If you step back and take a glance at your bookshelf does a specific colour feature more prominently? Every so often I see wonderful bookstagram posts where there is a spread of rainbow books, or a collection of beautiful spring coloured books arranged just so. Which got me to thinking, I don’t think I own… Continue reading What Colour Books Call to You?
I finally got around to organizing my bookshelf the other day, and in doing so I found a few unique books that I forgot I owned, so I thought I would share some of my favourites with you guys! This is a small sampling of covers I love, some I like because of the artwork… Continue reading My Favourite Book Covers
Ivy Gamble has never wanted to be magic. She is perfectly happy with her life—she has an almost-sustainable career as a private investigator, and an empty apartment, and a slight drinking problem. It's a great life and she doesn't wish she was like her estranged sister, the magically gifted professor Tabitha. But when Ivy is… Continue reading Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey –Review
Growing up in 1980s Niagara Falls--a seedy but magical, slightly haunted place--Jake Baker spends most of his time with his uncle Calvin, a kind but eccentric enthusiast of occult artifacts and conspiracy theories. The summer Jake turns twelve, he befriends a pair of siblings new to town, and so Calvin decides to initiate them all… Continue reading The Saturday Night Ghost Club –Review
I’m very late to this revelation and I have no idea why I waited so long. I constantly see ads for popular audio book companies on YouTube, and I know how many people enjoy reading them, but for some reason I thought I wouldn’t enjoy it. I think this is because I have always preferred… Continue reading I Listened to My First Audio book!
A magical adventure to delight the imagination. A curl-up-on-the-sofa debut from a uniquely talented author. Eleven year-old Tilly has lived above her grandparents' bookshop ever since her mother disappeared shortly after she was born. Like the rest of her family, Tilly loves nothing more than to escape into the pages of her favourite stories. One… Continue reading Tilly and the Bookwanderers (Pages & Co. #1) –Review
As a human vessel for an ancient spirit, Sandis lives no ordinary life. At the command of her master, she can be transformed against her will into his weapon—a raging monster summoned to do his bidding. Unlike other vessels, Sandis can host extremely powerful spirits, but hosting such creatures can be fatal. To stay alive,… Continue reading Smoke & Summons by Charlie N. Holmberg –Review
Does anyone else remember the Animorph books? Those kids books with the amazing covers showing different kids (in very late 90’s styles) transforming into various animals. The best part of these 'morphs' was the wonderful the in-between phases of kid into animal-- which produced so many hilarious images. I have always remembered loving these books.… Continue reading Did Anyone Actually Read The Animorph Books?
Georgia Thackery is feeling pretty good about her summer job teaching at prestigious Cattenhall College, and she’s renting a rustic cabin right by a lake for herself, her daughter, Madison, and her best friend, Sid the Skeleton. Together again, the trio are enjoying the quiet when a teenager named Judy shows up looking for her… Continue reading The Skeleton Makes A Friend by Leigh Perry –Review
My bookshelves are always a mess. As an actual librarianship student, I am slightly ashamed of how messy my bookshelf is. But, every couple of days I like to stock up on pictures for my bookstagram and blog, and as a result my books are more often then not piled on top of the bookshelf… Continue reading The Dangers of Book Blogging #94875