Today's topic: books that made me smile! Earlier today I saw Virginia @ The Sassy Library Fox's TTT, and she asked about different types of smiles. Now I've felt inspired to think about what specific kind of smile each of the books below elicit! 'The Graveyard Book' by Neil Gaiman - a wistful smile This … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Make Me Smile 🙂
Graphics by May @ Forever and Everly I saw this amazing tag over at May's page (Forever and Everly) and as a Riordanverse fan (stan?) of course I had to do it! You don't have to have read any of the books before to do this tag, as May's made all the prompts spoiler-free! Rules: … Continue reading The Percy Jackson/Heroes of Olympus Character Book Tag
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!
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
How do you tell a dream from a nightmare?If it involves a book burning, it's probably a nightmare. Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ 💫 (3.5/5 stars) Genre: MG/YA fantasy (mythology) Synopsis: In his penultimate adventure, a devastated but determined Apollo travels to Camp Jupiter, where he must learn what it is to be a hero, or … Continue reading Review: The Tyrant’s Tomb (The Trials of Apollo, #4) by Rick Riordan