Posts Categorized: Mindy McGinnis

Oct 12
Stacking the Shelves # 34

Stacking the Shelves # 34

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can Ainclude books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Visit Tynga’s Reviews to learn more about this weekly meme. Lots and lots of book goodness this week.  I’ve already read two of them this week: Just One Year and The Winner’s Curse…. Read more »


Sep 14
Win an ARC of Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis

Win an ARC of Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis

Enter below to win an ARC of Not a Drop to Drink! If you have not yet read Not a Drop to Drink, you are in for a treat.  This was THE BEST book I’ve read this year.  I’m excited for the chance to give this to someone else who will hopefully love it as much as I did.  (You can read my raving 5 star review here.) Goodreads Synopsis:  Regret was for people with nothing to defend, people who… Read more »


Sep 10
Top Ten Tuesday # 20: Books That Should Be Movies

Top Ten Tuesday # 20: Books That Should Be Movies

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Books That Should Be Movies Books to movies are always a dangerous proposition.  I would love for a filmmaker to take a chance on these:  Historical Fiction That Will Make You Cry Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth WeinBetween Shades of Grey by Ruta Sepetys Realistic Contemporary Romance Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell: (You can read my review here.)… Read more »


Sep 03
Top Ten Tuesday # 19: Books That Should Be Taught In School

Top Ten Tuesday # 19: Books That Should Be Taught In School

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Books That Should Be Taught In School I did my own little spin on this topic.  These aren’t necessarily books that I think SHOULD be taught in school, but I think they’re topics high school kids should know about.  Some of my suggestions are more light-hearted than others. Holocaust The Book Thief by Markus Zusak… Read more »


Aug 31
Stacking the Shelves # 28

Stacking the Shelves # 28

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can Ainclude books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Visit Tynga’s Reviews to learn more about this weekly meme. For Review The Waking Dark by Robin Wasserman Warrior by Ellen Oh Purchased The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (I read this a long,… Read more »


Aug 27
Top Ten Tuesday # 18: Best Secondary Characters

Top Ten Tuesday # 18: Best Secondary Characters

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Secondary Characters I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore: Bernie Kosar – he only LOOKS like a beagleThe Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa: Jackal, the dangerous “blood brother”Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell: Reagan, the brusque, sometimes surly college roommate. (Note: I’m only halfway done, so if Reagan becomes a bitch, we will have to scratch this one… Read more »


Aug 22
Review: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis

Review: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis

If I told you that a book with a heavy focus on the gathering, purification, and consumption of water was beautiful in an indescribable way, would you be tempted to side-eye me?  Don’t even think about it, because with Not a Drop to Drink, Mindy McGinnis has written a book packed full of breath-taking moments, fantastic characters, and yes, lots of information about water.  Every author presented with the challenge of conveying a great deal of information to the reader,… Read more »


Aug 13
Top Ten Tuesday: Books in a Post Apocalyptic Setting

Top Ten Tuesday: Books in a Post Apocalyptic Setting

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Books in a Post-Apocalyptic Setting I love the post-apocalytpic genre, and I doubt I will ever tire of it.  The perfect post-apocalyptic story, for me, will have the following sequences:1) People going about their normal lives.2) Rumors, news of something that’s NOT QUITE RIGHT.  Fear builds.3) The threat is identified (Zombies! Meteor strike! Alien invasion!… Read more »