5 Books to Read If You Like TWIN PEAKS

Recently I finished watching Twin Peaks, the American drama TV series that ran from 1990-91. Created by Mark Frost and David Lynch, Twin Peaks follows the mysterious events transpire in this small town after the murder of Laura Palmer, a local high school student. The best way I can describe this show is that it's … Continue reading 5 Books to Read If You Like TWIN PEAKS

THE RAVEN KING by Maggie Stiefvater | Review

The time has finally come for me to say goodbye to Maggie Stiefvater's Raven Cycle series. What a wild, magical, dark, emotional, and wonderful journey it has been! Since first reading The Raven Boys years ago I have eagerly devoured The Dream Thieves, Blue Lily, Lily Blue, and now The Raven King, the finally installment in this quartet. Though I had … Continue reading THE RAVEN KING by Maggie Stiefvater | Review

AUGUST 2016 | Wrap-Up

I've always considered August to be one of my favorite months. Not only does it bring a new school year and a promise of the coming autumn, but it also allows you to enjoy the last few weeks of summer without baking in July's toasty heat. This August was no exception, from both a reading … Continue reading AUGUST 2016 | Wrap-Up

BLUE LILY, LILY BLUE by Maggie Stiefvater

“Blue was perfectly aware that it was possible to have a friendship that wasn’t all-encompassing, that wasn’t blinding, deafening, maddening, quickening. It was just that now that she’d had this kind, she didn’t want the other.” How Blue feels about her friendships with the Raven Boys is similar to the way I feel about reading … Continue reading BLUE LILY, LILY BLUE by Maggie Stiefvater

July 2015 Wrap-Up

The summer is already half over- can you believe it? Each year as July comes to a close, I start to get a wee bit restless. Excitement about the upcoming school year begins to bubble inside of me, and this year is definitely no exception. Still, I keep reminding myself that it is nevertheless summer, and … Continue reading July 2015 Wrap-Up

QUOTE: Maggie Stiefvater

"All of us have secrets in our lives. We’re keepers or keptfrom, players or played. Secrets and cockroaches — that’s what will be left at the end of it all.”  ~ The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater This passage appears in the prologue of Maggie Stiefvater's novel The Dream Thieves, the second book in the Raven Cycle series. It makes … Continue reading QUOTE: Maggie Stiefvater

Book Review: THE DREAM THIEVES

Author: Maggie Stiefvater Number of Pages: 439 Publisher: Scholastic Press Release Date: September 17, 2013 Ronan is one of the raven boys—a group of friends, practically brothers, searching for a dead king named Glendower, who they think is hidden somewhere in the hills by their elite private school, Aglionby Academy. The path to Glendower has long lived as an … Continue reading Book Review: THE DREAM THIEVES