It occurred to me today that while I post a lot of reviews, I have never actually defined my rating system. Allow me to elaborate: 1 - Awful. A book that I was likely forced (or asked) to read, and which I could not finish. (EX: Pretty much anything Shakespeare. Sorry, classic lovers. I just… Continue reading Book Rating Guide (with examples)
As I said in my last post, I'm in the process of re-reading Harry Potter, and I could think of no better way than to go the illustrated edition route. For me, HP is sort of like a book palate cleanser. I didn't have great book luck in 2017, so I figured, the best way… Continue reading Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Illustrated Edition by J. K. Rowling & Jim Kay
Every couple of years, I re-read Harry Potter (like any good wizard). Also like any good wizard, you can never have just one set of Harry Potter novels. As you can tell, I am building an illustrated collection. The only thing that makes reading Harry Potter better is reading it with the aid of images. Jim… Continue reading Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Illustrated Edition by J.K. Rowling & Jim Kay
The Forever Ship is the final book in The Fire Sermon trilogy, a YA dystopian fiction novel set in a post-apocalyptic world where each person is born with, and tied to, a twin. Told from the POV of Cass, this book concludes her mission to save the Omegas (weaker siblings) from domination by their Alpha… Continue reading Review: The Forever Ship by Francesca Haig
Beautiful Redemption is the final book in the Beautiful Creatures series, told from the POV of both Lena and Ethan, two teenagers in a forbidden sort of love. Following Ethan's sacrifice, we find ourselves immersed in the aftermath of his choice, watching him struggled to find his way home. Because there really is no place… Continue reading Review: Beautiful Redemption by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Beautiful Chaos is the third book in the YA fantasy series, Beautiful Creatures. The novel is told from Ethan's POV, a young Mortal/Wayward who is in love with Lena, a powerful Light/Dark Caster. Picking up where the second left off, this book focuses the Eighteenth Moon, which will bring about eighteen deaths, and restore the New… Continue reading Review: Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Well, everyone, here we are on the twelfth day of Christmas, only 2 sleeps away from that special day. I feel like the season has passed by so much quicker than it has in the past. We got a ton of snow a few days ago, so it's looking like I will be having a white… Continue reading On The Twelfth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me… Wishes for a Happy Holiday!
Everyone has their own holiday traditions, things that make Christmas Christmas, bringing back warm memories from their childhood. Some traditions start early in life, and others develop as you grow older and start a life of your own. For me, Christmas traditions are things I look forward to all year long, and am constantly looking… Continue reading On The Eleventh Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me… Traditions and Memories!