My Year in Reading: Cassie-la’s October 2016 Bookstagram Wrap Up

Enjoy looking at books as much as reading them?

Welcome to the world of Bookstagram/Instabook, a special corner of Instagram where bibliophiles come together to share bookish photos.

This month was the most wonderful time of the year: October! Meaning: time to read and photograph all the spooky books.

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My Year in Reading: Cassie-la’s June 2016 Bookstagram Wrap Up

Love ogling books as much as you love reading books?

I’d like to introduce you to Bookstagram (AKA Instabook),which is essentially the tag where book lovers share all their book themed photos, from book covers to book spines.

Unfortunately, June didn’t have the most amazing tags, but hopefully that will change in July — fingers crossed!

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My Year in Reading: Cassie-la’s June 2016 Wrap Up

June 2016 Book Wrap Up

Exit, Pursued By a Bear by E.K. Johnston (★★★★½)

Considered to be a modern re-imaging of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, Exit, Pursued by a Bear follows cheerleader Hermione Winters through her senior year of high school following a rape she cannot remember. Beside her through it all is her best friend Polly, who is going through her own coming of age story. Get ready to feel lots of feelings!

Iron to Iron by Ryan Graudin (★★★★★)

Set in an alternate timeline where Germany won WWII, this thrilling prequel to Wolf by Wolf gives readers a closer look at the Axis Tour that made Adele Wolfe a household name, paving the way for Yael’s mission to kill Hitler — all while revealing the complicated truth behind Adele and Luka’s love-hate relationship. Yes and yes.

Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton (★★★★½)

I usually don’t take stock in blurb comparisons, but Tiny Pretty Things truly is Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars. Full of backstabbing ballerinas and even more backstabbing ballerinas, this drama-filled young adult novel (the first in a duology) takes a very dark look behind the curtain into the cutthroat ballet world.Read More »