Top Ten Movies Based on YA books

In no particular order, here are my top ten movies, that are based on YA novels. These are movies I loved as movies, and not necessarily as an adaptation of the books. For example, I loved the movie Inkheart, but when comparing it to the book it falls short, as a movie itself it was … Continue reading Top Ten Movies Based on YA books

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

Exploring My Books: Trilogies

AS I AM NOW CO-HOSTING EXPLORING MY BOOKS WITH ADDLEPATES AND BOOK NERDS, OUR TOPIC THIS WEEK IS Trilogies I feel as if trilogies have always been a great way to share a story, while still keeping it relatively short. While I have read numerous trilogies over the years, I only own the complete trilogy of a few. … Continue reading Exploring My Books: Trilogies

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games BY Suzanne Collins "Winning will make you famous. Losing means certain death. The nation of Panem, formed from a post-apocalyptic North America, is a country that consists of a wealthy Capitol region surrounded by 12 poorer districts. Early in its history, a rebellion led by a 13th district against the Capitol resulted in … Continue reading The Hunger Games

Throwback Thursday: The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games BY Suzanne Collins "Winning will make you famous. Losing means certain death. The nation of Panem, formed from a post-apocalyptic North America, is a country that consists of a wealthy Capitol region surrounded by 12 poorer districts. Early in its history, a rebellion led by a 13th district against the Capitol resulted in … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Hunger Games

Top Ten Favorite Authors

Whenever someone asks who my favorite of (insert category here) I hesitate. I've always had a tough time choosing favorites. This post is one that was a struggle to complete because I love books and I love that the authors wrote such fantastic novels, but choosing favorite authors is more than choosing your favorite books. … Continue reading Top Ten Favorite Authors

Top Ten Books for readers who like The Hunger Games & Twilight

I decided it was about time I move my top ten to Tuesdays like everyone else, not to be like everyone else, but to follow the meme. Originally I decided on Fridays because I wasn't sure how much time I would have during the week to devote to posting during a weekday. Now I've realized … Continue reading Top Ten Books for readers who like The Hunger Games & Twilight

Red Queen

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard The poverty stricken Reds are commoners, living under the rule of the Silvers, elite warriors with god-like powers. To Mare Barrow, a 17-year-old Red girl from The Stilts, it looks like nothing will ever change. Mare finds herself working in the Silver Palace, at the centre of those she hates the … Continue reading Red Queen