My book club chose to read Far Far Away by Tom McNeal last month. It was a good book that reminded me of a fairy tale, but had some aspects that kept me from really loving it. First, a synopsis: It says quite a lot about Jeremy Johnson Johnson that the strangest thing about him… Continue reading Far Far Away by Tom McNeal
Hey all! I was scrolling through Facebook today and saw this awesome video that I thought I'd share! It's a video of a man binding a book by hand. I was amazed at how many steps there were to create the beautiful book seen in the video! Here's the link: Bookbinding video Have a great… Continue reading Cool Bookbinding Video
Last Sunday I went and saw the movie The Darkest Minds in my local theater. The Darkest Minds movie is based on the book by the same name by Alexandra Bracken. The book was published in 2012, so it's been quite a wait for those who read the book and have been waiting to see… Continue reading The Darkest Minds Movie Review
Daughter of the Burning City was a good read, but not as good as I had hoped. It was unique and entertaining for the most part, but I did have some trouble with it. Sixteen-year-old Sorina has spent most of her life within the smoldering borders of the Gomorrah Festival. Yet even among the many… Continue reading Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody (MAJOR SPOILERS)
Hey everyone! So for Christmas 2017 I asked my mom for a Pagehabit subscription box, and she got me a six-month subscription! Needless to say, I was super happy! I mean, what could be better than a box with a book and bookish goodies delivered to my doorstep each month? Well, my June box was the… Continue reading My June Pagehabit Subscription Box!!
This book grated on me, and I think it was because I'm not the right audience for this book. I did enjoy it somewhat, but I'm wondering if I would've liked it more had I been the target age. One thing this book did really well was create distinct characters. There were four princes and… Continue reading The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy
Hey everyone! So I had my book club discussion yesterday and realized I hadn't posted my book club discussion questions for the book we read! So here they are! This book was set in Seattle. Do you think the story would have changed had it been set elsewhere? Would the atmosphere have changed had it been… Continue reading Discussion Questions for I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest