Well at least I’m sticking to the theme of doing badly at reading >.< Books I read in October Solitary (Escape From Furnace #2) by Alexander Gordon Smith – ★★★½ The Hallowed Ones by Laura Bickle – ★★★★½ The Curse of the Wendigo by Rick Yancey – ★★★ The Space Between by Brenna Yovanoff – ★★★★ Bird Box by Josh Malerman – ★★★★ Average rating: 3.8 Pages read: 1,605 In conclusion I had 7 books on my TBR for October, but I was only able to read […]
Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish Hmm, there seems to be a theme XD Row 1 – Sci-fi (aka ominous-sounding 1 word titles) Corruption by Jessica Shirvington – I loved Disruption hardcore, I can’t wait to get my hands on the sequel! Revenger by Alastair Reynolds – Space. Opera. WITH PIRATES AND BURIED TREASURE. *hums Treasure Planet music* Hellworld by Tom Leveen – You had me at “what they stumble across in that […]
3 week haul Bought: Raven Boys quote pillow from EvieBookish Raven Boys mugs, EvieBookish From the Page Harry Potter candle set: Pumpkin Pasties, Chocolate Frogs, Peppermint Toads, Bertie Botts Chapstick from Behind the Pages: Manon, Warner, The Darkling Behind the Pages bookmarks: Nevernight, The Raven Boys (not pictured) Candles from The Leaky Candle: The Dark One, Death Eaters Toothless magnetic bookmark from Magicbookmarks Custom handle wood-burned bookmark & Gryffindor bookmark from Novel Ink Designs Six of Crows by Leigh […]
I’ll do it or I’ll destroy this empire trying. HOLY. WOW. YOU GUYS. I was totally blown away by this book! This is one of the most unique concepts I’ve read in a very long time! The Diabolic has a very vivid setting with thought out, complex world building. It felt very real and I was super impressed! (A map would have been nice though. Hopefully in the finished copy!) This book felt much like a mixture of Red Rising & Hunger Games. Everything […]
I posted these tips every year, but I wanted to repost them since it’s about that time again, and I also had some things to add! This will be my fourth year attending the festival and I am SO FREAKING EXCITED. The past three years have been chaotic, but SO FUN! You can see my recap of the last couple years here. Book a hotel in advance If you plan on staying the night, PRE-book. In 2014, Octavia and I skipped pre-booking because […]
Yay, another week where Top Ten Tuesday coincides with a topic I had chosen for Horror October! Today I’ve chosen my top ten favorite creepy book covers! Sadly I didn’t like the ones that I actually read (Fiendish, Miss Peregrine’s Home, Shutter) but THE COVERS DUDE. I sure do love me a creepy book cover! What’s your favorite creepy cover?