Category: reading

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 […]

Throne of Glass Review

Title:  Throne of Glass Author:  Sarah J. Maas Release Date:  August 7, 2012 Number of Pages:  433 Description:  “Meet Celaena Sardothien. Beautiful. Deadly. Destined for greatness. In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the […]

Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee Review

Title:  Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee Author:  Jeff Zentner Release Date:  February 26, 2019 Number of Pages:  400 Description:  “Josie and Delia are best friends and co-hosts on their own public access TV show, Midnite Matinee. They dress as vampires Rayne and Delilah, perform daft skits involving skeleton raves […]

Fantasy AdventureAThon Wrap-Up

I just read seven books in seven days for the Fantasy AdventureAThon, and I’m mentally exhausted.  The team fantasy mermaid prompts were amazing and I had a ton of fun, but now I need a bit of a break from reading.  The good news is, however, with only […]