Top Ten Favorite Protagonists

Sorry for the delay with this post, I've felt sick all day so I laid in front of the television for hours upon hours mindlessly watching "Charmed" on Netflix. Originally I was going to have today's post be my top ten series to start, but that requires research and such, so I've jumped ahead to … Continue reading Top Ten Favorite Protagonists

The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend)

The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) by Kody Keplinger Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper may not be the prettiest girl in her high school, but she has a loyal group of friends, a biting wit, and a spot-on BS detector. She's also way too smart to fall for the charms of man-slut and slimy school hottie Wesley … Continue reading The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend)

Top Ten Romances

Romance is probably my favorite genre, because it is prevalent in basically all genres. Below are my top ten romances which are spread across a couple of genres. Mostly historical fiction and young adult. The below books are not in any particular order. Almost Heaven by Judith McNaught This romance will always hold a special … Continue reading Top Ten Romances

What a Devilish Duke Desires

What a Devilish Duke Desires by Vicky Dreiling Harry Norcliffe never wanted to inherit his beloved uncle's title. The rigidity of the ton, the incessant reminders from his marriage-minded mama that he must settle down with a highborn lady and produce an heir and a spare: it's all such a dreadful bore. So when his … Continue reading What a Devilish Duke Desires

Fairest

Fairest by Marissa Meyer In this stunning bridge book between Cress and Winter in the bestselling Lunar Chronicles, Queen Levana’s story is finally told. Mirror, mirror on the wall, Who is the fairest of them all? Fans of the Lunar Chronicles know Queen Levana as a ruler who uses her “glamour” to gain power. But … Continue reading Fairest

Top Ten Best & Worst Book to Movie Adaptations

Originally this Top Ten Friday post was supposed to be entirely my favorite book-to-movie adaptations, but then I discovered that I actually have not read/seen as many books/movies as I initially thought; Therefore this post lists my top 5 best book-to-movie adaptations, as well as my worst book-to-movie adaptations. As a side note, none of … Continue reading Top Ten Best & Worst Book to Movie Adaptations

Inkspell

Inkspell by Cornelia Funke Although a year has passed, not a day goes by without Meggie thinking of INKHEART, the book whose characters became real. But for Dustfinger, the fire-eater brought into being from words, the need to return to the tale has become desperate. When he finds a crooked storyteller with the ability to … Continue reading Inkspell

Top Ten Favorite Book Covers

Covers are this first thing we notice about a book. For me they can determine whether or not I'll actually pick up the novel. Below are my top ten favorite book covers. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury The 60th anniversary cover of this wonderful classic novel stood out to me because of the minimalism and … Continue reading Top Ten Favorite Book Covers

January 2015

Just for an update on my reading progress through the year, I've decided to post monthly updates. For the month of January I read 8 books: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James Curtsies and Conspiracies by Gail Carriger Alana:The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce … Continue reading January 2015

Curtsies & Conspiracies

Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger Does one need four fully grown foxgloves for decorating a dinner table for six guests? Or is it six foxgloves to kill four fully grown guests? Sophronia's first year at Mademoiselle Geraldine's Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality has certainly been rousing! For one thing, finishing school is … Continue reading Curtsies & Conspiracies