Showing posts from December, 2019

Book Review: City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare

Four out of five stars. Rating Note:  Five stars means it's the best of the best. Four is great, three good, two not so good, one awful. All the stories are true. This little nugget of a quote becomes crucial when Clary Fray, a human living in New York, stumbles across the existence of Shadowhunters - and vampires and werewolves and fae and warlocks, as well as demons, which the Shadowhunters fight against. Clary quickly realizes that she's the only normal human who can actually see these creatures, and things get complicated from there as she becomes tangled up in the Shadowhunter world and it becomes clear that those closest to her have been lying to her in various ways. These lies make for an interesting dynamic throughout the book, because those same loved ones are thrown into danger around the same time, forcing Clary to look past the lies and join with the Shadowhunters in an attempt to save them from the man who becomes the main antagonist. Betrayals

5 Ways to Find Time to Read More

We've all been there: life gets the better of us, we've been running around without a break in sight for who knows how long, we're exhausted, and suddenly we pause and realize we can't remember the last time we read even part of a book, let alone an entire masterpiece made out of words and dead trees. It's been weeks, maybe even months since you picked up a book, and you call yourself a bookworm, a reader? You hardly feel worthy of the title. But it's okay. Hobbies and the things we enjoy doing get away from us sometimes. What matters is that we always go back to them; we don't let them stay gone from our lives. And there are always ways to fit in more time to read books in your daily life, whether it's been ages since you last read or you simply want to read more. Let's take a look at some of those methods. 1. Shave off sleeping time - but just a little. Please note that I don't recommend this if you already get less than seven or

10 Fantasy Books Released in December 2019

1. Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi released Dec 3rd 2. Diamond & Dawn by Lyra Selene released Dec 3rd 3. Reverie by Ryan La Sala released Dec 3rd 4. Wicked Hour by Chloe Neill released Dec 3rd 5. Crownbreaker by Sebastien de Castell released Dec 10th 6. Everafter Song by Emily R. King released Dec 10th 7. The Light of All That Falls by James Islington released Dec 10th 8. The Hanged Man by K.D. Edwards released Dec 17th 9. Bright of the Moon by Miranda Honfleur released Dec 30th 10. The Dragon King by Miranda Honfleur released Dec 31st From that list, I'm most excited about Reverie. Children of Virtue and Vengeance sounds great as well, but I'll need to read Children of Blood and Bone from the series first. Which upcoming fantasy book are you most excited about? Let me know in the comments below!