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Books Not To Read Late At Night (Unless You Like Feeling Scared)

I had the idea for this post a while ago and although it is a bit like another book list, I thought it might be a fun one to make! I don't personally read much horror and I tend to gravitate more towards mysteries than thrillers, but there are definitely some overlaps. This five-book list is what happened after I considered...

Book Reviews

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

As soon as I’d finished reading the first book, there wasn’t any time to lose. Immediately, I was into the next book, thrilled by the fast-moving plot and dangerous circumstances. Again, I read the book in record time, wishing to finish the series as fast as possible, though another part of me wanted it to last forever. Warning: This review contains spoilers from the first Hunger Games book...

Book Reviews

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

This book always seemed to catch my eye. But for some reason, probably my general bustling busyness, I didn’t read it. Man, oh man, was I in for a treat! When I finally did read it, I was astounded, not only by the quality, but also by the ingeniousness in the central ideas. My rating below is a four, though normally, I would say it was not one of my most favorite books. However, the inventiveness and inclusiveness of creative visuals popped it up to a four for me...

Book Reviews

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

I’ve been a Harry Potter fan for such a long time. Upon finding out that there was going to be a new book (play really), I wasn't sure how to feel, but that sure wasn't going to stop me from reading it now, was it? For those of you who have read the original Harry Potter novels, but haven't had the chance or maybe the motivation to read this 8th story, I'll tell you why you should!...

Book Reviews

Heartless

I figured for my first ever blog post I better do something pretty cool. So, I did something that is actually a fairly new book, but also something special to my heart. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is a classic children’s story and has really affected my life because of all the cool characters. This book was really interesting because of the focus on the antagonist...