ARE YOU INTERESTED IN CONNECTING WITH OTHER READERS?

 There’s a remarkable power about reading together, reading collectively, that’s brought out by reading groups. – Matthew Pearl We read to know that we are not alone. – C.S Lewis I love reading. There is just this magic that comes with picking a book and relishing the story of each character we get introduced to….

[COMIC BOOK REVIEW] Batman: The Long Halloween by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale

TITLE: BATMAN: The Long Halloween WRITER: Jeph Loeb ILLUSTRATOR: Tim Sale COLORIST: Gregory Wright PUBLISHER: DC Comics PUBLICATION DATE: November 1st 1999 NUMBER OF PAGES: 376 GENRE: Comics, Sequential Arts, Superhero SYNOPSIS THE LONG HALLOWEEN is more than a comic book. It’s an epic tragedy.” —Christopher Nolan (director THE DARK KNIGHT RISES) Taking place during…

[BOOK TAG] UNPOPULAR OPINIONS

I’ve done this tag before, way back when I had my Booktube channel. I don’t remember what my answers were to be honest. So I’d like to thank Laura from The Book Corps to do the Unpopular Opinions Book Tag. I love this tag because it allows me to share with you my unpopular bookish…

[BOOK REVIEW] Glass Sword (Red Queen #2) by Victoria Aveyard

TITLE: Glass Sword SERIES: Red Queen #2 AUTHOR: Victoria Aveyard PUBLISHER: HarperTeen PUBLICATION DATE: February 9th 2016 NUMBER OF PAGES: 444 GENRE: Young Adult, Dystopia FINAL RATING: 1.75 STARS This is me being generous.   “I am a weapon made of flesh, a sword covered in skin. I was born to kill a king, to…

[BOOK TAG] Book Courtship Tag

Oh I love tags! I’d like to thank the_bookinsider– from instagram for tagging me to do the Book Courtship tag! I think this one, I have been meaning to do this, but for some reason (probably my chronic laziness), I just hadn’t gotten to yet. Enough of my blabbling, let’s start. PHASE 1: Initial Attraction [A…

WHY I THINK BLACK MIRROR IS AMAZING AND RELEVANT

I didn’t know what I was getting into when I started watching Black Mirror. I just heard a lot of buzz about it being good and pretty much reminiscent to Twilight Zone, which I loved – at least the few episodes that I have watched that is. SO WHAT IS BLACK MIRROR? Black Mirror is…

BOOK CHAT: TO ANNOTATE OR NOT TO ANNOTATE; THAT IS THE QUESTION

Each reader is different: in their taste in books, in how they read, and how they take care of their books. Some love their books in pristine condition as if they have never been read. Some are okay with dog-earing the pages of their book instead of getting a bookmark. Like I said, every reader…

ARC REVIEW: Secondborn by Amy Bartol

TITLE: Secondborn SERIES: Secondborn #1 AUTHOR: Amy A. Bartol PUBLISHER: 47North PUBLICATION DATE: AUGUST 1st 2017 NUMBER OF PAGES: 321 GENRE: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopia MANY THANKS TO 47NORTH FOR PROVIDING ME WITH THIS REVIEW COPY IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW RATING: 4.25 STARS Now I know that it was only a fantasy….

SERIES RECAP: GAME OF THRONES SEASON 7

Wow. So that happened. Season 7 of Game of Thrones would have to be my most anticipated season out of all the seasons this show released. After the cliffhanger of an ending from Season 6, I just really have to know that the hell is going to happen to these characters I’ve grown to love…

BOOK REVIEW: Vicious by V.E Schwab

TITLE: Vicious SERIES: The Villains #1 AUTHOR: V.E Schwab PUBLISHER: Titan Books PUBLICATION DATE: January 10th 2014 NUMBER OF PAGES: 340 GENRE: Adult, Science Fiction, Paranormal SYNOPSIS: A masterful tale of ambition, jealousy, desire, and superpowers. Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in…

BOOK REVIEW: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen #1)

TITLE: Red Queen SERIES: Red Queen #1 AUTHOR: Victoria Aveyard PUBLISHER: Harper Teen PUBLICATION DATE: February 10th 2015 NUMBER OF PAGES: 383 GENRE: Young Adult, Fantasy, Dystopia SYNOPSIS: This is a world divided by blood – red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to…