This week is all about confessions. I think the intent was to talk about book characters professing their love to each other, but today I want to confess a few bookish things I love. 1. Special Editions I am a sucker for a special edition! If a bookshop is offering a signed book with sprayed … Continue reading Friday Favorites: Confessions of Love
Couples you say? Well I can't say I'm big on romance in books, but tis the season, so I will dig deep and come up with a few of my favorite fictional pairings! Unfortunately one of my top couples is the main F/F couple in The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon. Jeepers I talk about this book a … Continue reading Friday Favorites: Couples
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!
For this Friday, we are talking about Mentors or teachers we love in books. I have a fair few of these, since I tend to be drawn toward books witch schools in them. The first book to come to mind was The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon. There are 2 mentor characters I really enjoy reading about … Continue reading Friday Favorites: Mentors
This week the challenge is to celebrate YA books published before the year 2000. So as not to inundate you with Harry Potter, I am going with a somewhat less celebrated series. The Abhorsen Trilogy by Garth Nix I first heard about Sabriel soon after I started reading YA in earnest a few years ago. … Continue reading Friday Favorites: Old School YA
This weeks challenge: books with the most epic of journeys! Priory of the Orange Tree Several characters have thrilling & dangerous journeys in Priory! You can read my full review of Priory here. I can't believe how close we are to publication day! Almost every character has a journey (or two!) they embark on throughout … Continue reading Friday Favorites: Epic Journeys
Happy Friday bibliophiles! So pleased to be writing my first Friday Favorites post! Kibby started this tag at Something of the Book. It's a fun way to celebrate the books you love on one of the best days of the week! This week is all about series openers. There's really only one book that comes … Continue reading Friday Favorites: First in a Series