Book Reviews · Fantasy · Young Readers/Middle Grade Fiction

The Enchanted Forest Chronicles: Dealing with Dragons, Searching for Dragons, Calling on Dragons, Talking to Dragons

I am convinced that the only thing better than a great fantasy novel is a great fantasy series. One of the most enjoyable series that I've had the opportunity to read this year was The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, by Patricia C. Wrede. The first book in the series, Dealing with Dragons, tells the story of… Continue reading The Enchanted Forest Chronicles: Dealing with Dragons, Searching for Dragons, Calling on Dragons, Talking to Dragons

Book Reviews · Fantasy · Young Adult

The Grishaverse: Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, Ruin and Rising

Over the past couple of months, I've been spending most of my free time reading books that have been sitting unread on my bookshelves for the past year (or longer). Some of these books are standalone novels, while others are part of trilogies or longer series. One of the trilogies that I decided to read… Continue reading The Grishaverse: Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, Ruin and Rising

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The Legacy of Orïsha: Children of Blood and Bone, Children of Virtue and Vengeance

One of the best things about participating in the Beat the Backlist reading challenge is having the opportunity to read books that have been on my TBR list for years. Over the past several months, I've been able to read a lot of great books, including the first two novels in Tomi Adeyemi's Legacy of… Continue reading The Legacy of Orïsha: Children of Blood and Bone, Children of Virtue and Vengeance

Book Reviews · Fantasy · POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Twenty-One

Good morning, everyone! I hope you've had a great week so far! Yesterday I had the opportunity to visit Barnes and Noble for the first time in over a year, and I was shocked by all of the changes my local store has made during that time. The store has been completely rearranged! The new… Continue reading POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Twenty-One

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POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Eighteen

Good morning, everyone! I hope you're having a great week so far, and that you are continuing to stay healthy. Earlier this week, I was able to get my second COVID-19 vaccination! Just like with the previous dose, my arm began to get sore a few hours after getting the injection, but the soreness went… Continue reading POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Eighteen

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POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Sixteen

Good morning, everyone! I hope that you've had a great week so far, and that you are continuing to stay healthy. The spring weather has been gorgeous this week! Unfortunately, it has also introduced a whole slew of seasonal allergens that have caused my sinuses to go absolutely crazy. I've taken quite a few Benadryl-induced… Continue reading POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Sixteen

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POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Fifteen

Good morning, everyone! I hope that you are all having a wonderful weekend, and that you are continuing to stay healthy. I was able to get my first COVID-19 vaccination earlier this week, and I'm doing fine. My arm started feeling a little sore a few hours after getting the shot (similar to the way… Continue reading POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Fifteen