 13th. You can start reading as soon as it hits 12am in your timezone, or whenever you’d like.
Remember that the idea is to have people vote on your books, so try and get that post/Twitter poll/photo up as soon as possible in order to give your fellow participants the chance to vote!

Since I'm combining this with #Unhaulathon, all of these books have been sitting on my shelves for a while. Here are the books to pick from!
Midnight Thief (Midnight Thief, #1)  Scarlet (Scarlet, #1)  Earth's End (Air Awakens, #3) The Stars Never Rise (The Stars Never Rise, #1)  Mind Games (Mind Games, #1)  The Almost Girl (The Riven Chronicles, #1)  Altered (Altered, #1)  The Scorpio Races  All These Things I've Done (Birthright, #1) Half Bad (The Half Bad Trilogy, #1)

There should be a link for each book to its Goodreads page, if everything worked out correctly!

And here's the poll!


Let me know what you plan to read and what you thought of these books! Good luck!
 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Bout of Books 19: 5/8-5/14


Bout of Books 18
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, May 8th and runs through Sunday, May 14th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 19 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team

While I'm not setting my goals too high, I am hoping I can finish a couple of books this week!

Goals
~Finish 2 books
~Start 1 new book 
~Participate in 1 challenge
~Participate in 1 chat
 
Updates
Monday
~Book Read: Play of Passion by Nalini Singh
~Pages Read: 200
~Books Finished: 0
~Total Pages Read: 200
 
Tuesday
~Book Read: The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh


Friday, January 6, 2017

Review ~ "Windwitch" by Susan Dennard

Windwitch (The Witchlands #2)Title: "Windwitch"
Series: The Witchlands, #2
Author: Susan Dennard 
 
Website ~ Blog ~ Twitter ~ Facebook ~ Pinterest ~ Tumblr ~ YouTube

Published: January 10, 2017
Publisher: TorTeen
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Adventure
Pages: 400
Format: ARC
Source: I received this arc from the publisher for being a part of the Witchlanders

Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble

Sometimes our enemies are also our only allies…

After an explosion destroys his ship, the world believes Prince Merik, Windwitch, is dead. Scarred yet alive, Merik is determined to prove his sister’s treachery. Upon reaching the royal capital, crowded with refugees, he haunts the streets, fighting for the weak—which leads to whispers of a disfigured demigod, the Fury, who brings justice to the oppressed.

When the Bloodwitch Aeduan discovers a bounty on Iseult, he makes sure to be the first to find her—yet in a surprise twist, Iseult offers him a deal. She will return money stolen from him, if he locates Safi. Now they must work together to cross the Witchlands, while constantly wondering, who will betray whom first?

After a surprise attack and shipwreck, Safi and the Empress of Marstok barely escape with their lives. Alone in a land of pirates, every moment balances on a knife’s edge—especially when the pirates’ next move could unleash war upon the Witchlands.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Bout of Books 18 1/2-1/8

Bout of Books 18
Bout of Books is a readathon hosted by Bout of Books.

Bout of Books is a readathon that lasts a week, with the goal being to read as much as you possibly can.

My goal is to finish Crooked Kingdom and to start The Star-Touched Queen.

I'll finish adding everything to this post later, I just want to get it posted.

Dumbledore's Army Readathon #DAReadathon



dareadathon-sign-up
Dumbledore's Army Readathon is hosted by Aentee at Read at Midnight.

Because I'm a complete mess, I haven't gotten around to sign up for this until now, two days into the readathon. I'd like to blame it all on finals and the holidays, but I'm more than a little forgetful.

I wanted to sign up for this for two reasons. The first is because I LOVE Harry Potter. It's one of my favorite book and movie series, and I am a proud Slytherin. The second is because, to be completely honest, I haven't read many diverse books. This is one of my big goals for this year: Read more diverse books. This has also made me realize that my local library has a very small selection of diverse books and books by #OwnVoices authors. Hopefully I'll find plenty of books to suggest to them! Fortunately they do have a few, and I also had a couple books on my book shelves that fit the criteria!
 
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Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton
As a dancer, it makes me so happy to see dance, specifically ballet here, to be the focal point. And it also shows the dark side that can come with dance, such as mental illness and the lack of diversity.

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 When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore
None of the books I've read have featured a transgender character, so I've been looking for books that have a transgender person as a main character. I've also heard that the writing is beautiful!

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 The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
I've heard great things about this book, and time traveling intrigues me, especially after reading Ruby Red and Passengers. Plus Heidi's twitter is amazing and she's done a lot supporting other diverse authors.
 
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 Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee
This book features a Chinese musician and a runaway slave heading to California in the 1800s. I was surprised that I really enjoyed Vengeance Road and have been wanting to read more Westerns.
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 More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera
I've heard a lot of glowing reviews for this book and I decided that I finally had to read it. I also like that it features a character who's trying to find happiness and figure out who is.
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 Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
The ending of Six of Crows pretty much killed me, so this book I'm definitely reading first. I'm just hoping it doesn't break me any more than the first did!
 
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 The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
 When this book came out, it was all everyone could talk about. I ordered it on Amazon Prime Day and it's been sitting on my shelf since then. It features Indian mythology, something that's new to me, and pieces of the myth of Hades and Persephone, a story that I love!
And here's my badge I'll keep track of my points with!
Let me know what you thought of all these books and what you plan to read! Wish me luck!