The Fairy Tale Book Tag

Thanks so much to Witty and Sarcastic Bookclub for tagging me in this one! I love Fairy Tales so I had a lot of fun filling this one out. 🙂 Here are the rules: Answer as many questions as you can! Tag five fairy tale lovers. Creator of the Tag Adele of Dellybird The Questions 1 – Beauty... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: Lost Stars by Claudia Gray

Summary: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Eight years after the fall of the Old Republic, the Galactic Empire now reigns over the known galaxy. Resistance to the Empire has been all but silenced. Only a few courageous leaders such as Bail Organa of Alderaan still dare to openly oppose Emperor... Continue Reading →

Friday Favorite Five: Fantasy Tropes

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here. Favorite Five Fantasy Tropes I always see a lot of discussion around tropes. Whether they are good or bad or overused or which ones people like. I'm of a mind that tropes became tropes for a reason -- people liked... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Polaris Rising by Jessie Mihalik

Summary: In the far distant future, the universe is officially ruled by the Royal Consortium, but the High Councillors, the heads of the three High Houses, wield the true power. As the fifth of six children, Ada von Hasenberg has no authority; her only value to her High House is as a pawn in a... Continue Reading →

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: The Outside by Ada Hoffmann

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. The Pride of Jai was supposed to be humanity's greatest accomplishment—a space station made entirely by humans and their primitive computers, without... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Summary: Kihrin is a bastard orphan who grew up on storybook tales of long-lost princes and grand quests. When he is claimed against his will as the long-lost son of a treasonous prince, Kihrin finds that being a long-lost prince isn't what the storybooks promised. Far from living the dream, Kihrin finds himself practically a... Continue Reading →

This Week in Reading: Plans? Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Plans.

Last week I had a fairly good week in reading again, finishing up three books. I read A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer, Polaris Rising by Jessie Mihalik, and The Spirit Eater by Rachel Aaron. These were all pretty fast-paced books so that helped me get through so many in what would... Continue Reading →

Shabby Sunday: Vintage Paperbacks from Anne McCaffrey

Shabby Sunday is a meme created by Mischenko at ReadRantRock&Roll with the aim of sharing some vintage or older books in our collections. Please check out this wonderful blog when you have a chance! I love vintage paperbacks, especially in science fiction and fantasy. It's so fun to see what covers were used to sell books back in... Continue Reading →

Mini Book Reviews: The Cruel Prince and The Wicked King by Holly Black

I'm still behind on book reviews so I'm doing something a little bit different today! I combined both of these books into one post of two mini-reviews. Enjoy! 🙂 Summary: Jude was seven when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of... Continue Reading →

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