Books, Life & Other Misc.

On the Sixth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me… Books, Books, Books!

Like I said in my last post, books are a key part of my wish list each year. I spend a lot on books, and it's always nice when I can save a bit by receiving some as gifts. Like every book lover, I have a pretty hefty wishlist, so I try to limit the… Continue reading On the Sixth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me… Books, Books, Books!

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Review: Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Beautiful Darkness  is a YA dark fantasy, and the second book in the Beautiful Creatures series. After Lena banishes her claiming moon and uses the Book of Moons to save Ethan from death, she begins to slip toward the dark-side. Obviously, this causes some strain on their relationship. With the introduction of a devilishly handsome new maybe-caster/maybe-incubus,… Continue reading Review: Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Books

Review: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

I've had this series for a while. I bought it because I actually enjoyed the movie (I know, I know. I regret saying this, because now that I've read the book, the movie is garbage and I understand why the rest of the series did not get adapted, but whatever. I was young and naive,… Continue reading Review: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Writing & Publishing

What Genre is This Anyway?

I have always found genre to be a difficult concept to grasp, because it means something different to each person. Since I started writing with the hope of getting published, I've spent more time than what is acceptable thinking about how to accurately define a book's genre. Regardless of how many definitions are released, genre… Continue reading What Genre is This Anyway?

Books, Life & Other Misc.

My Top 5 Comfort Reads

So, I just finished marathoning the Harry Potter films, which has led to a dire need to re-read all the books (naturally). I think Harry Potter is one of those automatic comfort reads for anyone who's a fan. Whenever you're sad, bored, nostalgic, sick, ect, it's nice to pick up a book that you know is good.… Continue reading My Top 5 Comfort Reads