10 Books I’d Love to See on the Big (or Small) Screen

I have mixed feelings when it comes to TV/film adaptations of books that I love - on the one hand it's always exciting to see one of my favourite stories come to life on screen, on the other hand, my mind is always chanting 'Please don't ruin it, please don't ruin it, please don't ruin … Continue reading 10 Books I’d Love to See on the Big (or Small) Screen

Top 5 Mother Figures in Fiction

In honor of Mother's Day this weekend, this week's Top 5 Wednesday topic is all about our favorite fictional moms/mother figures. 1. Cass from A Cold Season by Alison Littlewood A Cold Season is a horror novel so naturally Cass' son, Ben, gets possessed by the Devil. She's pretty fierce, going to great lengths to protect Ben from … Continue reading Top 5 Mother Figures in Fiction

10 Fictional Characters That Remind Me of Myself

1. Cath from Fangirl Was Cath not the most relatable character ever? Her obsession with a particular book series (me), her social anxiety (again, me), her desire to be a writer and her distinct awkwardness around boys (OMG, that's totally me!). 2. Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series Yet another socially awkward bookworm I identified with a lot. (Yes, she was … Continue reading 10 Fictional Characters That Remind Me of Myself

T5W: 5 Books I Thought I’d Hate – but Ended Up Loving

1) Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley I used to be a Book Purist - meaning if a sequel was published to a classic book by anyone other than the original author, I wouldn't look twice at it. I love Gone with the Wind and even though Scarlett has been approved and authorized by the Mitchell estate, I didn't see how it could … Continue reading T5W: 5 Books I Thought I’d Hate – but Ended Up Loving