Category: books

Stories in the End – Daily Inkling Response

One of my favorite blogs, Normal Happenings, does this amazing feature called Daily Inklings.  Every day, he posts a writing prompt and encourages others in the blogging community to respond.  I have been meaning to try out an inkling for ages, but the opportunity has finally arisen, as the Stories […]

A Darker Shade of Magic: PotterAlikes Review

Title:  A Darker Shade of Magic Author:  V.E. Schwab Release Date:  February 24, 2015 Number of Pages:  400 Description: “Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black. Kell was raised […]

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Top Five Tuesday: Books I Want to Reread!

I’m not great at rereading books.  Anytime I consider revisiting an old favorite, I think about whether the title I’m about to pick up has aged well, or whether the time I would spend on a reread would be better put towards trying something new.  Regardless, there are […]

I Am Participating in Classics-A-Thon!

One of my reading goals for 2019 is to make sure that I participate in at least one readathon each month.  So far, I’m actually finding that my favorite readathons are longer, allowing me to pursue the challenges and goals at my own pace.  This way, if I […]

Again, but Better Review

Title:  Again, but Better Author:  Christine Riccio Release Date:  May 7, 2019 Number of Pages:  377 Description:  “From one of the most followed booktubers today, comes Again, but Better, a story about second chances, discovering yourself, and being brave enough to try again. Shane has been doing college all […]

Top Five-Star Reading Predictions!

It’s hard to make a five-star prediction.  In my own ratings, I have given far more four and three-star reviews out than I have perfect scores, as I reserve this rating for the books that are nearly flawless in my own eyes.  These are the reads that I […]