City of Ghosts/Tunnel of Bones

Whether it's because of Halloween, or the somewhat gloomy aesthetic of early fall, the month of October is a perfect time for reading spooky books! So far this month, I've had the opportunity to enjoy two great spooky reads, City of Ghosts and Tunnel of Bones, by Victoria Schwab. "People think that ghosts only come…

Book vs. Movies – The Hobbit

Good morning, everyone! A very happy Hobbit Day to you all! In the world of J.R.R. Tolkien's novels, today is the shared birthday of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, which makes today a great opportunity to celebrate all things Tolkien-related. Personally, I am planning to celebrate by going about barefoot for the whole day (as a…

Defy or Defend

The Reverse Readathon took place more than a week ago, but I'm still thinking about all of the amazing books that I had the opportunity to read. One of my favorites was the fourth book I read during the challenge, Defy or Defend, by Gail Carriger. Defy or Defend tells the story of "fixer" Dimity…

Movie vs. Book vs. Comic Books – Labyrinth

Do you have specific movies that you like to watch when you are ill, or during times when you are sad or stressed out? I certainly do! While I tend to spend more time reading and writing than watching movies or television, there have been many times over the past several months when I've found…

The Blue Sword

It's hard to believe that it's been a week and a half since I participated in the Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon! During those 24 hours, I had the opportunity to read a lot of great books, and I've really enjoyed sharing those titles with you since the Readathon ended. This morning, I wanted to review…

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge Update: Week Eleven

Happy Pi Day, everyone! After completely disregarding my reading goals last week in favor of indulging in excessive amounts of Harry Potter fanfiction, it probably won't surprise you to learn that this week I threw myself back into the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge with a vengeance. My goal for the week was to complete some of…