Meet Cute || Book Review || New Release 2018

Meet Cute

Put together by: Jennifer L. Armentrout (list of authors in this Anthology in the review)
Release Date: January 2nd
Genre: Anthology, Short Stories, Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary
Pages: 323
Book Depository

Whether or not you believe in fate, or luck, or love at first sight, every romance has to start somewhere. MEET CUTE is an anthology of original short stories featuring tales of "How they first met" from some of today's most popular YA authors.


Overall thoughts:

Super cute and nice to read, no matter if you read it from start to finish or want to take each story on individually, for everyone that loves romance a MUST

More detailed thoughts: 

One thing is sure this book is cute 
Yes i went there!
But it fits!

Its a very nice compilation of short stories from a great mixture of authors! Its actually one of the best anthologies i have read so far -not that i have read a huge amount as of yet but i am getting there!

Still this is one of the best on…

10 Best and Most Disappointing New Releases of 2017 || Book Lists

5 Best New Releases 2017:

Little Fires everywhere: 
Everyone in Shakers Heights was talking about it that summer. How Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down. In Shakers Heights, a placid progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned -from the layout of the winding roads, to the clouds of the houses, to the successful lives it residents will go on to lead. An no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principal is playing by the rules. Enter Mia warren -an enigmatic artist and single mother - who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenage daughter Pearl and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than just tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the alluring mother-daughter pair.

Eliza and her monsters: 
Eighteen year old Eliza Mirk is the anonymous creator of Monstrous Sea, a widely popular webcomic, but when a new boy at school t…

10 Books i wish i would have read in 2017 || Book lists

There is always a backlog of books i with i read.

Its not that i am disappointed to know i have a good amount of books still to read, the opposite actually, but some books i do wish i would have gotten to already.

I don't think i am alone with that particular "problem" as a book lover and reader!

Still there are some books i WISH i would finally priorities.

Or to say it more accurately, i wish i already had priorities and would have read last year.

And even though i didn't read any of those 10 i share here, i still don't promise that i will read them in 2018.


Because lets be real here!

2018 is all about being real!

I want to read those, but if they were not a priority and picked up and read right away as soon as i got them, there is something holding me back from reading them.

And i will not pressure myself into reading a book i think i will enjoy.

Because if i have learned just one think in my reading life so far is that if i pressure myself into reading a book…

Achtung Baby || Book Review || 2018 New Release

I have received this book through NetGalley, meaning i have not spend money on this book put i am still sharing my own honest option!

Achtung Baby

Autor: Sara Zaske
Release Date: January 2nd
Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoir, Autobiography, Parent Self-Help, Self-Help, Cultural Differences, Rising Children, Advice on Parenting
Pages: 256
Book Depository
When Sara Zaske moved from Oregon to Berlin with her husband and toddler, she was surprised to discover that German parents give their children a great deal of freedom. In Berlin, kids walk to school by themselves, ride the subway alone, cut food with sharp knives and even play with fire. german parents do not share her parental fears and their children were thriving. Was she doing the opposite of what she intended, which was to raise capable children? Through her own family's often funny experiences as well as interviews with other parents, teachers and experts, Zaske shares the many unexpected parenting lessons she learned fro…

Winter TBR || Seasonal Readings

If you are not watching my Booktube videos and this blog you will not know that i started doing Seasonal TBRs back in Summer '17.

So for Summer (an Adult and YA version for that season because overboard is my second name), Fall and Winter i posted videos about books i want to read.

Now just as always with TBRs i am not promising that i will read every single book i am sharing, i am simply showing some books off that sound fantastic at the time.

This seasonal tbr is no different to that.

I have 16 books i think sound great and are seasonal appropriate.
Which is the first time that came into play.
But i have a few winter specific reads so i felt like i had to include them into the Winter TBR.

This is also the first time i do not shy away at all from including German books.

Because i film and blog in English i always felt like i shouldn't include German books if i don't absolutely have to.

I don't really know why that is.

But what ever it was, i am over it, which is grea…

Carnegie's Maid || Book Review || 2018 New Release

Look at me reading a book from my January TBR - in JANUARY!!

Go me!

On top of that, not only did i read a book from the TBR i shared, but i also read a NetGalley Review book in a relatively time manner!

This right here? WORLDS better than i did the entirety of last year!

Okay enough about that.

Lets talk about the book, because that is why we are all here after all!

I already said its a NetGalley book so i did get the e-copy i have read, but i always, ALWAYS, share my honest option and don't get paid for it. Even if i would love to get paid to review books. That would be a great job! I, however, do not have it!

Carnegie's Maid

Author: Marie Benedict
Release Date: No clue. 1st, 16st OR 19th of January -take your pick!
Pages: 288
Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance, Adult Fiction,
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Clara Kelley is not who they think she is.
She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh's grandest households. She's a poor farmer's…

January TBR || 2018

I am trying to start out the year in a good way, in a "look at me actually trying to do what i said i would in my goals" type of way.

Also i am giving monthly TBR's one last chance.
They did NOT work for me previously.
And by not work i mean not at all. Not even a tiny bit.
If i said i would read 10 books, MAYBE i read 1.

But i am doing them differently now.

I am including e-books for one.
NetGalley books, which i never did before.
And i also including new releases i am excited about and know i will try to get my hands on.

I also include all the re-reads i am interested as well as the first book from my "4 must read in 2018" list, because you know starting off right and all of that.

So lets get started with the actual books instead of the ramble-tamble:

NetGalley ARCs:
1. Carnegie's Maid
2. Meet Cute
3. Swansong
4. American Football

New Releases:
1. Beneath the sugar sky
2. Love, Hate and other Filters

From my shelves (3 new reads, 7 re-reads):
1. Stronger