Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

Posted January 5, 2014 by Brin in Reviews / 1 Comment
Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

I really enjoyed Unearthly by Cynthia Hand but at the same time did not quite understand why it appealed to me so much. I am not a huge fan of ‘angel’ themes in Young Adult paranormal novels. Probably the only book of this ilk I have enjoyed previously was Angelfall by Susan Ee but that is because it broke a lot of the conventions of this particular brand of paranormal […]

A-Z Challenge 2014

Posted January 4, 2014 by Brin in Challenges / 0 Comments
A-Z Challenge 2014

This is a challenge being hosted by the Young Adult Book Club on Goodreads. I had a lot of fun completing this challenge in 2013 but put virtually no planning or foresight into my selections. I somehow managed to complete it without actively trying to – I made my books fit the challenge not the other way around. This time I want to try something different. I have pre-selected the […]

New Year – New Goals

Posted January 1, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
New Year – New Goals

2013 was a good year (reading-wise) for me. I found some great new authors and read a lot of truly amazing books. However, I would like to change things up a bit in 2014. I really would like to concentrate on reading some of my ever-growing TBR pile. I barely made a dent in 2013 (kept getting distracted by all the shiny new books). I have reduced my reading goal […]

2013 – This Past Year in Review

Posted December 31, 2013 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 0 Comments
2013 – This Past Year in Review

Well 2013 has really zoomed by. I swear every year seems to go quicker than the previous one. I remember being told that when I was a youngster and I never really believed it but it is totally true! This year has been quite a strange one for me. I have alluded to some of the troubles I have been having in previous posts but have never really explained what […]

2013 End of Year Book Survey

Posted December 30, 2013 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 0 Comments
2013 End of Year Book Survey

I have decided to take part in The Perpetual Page Turner’s End of Year Book Survey (hosted by Jamie). To take part just click: here 1.    Best Book You Read In 2013? Suicide Watch by Kelley York This was such a powerful, beautiful novel. I wept buckets at certain parts but I loved how hopeful this book really was. The main characters really captured my heart and soul. 2.    Book […]