I've finally started reading The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black so these are my answers for the week 1 questions... Q1: All is fair in Fairfold… or is it? What are your thoughts on the way of life in this particular bubble? What do you make of the folk of Fairfold, both… Continue reading The Darkest Part of the Forest Read-along: Week 1
tree wolf image by chic2view on 123RF.com It's Wyrd & Wonder month so I'm going to do a fantasy version of the Bookish Memory Check, another chance for me to see exactly how bad my memory is and pretend it's funny instead of worrying. The rules: Go to your Goodreads ‘fantasy’ + ‘read’ shelfSort by randomTest your memory… Continue reading Bookish Memory Check: It’s All a Fantasy!
tree wolf image by chic2view on 123RF.com Today's Wyrd & Wonder prompt is '5 star fantasy reads'. I picked 5 books to stay on theme - or else the list would be too long.
tree wolf image by chic2view on 123RF.com Wyrd & Wonder is “an annual geek-out over all things fantasy”, hosted by Imyril, Lisa, Jorie, Ariana and Annemieke. It's my second time participating, I absolutely loved it last year. I'm a bit busier this time around so I'll try to be more realistic about my goals. The realistic goals: read 5… Continue reading Wyrd & Wonder – Best Laid Plans
image by Svetlana Alyuk on 123RF.com We've come to the end of the fantasy month, but considering the number of new additions to my tbr, my next few reads will probaby be fantasy too. I didn't read as much as I meant to, but that's pretty much always the case. I still read more than any other month… Continue reading Wyrd and Wonder Wrap Up!
image by Svetlana Alyuk on 123RF.com Fantasy literature has inspired plenty of music, and even though my own knowledge of it is mostly limited to the Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter music, I'm still making a post to share a few of my favorites. I love Tom Bombadil. He's so strange and so fun to read… Continue reading Music Inspired by Fantasy Books
In the Kingdom of Spring, Poet is renowned. He's young and pretty, a lover of men and women. He performs for the court, kisses like a scoundrel, and mocks with a silver tongue.Yet allow him this: It's only the most cunning and manipulative soul who can play the fool.For beyond the castle walls, Poet guards… Continue reading Trick by Natalia Jaster (Foolish Kingdoms #1)
It's week 2 of The Bone Shard Daughter read-along and I'm going to answer some questions that Imyril @ One More has prepared! But first, I have decided what my One Book One Idea challenge will be for this book, even though I'm only halfway through. For Lin and Bayan meditation is very important, so… Continue reading The Bone Shard Daughter Read-along Week 2
The Demon King. As Fjerda's massive army prepares to invade, Nikolai Lantsov will summon every bit of his ingenuity and charm—and even the monster within—to win this fight. But a dark threat looms that cannot be defeated by a young king's gift for the impossible.The Stormwitch. Zoya Nazyalensky has lost too much to war. She… Continue reading Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo (with spoilers!)
I kinda forgot to post this earlier, but I'll try to be more on time for week 2. This read-along is part of the Wyrd and Wonder month and it's hosted by Imyril @ One More and the questions are by Beth @ Fantasy Hive. Spoiler warning for the first 11 chapters. 1) Welcome to… Continue reading The Bone Shard Daughter Read-along Week 1