Category: books

City of Bones Review

Title:  City of Bones Author:  Cassandra Clare Release Date:  2007 Book Description:  City of Bones is a Shadowhunters novel. When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder–much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered […]

Top Five Tuesday: Books for Gryffindors!

Top Five Tuesday is a weekly event hosted by the Bionic Book Worm.  This month is focusing on giving book recommendations based upon each Hogwarts house, starting with Gryffindor!  When I think of this house, I usually think of heavy and action-oriented plots that feature protagonists that aren’t […]

Fantastic February Reads!

I want to make an effort to do at least one readathon every month because it helps focus my reading into specific challenges and genres.  This month, I have decided to participate in Fantastic February, hosted by Books and Munchies.  The goal here is simple:  Read as many […]

The Magicians Review: PotterAlikes

Title:  The Magicians Author:  Lev Grossman Release Date:  2009 Book Description:  NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES  In a secret world of forbidden knowledge, power comes at a terrible price …  Quentin Coldwater’s life is changed forever by an apparently chance encounter: when he turns up for his entrance interview […]

Biannual Bibliothon Day 1

Biannual Bibliothon Day One: The Snow Storm

For those who haven’t heard, I am participating in the Biannual Bibliothon this year!  The Readathon starts today, the twelfth, and goes through the eighteenth, so I’m going to start reading as much as I can.  There are also daily blogging challenges that I will be participating in.  […]