Top 5 Wednesdays: 2nd Book is Best

* Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly meme/challenge for book bloggers, hosted by Lainey and Sam. The goal is for bloggers to choose their top 5 picks for the week’s given challenge, and you can find out more over on Goodreads! * This week's challenge is to pick your top 5 series in which the first book was good (or not), … Continue reading Top 5 Wednesdays: 2nd Book is Best

The Bone Season – Samantha Shannon

“This was what my spirit longed to do, to wander in strange lands. It couldn't stand being trapped in one body all the time. It had wanderlust.” This was the Life & Lit book of the month for July, and while I honestly didn't know what to expect and wasn't feeling particularly enthusiastic about starting this series, … Continue reading The Bone Season – Samantha Shannon

Book Beginnings 06.02.17: The Raven Boys

* Book Beginnings is a meme hosted by Rose City Reader, where every Friday, bloggers post the first sentence (or few sentences) of their current read, as well as their first impressions of the book! * This week, I'll be highlighting one of my current reads, The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater.

T5W 05.24.17: Favorite Minor Characters

This week's Top 5 Wednesday challenge is to choose your top 5 favorite minor characters! I feel like it's important to note here that I consider there to be a tremendous difference between a "side" character and a "minor" character; a side character is not the MC but does have a notable amount of screen time, generally (think: Neville Longbottom), whereas a minor character is usually not shown very often or given much back story (think: Professor Trelawney).

Throwback Thursday: 05.18.17

This meme was started by Renee over at It’s Book Talk to give bloggers an opportunity to do a weekly throwback challenge! The idea is to highlight either an old favorite, or a book on your TBR that was published at least a year ago. This week, I've opted to highlight an old favorite: The Hunger Games trilogy!

Gemina – Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman

“Patience and Silence had one beautiful daughter. And her name was Vengeance.” Kady and Ezra, now aboard the ship Hypatia, are fast on their way to Jump Station Heimdall. Their intentions are not only to inform the Jump Station crew of BeiTech's disastrous attacks, but to save countless innocent people. The problem is, someone has beaten them there.