Top 5 Saturday: Hyped Books

Today's topic: Books that lived up to the hype And me when the book actually IS as good as they say: 'Strange the Dreamer' by Laini Taylor THE DREAM CHOOSES THE DREAMER. Since he was five years old, Lazlo Strange has been obsessed with the mythical lost city of Weep, but it would take someone … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: Hyped Books

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Memorable Opening Lines

Today's topic: Opening Lines These are all lines that I thought of off the top of my head - so they're definitely memorable! If not word for word, I easily recalled the sense/atmosphere these opening sentences created, and my mind always links them indelibly back to that book, play or poem. 'Strange the Dreamer' by … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Memorable Opening Lines

Top 5 Saturday: Sibling Relationships

Upcoming topics: 4/25/20 — Books Under 300 Pages Onto the list! I tried to challenge myself and stick to siblings related (at least somewhat) by blood - I read so many books with the 'found-family' trope... 1. Weasley siblings ('Harry Potter' series by J.K. Rowling) What can I say - I love their dynamic, their … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: Sibling Relationships

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

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover

Today's topic: The Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover! I rarely get hangovers that put me into a slump, because I'm so terrified of slumps that I just force myself into another book really quickly. So for me, a 'book hangover' is a book that I can't stop thinking about, have to … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover

Review: Muse of Nightmares (Strange the Dreamer, #2) by Laini Taylor

This was what Minya knew: Have an enemy, be an enemy. Hate those who hate you. Hate them better. Hate them worse. Be the monster they fear the most. And whenever you can, and however you can, make them suffer. Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ 4.9/5 (Fantastic sequel to the brilliant Strange the Dreamer.) What's … Continue reading Review: Muse of Nightmares (Strange the Dreamer, #2) by Laini Taylor

Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor (Strange the Dreamer, #1)

Photograph of my copy of Strange The Dreamer

What better review to start my blog with than my last read book and possibly favourite read of 2019? Rating: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ (If I could marry this book, I would.) What's This Book About? Genre: YA (Young Adult)/High Fantasy Synopsis: Lazlo Strange has been obsessed with the mythical lost city of Weep … Continue reading Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor (Strange the Dreamer, #1)