Here's something I wrote ages ago (after a particular spree of horribly angsty YA series I voluntarily went through, for reasons unknown) describing the overused plotline that used to be a standard followed by nearly every other post-Twilight series.
This is a basic rundown of what will... More →
Darkhenge by Catherine Fisher
Chloe is in a coma, but her soul is trapped in a strange fantasy world. Her brother Rob is determined to free her. But Chloe insists on staying in the fantasy world, where she can control the trees and has the... More →
So for ages, I put off reading this book because I didn't think it looked good. I seriously regret that.
So this follows the story of Evie from the week leading up to... More →
I find it really interesting, working in a book store. (and I am pretty sure those people on the OT sometime enjoy my comments about it).
Its interesting seeing the people that come in, the books they buy, and the new books we get... More →
So you have a 100-page book to read, so you think, "Simple enough. I'll just wait until the weekend before it's due. No big deal."
And now it's Sunday night at 9:13 and you haven't cracked the spine of Kate Chopin's "The Awakening" once...oops. Where did... More →
A sheaf of paper,
Lines of ink:
Black on white,
But ink makes words,
Words make realms:
Realms of magic
And realms of science,
Realms of oceans
And realms of ice.
With deep worlds
Made from ink
And clever words.
How do black lines form so much?
Love and obsession,
Betrayal and greed,
Those who unite,
Those who fall... More →
WARNING: Spoilers up to the fourth book.
I liked Artemis Fowl the first time I met him. He was a bit of mystery, really. He was smart, cruel and unusually calm. In the first book, he was rather jerky, but showed some regret, so I liked... More →