“Tear Queen, you’ll either be dead within a week or you’ll be the most fearsome ruler this kingdom has ever known. I see no middle ground.” – The Queen of the Tearling, Erika Johansen. Now this is a series I’ve been very intrigued about for the longest time. On one hand, I’ve heard mixed things… Read More Book Review! The Queen of the Tearling
“I mark the hours, every one, Nor have I yet outrun the Sun. My use and value, unto you, Are gauged by what you have to do.” – The Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling. Are you a watch person? Do you always take a glance at your watch and can never leave the house without the time… Read More Time Turners for Muggles – Wood Watches!
This month has been ridiculously busy for me. I have a very uneven schedule at work so nothing is ever really set in stone, and a lot of people have been reaching out to me for numerous things. I’ve been trying to blog more, and even write more too – where is the time to… Read More I Did the Unthinkable – I Listened to Audiobooks…and Liked it
The Princess Saves Herself In This One by Amanda Lovelace The moment I saw the title of this book on bookstagram, I absolutely had to have it. And it so happens that my friend and co-worker is a huge lover of poetry! In fact, she’s probably the reason why I’ll be reading a lot more… Read More Book Review! The Princess Saves Herself In This One
“I’d rather die on an adventure than live standing still.” – A Darker Shade of Magic, V.E. Schwab. A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab Now this trilogy has been one everyone has told me I would love! It features a unique parallel world spin on a real life city we are all familiar… Read More Book Review! A Darker Shade of Magic
Have you ever cracked open a book and started grinning because you knew you were going to like a character? I know I definitely have. I mean, who wouldn’t want to be a badass assassin? Or a clever thief? What about an intelligent pirate? Or a sharp-tongued prince? A gifted wizard? A witty sleuth? When… Read More 5 Characters That Made Me Want To Be Them
“When everyone knows you’re a monster, you needn’t waste time doing every monstrous thing.” – Six of Crows, Leigh Bardugo Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo I’d been anticipating this read for a long time now. I’ve heard so much about Kaz and the Dregs, and with all the talk of how dark and conniving Kaz… Read More Series At A Glance: Six of Crows Duology
If you’ve been following me on bookstagram, you likely already know this, but this past Thursday I went to watch Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban with a live symphony orchestra playing alongside the movie. Do you know how epic that is? Firstly, this is extremely clever for the symphony and performing arts industry. No… Read More I Watched Harry Potter – Live in Concert!
Title: Shadow and Bone Series: The Grisha Trilogy Author: Leigh Bardugo Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult Publisher: Square Fish Release Date: May 2013 Format: Paperback Pages: 406 Alina Starkov doesn’t expect much from life. Orphaned by the Border Wars, she is sure of only one thing: her best friend, Mal – and her inconvenient crush… Read More Book Review! Shadow and Bone
Yes, I’m back and ready to rumble- er, I mean write! We’re nearly a month into 2017 already and by now you’re either taking your Goodreads reading goal by storm or you haven’t yet finished a single book. Does that sound about right? Don’t worry, I’ve been there. My own reading goals are a little… Read More 5 Ways to Achieve Your Reading Goals