Book Blogger Hop: Oct 18-24

Book Blogger Hop was created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and is currently hosted by Coffee Addicted Writer. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog. This week's question is: You're spending a … Continue reading Book Blogger Hop: Oct 18-24

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ARC Review: A Dream So Dark by L.L. McKinney

A Dream So Dark by L.L. McKinney My rating: 4 of 5 stars Still reeling from her recent battle (and grounded until she graduates), Alice must abandon her friends to complete her mission: find The Heart and prevent the Red Lady's rise. But the deeper she ventures into Wonderland, the more topsy-turvy everything becomes. It’s … Continue reading ARC Review: A Dream So Dark by L.L. McKinney

Review: RG Veda Omnibus Volume 2 by CLAMP

RG Veda Omnibus Volume 2 by CLAMP My rating: 4 of 5 stars RG Veda, pronounced Rig Veda, is based on the classic Indian saga of the same name. Ashura has now placed trust in Kujaku, known for many lies, to tell the truth and lead them to the fabled Ice Castle in search of … Continue reading Review: RG Veda Omnibus Volume 2 by CLAMP

Diversity Spotlight Thursday #67

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks, and is all about highlighting diverse literature. Diversity Spotlight takes place every Thursday, and it will be featuring three books in any given week: A diverse book you have read and enjoyed A diverse book that has already been released but … Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #67

ARC Review: People of the Lake by Nick Scorza

People of the Lake by Nick Scorza My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sixteen-year-old Clara Morris is facing an awkward summer with her father in the tiny upstate town of Redmarch Lake. Clara’s relationship with her parents—and with life in general—has been strained since she lost her twin sister, Zoe, when the girls were eight. … Continue reading ARC Review: People of the Lake by Nick Scorza

On the Pod this week #43

Fabulas Audio is a weekly wrap posts for podcasts I listen to. It is a complement to the ongoing Podcast rec posts, with the difference that these are much more spoilery! I'm once again in catch-up mode... *sobs* Current podcasts Welcome to Night Vale Episode 155 - The Heist, Part 3 https://radiopublic.com/welcome-to-night-vale-3GZp96/s1!77130 "More arrests are … Continue reading On the Pod this week #43

ARC Review: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar My rating: 5 of 5 stars Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading. And thus begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for … Continue reading ARC Review: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

Top Ten Tuesday: Extraordinary Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl, wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. This week's prompt is a difficult topic, because what would you consider extraordinary really? I didn't know how to pick so I … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Extraordinary Book Titles

ARC Review: Sick Kids In Love by Hannah Moskowitz

Sick Kids In Love by Hannah Moskowitz My rating: 4 of 5 stars Isabel has one rule: no dating. It's easier-- It's safer-- It's better-- --for the other person. She's got issues. She's got secrets. She's got rheumatoid arthritis. But then she meets another sick kid. He's got a chronic illness Isabel's never heard of, … Continue reading ARC Review: Sick Kids In Love by Hannah Moskowitz

ARC Review: Into the Crooked Place by Alexandra Christo

Into the Crooked Place by Alexandra Christo My rating: 3 of 5 stars The streets of Creije are for the deadly and the dreamers, and four crooks in particular know just how much magic they need up their sleeve to survive. Tavia, a busker ready to pack up her dark-magic wares and turn her back … Continue reading ARC Review: Into the Crooked Place by Alexandra Christo

Review: Children of the Whales, Vol. 6 by Abi Umeda

Children of the Whales, Vol. 6 by Abi Umeda My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars In this postapocalyptic fantasy, a sea of sand swallows everything but the past. In an endless sea of sand drifts the Mud Whale, a floating island city of clay and magic. In its chambers a small community clings to survival, … Continue reading Review: Children of the Whales, Vol. 6 by Abi Umeda

Shouting from the Shelftops #15

Shouting from the Shelftops is a bimonthly(-ish) feature to gush over book news that come to my attention, to celebrate good news amidst whatever the year is delivering to you. The basic mood for these posts is just Enthusiastic Screaming™. Could anyone miss this amazing news that dropped recently: The Shadow & Bone cast was … Continue reading Shouting from the Shelftops #15

ARC Review: Children of the Whales, Vol. 5 by Abi Umeda

Children of the Whales, Vol. 5 by Abi Umeda My rating: 5 of 5 stars In this postapocalyptic fantasy, a sea of sand swallows everything but the past. In an endless sea of sand drifts the Mud Whale, a floating island city of clay and magic. In its chambers a small community clings to survival, … Continue reading ARC Review: Children of the Whales, Vol. 5 by Abi Umeda

Stacking The Shelves #79

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly haul meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews & Reading Reality. It is about sharing enthusiasm for the new books added to our shelves - be it physical, ebooks, galleys or borrowed from the library. Major manga haul this week with both Viz Media and Seven Seas out to destroy me … Continue reading Stacking The Shelves #79

ARC Review: Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre

Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine My rating: 5 of 5 stars Petty criminal Zara Cole has a painful past that’s made her stronger than most, which is why she chose life in New Detroit instead of moving with her family to Mars. In her eyes, living inside a dome isn’t much better than a … Continue reading ARC Review: Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre