I’ve recently taken up writing short stories in order to develop my writing skills. I love short stories because the successful ones are able to convince you of something or invoke a feeling in a few words. That is powerful. I want that kind of power in my writing, and I think practicing writing short stories is a good place to start. Continue reading “Mini-Crisis”
I recently read The Last Camellia by Sarah Jio and as I was reading, I couldn’t help but be astonished by the amount of damage a flower could inflict on a family. Continue reading “Murdurous Plants”
Once upon a time…
there was an amazing mother who really loved pumpkin. She and her Continue reading “Pumpkiny Love”
A little while ago I read both Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, and a retelling of the story by Rachel Caine, The Prince of Shadows. After the experience I had reading Hamlet (I LOVED it!), I was shocked by my dislike for Romeo and Juliet. Continue reading “Star-Crossed Thieves and a Curse of Love”
Since winter set in, I’ve been enamored with spiced desserts and gingerbread in particular. My fervor over all things gingerbread has long passed the infatuation stage, Continue reading “Richest Gingerbread Ever!”
Finally posting…one year later…
After the holidays it took me forever to get back in sync with my school schedule, but now I’m back! Towards the end of 2016 Continue reading “New Year, New Books, New Posts”
!!!Thank you, my dear readers, for making this 50th post possible!!!
2016 was an eventful, surprising, and all around incredible year for all of us bibliophiles. I’ve read some marvelous books this year and I’m so happy that I was able to complete my reading goal for 2016, so I thought I’d share my 2016 favorites with you all. Continue reading “Top 6 Books: 2016”
This series is by far one of the best I’ve read this year.
The series follows a magician (or Antari) and a thief as they try to save their cities from destruction. They journey through Continue reading “Shades of Magic Trilogy”
I don’t even remember how I came across this book. I think it surfaced during a late-night-Goodreads-search extravaganza.
The Goblin Emperor is about a goblin/elf prince who, by a change in fate, becomes Continue reading “The Goblin Emperor – Review”
Six of Crows is the best duology that has recently graced my bookshelves. I don’t even know what to say first…
Let’s begin with plot. The series is about a thief, a sharpshooter, a spy, a Grisha (a.k.a. person who can pull off really cool magic,) a soldier, and a runaway, who Continue reading “Thieves, Seasickness, and Coffee”