Book Review: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo (ORION Children’s Books)

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I’ve been continuing on with the Grishaverse books to end June out. Last night, I finished King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo, published by ORION Children’s Books. It’s the first book in the latest duology of the universe. Unfortunately, I don’t have the next book, so finishing out the Grishaverse will have to wait. King…… Continue reading Book Review: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo (ORION Children’s Books)

Book Lists: Alpha Male Romance

Calling all romance readers! I have for you another list of book recommendations featuring the alpha male. An alpha male is a man who tries to assert dominance through arrogance and attention-seeking behaviors. Not necessarily the most attractive thing. However, in romance books, the alpha male is usually someone successful who can take on the…… Continue reading Book Lists: Alpha Male Romance

Book Review: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo (ORION Children’s Books)

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I finally finished the Shadow and Bone trilogy! I still have to read the Six of Crows duology before I watch the show, of course. If some of you are living in a cave or, like me, have not gotten around to Shadow and Bone yet, I hope this review and summary can help! Ruin…… Continue reading Book Review: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo (ORION Children’s Books)

Fictional Relationship Superlatives

You know in high school when people were voted “most likely to succeed” and “most talented”? Or was it just my high school that did that? Well, I thought it would be fun to look at some fictional couples and friendships and do the same! Some spoilers may be ahead but I’ll do my best…… Continue reading Fictional Relationship Superlatives

Book Review: A Cuckoo’s Calling

I recently finished reading A Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith, aka JK Rowling. I originally wanted to read this because it was written by Rowling and I adored Harry Potter. I got the book as a Christmas gift a few years ago and have put off reading it until now. The thing is, I read…… Continue reading Book Review: A Cuckoo’s Calling

Bookish Board Games

If you’re like me, you’re idea of socializing is playing some nerdy board game with your close friends. Especially in this time when we can’t exactly go out, board games are a great way to bond with your family or housemates. Ahead is a list of some literary-inspired board games that I found on the…… Continue reading Bookish Board Games

Places for Literary Lovers

So, the one thing I love as much as reading and writing is traveling. I want to travel the whole world. I’m going to go everywhere someday. On my bucket list are a few book-inspired placs. Hay-on-Wye, South Wales This town has over twenty bookstores in niche categories like children’s, historical, and vintage. There is…… Continue reading Places for Literary Lovers

Book vs Movie: The Hunger Games

My philosophy is that the book is always better. I even have a pin that says that! But some film adaptations are better than others. And some film adaptations are more popular than others. One trilogy that swept popular culture was The Hunger Games and I was obsessed, to the point I tweeted countdown quotes…… Continue reading Book vs Movie: The Hunger Games

Do YA books have merit?

Yes. In my opinion, they do. I think reading is reading and you shouldn’t be ashamed for liking what you like. However, some people think otherwise. Some people “hmm” and “haw” at the idea of reading young adult or “teen” novels. They think that it is not as sophisticated as classics or nonfiction books. As…… Continue reading Do YA books have merit?

Bookstagram Newbie Tag

I found this book tag for new bloggers by Homework and Horseplay. I thought I’d give it a try. 1. Why do you love to read? I love adventure. I love being transported to different worlds and being able to feel like I’m doing something big through the eyes of a protagonist. 2. Do you…… Continue reading Bookstagram Newbie Tag