On my last post and WOW that was two weeks ago, I confessed that I was in a much dreaded blogging slump but thanks to fellow readers and bloggers, they shared a ton of great tips in getting out of it (thank you! ^.^). One of said tips is for me to just do something different, preferably something that's not related to books or blogging. So I did just that. I attended 2 out of 4 days of FanExpo Canada, saw a few Toronto Film Festival movies (Scarlet Innocence, Laggies, Hustisya) and finally, I … Read More...
“In the beginning was the darkness, and in the darkness was a girl, and in the girl was a secret…” This book starts out so beautifully. There were secrets, magic, intrigue. A forgotten legend. It was a breathtaking start that certainly swept me away. But, and that’s a big BUT, the writing also lost me […]
A place where noble women cannot reproduce. A place where these women buy beautiful, talented, peasant girls from the Auction. A place where these teenage girls are bought to become surrogates. A place where these surrogates have unfathomable powers that change shapes, colors, and sizes. … Is it me or are dystopian novels getting weirder and weirder every year? […]
I know this book has been around for a long time, but I just read it recently and I loved it. Holly Black is one of the reasons I started collecting books with her Spiderwick Chronicles that she created with Tony DiTerlizzi. I have yet to read more from her, but I already know that […]
I’ve probably said this a hundred thousand times (okay, I might be exaggerating) but for those of you who are not aware, I’m a huge Pride and Prejudice fan. So when I found out that there’s going to be a manga adaptation of the classic, I was beyond excited. I love Pride and Prejudice and I love […]