Book Reviews · Fantasy · Young Adult

How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories

I know it's only Wednesday, but so far this has been a great week for reading! One of the books I've had the opportunity to read this week was How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories, by Holly Black. How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories is a collection of short… Continue reading How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories

Book Reviews · Fantasy · Graphic Novels · Readathon

The Hobbit, Graphic Novel Edition

As you know, last month I had the opportunity to participate in the Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon. Unlike previous Readathons, where I tried to read a variety of literary genres and styles, this time I elected to read (almost) exclusively comic books, manga, and graphic novels. One of the books I was most excited to… Continue reading The Hobbit, Graphic Novel Edition

Book Reviews · Fantasy · Horror · Young Readers/Middle Grade Fiction

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… Continue reading City of Ghosts/Tunnel of Bones

Book Reviews · Books vs. Movies · Fantasy

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… Continue reading Book vs. Movies – The Hobbit