I began reading ‘Shadow and Bone’ by Leigh Bardugo over the weekend. I’ve been hearing all about this story and ‘Six of Crows’ being picked up for a Netflix series, and so many people have been expressing their excitement over this news. Since I have yet to read Bardugo’s Grishaverse series, I decided to pickContinue reading “Reading ‘Shadow and Bone’ by Leigh Bardugo”
‘City of Ghosts’ by Victoria Schwab is a paranormal tale with adventure, told through the eyes of a girl blessed with the gift of communicating with spirits. This story follows Cassidy Blake, an 12 year old girl with the gift of crossing over to the world of the dead, called the Veil. She is ableContinue reading “‘City of Ghosts’ by Victoria Schwab/A Review”
I’m about halfway through ‘City of Ghosts’ by Victoria Schwab. It’s a pretty good story…although it’s a ‘middle grade’ novel, t has enough paranormal activity to keep me interested. I hope to be done reading it by this weekend. I want to pick up ‘The Oyster Thief’ by Sonia Faruqi next. It’s not available atContinue reading “January 8, 2019: Bookish Thoughts”
I’m currently reading ‘City of Ghosts’ by Victoria Schwab. It’s a ‘middle grade’ story (a genre for for a younger audience), but I’ve heard lots of great things about the book. It’s heavy on paranormal activity, and I always love a good ghost story. So I’ll see how the book goes as I move further.
I purchased this novel from Book of the Month Length: 416 pgs. Publisher: Crown Publishing Group ‘One Day in December’ by Josie Silver is a lighthearted (yet moving) tale about friendship, lost love, and heartache through the years. The story is based in London, beginning around Christmas 2008. Laurie is a young woman stuckContinue reading “January 5, 2018: ‘One Day in December’ by Josie Silver/A Review”
I’m slowly making my way through ‘One Day in December’. As endearing as the love story aspect is between Laurie and Jack, I’m having a rough time getting through the story. I do want to finish the book though, tired expressions and all. I’m hoping to finish the book by the weekend.
My New Year’s celebration with Andy took us to Andover, NJ. Since I wasn’t feeling well a couple days earlier, I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to take part in the festivities. Thankfully I got plenty of rest on Sunday, and I felt much better in time for New Year’s Eve. It wasContinue reading “January 1, 2019: Notes on New Year’s”