[Review] Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin. Her opponents are men-thieves and assassins and warriors from across the empire, each sponsored … Continue reading [Review] Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

[Review] Etiquette & Espionage

It’s one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It’s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School. Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is a great trial to her poor mother. Sophronia is more interested in dismantling clocks and climbing trees than proper manners–and the family can only hope that company never sees her atrocious curtsy. Mrs. Temminnick is … Continue reading [Review] Etiquette & Espionage

[Review] Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Simon Snow just wants to relax and savour his last year at the Watford School of Magicks, but no one will let him. His girlfriend broke up with him, his best friend is a pest and his mentor keeps trying to hide him away in the mountains where maybe he’ll be safe. Simon can’t even enjoy the fact that his room-mate and longtime nemesis is … Continue reading [Review] Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

WWW: December 30, 2016

WWW Wednesday is a book meme run by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So let’s get to it! What are you currently reading? I just finished a book at 11:15 last night and haven’t started a new one yet. 😦 … Continue reading WWW: December 30, 2016

[Review] Soundless by Richelle Mead

For as long as Fei can remember, no one in her village has been able to hear. Rocky terrain and frequent avalanches make it impossible to leave the village, so Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom. When villagers begin to lose their sight, deliveries from the zipline … Continue reading [Review] Soundless by Richelle Mead

WWW: December 23, 2016

WWW Wednesday is a book meme run by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So let’s get to it! What are you currently reading? Soundless by Richelle Mead This one’s been on my WWW for a few weeks now and I … Continue reading WWW: December 23, 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wouldn’t Mind if Santa Left Under My Tree

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Who doesn’t love a good list? This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree. All of these books are actually on lists I gave to my parents and mother-in-law so hopefully I’ll get some! In no particular order: 1. The Wrath & the Dawn by … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wouldn’t Mind if Santa Left Under My Tree

[Review] Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Title: Cruel Beauty Author: Rosamund Hodge Media: Hardcover Pages: 342 Overall Rating:     2 flames Synopsis: Based on the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, Cruel Beauty is a dazzling love story about our deepest desires and their power to change our destiny. Since birth, Nyx has been betrothed to the evil ruler of her kingdom-all because of a foolish bargain struck by her father. And since birth, she has been … Continue reading [Review] Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

WWW: December 16, 2015

WWW Wednesday is a book meme run by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So let’s get to it! What are you currently reading? Well – I literally just read the last page of Illuminae and my mind is still reeling … Continue reading WWW: December 16, 2015

WWW: December 9, 2015

WWW Wednesday is a book meme run by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So let’s get to it!   What are you currently reading? Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge I’m about 100 pages in and not totally sure how I … Continue reading WWW: December 9, 2015