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
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!
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
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
I requested an eArc of Descendant of the Crane by Joan He from Netgalley, and I am also a member of the street team for the book! (Ministry of Works, what!!!) I am so happy I finally got a chance to read it, I feel like it's been glaring at me through my kindle forever. Once again, as … Continue reading Descendant of the Crane: Netgally Review