Publisher: Scholastic

Book Review: The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events) by Lemony Snicket

Posted April 17, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events) by Lemony Snicket

“Sometimes words are not enough. There are some circumstances so utterly wretched that I cannot describe them in sentences or paragraphs or even a whole series of books.”  Even though the fifth book wasn’t a favorite of mine, I had faith that I’d enjoy the next book, and I was right. The Ersatz Elevator was pretty […]

Book Review: Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater

Book Review: Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater

Blue Lily, Lily Blue is the third book in Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Cycle. It picks up a few months after Blue’s mother disappeared, and finds the teens on the haunt for Maura. Not only that, but more and more people have come to town in search of the Ley lines and the Greywaren. Now, not only does […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The First Half of 2016

Posted December 29, 2015 by @Angelized_1st in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 9 Comments
Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The First Half of 2016

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is “Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The First Half of 2016.” The books on my list are not really in any particular order, though I numbered them. Some books like Half Lost and Morning Star I’m waiting for with bated breath, while others (Winner’s Kiss) I’m anticipating as an end to a series I […]

Teaser Tuesday & Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Book To Movie Adaptations I’m Looking Forward To Watching

Posted November 10, 2015 by @Angelized_1st in Memes, Teaser Tuesday, Top Ten Tuesday / 2 Comments
Teaser Tuesday & Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Book To Movie Adaptations I’m Looking Forward To Watching

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! […]

Book Review: Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls Series)

Book Review: Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls Series)

Caution: Spoilers Below! The Good…:  Author Maggie Stiefvater has crafted a spell-binding paranormal romance, that reads like a dream you don’t want to awake from. Told from the dual perspectives of Grace, a girl drawn to the wolves who live in the woods behind her home, and Sam, a boy living in two distinct worlds. […]

Book Review: The Scorpio Races

Book Review: The Scorpio Races

The Good…: Author Maggie Stiefvater excels at setting the scene for the titular Scorpio Races. The story is told from dueling viewpoints of race champion Sean Kendrick and newbie Puck Connolly. Each of them have a reason they need to win the race, yet develop a relationship that is at odds with their goal. Puck and Sean are […]