“Ye are Blood of my Blood, and Bone of my Bone, I give ye my Body, that we Two might be One. I give ye my Spirit, ’til our Life shall be Done.” – Diana Gabaldon, Outlander Title: Outlander Author: Diana Gabaldon Publisher: Dell Publishing Company *** My oh my, this book. Where to start. … More Review: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
Good 12:35 a.m. to you. Hopefully your night is more restful than mine thus far…but alas, there is a reason that my blog is named what it is, and that is due to the fact that strokes of blogging genius generally hit me around this hour. Don’t ask me why–I do adore sleep. It just … More Re-Reading Books–Yay or Nay?
Title: The Perfect Stranger Author: Megan Miranda Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ant. Publication Date: April 11, 2017 Synopsis (via GoodReads): In the masterful follow-up to the runaway hit All the Missing Girls, a journalist sets out to find a missing friend, a friend who may never have existed at all. Confronted by a restraining order … More Review: The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda
Agh. I don’t know if there’s a way to summarize the overwhelming emotion that comes over me when I finish a fantastic book. I’m happy yet heartbroken, I’m satisfied yet upset, and I’m pleased yet frustrated. Plus, I’m hungry (but that’s not something the book can take responsibility for–I guess my leftover Chipotle wasn’t enough … More I Finished Reading a Book and I’m Heartbroken–But Smiling?
If it hasn’t already been established, fantasy books are not normally my first choice (Harry Potter was always the exception). However, lately my tastes have changed. I’ve started to crave the heroic, adventurous, and empowering nature of fantasy. Red Queen helped to satisfy this craving (while still providing me with the much needed hint of … More Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
I don’t think there are two things that I love more in this world than books and dogs (except maybe Ed Sheeran and dad jokes). Anyway, Morgan Matson’s The Unexpected Everything happened to COMBINE THESE TWO THINGS (the books and dogs, not Ed and dad jokes, unfortunately) and it made for an adorable summer read. … More Review: The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
Over a week later and thoughts about this book are STILL. LINGERING. What is this?! This book consumed me–mind and emotions–so quickly and so deeply. From midnight until 5 a.m. It Ends With Us swallowed me into its surprising, heart-wrenching pages. Even after, sleep did not come while this book was on my mind. Let’s … More Review: It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
I am in total book-hangover mode. I just finished A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas and I am in mourning. You know that feeling where you’re eating something super delicious (like a wonderful piece of Godiva chocolate cheesecake) and you’re so tempted to eat it all at once because it’s so … More Review: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
Wow wow wow. I have so many thoughts in my head surrounding A Court of Thorns and Roses and A Court of Mist and Fury. Oh goodness, it might take me a while to compile all of my thoughts into one post. When I think “fantasy”, my mind automatically turns to the Harry Potter series … More Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
I don’t know when Why We Came to the City defied my expectations but I am certain that it did. A few months back, I came across a photo of this book on Instagram with a raving recommendation to read it, praising its wit, prose, and the overarching power of its storyline and I … More Review: Why We Came to the City by Kristopher Jansma