I have counted Patrick Ness among my favorite authors for quite a few years now since I first dove into his Chaos Walking trilogy. Ness has been writing novels, and even a few screenplays, since 2003, and is mainly known for his Young Adult works.
"In the year that Summer stayed too long, the heat lay upon the prairie with the weight of a corpse."First line in The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo Hi, guys. Today I wanted to talk about the kind of books I usually love: books with a great atmosphere. It's the kind of books where… Continue reading Recommending Atmospheric Reads
"I didn't know how long I had been in the King's prison."First line in The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner Hi, guys and thanks for stopping by this post. I recently finished the fifth and last published book in The Queen's Thief series by Megan Whalen Turner, Thick as Thieves. I can now for sure… Continue reading Why You Should Read “The Queen’s Thief”
" The two men appeared out of nowhere, a few yards apart in the narrow, moonlit lane.” First line in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling I’m back with the final post in the series of recommending books based on Hogwarts houses and we’ve made it to Slytherin. In case you… Continue reading Hogwarts House Recommendations: Slytherin
"It was nearing midnight and the Prime Minister was sitting along in his office, reading a long memo that was slipping through his brain without leaving the slightest trace of meaning behind "First line in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling I’m back with the third post in this series of… Continue reading Hogwarts House Recommendations: Ravenclaw
"The villagers of Little Hangleton still called it 'the Riddle House,' even though it had been many years since the Riddle family had lived there." First line in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling Last week I posted my recommendations for Gryffindor and as I’m doing this alphabetically, we’ve made… Continue reading Hogwarts House Recommendations: Hufflepuff
"Harry Potter was a highly unusual boy in many ways."First line in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling As you probably know, this is in no way an original idea of mine. Recommending books based on people’s Hogwarts House is a very popular thing and as a true Potterhead, I… Continue reading Hogwarts House Recommendations: Gryffindor
"I may have found a solution to the Wife Problem."First line in The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion Summer Books Hellooo. Welcome to my first attempt at recommending some books. I’ve scoured my ‘Read’-shelf on Goodreads to find books that I think are perfect to read during the summer. Just a heads up: I hear… Continue reading Recommendations: Summer Reading