Posts Categorized: Laini Taylor

Oct 22
Top Ten Tuesday #26: Best Character Names

Top Ten Tuesday #26: Best Character Names

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Best Character Names The Classics Ebenezer Scrooge: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Count Dracula: Dracula by Bram StokerThe Wicked Witch of the West: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum Scarlett O’Hara: Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell Children’s Books Beezus Quimby: Beezus and Ramona by Beverly ClearyEncyclopedia Brown: Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective by Donald… Read more »


Oct 16
Waiting on Wednesday: Night of Cake & Puppets by Laini Taylor

Waiting on Wednesday: Night of Cake & Puppets by Laini Taylor

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.  This week’s pre-publication, “can’t wait to read” is: Night of Cake & Puppets by Laini Taylor   From Goodreads synopsis: In Night of Cake & Puppets, Taylor brings to life a night only hinted at in the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy—the magical first date of fan-favorites Zuzana and Mik. Told in alternating perspectives, it’s the perfect love story for… Read more »


Oct 08
Top Ten Tuesday # 24: Best Series Enders

Top Ten Tuesday # 24: Best Series Enders

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Best Series Enders Read ’em, Loved ’em Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins: I adored this series.  If Collins would have kept writing, I would have kept reading.  But I thought Katniss got an ending that was perfect for the books, even if it wasn’t perfect for her. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer: I know this isn’t everyone’s cup of… Read more »


Sep 24
Top Ten Tuesday # 22: My Favorite Sequels

Top Ten Tuesday # 22: My Favorite Sequels

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  My Favorite Sequels I Haven’t Even Read This One, But I’m Including It, Because I Just KNOW: The Eternity Cure by Julie KagawaProdigy by Marie LuEverbound by Brodi AshtonBoundless by Cynthia HandFragments by Dan WellsAsunder by Jodi MeadowsSiege and Storm by Leigh BardugoDays of Blood and Starlight by Laini TaylorMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsJust One Year by Gayle… Read more »


Jul 30
Top Ten Tuesday # 15: Perfect Endings

Top Ten Tuesday # 15: Perfect Endings

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Perfect Endings Even though the topic this week was great beginnings OR endings, I wanted to focus just on the endings.  These are a just a few of the books (I could have picked many more than ten) that stayed with me long after I closed the cover. Endings That Knocked My Socks Off Not… Read more »


May 21
Top Ten Tuesday # 7: Favorite Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday # 7: Favorite Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and this weeks topic is:  Top Ten Favorite Book Covers If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch: Look at this girl.  You can see the suffering in her eyes.  And yet, there seems to be a strength.  She perfectly captures the character of Carey.  (My review is here.) The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton: The source of thousands of young girls’ crushes.  C. Thomas Howell, Matt… Read more »