The Flappers by Jillian Larkin Synopsis for Vixen (from Goodreads) Every girl wants what she can’t have. Seventeen-year-old Gloria Carmody wants the flapper lifestyle—and the bobbed hair, cigarettes, and music-filled nights that go with it. Now that she’s engaged to Sebastian Grey, scion of one of Chicago’s most powerful families, Gloria’s party days are over … Continue reading Series review: The Flappers
The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater Synopsis for the first book, from Goodreads It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive. Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue herself never sees them—not until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark … Continue reading Series review: The Raven Cycle
Okay so I love YA fantasy, don't get me wrong. It's a great genre and, when done well, can be amazing. Today, I am not talking about any of the actual pressing issues in the world of YA fantasy. I'm not talking about the lack of diversity or sensitivity reading, the overused and occasionally damaging … Continue reading YA fantasy authors: we need to talk
This has just been a week of lists, I guess! Find out more about Thursday’s Top 4 here! It’s basically a meme I started mainly for myself, but anyone can participate! Visit this page for the upcoming topics 🙂 This week the topic is series you need to finish. I'm a serial series unfinisher. I … Continue reading Thursday’s Top 4: series you need to finish
Find out more about the Goodreads group here! This month is binge-worthy series!! I'm honestly really bad about reading series. I tend to read the first book and leave it at that. But there are some that I love and could fly through! The Red Rising trilogy by Pierce Brown We all know how much … Continue reading Monthly recommendations: binge-worthy series
Learn more about Top Ten Tuesday here! This week is Books I Really Liked but Can’t Remember Anything/Much About, which is such an awesome topic!!! Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys I remember completely adoring this book and thinking it was such an interesting look at WW2, but I don't remember a lot of the specifics. … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday January 23: what was that book again?
Learn more about Top Ten Tuesday here! This week is the best new-to-me authors of 2017. I did ones that weren't 2017 debuts because I thought that was kind of cheating haha. Pierce Brown Everyone knows I read and loved the Red Rising trilogy this year and loved it. I'm so excited for what he has planned … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday January 2: best new-to-me authors of 2017
Learn more about Top Ten Tuesday here! This week is the Top Ten Books I Hope Santa Brings, or my Christmas wish list! I have twelve... I couldn't narrow it down oops Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor: I heard so much about this book this year and it sounds right up my alley The Female of … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday December 19: Christmas wish list!
Learn more about Top Ten Tuesday here! This week is Bookish Settings I'd Love to Visit. Some of these were really easy to figure out, some of them were harder. Hogwarts from Harry Potter I feel like this one is pretty self-explanatory. I would obviously love to go to Hogwarts, and I think it's going to … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday December 5: Bookish Settings I’d Love to Visit
Learn more about Top Ten Tuesday here! This week is Books I Want My Future Children to Read. This was so hard to narrow down to ten books!!!!!!!!!!! The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman The Hardy Boys books and the Nancy Drew books Magyk by Angie Sage the Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis the CHERUB … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday November 14: Books I Want My Future Children to Read
Learn more about Top Ten Tuesday here! This week is Ten Characters Who Would Make Great Leaders. I did a mixture of characters who would make great leaders and characters who are good leaders. Mustang from Red Rising is anyone surprised by me putting her? No. Starr from The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Snow … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday November 7: Characters Who Would Make Great Leaders
A Darker Shade Of Magic by V.E. Schwab Paraphrased from Goodreads Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black. Kell was raised in Red London and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the … Continue reading Book review: A Darker Shade of Magic