Reviews

Review: Crown of Coral and Pearl

June 14, 2019

I’m so excited to be sharing this review with you! I got the chance to review another book from NetGalley. In case you didn’t read my last post about NetGalley, it’s a website that gives readers an advance copy of a book in return for a review. Crown of Coral and Pearl by Mara Rutherford […]

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Review: The Rosie Effect

June 12, 2019

The review is here! I recently finished The Rosie Effect and it was everything I could have hoped for from a sequel. Not only were the characters as amazing as ever, but the plot was so good. I don’t know if I can say that it was even better than The Rosie Project, but it’s […]

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General

Meet the Bookstagrammer

June 10, 2019

This past Sunday, Reading Whale celebrated it’s two-year anniversary! I’m so excited about this because it coincided with me reaching 1,000 followers on Instagram. Over the past two years my bookstagram (book-Instagram for those of you who are new here or who don’t follow me) has become a place for me to get book recommendations, […]

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Review: Nicola Yoon’s “The Sun is also a Star”

January 31, 2018

Recently, Nicola Yoon reached popular renown through her first publication “Everything, Everything.” But her second book, “The Sun is also a Star,” carries themes that the first doesn’t touch. With “The Sun is also a Star,” Yoon turns the YA genre on its head; her two teenage characters deal with adult problems most can’t even […]

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Lists

Five Books for Empowering Women

January 22, 2018

So I might be a few days late to catching the Women’s March reunion, but I think you can never be late to supporting other women. In an effort to both show my support and to help my female followers realize their true potential, here are some of the best books empowering women written in […]

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Author Talk

Author Talk with Tiffany McDaniel

November 9, 2017

Reading Whale took some time to talk with author Tiffany McDaniel about her novel “The Summer that Melted Everything” and what life as a professional writer is like. A bit about the author and her novel: Tiffany McDaniel is an Ohio native whose writing is inspired by the rolling hills and buckeye woods of the […]

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5 Hacks to Make You a Better Reader

August 1, 2017

Whether you read a book a week or you only read when you have to write a English paper, everyone has moments when they struggle with actually wanting to read. Call it reader’s block if you will. I know I’ve struggled with it myself, so I decided to write about five hacks to help you […]

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