When Mia is only a child, her father is hanged, a traitor to the Republic after a failed rebellion against the Senate. Her mother and brother are thrown into a prison of madness, and Mia herself barely escapes with her life. Taken under the wing of a retired assassin, Mia grows up strengthening her body and mind, and one day ventures out to find . . .
Maybe you are stressed out/bored from self-quarantine and need something to do. Or you're stressed out about work/school. Or you just had a bad day. Or you're reading this in 2021 and Corornavirus is just a distant memory and you just want some feel-good books to read. Whatever the case, I want to provide a short list of books I've . . .
It’s Halloween at the pumpkin patch, which means it’s the last night Josiah and Deja will work the Succotash Hut together before going off to college next season. Deja is going to miss Josiah—and the snacks. Josiah is going to miss Deja, too, but he’s more upset that he never talked to the girl of his dreams: the Fudge Shop girl, Marcy. So Deja . . .
I love a good series. Who doesn't? I've recently started reading a bunch of series and have been plowing through them in record time---Simon Snow, Shades of Magic, Chaos Walking, and To All the Boys I've Loved Before, to name a few. These series are amazing. The stories are interesting enough to warrant 3+ books. Fantasy and sci-fi do . . .
It's been four months since the events of the previous book, since Kell and Lila parted ways---Lila stealing aboard a ship and setting sail, Kell stuck in Red London underneath the King and Queen's thumb like always. But now Red London is preparing for the Essen Tasch, an international competition of magic that will bring . . .
Simon Snow’s story is over. He’s no longer the Chosen One. He’s no longer a mage. He can barely get himself up off the couch. And his relationship with Baz is...very much uncertain. Penelope decides what they all need is a holiday. So Simon, Penny, and Baz wind up on a road trip across western America, and run into just as much . . .
This year, I've decided to get back into resolutions. Rather than set goals about making money and losing weight, they will all be about---I know this will shock you---BOOKS! These are the types of resolutions I'm happy to both set and share. My life revolves around books: taking pictures of books, talking about books, writing about . . .
If you couldn't tell, autumn is my favorite season, and I'm so happy the weather here in Ohio is finally reflecting the time of year. If you're like me, you enjoy reading scary books all year round. But Halloween---and October in general---provides us a great excuse to read even more creepy stories, and who would want to waste that opportunity? I want to share . . .
For over 20 years, Hill House has been uninhabited---by humans, that is. The house is widely known as being uninviting, and Dr. Montague, being the scholar that he is, is determined to find evidence of a haunting. Along with Luke, the future heir of Hill House, Dr. Montague invites two women to stay in the house and . . .
Being born in space, Romy has never known anyone other than her parents. They are on a spacecraft called Infinity, hurtling towards a planet in another star system referred to by NASA as "Earth 2," a seemingly habitable planet where Romy and her parents will begin a new civilization. But when Romy's parents suddenly . . .