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
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
This week we are talking about additions to TBR lists. I know a lot of people are trying not to make too many additions to their reading lists this year, but I'm not about that life. I know myself and I know I'm gonna add books no matter what. Here are the books! Her Silhouette … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Latest Additions to my TBR
This week the challenge is to talk about authors new to you last year. I have a few on this list with sequels coming out in 2019, so I'm excited to share those authors in particular. Beth Revis - Give the Dark my Love GtDmL was one of the first books I ever reviewed on my blog, so it … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: New to me in 2018
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
As the great philosopher, Heraclitus said, you can never step in the same river twice. He didn't say exactly that, but I can never remember the real quote, so that will suffice. I think reading is directly applicable to that observation about the state of the world though. You can never read a book the … Continue reading Discussion: My Rating System