Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Should Talk About More!!

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic asks us to share ten books that we enjoyed but rarely talk about. Sometimes it's easy to get in the habit of discussing and recommending the same handful of books pretty frequently, letting so many other great books fall between the cracks. I'm so glad that this …

Top Ten Tuesday: Characters I’d Follow on Social Media

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is to share ten characters we would follow on social media. I'm so excited for this fun topic, so let's dive right in! What characters would you follow on social media? What do you think of the books on my list? …

Top Ten Tuesday: Australian Reads

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is to share books set in another country; however, I've decided to mix it up a bit (when don't I?). Instead, I'll be sharing ten books that either take place in Australia or are written by Australian writers. Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta sparked …

STILETTO by Daniel O’Malley | Review

It's happening, people! After months and months of saying I would reading Stiletto by Daniel O'Malley I have finally done it! *pats own shoulder with pride* As the sequel to The Rook, this second installment in the Checquy Files continues the story of Myfanwy Thomas from a different perspective with new characters, problems, and wrinkles. Stiletto is brimming with supernatural mishaps, …

Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gem Books

Happy Tuesday! I'm really excited about this week's Top Ten Tuesday theme because we're sharing our Top Ten Hidden Gem Books-- who isn't excited to talk about fantastic books that deserve more praise? There are so many amazing books out there that deserve a larger audience and that aren't talked about or read often enough. Narrowing …

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set Outside the U.S.

Happy Tuesday! It's time to take a trip around the world with this week's Top Ten Tuesday theme: Top Ten Books Set Outside the U.S. As I was looking through the books I've read on Goodreads in preparation for writing this post I was surprised by how difficult finding ten unique global bookish settings was. I've read …

Book Review: THE ROOK

Author: Daniel O'Malley Number of Pages: 512 Publisher: Back Bay Books Release Date: January 11, 2012 "Myfanwy Thomas awakes in a London park surrounded by dead bodies. With her memory gone, her only hope of survival is to trust the instructions left in her pocket by her former self. She quickly learns that she is a Rook, a high-level …