The BTS ‘BE’ Book Tag (Original!) + song commentary

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Rules: Thank whoever tagged you and link back to their post.Link to the original tag’s creator: Sabrina @ Notes From a Paper Plane Nomad (please credit if using these graphics!)Pick a book that fits each prompt.Tag your friends or leave it open-ended!Copy-paste these rules and list of prompts in your tag post (it should automatically pingback … Continue reading The BTS ‘BE’ Book Tag (Original!) + song commentary

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles That Would Make Great Song Titles (BTS edition!)

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Hello everyone! I always enjoy topics linking books and music, two of my great loves, and what better theme to use than one of my most recent great loves - the K-pop powerhouse BTS?! (Warning: slight gushing ahead:) Aside from being amazing entertainers who create meaningful music, their personalities, humour, chemistry and charisma are utterly … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles That Would Make Great Song Titles (BTS edition!)

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Reasons Why I Love ‘Railhead’

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Buckle up your space train seatbelts folks, because today I'm going to talk about why I love the 'Railhead' books by Philip Reeve! Genre: Sci-fi The Great Network: the place of the thousand gates, where sentient trains cross the galaxy in a heartbeat. Zen Starling is merely a petty thief, but when a mysterious stranger sends … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Reasons Why I Love ‘Railhead’

Review: ‘The Charmed Wife’ by Olga Grushin

All I want is to be free - free of him, free of my past, free of my story.Free of myself, the way I was when I was with him. Rating: 5/5 paper planes Genre: Fantasy (fairytale retellings); feminism; postmodern literaturePublication: 21 Jan 2021Pages: 288 (hardcover) Synopsis (from Goodreads): Cinderella married the man of her … Continue reading Review: ‘The Charmed Wife’ by Olga Grushin

Review: ‘Cemetery Boys’ by Aiden Thomas

Below, the waves crashed. The moonlight painted [Julian] in shades of blue. His edges blurred like watercolors spilling outside of their lines. Rating: 4.25/5 paper planes Genre: YA LGBTQ+ paranormal/urban fantasyPublication: 1 Sep 2020Pages: 352 (hardcover) Synopsis: Yadriel has summoned a ghost, and now he can't get rid of him. When his traditional Latinx family … Continue reading Review: ‘Cemetery Boys’ by Aiden Thomas

The New Year’s Resolutions Reading Challenge

Thanks Laura @ The Corner of Laura for creating this cool challenge and tagging me! I'm going to be picking mostly from my ARCs and then my library books which I'll need to return when they reopen. Rules: Link back to the original creator (The Corner of Laura) and link back to the challenge page … Continue reading The New Year’s Resolutions Reading Challenge

Review: ‘Godsgrave’ (‘The Nevernight Chronicle’, #2) by Jay Kristoff

“Sanguii e Gloria.”
Mia shook her head. “You can keep the glory, Furian.”She turned her eyes to the consul’s chair.
“I’m just here for the blood.” Rating: 4.5/5 paper planes Genre: Adult/New adult fantasyPublication: 5 Sep 2017Pages: 448 (ebook) Synopsis: Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many … Continue reading Review: ‘Godsgrave’ (‘The Nevernight Chronicle’, #2) by Jay Kristoff

Fanart Friday: ‘O Holy Night’ with Jungkook (BTS), a ‘Dracula’ fantasy movie poster + a reading update!

Jungkook of BTS in his MMAs 'Black Swan' performance outfit, kneeling in water with angel wings and 'fall on your knees, oh hear the angel voices' above his right side

Merry Christmas or happy holidays if you don't celebrate it! BTS with various Christmas regalia and looking utterly adorable How are you all doing? I haven't posted anything in almost three weeks and I've missed so many of your posts, I'm sorry! I've been so crazy busy with conferences, meetings, courses and applying for a … Continue reading Fanart Friday: ‘O Holy Night’ with Jungkook (BTS), a ‘Dracula’ fantasy movie poster + a reading update!

Review: ‘Girl. Boy. Sea.’ by Chris Vick

The sea and sky were our universe, and the boat was our world. A planet that had broken gravity and left its star. Drifting in the inky blue. Rating: 5/5 paper planes Genre: Adventure contemporary (survival story)Publication: 8 Aug 2019 (Head of Zeus)Pages: 320 (hardcover) Synopsis: A young British boy, Bill, narrowly survives a shipwreck … Continue reading Review: ‘Girl. Boy. Sea.’ by Chris Vick

Review: ‘Paris By Starlight’ by Robert Dinsdale

"The world is full of impossible questions, Isabelle. You can't hope to get it right. You just have to get it least wrong." Rating: 4.5/5 paper planes Genre: Adult magical realismPublication: 5 Nov 2020 (Del Rey)Pages: 480 (hardcover) Synopsis: Every city has its own magic... Every night on their long journey to Paris from their … Continue reading Review: ‘Paris By Starlight’ by Robert Dinsdale

Fanart Friday: First attempt at hand lettering ft. BTS lyrics!

WOW it's been a while since I shared any art on here. (I'm really sorry as well for being so behind on blog hopping! I'm in the final stretch of my art course and it is. INTENSE. My Spanish homework also took me about an hour an a half today too... Let me know below … Continue reading Fanart Friday: First attempt at hand lettering ft. BTS lyrics!