October 31, 2016

October 2016 (+ Flights of Fantasy October Linky)

October 2016 (+ Flights of Fantasy October Linky)
October 2016 is officially one of my favorite months that I've ever experienced in my life. And yes, I say that even though I had a terrible cold for nearly two weeks of it and  even though the weather took a turn for the colder. I got to do so  many fun things, and I honestly am grateful that I…

October 30, 2016

My Book Adaptation Wishlist Tag

My Book Adaptation Wishlist Tag
I'm real psyched to be sharing my answers for the My Book Adaptation Wishlist Tag on the channel today! This tag was originally created by Monica, and I was tagged by Kristin . Basically, all I'm tasked to do is to share what book I think would be best adapted into the various mediums - and…

October 27, 2016

Tunes & Tales: English Rain

Tunes & Tales: English Rain
I'm a relatively new Gabrielle Aplin fan, as I only really became obsessed with her music in late 2015. I find her voice incredibly distinctive and easy to listen to, and find that I often turn to her debut album English Rain  when I want something tried and true. It's definitely a testamen…

October 20, 2016

Thirst for Revenge • A Darkly Beating Heart

Thirst for Revenge • A Darkly Beating Heart
After her failed suicide attempt, Reiko’s parents send her to spend the summer in Tokyo. Reiko is angry and vengeful, and she’s hellbent on hurting the people she’s closest to, and it is their hope that she will learn to control her emotions there. During her stay, Reiko visits Kuramagi, a histori…

October 18, 2016

Violent Delights Have Violent Ends • Bright Smoke, Cold Fire

Violent Delights Have Violent Ends • Bright Smoke, Cold Fire
I’ll freely admit that I wasn’t sure how I was going to feel about Bright Smoke, Cold Fire when I decided to read it last month. Why? Well, I’ve read Cruel Beauty and simply found it okay. I skipped Crimson Bound because Alyssa told me about it and I decided it wasn’t for me. Also, I had seen a co…

October 17, 2016

{Bookish} Style Files: Pique Week Edition

{Bookish} Style Files: Pique Week Edition
This month, I'm incredibly pleased to be participating in Pique Week ! Now, you may be wondering, just what is Pique Week ? In a nutshell, it's a biannual weeklong celebration of upcoming titles from Abrams, as well as letting you guys know about Pique Beyond (which is Abrams new publisher-in…

October 13, 2016

The Pleasure and The Pain • Empire of Storms

The Pleasure and The Pain • Empire of Storms
I almost decided not to do a full review for Empire of Storms , simply because I didn’t feel that there were adequate words for me to express all my thoughts on it (and I still don't think this post will express everything I'd like to say since I'm avoiding spoilers of any sort, though …

October 12, 2016

NYCC 2016 Vlog + Art/Merch/Book Haul

NYCC 2016 Vlog + Art/Merch/Book Haul
I finally had the opportunity to attend my first ever New York Comic Con  this year! Together with my husband Macky and our friends Danica, Thea and Ian, we really had a fun few days roaming Artist Alley and the Show Floor together. Plus, I got to meet more of the actors who play such brilliant rol…

Countdown to Heartless • Mad as a Hatter

Countdown to Heartless • Mad as a Hatter
I'm so honored to be a part of the Countdown to Heartless  that Fierce Reads  is hosting in the days leading up to November 8, also known as publication date for Heartless . Not only do I get to tell you what I thought of Heartless  (spoiler alert: I enjoyed it tremendously!), I also get to show o…

October 11, 2016

Abbreviations #28 | September Minis

Abbreviations #28 | September Minis
Another month, another post filled with quick thoughts on books I've read in the month before! Check out all the books I read in September that I haven't reviewed yet on the blog, and hopefully, you find something that strikes your fancy. It's a mixed bag in here, but hey, variety is th…

October 9, 2016

The Sunday Mix #34

The Sunday Mix #34
It's New York Comic Con week! I'm likely enjoying the last day of the con, and I promise that you guys will be hearing about the experience next week. In the meantime, why not click on some of the links below and let me (or the blogger in question) know what you think?  There's nothing …

October 7, 2016

September Book Haul

September Book Haul
I acquired a ton  of books in the month of September, which is both wonderful and insane! So grateful to all the lovely publishing folk who are generous enough to share books with me, and super excited about all the finished copies that I picked up for myself. (Links to all of the books I've me…