It's been a long time since I read a novel which I felt like I absolutely had to review, especially since leaving the Bookstagram and YA communities. I feel as though my reviews would pass people by and people would ignore it rather than feel eager to read them, as they once had. I am … Continue reading Evolving my blog
Bookstagram. If you're staring at this word and wondering what it means; Bookstagram is a community of book lovers, who post photographs of the books they are reading and the books that they love on the popular app, Instagram. More often than not, people form friendships with other book lovers, send gifts and even … Continue reading Lets Talk About Bookstagram
First of all, I am so sorry for being absent for so long! The college year started again and I have been insanely busy! But, I've read plenty of books and I can't wait to share what I thought of them with you! Secondly, this is the third novel in the Falling Kingdoms series by Morgan Rhodes, so I … Continue reading Gathering Darkness – Morgan Rhodes
As part of the Gabriel and the Swallows blog tour, leading up to this amazing novel's release, I have been given the fantastic opportunity to interview Esther about writing in a different country! For those of you who don't know, Gabriel and the Swallows is set in Italy, and follows a man by the name of Gabriel. It's a … Continue reading Interview with Esther Dalseno!
I just want you to know that there will be spoilers in this review and I don't normally write spoilery reviews but I have found that, while writing this review, there is no way I can not include them if I want to get my opinions out coherently. Sorry about that! Read at your own discretion! Genre: Middlegrade/Young Adult, Fantasy Publisher: Penguin … Continue reading The Glass Sentence – S.E Grove *spoilers*
I realised that, since I went back to college, my reading has been slacking and the time I have to post on this blog is limited. So, I decided that I'd start doing Top Ten Tuesdays (which is a weekly meme posted on The Broke and The Bookish's page) in the hopes that this blog … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday (and an apology)
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Dystopia Publisher: Little Brown and Company Buy it: Amazon/Book Depository Release Date: August 18, 2015 Date Read: September 18, 2015 Rating: ★ ★ ★ .5 Plot: On the Fives court, everyone is equal. And everyone is dangerous. Jessamy’s life is a balance between acting like an upper-class Patron and dreaming of the freedom of the Commoners. But away … Continue reading Court of Fives – Kate Elliott
I wasn't tagged to do this, but when am I ever tagged to do anything? But, I just wanted to express my love for Pixar and books before I go back to college on Monday. When I go back, I'll probably be slightly more inactive on this blog, but I'll still try to post at … Continue reading Pixar Book Tag!
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers Buy It: Amazon/Book Depository Release Date: May 12, 2015 Date Read: August 24, 2015 Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ Plot: Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have … Continue reading The Wrath & The Dawn – Reneé Ahdieh
It's that time again. Yes, you know the time. The one time every professional reader despises more than anything. Well, almost anything. The dreaded reading slump. Now, it's not often that I'm plagued by the reading slump, but since Netflix entered my life, it descended on me like a hundred pounds of feathers. Even picking up a … Continue reading Reading Slumps, and How to Get Out of One