#SixforSunday: Favourite series starters!

The first book in a series is always important. After all, it needs to be at least good enough to hook the reader in for book two! Here are six of my favourites, in no particular order... 'The Lightning Thief' by Rick Riordan Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus … Continue reading #SixforSunday: Favourite series starters!

Top 5 Saturday: Books to Read while Stuck Inside/Quarantined

Upcoming Topics 4/11/20 — Books with a Color in the Title 4/18/20 — Sibling Relationships 4/25/20 — Books Under 300 Pages Without further ado... 1. The 'Heartstopper' graphic novels by Alice Oseman Charlie, a highly-strung over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, meet at a British all-boys grammar school. Friendship blooms quickly, but could … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: Books to Read while Stuck Inside/Quarantined

Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ (‘Harry Potter’, #1) by J.K. Rowling (illust. Jim Kay)

Harry then did something that was both very brave and very stupid... Rating: 4.98/5 paper planes Genre: Contemporary fantasy (children/YA) Synopsis: When a letter arrives for the unhappy but ordinary Harry Potter, a decade-old secret is finally revealed to him. Harry’s parents were wizards, killed by a Dark Lord’s curse when Harry was just a … Continue reading Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ (‘Harry Potter’, #1) by J.K. Rowling (illust. Jim Kay)

Book Tag: The Identity Crisis

I saw this tag over on Dini's page (@dinipandareads) and it looked so fun! It was created by Loretta (Laughing Listener) and it's to do with character quizzes for popular YA series. Rules: Take all the quizzes below (links in the titles) and record your answers. One shot per quiz! No retakes.Credit the tag creator … Continue reading Book Tag: The Identity Crisis