Top Ten Best Books Of 2016

2016 was an awful year in many respects, aside from that it did give me some wonderful books to read. I only rated so many books with five stars. I read some truly wonderful books this year. From my  top ten books of 2016 I rated 5 YA books, 1 Non-fiction, and 4 historical romance novels … Continue reading Top Ten Best Books Of 2016

Exploring My Books: 2016 Favorite

THE EXPLORING MY BOOKS TOPIC THIS WEEK IS my Favorite Book of 2016 This really wasn't a hard decision. Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare was my favorite book I read in 2016, with An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir coming in second. This book was the largest book I read this year and it … Continue reading Exploring My Books: 2016 Favorite

Top Ten Favorite Villains

I'm not one who falls for the Villain (at least often, although I did  with the Darkling), so these are the villains from some of my favorite books and series. The Darkling from The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo Voldemort from the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling Count Olaf from A Series of Unfortunate … Continue reading Top Ten Favorite Villains

Top Ten 2016 Releases I’ve Read So Far

When compiling this list, I was surprised by the number of books I've read that were published this year. I thought most of what I was reading was from last year and beyond. While the list below is in no particular order, I have to say that the best book I've read this year, which … Continue reading Top Ten 2016 Releases I’ve Read So Far

Exploring My Books: Shockingly Fantastic Party

AS I AM NOW CO-HOSTING EXPLORING MY BOOKS WITH ADDLEPATES AND BOOK NERDS, OUR TOPICs From the past two WEEKs are Shocked me & A Fantastic Party I've been so busy lately that I was unfortunately unable to participate in the last two EMBs on the days they were supposed to be. So better late than never. Here are the … Continue reading Exploring My Books: Shockingly Fantastic Party

Nail Art: Lady Midnight

This past March, Cassandra Clare bestowed her most recent Shadowhunter masterpiece to the masses. I am one of those devoted souls who pre-ordered her book and devoured it as soon as I could. It is a delicious novel. (My review can be found here.) This weekend I am going to BookCon in Chicago, in honor … Continue reading Nail Art: Lady Midnight

March 2016

This past month I read a lot more than I thought I did. Although quite a few of them are historical romances and not many of them accomplish tasks on my reading challenge. Not much happened in the non-book world, so here are the books I read in the month of March: The Gilded Cuff … Continue reading March 2016

Top Ten Most Recent 5 Stars Reads

So it wasn't until I was scrolling through Goodreads finding books for this post that I realized how seldom I give out 5 stars. My top ten most recent five stars stretches from now until last May. I didn't realize that out of the tens of books I've read over the past several months, that … Continue reading Top Ten Most Recent 5 Stars Reads

Lady Midnight

Lady Midnight Cassandra Clare "The Shadowhunters of Los Angeles star in the first novel in Cassandra Clare’s newest series, The Dark Artifices, a sequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series. Lady Midnight is a Shadowhunters novel. It’s been five years since the events of City of Heavenly Fire that brought the Shadowhunters to the … Continue reading Lady Midnight