T5W: Top 5 Fictional Places I’d Take a Date To

I could only come up with four entries this week but below are all the fictional places I'd love to take a date to. 1) The Three Broomsticks in Hogsmeade Picture this: the snow is falling, you're walking hand in mittened hand with your date through a twilit Hogsmeade. You go into the Three Broomsticks … Continue reading T5W: Top 5 Fictional Places I’d Take a Date To

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Top 10 Tuesday: Top 10 Places Mentioned in Books I’d Like to Visit

I'm interpreting this week's Top Ten Tuesday to be real places mentioned in books that I'd like to visit as opposed to fictional places (i.e. Hogwarts or Narnia). So below are the places I've read about that I would love to visit one day in real life and not just on the page. 1) London, … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Top 10 Places Mentioned in Books I’d Like to Visit

Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books I Loved with Fewer than 2000 Ratings on Goodreads

1) The Fiercest Joy (The Sweetest Dark #3) by Shana Abe 2) A Bed of Thorns and Roses by Sondra Allan Carr 3) The Truelove Bride by Shana Abe 4) The Art of the Personal Essay by Phillip Lopate 5) The Dragon Lords trilogy by Jon Hollins 6) The Public Burning by Robert Coover 7) The Light at the End by John Skipp & Craig Spector 8) Single: … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books I Loved with Fewer than 2000 Ratings on Goodreads

Top 5 Wednesday: Top 5 Independent Ladies from Books

1) Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series We all know our favorite witch was responsible for saving Harry and Ron multiple times throughout the series, using the might of her mind just as much as the flick of her wand. What I love most about Hermione is that she did not care at all about impressing … Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Top 5 Independent Ladies from Books

Top 10 Favorite Couples in Books

A very appropriate topic for the week of Valentine's Day, this week's Top Ten Tuesday is all about our favorite literary lovebirds. 1) Feyre & Rhysand from the ACOTAR series From enemies to friends to lovers, nothing says Power Couple like the Hades/Persephone-inspired pairing of Rhysand and Feyre, High Lord and High Lady of the Night Court. … Continue reading Top 10 Favorite Couples in Books

February 2019 Releases I’m Adding to My TBR

Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) by Marlon James Bloodwitch (The Witchlands #3) by Susan Dennard The Priory of Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon The Huntress by Kate Quinn The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas Enchantee by Gita Trelease Crown of Feathers (Crown of Feathers #1) by Nicki Pau Preto The Risk (Briar U #2) by Elle Kennedy … Continue reading February 2019 Releases I’m Adding to My TBR

10 New/Upcoming Releases I’m On the Fence About

1) The Mister by E.L. James Release Date: April 16 I've got a very complicated relationship with E.L. James' Fifty Shades of Grey series. Back when it was becoming a bona fide phenomenon, I read the first book out of curiosity and absolutely loathed it. I couldn't see how anyone could like it. Then, over time, my views on it … Continue reading 10 New/Upcoming Releases I’m On the Fence About