I am currently reading Brandon Sanderson’s acclaimed The Final Empire, the first book in his Mistborn fantasy series. As a huge lover of fantasy fiction and an aspiring fantasy author for young adults myself, I don’t really understand why it has taken me this long to sit down and open up one of his books. Brandon … More Let’s Discuss: Is The Representation of Women in Fantasy Becoming… Lazy?
Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives. Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation…and she hates magic. At her Deathday celebration, Alex performs a spell to rid herself of her power. But it backfires. Her whole family vanishes into thin air, leaving her alone with Nova, … More Review: Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova // A Wonderful Book Filled With Magic
There are so many incredibly talented and inspiring authors that I have continuously obsessed over (and over and over and over). However, when I think about it, there are definitely five authors that I would love to someday meet in order to discuss writing and books in general. It would honestly be a dream to … More Let’s Discuss: 5 Authors I Would Love To Meet and Discuss Books and Writing With
*comes flying in on the back of a majestic, fire-breathing dragon* Hiiiiiiiiii guysssss…. I have not written a single blog post in over a month. *gasps* To be honest, I have been insanely busy and attempting to write a blog post has just felt like a major chore. Whenever I start writing one, I frustratingly close my … More Writing Update: I Finally Finished My Novel & I’m Back From Hiatus!
The fourth and final installment in the spellbinding series from the irrepressible, #1 New York Times bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater. All her life, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love’s death. She doesn’t believe in true love and never thought this would be a problem, but as her life becomes caught … More Review: The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, #4) by Maggie Stiefvater // I Finally Finished This Series And Now There Is A Hole In My Heart
Since I have been delving back into both reading and writing a lot more lately, I have been asking myself the question: What Makes A Good Protagonist? The protagonist can make or break the story. I do not mean good as in ‘heroic’, but rather good as in interesting and fun to read about. They have to be gripping … More Let’s Discuss: What Makes A Good Protagonist?
How do you rid the Earth of seven billion humans? Rid the humans of their humanity. Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan finds herself in a new world, a world in which the fundamental trust that binds us together is gone. As the 5th Wave rolls across the landscape, Cassie, … More Review: The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave, #2) by Rick Yancey // To Be Honest, I Am A Little Disappointed
A Happy (Late) New Year! I hope that yours was fun and safe! It is so damn crazy to think that 2016 is now over and that we have officially entered into 2017! For me, 2016 introduced me to a plethora of wonderful new books. Some of these were released in 2016, whilst others have … More My Favourite Books of 2016
*waves nervously* Do you guys even remember me? It has definitely been an incredibly long time since the last time I blogged, tweeted or posted pictures on Instagram. Lately social media has been pushed to the background for a while. But during that time I have missed all of you so much — I know … More Oops, I Took An Unexpected Hiatus and Now I’m Experiencing A Reading/Writing Slump!
There are so many books that I really want to re-read — especially since beginning this book blog and reading so many fantastic books. This week’s Top 5 Wednesday is focusing on the various books that we would want to re-read, but I have decided to focus on the series that I would love to re-read. 1. The … More Top 5 Wednesday: Five Series I Want To Re-Read // Not That I Need To Add More To My TBR, Oops!