A Wild Swan and Other Tales |Micheal Cunningham

Definitely not one your run of the mill retelling. Title: A Wild Swan Author: Micheal Cunningham Published: November 2015 Publisher: Fourth Estate Rating: Synopsis: In A Wild Swan and Other Tales, the people and the talismans of lands far, far away, the mythic figures of our childhoods and the source of so much of our wonder are … Continue reading A Wild Swan and Other Tales |Micheal Cunningham

Review| Echoes in Death by JD Robb

Title: Echoes in Death Author: JD Robb Publisher: Piatkus Genre: Adult Fiction, Crime Fiction and Romance Synopsis: As NY Lt. Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband Roarke are driving home, a young woman—dazed, naked, and bloody—suddenly stumbles out in front of their car. Roarke slams on the brakes and Eve springs into action. Daphne Strazza … Continue reading Review| Echoes in Death by JD Robb

Review| Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Title: Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda Author: Becky Albertalli Publisher: Penguin Pages: 320 Genre: Lgbt, Contemporary, Romance Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now … Continue reading Review| Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda

February 2017 Wrap Up & Haul

February is over and despite being the shortest month of the year I feel like it went pretty slowly and dragged on. In terms of reading, this month went really well for me considering I got out of my reading slump and read 4 books. And so without further ado, let’s start with my haul. … Continue reading February 2017 Wrap Up & Haul

Review| Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Title: Howl’s Moving Castle Author: Diana Wynne Jones Publisher: Harper Collins Source: Paperback Synopsis: "How about making a bargain with me?" said the demon. "I'll break your spell if you agree to break this contact I'm under." In the land of Ingary, where seven-league boots and cloaks of invisibility really exist, Sophie Hatter attracts the … Continue reading Review| Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

How Do I Deal With Reading Slumps?

The short answer for this is: I don’t really deal with it. For the sake of this post however I’m going to actually write about what I personally do when I am in a reading slump, such as the one I’m in right now. Reading slumps, I should think, are fairly common amongst any sort … Continue reading How Do I Deal With Reading Slumps?

Review | Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

Title: Furthermore Author: Tahereh Mafi Publisher: Penguin Books Source: Paperback copy Synopsis: There are only three things that matter to twelve-year-old Alice Alexis Queensmeadow: Mother, who wouldn’t miss her; magic and color, which seem to elude her; and Father, who always loved her. The day Father disappears from Ferenwood he takes nothing but a ruler … Continue reading Review | Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

Review | La Vie en Rose by Michaels

Title: La Vie en Rose (Life in Pink) Author: Lydia Michaels Source: e-Book ( Kindle Edition ) Synopsis: Emma Sanders has always dreamt of being a bride, wearing fancy gowns, pretty pearls, and—of course—falling madly in love. Then life happened. Finding herself one fiancé short of her happily ever after, she leaves the fairytales behind. … Continue reading Review | La Vie en Rose by Michaels

Review| Troll Mountain by Matthew Reilly

Title: Troll Mountain Author: Matthew Reilly Publisher: Pan MacMillan Australia Synopsis: A dauntless young hero. An army of brutal monsters. An impossible quest. Journey to the mountain … In an isolated valley, a small tribe of humans is dying from a terrible illness. There are rumors, however, that the trolls of Troll Mountain, the valley’s … Continue reading Review| Troll Mountain by Matthew Reilly

What Am I Looking Forward To?

It’s easy to say that life has been pretty full on and stressful for a while now. Which is why I haven’t written anything for my blog in months. But I’ve found a miraculous extra 5 minutes of free time (I’m exaggerating, it’s more like 10 minutes) where I don’t feel like sleeping in order … Continue reading What Am I Looking Forward To?