The Lightning Thief – Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson has always felt kind of… different. He has ADHD and dyslexia, struggles to fit in, and keeps finding himself kicked out of school. When he is admitted to his sixth school in six years, things seem to finally be working out for Percy, until a field trip goes awry and he kills (disintegrates?) his pre-algebra teacher.

Percy’s mother, in a panic, sends Percy to Camp Half-Blood: a summer camp for kids like Percy, who are demi-gods, born to one mortal parent and one god parent. He finally begins to realize why things have never worked out for him like other, normal kids, but the wild adventure is only getting started.

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T5W 06.07.17: Books For Your Hogwarts House

This week’s Top 5 Wednesday challenge is to pick 5 books that match your Hogwarts house! I happen to be super excited about this week’s challenge, because I am a diehard Gryffindor.

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May ’17 Haul & Wrap-Up

Hello, lovelies! It’s the last day of May, and I thought I’d share with you the new books I collected this month, as well as a quick wrap-up of how my reading went. I’ll add links to reviews wherever applicable. Let’s jump right in!

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T5W 05.31.17: Fandoms You Are No Longer In

This week’s Top 5 Wednesday challenge is to list 5 fandoms that you used to be in, but aren’t anymore – whether that’s due to outgrowing it, the fandom fizzling out, or a dramatic turn of events that made you run away, screaming. (Okay, hopefully that last one hasn’t happened to too many of you, but I’m guilty.)

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