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Books I Liked with Tropes I Usually Hate

Posted August 9, 2018 by Brin in Memes, Top 5 Wednesday / 1 Comment
Books I Liked with Tropes I Usually Hate

Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey @GingerReadsLainey on Youtube and is now hosted by Sam @ThoughtsOnTomes You can join the Goodreads group HERE There’s a new topic every Wednesday, and you then list your Top 5 books related to the particular topic. Books I Liked with Tropes I Usually Hate Ah, tropes – love ’em or hate ’em it’s impossible to deny that the vast majority of literature (adult and young adult […]

Author Spotlight: Richelle Mead

Posted June 28, 2014 by Brin in Author Spotlight / 0 Comments
Author Spotlight: Richelle Mead

I thought it would be fun to share with you some of my favourite authors, the ones who inspired me to start-up a blog in the first place. I love discussing books but I really feel like I should be giving some of the authors I really enjoy some love! I like to read as wide a variety as possible (though I do tend to favour young adult (especially contemporary) and science […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Silver Shadows

Posted February 26, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Waiting on Wednesday / 8 Comments
Waiting on Wednesday: Silver Shadows

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that showcases the upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating. >>> Silver Shadows Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives. In The Fiery Heart, Sydney risked everything to follow her gut, walking a […]

10 Must See Book-to-Movie Adaptations in 2014

Posted February 20, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
10 Must See Book-to-Movie Adaptations in 2014

I am always curious to see book-to-movie adaptations. So many have been disappointments but there have been a few gems here and there so I have never really given up on viewing them even though nine times out of ten I prefer the book – but there is always the exception to the rule. >>> Here are the movies I am looking forward to seeing this year: Vampire Academy by […]

80s and 90s YA Fiction

Posted January 9, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 9 Comments
80s and 90s YA Fiction

The Young Adult book market has changed a lot over the years. I read a great deal of YA fiction throughout the 1990s (the vast majority of which was actually published in the 1980s). The genre was quite different back then. There was not the vast array of choice that there is for younger readers nowadays. There really has been something of a boom in YA literature in the last […]