This book makes you think, and it makes you feel. I have nothing but wonderful things to say about this book.
Here's the thing about Ravenclaws: it's not just that they're intelligent - this house is not solely focused on being smart. It's about learning as a lifestyle. It's about living curiously. It's about finding comfort in things that you don't quite understand. So here's a few books that I believe I enjoyed because of my inherent Ravenclaw-ness.
Natasha's getting deported tonight. Daniel's pretty sure that fate has brought them together. Natasha doesn't believe in anything as flimsy as fate. Daniel's not in love, but he's definitely getting there.
I have a bit of a confession to make. I'm in a bit of a downturn. I know it's just a phase, but my reading has significantly slowed down. And I kind of hate it. I wouldn't say that I'm in the middle of a reading "slump". I'm still reading regularly. I'm still on track …
This was one of those books that gripped me straight from the start. I read the first page and thought, "Oh, I'm going to like this." And like it I did.
This playlist is inspired by The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson. This book had such a strong vibe, and I found myself being reminded of Clarke and Andie and the gang when several different songs started playing on shuffle. These are some of those songs.
We're about halfway through the year, so here's a mid year book tag!
I absolutely loved The Wrath and the Dawn, so when I heard that Renee Ahdieh was writing a retelling loosely based on Mulan I was very excited. And I was not disappointed. I think it was Roshani Chokshi who described Renee Ahdieh's writing as "butter", and I cannot think of a more accurate description. It is rich, and smooth, and velvety, and makes you wonder how you managed without it before.
This week's Top Ten Tuesday focuses on your favourite reads of the first half of the year. I'm only including five, because while I've enjoyed a lot of the books I've read so far this year, there aren't very many that have earned the title of "favourite". Here we go:
For those of you who aren't aware (don't worry about it, there's not really much reason you should be), last night was Midsummer's Eve. Until about a year ago, I hadn't realised that Midsummer and the Summer Solstice could be on different dates. But it is. If this is something that actually interests you, you …