Shades of Magic Vol. 3: The Rebel Army by V.E. Schwab My rating: 4 of 5 stars Once just a single ship, now the pirate fleet of the Rebel Army numbers in its thousands. Made up of traitors from each of the three empires, the fleet, who once made the open waters of the Blood … Continue reading ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 3: The Rebel Army by V.E. Schwab & Andrea Olimpieri
Shades of Magic Vol. 2: Night of Knives by V.E. Schwab My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars The young and arrogant prince Maxim Maresh, having faced the terror of the Pirate Queen, now aims to capture the respect of the combative port town of Verose - by taking the impossible challenges of the Night of Knives... … Continue reading ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 2: Night of Knives by V.E. Schwab, Andrea Olimpieri
Venus in the Blind Spot by Junji Ito My rating: 4 of 5 stars A "best of" collection of creepy tales from Eisner award winner and legendary horror master Junji Ito. This ultimate collection presents the most remarkable short works of Junji Ito’s career, featuring an adaptation of Rampo Edogawa’s classic horror story "Human Chair" … Continue reading ARC Review: Venus in the Blind Spot by Junji Ito
Ayanashi Vol. 1 by Yukihiro Kajimoto My Ratings: 4/5 In this world, humanity has been driven underground to live like moles, hiding from the fearsome monsters which roam the surface. The monsters are impervious to every sort of weapon known to man. The only ones with the power to defeat them…are the Ayanashi. One day, … Continue reading Manga Review: Ayanashi Vol. 1 by Yukihiro Kajimoto
RWBY: The Official Manga, Vol. 1: The Beacon Arc by Bunta Kinami My rating: 3 of 5 stars Experience the introductory arc of the international smash hit series RWBY in a whole new way—manga! In the world of Remnant, monsters known as Grimm wreak havoc. They’re kept in check by Huntsmen and Huntresses, highly skilled … Continue reading ARC Review: RWBY: The Official Manga, Vol. 1: The Beacon Arc by Bunta Kinami
A Castle in the Clouds by Kerstin Gier My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Way up in the Swiss mountains, there's an old grand hotel steeped in tradition and faded splendor. Once a year, when the famous New Year's Eve Ball takes place and guests from all over the world arrive, excitement returns to the vast … Continue reading ARC Review: A Castle in the Clouds by Kerstin Gier & (translated by) Romy Fursland
Folks, please welcome a new contributor to YA on my Mind, Spira! As you well know, I have been the sole author on this blog, but recently Spira and me got to thinking about making posts together, since we have similar tastes in reading, and often buddy-read books! He is the sweetest person I know, … Continue reading Say hello to Spira!
WHEN IS THE READATHON?
The readathon will run from Monday the 6th to Sunday the 12th of January. It will start at midnight in whatever timezone you’re in.
WHAT CAN I READ?
Similarly to the yearly challenge, you can read any genre and/or format BUT whatever you read has to be a part of a series. For the readathon, unlike with the yealy challenge, it does not matter if the series is finished or not, the only rule is that you need to read books that belong in a series.
CAN I JOIN IF I AM NOT DOING THE CHALLENGE?
Of course! Again, this is meant to helps us with our series, so everyone is welcome. You do not need to sign up anywhere for the readathons, but you can still share your intentions to participate or your TBR.
This year we are doing a Points System…
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Found this tag on Books and Dachshunds, and was saving this up for Halloween week! 1. Favorite horror or Halloween-themed song? I'll go with horror, because that is easier. I like the song, Breezeblocks by alt-J 2. Name something you wouldn’t want to run into in a dark forest or in an abandoned building. A … Continue reading 30 Spooky Halloween Questions Tag
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
The Demon World by Sally Green My rating: 3 of 5 stars After narrowly escaping the fall of Rossarb, Princess Catherine leads a rag-tag group of survivors into the barren wasteland of the Northern Plateau. With the Brigantine army snapping at their heels, Edyon and Ambrose become separated from the group, while demon hunter Tash … Continue reading ARC Review: The Demon World by Sally Green
The Dragon Republic by R.F. Kuang My rating: 5 of 5 stars In the aftermath of the Third Poppy War, shaman and warrior Rin is on the run: haunted by the atrocity she committed to end the war, addicted to opium, and hiding from the murderous commands of her vengeful god, the fiery Phoenix. Her … Continue reading ARC Review: The Dragon Republic by R.F. Kuang
Hello Girls by Brittany Cavallaro My rating: 4 of 5 stars Winona has been starving for life in the seemingly perfect home that she shares with her seemingly perfect father, celebrity weatherman Stormy Olsen. No one knows that he locks the pantry door to control her eating and leaves bruises where no one can see … Continue reading ARC Review: Hello Girls by Brittany Cavallaro & Emily Henry
Snow White with the Red Hair, Vol. 3 by Sorata Akizuki My rating: 4 of 5 stars A romantic retelling of a classic fairy tale about a beautiful herbalist and a lovestruck prince. Shirayuki is an herbalist famous for her naturally bright-red hair, and the prince of Tanbarun wants her all to himself! Unwilling to … Continue reading ARC Review: Snow White with the Red Hair, Vol. 3 by Sorata Akizuki
Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 10 by Aka Akasaka My rating: 4 of 5 stars Two geniuses. Two brains. Two hearts. One battle. Who will confess their love first…?! Will Hayasaka prove to Kaguya that she can win Miyuki’s heart after all…while singing karaoke? Then the student council engages in some competitive cooking. Yu tries … Continue reading ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 10 by Aka Akasaka