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

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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

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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

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

Book Review, Guest Reviewer

Father’s Day Guest Reviewer: My Dad

My dad was the one who read Harry Potter to me and my sister when we kids, but not long after that I was the one pushing books at him. For this father's day, I thought I would get his thoughts on some of the books we've both read. So here are my dad's reviews… Continue reading Father’s Day Guest Reviewer: My Dad

Top Ten Tuesday, Weekly Features

My Favourite Fathers and Father Figures in Literature

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's theme is a Father's Day freebie, so I chose to discuss my favourite literary fathers and father figures. 1. Arthur Weasley Good old Mr. Weasley. He's a great dad to all his kids, works his butt off to pay… Continue reading My Favourite Fathers and Father Figures in Literature