I don't watch nearly as much TV as I used to in college. I spent almost all of my free time back then watching shows like Supernatural, Buffy, and Avatar: the Last Airbender. While I still love those shows, there is one that tops them all for my current comfort show. The Office Get ready for some gifs I … Continue reading Friday Favorites: TV Shows
This week's prompt is book boyfriends/girlfriends. I was tempted to just list all of the amazing book ladies I have crushes on (Nina Zenik, Paige Mahoney, Hermione, Jasnah Kholin, Odessa, Arsinoe, etc) I am a bit tired of all Valentine's themes right now, and I've had a bad week! So with a healthy dose of … Continue reading Friday Favorites: Ships I just don’t Understand
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