Book Review, Reviews

Book Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Published by: Knopf Books on October 18, 2016 Genre: YA Science-Fiction Format: Hardcover Series: The Illuminae Files Others in Series: Illuminae (#1), Obsidio (#3, March 2018) Hanna is the station captain’s pampered daughter; Nik the reluctant member of a notorious crime family. But while the pair are struggling with the… Continue reading Book Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Bookish Spotlight

Toronto Bookish Spotlight: The Lockhart

Last week, the book squad and I visited The Lockhart! For all of you guys who don't know, The Lockhart is Toronto's very own Harry Potter-themed bar, which now also has a location in Montreal. I have visited The Lockhart TO a total of 3 times now, and it was a magical experience each time. It's really… Continue reading Toronto Bookish Spotlight: The Lockhart

Book Review

Book Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Published by: Knopf Books Date: October 20, 2015 Genre: YA Science-Fiction Format: ARC (a very old one, I know) Others in Series: Gemina, Obsidio (March 2018) This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded.… Continue reading Book Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Book Review

Book Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee Published by Katherine Tegen Books Date: June 27, 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Hardcover Henry “Monty” Montague was born and bred to be a gentleman, but he was never one to be tamed. The finest boarding schools in England and the constant disapproval of his father… Continue reading Book Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Movie Review

Spider-Man, Spider-Man, and Spider-Man

I know -- it's been forever since my last post, and I haven't done a book review in a million years. But in my defense, this is technically an adaptation of a comic, so it still fits my theme and it means I can continue to review superhero movies to my heart's content. Anyways, the… Continue reading Spider-Man, Spider-Man, and Spider-Man

Discussion

The Boy Who Lived

Every once in a while, a new person will ask me if I like Harry Potter. I always respond with “I love Harry Potter.” But what I really want to say is this: I don’t like Harry Potter; I don’t even love Harry Potter. I live and breathe Harry Potter. Perhaps it’s a little melodramatic of me,… Continue reading The Boy Who Lived

Top Ten Tuesday, Weekly Features

Top Ten Series I’ve Been Meaning to Start

Happy Tuesday, all. It is Monday night as I type this, and I have a 2000 word essay to write, and yet I am crafting this post because it is more fun and I am a master procrastinator. Anyways, TTT is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week's theme is… Continue reading Top Ten Series I’ve Been Meaning to Start