WOW. This book is... a lot. It's taken me the longest to read this because I had to wait a week before finishing the last two hundred pages because my work schedule became absolutely INSANE. I was able to finish this on my one day off, and the ending is just SO EMOTIONAL. Before I… Continue reading HP Re-read | Goblet of Fire + Top 7 Spells
OH MAN. I FRICKIN' LOVE THIS BOOK. I've been wondering if it would still remain my favorite book after this re-read was over, and after finishing... it has a pretty firm grip on that number one spot right now. We'll see if it holds on... What an absolute masterpiece of a book. I love Sirius… Continue reading HP Re-read | Prisoner of Azkaban + Top 7 Creatures
Chamber of Secrets... check! Though this is still a fantastic book, I think it'll end up being my least favorite of the series. It just didn't pack the same punch for me that Sorcerer's Stone did. I did enjoy getting a bit of Fawkes though! I just rewatched this movie during my rewatch a couple… Continue reading HP Re-read | Chamber of Secrets + Top 7 Locations
Book 1 of my HP re-read completed! I loved Sorcerer's Stone! I teared up so many times that I started making a tally and will do so for the rest of the books to see which book I cry the most during (my money is on OotP). I ended up crying 6 times during this,… Continue reading HP Re-read | Sorcerer’s Stone + Top 7 Characters
BACK TO WITCHES AND WIZARDS AND MAGICAL BEASTS-- it's finally time for my Harry Potter re-read!! I've been looking forward to this all year. It's come at a great time too, since I have a feeling that this is gonna help kick my blogging inspiration back into gear! My plan for this re-read is to… Continue reading HP Re-read | Back to Hogwarts!
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! I'm back with a wrap-up! I skipped September because... I don't know why. I guess nothing really happened, book-wise, who knows? But I couldn't skip spoopy month! I'm still struggling to blog consistently (or.. at all...)! I've only posted a couple reviews this month, but most of my books lately have been re-reads,… Continue reading October Wrap Up!
These reviews are spoiler-freeeee! 🙂 Two posts in one week it's a frickin' miracle! Hello, yes, I've been reading, no I have not been reviewing (in my defense, most of the books I read this month were re-reads). I've had no intention/urge to review much this month, but yesterday the feeling came upon me and… Continue reading Mini Reviews
Ninth House Author Leigh Bardugo Publisher Flatiron Books | 2019 Pages 458 fantasy | contemporary Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and… Continue reading Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
The Silence of the Girls Author Pat Barker Publisher Doubleday Books | 2018 Pages 291 mythology The ancient city of Troy has withstood a decade under siege of the powerful Greek army, which continues to wage bloody war over a stolen woman—Helen. In the Greek camp, another woman—Briseis—watches and waits for the war's outcome. She… Continue reading The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
The Odyssey Author Homer Pages 296 classics | poetry | mythology Homer's The Odyssey, the classic account of the Greek hero Odysseus and his ten-year journey home, following the glories and horrors of the Trojan War as recounted in The Iliad. In this prose retelling of Homer's epic poem, we follow Odysseus and his shipmates… Continue reading Thoughts While Reading | The Odyssey