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!
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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
I’m always looking for spooky seasonal reads at this time of year and I thought it might be nice to make a list of some of my favourites. So here is a list of a few books that I think either are spooky and or fit into the Halloween spirit! I’ll link to the Goodreads… Continue reading 17 Autumn Reads To Get You Into The Halloween Spirit!
The classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genre. First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar… Continue reading The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson –Review
Getting annoyed because the New Microsoft Word helpfully informs me to be more concise in my writing-- constantly. I understand this would be helpful for scholarly and academic writing, but this is a book blog; I don’t need this computer sass. I need to be succinct in my writing for classes, I so I like… Continue reading The Dangers of Book Blogging #382
Now that it is finally October and it’s actually starting to feel like fall, I wanted to talk about seasonal reading. In particular I'd love to know if anyone else collects books to read at particular times of the year. Before this year I honestly don’t think the season affected my reading habits too much… Continue reading Do You Save Books for Certain Times of the Year? –A Bookish Discussion