Wilder Girls Book Review

Genre: YA Dystopian Rating: ⭐⭐ It’s always fun to write excessively positive or harshly negative book reviews. Unfortunately, Wilder Girls by Rory Power fell into neither category for me. I’ll preface my review with the usual suggestion to check the content warnings on The StoryGraph, as this book did have some graphic violence, illness, andContinue reading “Wilder Girls Book Review”

Divided Fire Book Review

Genre: YA High Fantasy Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ When I received Divided Fire by Jennifer San Filippo in a grab bag from my local library, I was so excited because the synopsis honestly sounds epic. The story takes place in a world where some people are gifted with voices that can control the elements, but it isContinue reading “Divided Fire Book Review”

Memorable Mondays: Unchosen Book Review

Genre: YA Dystopian, YA Fantasy Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ After reading an ARC of The Beckoning Shadow by Katharyn Blair a couple years ago I was stoked when I heard her second novel was coming out in January of this year! After binge reading Unchosen in just a day, it quickly became one of my all-time favoriteContinue reading “Memorable Mondays: Unchosen Book Review”

Lost in the Never Woods Book Review

Genre: YA Fantasy, YA Retelling, YA Mystery Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Do you ever just buy a book solely based on the cover? Well, I certainly do! That’s how I ended up with Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas. Of course, I was even more excited when I found out that it is a retellingContinue reading “Lost in the Never Woods Book Review”

Highlights from the St. Louis Teen Book Festival

The St. Louis Teen Book Festival wrapped up this past Sunday. This amazing virtual event was presented by The Novel Neighbor, St. Louis County Library, and HEC Media, and featured 39 Young Adult authors. If you think you missed out, don’t worry, St. Louis County Library has the videos available here! The Keynote speaker forContinue reading “Highlights from the St. Louis Teen Book Festival”

The Grace Year Book Review

Okay, so you know that whole process you go through when you decide to read a widely popular book? It usually starts out with seeing seemingly endless posts on social media about how great a particular book is. You start off by maybe thinking the cover is interesting and by the thousandth time you’ve seenContinue reading “The Grace Year Book Review”

Book Haul!!!

What better excuse is there to buy books than restarting a bookish blog? While I typically borrow most of my books from my local library, I couldn’t help some recent purchases, especially with so many beautiful covers on new releases! From The Novel Neighbor I bought Namesake by Adrienne Young, The City We Became byContinue reading “Book Haul!!!”

Get Ready for the St. Louis Teen Book Festival

Sadly Covid-19 has taken away many of our opportunities to meet our favorite authors in person. While I did not get to meet authors frequently, the few authors I have met in person truly left an impression on me. Thankfully, libraries, authors, and local bookstores have come together to ensure that we still have uniqueContinue reading “Get Ready for the St. Louis Teen Book Festival”

Don’t Miss Out on This Book

Hello fellow bibliophiles! As we start the month of April I hope you all have a fun list of books you want to read this month. Over the years I have started reading more new releases and I was eventually asked to read and review ARCs (Advanced Reader’s Copies) for a local indie bookstore. ThisContinue reading “Don’t Miss Out on This Book”

It’s Been A While

Obviously I didn’t keep up with Biased Bibliophilia as I had planned, but I’ll pick up where I left off. Just a general update of where I’m at in my bibliophile life: I am participating in 4 challenges this year, including the Diversify Your Reading Challenge and the Words and Whimsy Three Degrees of DifficultyContinue reading “It’s Been A While”

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