So, I'd like to start by saying thank you for being such great people and allowing my time here book blogging to be absolutely lovely! As school is getting to the end and finals and exams are eating me alive, I'm having to take a break from blogging. I've loved the time I've had here, … Continue reading Updates
The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh My rating: 5 of 5 stars In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a new bride only to have a silk cord wrapped around her … Continue reading The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher My rating: 2 of 5 stars Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker--his classmate and crush--who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah's voice tells him that … Continue reading Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher – Review
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness My rating: 5 of 5 stars At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting-- he's been expecting the one from his nightmare, the nightmare he's had nearly every night since his mother started … Continue reading A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness – Review
At the start of the month, I wrote a blog post about my April Reading Goals. One of the goals I had set was to read more than I had in March, because I was so busy that month and honestly just ready to give up on life! Ha, I wish someone would have told me … Continue reading April Reading Wrap Up
The thing that made me pick this book up is the fact that I am a huge Sherlock Holmes fan. Whether it is just the good old books, or the amazing BBC show with Benedict Cumberbatch, I am a fangirl all the way.
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys My rating: 5 of 5 stars Each one born of a different homeland; each one hunted, and haunted, by tragedy, lies…and war. As thousands of desperate refugees flock to the coast in the midst of a Soviet advance, four paths converge, vying for passage aboard the Wilhelm Gustloff, … Continue reading Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys – Review