Book Reviews · Challenges

Book Review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Goodreads Summary: Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he’s the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians’ time as well as their ghostly teachings—such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him. Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds…
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Book Reviews · Challenges

Book Review: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Goodreads Summary: During an eventful season at Bath, young, naïve Catherine Morland experiences the joys of fashionable society for the first time. She is delighted with her new acquaintances: flirtatious Isabella, who shares Catherine’s love of Gothic romance and horror, and sophisticated Henry and Eleanor Tilney, who invite her to their father’s mysterious house, Northanger Abbey. There, her imagination influenced by novels of sensation and intrigue…
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Book Reviews

Book Review: The Castle of Llyr by Lloyd Alexander

Goodreads Summary: Princess Eilonwy hates to leave her friend Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper, and her beloved home, Caer Dallben. Why does she have to go to the Isle of Mona to train as a proper lady when she’s already a princess? But Eilonwy soon faces much more than the ordeal of becoming a dignified young maiden, for she possesses magical powers sought by the evil enchantress Queen Achren…
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Top Ten Tuesdays

Ten Recommended Books I’ve Enjoyed

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is All About Books You Read Because of Recommendations. Most of the books I read are books that I’ve seen receive multiple positive reviews. So it was pretty easy for me to come up with ten book recommendations that I’ve enjoyed. I could have come up with more, but… Continue reading Ten Recommended Books I’ve Enjoyed

Audiobook Reviews · Book Reviews

Audiobook Review: Stardust by Neil Gaiman

Goodreads Summary: Young Tristran Thorn will do anything to win the cold heart of beautiful Victoria—even fetch her the star they watch fall from the night sky. But to do so, he must enter the unexplored lands on the other side of the ancient wall that gives their tiny village its name. But beyond that old stone wall, Tristran learns, lies Faerie…
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Monthly Recap · Monthly TBR

September 2016 Recap + October TBR

September was a fun month for me. I got to go to Salt Lake Comic Con at the beginning of the month. I’ve been participating in the R.I.P. XI reading challenge. I’ve read some good books and overall I’ve had a good month. But let’s get onto the recap: Reading Progress: Books I Finished in… Continue reading September 2016 Recap + October TBR