Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Retellings

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 was favorite books in a genre, and yeah, I know retellings aren't technically a genre, but I feel like … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Retellings

Review: Wires and Nerve, Volume 1 by Marissa Meyer

Wires and Nerve, Volume 1 by Marissa Meyer My rating: 3 of 5 stars In her first graphic novel, bestselling author Marissa Meyer extends the world of the Lunar Chronicles with a brand-new,action-packed story about Iko, the android with a heart of (mechanized) gold.When rogue packs of wolf-hybrid soldiers threaten the tenuous peace alliance between … Continue reading Review: Wires and Nerve, Volume 1 by Marissa Meyer

Review: Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy by Ameriie

Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy by Ameriie My rating: 4 of 5 stars In this unique YA anthology, thirteen acclaimed, bestselling authors team up with thirteen influential BookTubers to reimagine fairy tales from the oft-misunderstood villains' points of view. These fractured, unconventional spins on classics like "Medusa," Sherlock Holmes, and … Continue reading Review: Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy by Ameriie

Review: Heartless

Heartless by Marissa Meyer My rating: 3 of 5 stars Catherine may be one of the most desired girls in Wonderland, and a favorite of the yet-unmarried King of Hearts, but her interests lie elsewhere. A talented baker, all she wants is to open a shop with her best friend and supply the Kingdom of … Continue reading Review: Heartless

Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Fall TBR list

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. Autumn is here, and I am so very happy because something about it calls to mind reading books. And there are SO MANY books I am excited for, but here's the top … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Fall TBR list

Review: Stars Above

Stars Above by Marissa Meyer My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Keeper: A prequel to the Lunar Chronicles, showing a young Scarlet and how Princess Selene came into the care of Michelle Benoit. Glitches: In this prequel to Cinder, we see the results of the plague play out, and the emotional toll it takes … Continue reading Review: Stars Above

Review: Fairest: Levana’s Story

Fairest: Levana's Story by Marissa Meyer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Fans of the Lunar Chronicles know Queen Levana as a ruler who uses her “glamour” to gain power. But long before she crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress, Levana lived a very different story—a story that has never been told … until … Continue reading Review: Fairest: Levana’s Story

Review: Winter

Winter by Marissa Meyer My rating: 5 of 5 stars Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t … Continue reading Review: Winter

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books I Read In 2015

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. What a year, huh! There was so much going on in my life that I did not get to read all the books I hoped to read (when do we ever?), but … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books I Read In 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Fairytale Retellings I’ve Read

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. Fairytale retellings - the genre I blindly add books from. No really, if the blurb mentions or alludes to being similar to a fairytale, I will immediately add it to my TBR. … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Fairytale Retellings I’ve Read

Review: Cress

Cress by Marissa Meyer My rating: 5 of 5 stars Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they’re plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and her army. Their best hope lies with Cress, a girl imprisoned on a satellite since childhood who's only ever had her … Continue reading Review: Cress

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Celebrate Diversity

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. This week is to celebrate diversity in lit, as in books which "featureminority/religious minority, socioeconomic diversity, disabled MC,  neurotypical character, LGBTQ". As I was making this post, I realized I haven't really … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Celebrate Diversity

Top Ten Tuesday: 2014 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. This week I shamefully list out the books that I was so damn eager to read in 2014 but didn't get to. Now, if you remember, I had made this post way … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 2014 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To

New Releases: Feb 1st-8th

Cress (#3 in The Lunar Chronicles) Release date: February 4, 2014 Rapunzel’s tower is a satellite. She can’t let down her hair—or her guard. In this third book in the bestselling Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they’re plotting to overthrow Queen … Continue reading New Releases: Feb 1st-8th

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Bringing Me

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. It's Christmas Eve and we booknerds all want books from Santa, right? If I could, I would hand over to Santa nearly half my TBR but let's not be too greedy, right? … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Bringing Me