Hands up if you ever thought your TBR was overwhelming. And most of you have your hand up. Some of you probably have two hands up thanks to that spree in the bookstore. Well, my TBR has become overwhelming. It has 60 books on it, which I know some of you will scoff at as … Continue reading What’s Left Of My TBR Pile
The Confectioner's Guild, Claire Luana Series: The Confectioner's Chronicles #1 Rating: 3 stars Genre: YA Fantasy Length: 395 pages Released: October 23rd 2018 Click to view descriptionA magic cupcake. A culinary killer. The perfect recipe for murder. Wren knew her sweet treats could work wonders, but she never knew they could work magic. She barely … Continue reading Review: The Confectioner’s Guild, Claire Luana
What would you consider to be a bad book? A bad book could be a book you found boring, a book you found offensive or a book with characters you didn't like. In other words, whether a book is bad or not is often based on an individual's opinion. But sometimes, a book may be … Continue reading Can Books Be Considered Bad?
Kingdom of Ash, Sarah J Maas Series: Throne of Glass #7 Rating: 5 stars Genre: YA Fantasy Length: 980 pages Released: October 23rd 2018 Click to view descriptionAelin has risked everything to save her people―but at a tremendous cost. Locked within an iron coffin by the Queen of the Fae, Aelin must draw upon her … Continue reading Review: Kingdom of Ash, Sarah J Maas
Muse of Nightmares, Laini Taylor Series: Strange the Dreamer #2 Rating: 4 stars Genre: YA Fantasy Length: 514 pages Released: October 2nd 2018Click to view descriptionSarai has lived and breathed nightmares since she was six years old. She believed she knew every horror and was beyond surprise. She was wrong. In the wake of tragedy, … Continue reading Review: Muse of Nightmares, Laini Taylor
Uhh, so as it turns out, I'm the worst at blogging. I haven't uploaded a blog post in months. It's been a crazy time since graduating from university, panicking for most the summer about what I'm going to do in my life and then starting a postgraduate degree. I've read nothing during this period. Literally … Continue reading Why I Need To Change The Way I Blog
I live a very sheltered reading life. I essentially only read one genre: fantasy. Yes, I might read a few dystopian books, but they're essentially fantasy when you think about it. I also like the odd retelling, but again, a lot of those fit very well into the fantasy genre. The only venture I will … Continue reading Is It Bad To Only Read One Genre?
YA books are full of tropes. Some tropes are absolutely awful and should be avoided at all costs, but some tropes are actually really enjoyable and enhance the plot or characters. Here is a list of 6 common young adult tropes that I love, and 6 that I hate. Tropes I like 1. Dead parents … Continue reading The Best and Worst YA Book Tropes
In a world where ash falls from the sky, and mist dominates the night, an evil cloaks the land and stifles all life. The future of the empire rests on the shoulders of a troublemaker and his young apprentice. Together, can they fill the world with color once more? In Brandon Sanderson's intriguing tale of … Continue reading The Final Empire Review