Overall: 5/5 StarsCharacters: 5/5Setting: 5/5Writing: 5/5Plot and Themes: 5/5Awesomeness Factor: 5/5Review in a Nutshell: Queen of Air and Darkness was the perfect ending to this fantastic series, and now I’m really bitter we need to wait until 2021 to see these characters again! That’s not fair. “The story that I love you, it has no end.”
Overall: 5/5 StarsCharacters: 5/5Setting: 5/5Writing: 5/5Plot and Themes: 5/5Awesomeness Factor: 5/5Review in a Nutshell: Cassandra Clare somehow managed to make me fall deeper in love with this world and these characters, and absolutely crush me, in just under 700 pages. “Everyone is afraid of something. We fear things because we value them. We fear losing people because we love them. We fear … Continue reading Lord of Shadows (The Dark Artifices #2) by Cassandra Clare – Review
The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra ClareUS Hardcover (2007-2014) vs US Paperback (2015) The first book in The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare, City of Bones, was published in March of 2007 with, well, not my favorite cover. Let’s face it, a shirtless guy standing behind the NYC skyline isn’t exactly a book cover I would … Continue reading The Shadowhunter Chronicles by Cassandra Clare – Cover Change Corner
Overall: 5/5 StarsCharacters: 5/5Setting: 5/5Writing: 5/5Plot and Themes: 5/5Awesomeness Factor: 5/5Review in a Nutshell: Lady Midnight is a fantastic read that will hold you hostage until you finish. “Lex malla, lex nulla. A bad law is no law.”
Overall: 5/5 StarsCharacters: 5/5Setting: 5/5Writing: 5/5Plot and Themes: 5/5Awesomeness Factor: 5/5Review in a Nutshell: Clockwork Angel is a fantastic introduction to a trilogy that will take over your life. “Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.”
Before I get into this, I just want to mention a post I made of 8 Things Every Book Collector Has Heard. I also just made a post about consumerism in the book community. Be sure to check that out! I feel a little hypocritical doing a bookshelf tour right after talking about how consumerism … Continue reading Bookshelf Tour + Organization Tips
This year is absolutely flying by. I can’t believe it’s April already! This month has some of my most anticipated releases of the year, with a good mix of debut novels, series starters, and continuations! My wallet may hate me this month, but I’ll be very happy once all these books come out.
January started rough. I was in the middle of a horrible reading slump and just had no motivation to get through books, but I think it’s really turned around! I spent the last week and a half of the month rereading some favorites in preparation for one of my most anticipated books of the year! … Continue reading January 2019 Wrap Up & Possible End of Reading Slump!
Yes. I know December was almost two weeks ago. But I still want to talk about the books I read! Reading slumps are the absolute worst. 2018 had been awful for me in terms of reading slumps. It seemed that every other month, I lost all motivation to read. I’m really hoping 2019 will be … Continue reading My (Late) December 2018 Wrap Up + Horrible Reading Slump
So I’ve made a post about my Top 18 2018 Releases, but now I wanted to shine a light on some of the books I read this year that were published in earlier years. This list is in no particular order. I just wanted to mention a few of the books and series I loved … Continue reading My Top 8 Reads of 2018