May 2022 Book Club: Twin Crowns by Catherine Doyle and Katherine Webber

The Book Twin Crowns releases May 17, 2022. Why did we pick this book? We’ve been waiting for Catherine Doyle to publish another YA book for years! We loved her Blood for Blood series and couldn’t wait to see how she handled YA fantasy. We knew we wanted to read Twin Crowns with our bookContinue reading “May 2022 Book Club: Twin Crowns by Catherine Doyle and Katherine Webber”

March 2022 Book Club: These Hollow Vows by Lexi Ryan

The Book These Hollow Vows released July 20, 2021. Why did we pick this book? A member of our book club suggested we read this book because he heard great things about it. We we’re in the mood for a YA fantasy and this book seemed like the perfect fit for us. Plus, These HollowContinue reading “March 2022 Book Club: These Hollow Vows by Lexi Ryan”

February 2022 Book Club: Seven Dirty Secrets by Natalie D. Richards

The Book Seven Dirty Secrets released November 2, 2021. Why did we pick this book? As you know, we love a good thriller. When we saw the premise of Seven Dirty Secrets involved a scavenger hunt, we knew it would be perfect for a group discussion. Email us at imallbookedupya@gmail.com to join us Sunday FebruaryContinue reading “February 2022 Book Club: Seven Dirty Secrets by Natalie D. Richards”

Our 2022 Blogging and Reading Goals

1. Read 50 Books While we actually read 66 books in 2021, it’s impossible to know if we can repeat it this year. We hope to read even more books, but we have to balance it with other life responsibilities. To get a sneak peek of what we’ll be reading, check out our most anticipatedContinue reading “Our 2022 Blogging and Reading Goals”

December 2021 Book Club: All I Want for Christmas is the Girl Who Can’t Love by Chelsea Bobulski

Happy December everyone! We can’t believe how fast 2021 has gone by. While Bards Alley doesn’t have December book clubs because of the busy holiday season, we decided to share something we’ll be reading this month anyway. At our last book club meeting of the year, we asked everyone which of our book picks didContinue reading “December 2021 Book Club: All I Want for Christmas is the Girl Who Can’t Love by Chelsea Bobulski”

June 2021 Book Club: Silence of Bones by June Hur

The Book Silence of Bones released April 21, 2020. Why did we pick this book? Silence of Bones has been on our TBR for over a year. We hadn’t read a YA historical fiction in a while and thought June was the perfect time for this book…since it’s the author’s name. Bad pun, we know!Continue reading “June 2021 Book Club: Silence of Bones by June Hur”

Book Review: Realm Breaker by Victoria Aveyard

We had so much fun reading Realm Breaker with our book club. Below you’ll see some of our discussion questions and how everyone responded. Book Summary Corayne an-Amarat has one job: to save the Ward. Growing up with a pirate mother and an absent father, Corayne never thought she was special. When two strangers show up atContinue reading “Book Review: Realm Breaker by Victoria Aveyard”

Review: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

We had so much fun discussing These Violent Delights at our recent virtual YA book club. Instead of just telling you our thoughts, we’re going to mention a few of our discussion questions and reactions from the group. Have you read Gong’s debut YA book? Let us know your answers to our questions in the comments!