• Top Ten Tuesday #12 – Books to Read by the Pool / Beach!

    June 19, 2018The Contented Reader

    One of the best aspects of summer to me is being able to read a good book outside. I’m extremely lucky in the sense that I have both a pool in my backyard as well as a cottage that has lake access. But, being in Canada, it means that I sometimes only get limited opportunities…

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  • Crown of Midnight by Sarah J Maas

    June 18, 2018The Contented Reader

    Publisher: Bloomsbury | Pages: 418 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance Rating: ★★★★☆

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  • Book Haul – Chapters/Indigo Members Night!

    June 14, 2018The Contented Reader

    The other day I was invited to an after hour shopping event at my local Chapters / Indigo store.  This event was by invitation only and offered members a two hour opportunity to shop after the store closed as well as 30% off of our purchase. Since I am constantly at my local Chapters store,…

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  • Save the Date by Morgan Matson

    June 12, 2018The Contented Reader

    Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers | Pages: 432 Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Rating: ★★★★★

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  • Morgan Matson Q&A + Giveaway – FFBC Blog Tour!

    June 12, 2018The Contented Reader

    Yay! I am super excited to have been asked to join the blog tour hosted by the Fantastic Flying Book Club for Save the Date by Morgan Matson!! Morgan Matson is one of my favourite Young Adult contemporary authors and it was an amazing opportunity to not only review her newest book, but also ask…

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  • Top Ten Tuesday #11 – Books That Awaken the Travel Bug in Me!

    June 12, 2018The Contented Reader

    Happy Tuesday everyone! Today is going to be a busy day on my blog, with a total of three posts going up! I’ve got some super exciting posts coming up this month and I can’t wait! Travelling is definitely a favourite thing of mine. I love exploring new places, and heading back to favourite places.…

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  • Waiting on Wednesday #11 – My Plain Jane!

    June 6, 2018The Contented Reader

    Happy Wednesday!! It’s time to talk about more books that I’m eagerly awaiting! Being a book blogger and book lover in general is a little overwhelming at times purely because of the number of books we want to read. But while it’s overwhelming, I am so appreciative that there are so many amazing books to…

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  • Top Ten Tuesday #10 – DNF/Underwhelming Books!

    June 5, 2018The Contented Reader

    Today’s topic of Top Ten Tuesday is books I DNF’d too quickly and this one is a bit difficult for me. I don’t necessarily have a policy against not finishing books because I do try to push myself through them, even if I’m not enjoying it as much as I thought I would. That said, there are…

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  • ARCstravaganza #4 – Freshmen!

    June 4, 2018The Contented Reader

    Happy Monday, everyone! It’s the start of a new week, which also happens to be the start of my last week on vacation! Today I’ll be heading off to Universal Studios for round two! Today’s ARCstravaganza features a young adult contemporary that I have a feeling will give me nostalgic vibes for university with a…

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  • Royals by Rachel Hawkins (ARC)

    June 1, 2018The Contented Reader

    Publisher: G.P Putnam’s Sons for Young Readers | Pages: 296 Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Rating: ★★★★☆

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