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 Book Covers 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
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
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
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!
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