Book Review

The Haunting Season: Ghostly Tales for Long Winter Nights – Anthology Review

"Perhaps if Morton had not stopped to mop his brow in that precise spot, he might never have noticed the black-and-white house."First lin in A Study in Black and White by Bridget Collins (first story in The Haunting Season) Authors: Bridget Collins, Imogen Hermes Gowar, Natasha Pulley, Jess Kidd, Laura Purcell, Andrew Michael Hurley, Kiran… Continue reading The Haunting Season: Ghostly Tales for Long Winter Nights – Anthology Review

Lost In Translation

Lost in Translation: The Shamer Chronicles by Lene Kaaberbøl

"Strickly speaking, it wasn't really Cilla's fault that I was bitten by a dragon."First line in The Shamer's Daughter by Lene Kaaberbøl Hi, everyone. This post is another entry in my ongoing Lost in Translation series where I take advantage of my bilingual abilities by investigating what has been lost in the translation of specific… Continue reading Lost in Translation: The Shamer Chronicles by Lene Kaaberbøl

Book Review

The Mad Ship by Robin Hobb (The Liveship Traders #2) – Book Chat

"Below the serpents, the beds of weeds swayed gently in the changing tide."First line in The Mad Ship by Robin Hobb Author: Robin Hobb Published: March 1999 Genre: Fantasy My rating: ★★★★★ The second book in the Liveship Traders trilogy is a step up from the first one. The plot started to take shape, so… Continue reading The Mad Ship by Robin Hobb (The Liveship Traders #2) – Book Chat

Book Memes

Top Ten Tuesday: Memorable Character Quotes

"Books ran away when they grew restles, when they grew unruly, or when they grew real."First line in The Library of the Unwritten by A, J. Hackwith As you can tell, I found the time to do this week's Top Ten Tuesday prompt: Memorable character quotes. Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Memorable Character Quotes

Fun Lists

Reacting to Unpopular Opinions About YA Books

"I was ninty-nine point nine percent sure I was dreaming."First line in New Moon by Stephenie Meyer Today I'm dealing with a hot topic: unpopular opinions. I stumbled upon some glorious Buzzfeed articles about unpopular opinions people have about YA books, and there were just too much gold in those to not make a post… Continue reading Reacting to Unpopular Opinions About YA Books