Genre: Legends, Myths, Fables

Book Review: The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard) by Rick Riordan

Posted November 17, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard) by Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan’s second turn at Norse mythology, The Hammer of Thor, wasn’t as easy to get into as the first novel. Once again Magnus Chase finds himself on a mission to return a magical object to the god it belongs, when he and his friends get pulled into a more dangerous assignment. Thor’s hammer Mjolnir is missing […]

Book Review: The Raven King (The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater

Book Review: The Raven King (The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater

“He was a king. This was the year he was going to die.” Author Maggie Stiefvater closes out her popular Raven Cycle series with the fourth and final novel, The Raven King. From the very beginning, readers knew death awaited Blue Sargent’s one true love. Gansey was slated to die from the very beginning, yet it was hard not to […]

Book Review: The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo) by Rick Riordan

Posted May 18, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 2 Comments
Book Review: The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo) by Rick Riordan

“Nothing is more tragic than loving someone to the depths of your soul and knowing they cannot and will not ever love you back.” The long-awaited second spin-off to Rick Riordan’s popular Percy Jackson & the Olympians has finally been released, and it was everything I could have hoped for. This new series stars fallen god Apollo, […]

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 […]

Waiting on Wednesday: The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo) by Rick Riordan

Posted November 18, 2015 by @Angelized_1st in Memes, Waiting on Wednesday / 0 Comments
Waiting on Wednesday: The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo) by Rick Riordan

Why I’m Waiting I fell in love with author Rick Riordan’s writing from the very first moment I began reading Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightening Thief. I’ve always loved Greek mythology, and that series was very fun to read. Maybe that’s why two of the books were adapted into film. As much as I loved PJ&tO, I […]

Book Review: The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard) by Rick Riordan

Book Review: The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard) by Rick Riordan

“My name is Magnus Chase. I’m sixteen years old. This is the story of how my life went downhill after I got myself killed.” ― Rick Riordan, The Sword of Summer With that quote author Rick Riordan takes fans on yet another fun-filled, fantasy ride with his latest novel, The Sword of Summer. In the past Riordan delved into Greek […]