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… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Australian Reads
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,… Continue reading STILETTO by Daniel O’Malley | Review
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… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gem Books
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… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set Outside the U.S.
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… Continue reading Book Review: THE ROOK
Surprise, surprise: I've bought more books! This time, my little shopping spree has been focused on books I can read at the beach. The Summer I Turned Pretty, It's Not Summer Without You, and We'll Always Have Summer by Jenny Han. I've heard so many fantastic things about this trilogy that I just had to pick it up when… Continue reading more books: beach reads
WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? Right now I'm reading The Rook by Daniel O'Malley. I found it in a local independent bookstore and was instantly intrigued. But more about that in an upcoming post! What did you recently finish reading??? This past… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays: July 16th