If you are brand new to my blog, first of all, hello! Welcome to my (usually) happy little corner of the book world. Secondly, I don't tend to include star ratings in my book reviews, unless it's a 5. There are several reasons why I do this, and I wanted to talk a little bit … Continue reading Why I Don’t Use Stars in Reviews
Wow, I meant to type this post up ages ago! I first read The Casquette Girls by Alys Arden a few months ago, and I read the sequel, The Romeo Catchers in December to prep for The Cities of Dead. I'm planning to read the most recent instalment this month since it just came out and I have no chill. Oh also, … Continue reading The Casquette Girls: Atmospheric & Magical, Tropes & All!
This week we're talking about upcoming books that may or may not make it onto our future TBRs. I have a few 2019 books that I'm planning to read, but I'm not sure whether or not I'll actually like them. Rayne & Delilah's Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zetner: Though I have heard some great things … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Upcoming Releases That May Not Be For Me
I requested a copy of The Test by Sylvain Neuvel from Tor.com to review. I saw some amazing reviews from my reader friends so I was eager to give this book a try. Even with its short page count, The Test packs a major punch. This book will make you question what it means to be human, … Continue reading The Test by Sylvain Neuvel: A Near Future World That’s too Close to Home
I requested a digital arc of Voices from NetGalley. I was thrilled to see the approval for this one in my inbox because I have long held a fascination for Joan of Arc. Back in middle school, I did a big research project about her, and I just fell in love with her moving and … Continue reading Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc – NetGalley Review
This week the challenge is to recommend books to reread. I've already done a few rereads this year for Wicked Saints, The Song Rising, and The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding. The Harry Potter books always make for great rereading of course, but I want to talk about 5 other books I want to reread soon. 1. Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon So I … Continue reading Friday Favorites: Rereads!
Wow! What a month! So many photos taken, books painted, challenges completed, and of course, books read. I finished 28 books this month, which I have never done before in my life. I hope that bodes well for my ultimate goal of reading 200 books in 2019. I won't cover the 10 books I read … Continue reading January 2019 Reading Wrap-Up