Reviews

One of Us is Lying, or how to get out of your reading slump

Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention.Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule.Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess.Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing.Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher.And Simon, the outcast, is the creator of Bayview High's notorious gossip app.… Continue reading One of Us is Lying, or how to get out of your reading slump

Readathon

Read Until You Dropathon Wrap-Up Post

Read Until You Dropathon is the reason I read more in August than in any other month of this year - and also the reason I finally caught up on my Goodreads challenge. The idea comes from libraryofcerys on twitter and she also posted prompts for the readathon. The idea was to read 31 books… Continue reading Read Until You Dropathon Wrap-Up Post

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Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself.A prince in danger must decide who to trust.A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings.Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war.In a centuries-long war where beauty and brutality meet, their three paths entwine in a shadowy… Continue reading Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

Challenges

What’s in a Name reading challenge

Another reading challenge for me 🙂 This one is hosted by Carolina Book Nook, it lasts the whole year and the challenge is to read six books, one for each category: An ampersand – & (ex. Blanca & Roja, Rot & Ruin)An antonym (ex. Big Little Lies, Wicked Saints)4 letters or less (ex. Feed, Vox)A given/first name (ex. Tess of the Road, Flowers for Algernon)Reference to children (ex. Baby… Continue reading What’s in a Name reading challenge

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A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

A Room of One's Own is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. First published on the 24th of October, 1929, the essay was based on a series of lectures she delivered at Newnham College and Girton College, two women's colleges at Cambridge University in October 1928. While this extended essay in fact employs a fictional narrator… Continue reading A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf