Posts Tagged: Julie Kagawa

Jun 09
Top Ten Books I’ve Read So Far This Year

Top Ten Books I’ve Read So Far This Year

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given, and this week’s topic is: TOP TEN BOOKS I’VE READ SO FAR THIS YEAR 2014 is getting off to a nice start.  I’ve read 89 books so far this year, which just boggles my mind.  Six of those books have been 5 stars, and there are a nice amount of 4 and 4.5 stars.  I didn’t know exactly what I’d see before… Read more »


Apr 11
Stacking the Shelves # 60

Stacking the Shelves # 60

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Visit Tynga’s Reviews to learn more about this weekly meme. PURCHASED Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor: I pre-ordered the B&N version that came with this cool (signed!) print!  I’ve been… Read more »


Apr 09
Review: The Forever Song by Julie Kagawa

Review: The Forever Song by Julie Kagawa

Let’s start off by talking about the ending of The Forever Song, the last book in the Blood of Eden trilogy.  It ended perfectly, without an ounce of surprise, with every character’s fate wrapped up exactly as you’d expect.  That’s not a complaint, because it was all immensely satisfying.  Less satisfying, however, was the middle section of this book, which felt bloated and repetitive. OK, now let’s back up to the beginning.  Allie is in just as much shock as… Read more »


Mar 27
Review: Grim by Christine Johnson

Review: Grim by Christine Johnson

Fairy tale retellings probably work best when you have a familiarity with the source material.  Unfortunately, I’ve only read a few of Brothers Grimm’s original fairy tales on which the short stories in this anthology are based, so I missed out on the experience of making the connections between the stories while I read.  Still, several of these were quite enjoyable. The Key by Rachel Hawkins: ★★★★ Lana’s mother is a psychic (an ACTUAL psychic) who does readings out of their… Read more »


Mar 14
Stacking the Shelves # 56

Stacking the Shelves # 56

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Visit Tynga’s Reviews to learn more about this weekly meme. FOR REVIEW The Forever Song by Julie Kagawa: This pains me to say, because this is one of my most anticipated books of… Read more »


Jan 27
Top Ten Tuesday # 39: Worlds I’d Never Want to Inhabit

Top Ten Tuesday # 39: Worlds I’d Never Want to Inhabit

  Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given, and this week’s topic is: Worlds I’d Never Want to Inhabit (Plus One That I’m Hoping For) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins: As much as I hate to admit it, I’m no Katniss.   Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion: There’s a lot to hate about a zombie apocalypse, aside from the prospect of being eaten – the constant moaning… Read more »


Jan 17
Stacking the Shelves # 48

Stacking the Shelves # 48

  Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Visit Tynga’s Reviews to learn more about this weekly meme. PURCHASED – E-Books and Audiobooks The Line by J.D. Horn (E-book) Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk (Audiobook)   FOR REVIEW The Here and Now… Read more »


Nov 18
Top Ten Tuesday # 30: Books For Fans of Kick-Ass Heroines

Top Ten Tuesday # 30: Books For Fans of Kick-Ass Heroines

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is: Karou from Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor: Kicking demon ass. Alyssa from Splintered by A.G. Howard: Kicking ass in Wonderland. Katniss from The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins: Kicking Capitol ass. June from Legend by Marie Lu: Kicking Republic ass. Em from All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill: Kicking ass while time traveling. Tris… Read more »