Goodreads Monday: October 28

Hi everyone! For this post, I’m taking part in Goodreads Monday. This was started by Lauren’s Page Turners, in which you choose a book listed on your Goodreads TBR and talk about it. This Week’s Book: Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth LimSynopsis: Maia Tamarin dreams of becoming the greatest tailor in the land, but asContinue reading “Goodreads Monday: October 28”

Local Ghost Story/Blogtober Day 28

I’m participating in The Library Looter & Anniek’s Library Blogtober challenge! In Central NJ, there is a building named The Union Hotel. Located in downtown Flemington, NJ, The Union Hotel was constructed in 1878 and was a town centerpiece as a stagecoach stop. It became a national destination during the 1934 trial of the LindberghContinue reading “Local Ghost Story/Blogtober Day 28”

Four Favorite Harry Potter Spells/Blogtober Day 27

I’m participating in The Library Looter & Anniek’s Library Blogtober challenge! Today the prompt is ‘Name 4 of your favorite spells from the Harry Potter universe’. Here are four of my faves: —Lumos (a flash of light emanating from the tip of one’s wand) —Wingardium Leviosa (a charm used to make objects fly in theContinue reading “Four Favorite Harry Potter Spells/Blogtober Day 27”

Thrillers/Blogtober Day 26

I’m participating in The Library Looter and Anniek’s Library Blogtober challenge! Reading thrillers are so fitting during October! I appreciate a good story with unexpected twists and turns! Here are some thrillers that are good to read during this month: Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall No Exit by Taylor Adams Lock Every DoorContinue reading “Thrillers/Blogtober Day 26”

Book Review: Keeping Her Close by Carol Ross

I’m participating in The Library Looter & Anniek’s Library Blogtober challenge. I’m happy to be reviewing ‘Keeping Her Close’ for Prism Book Tours! Many thanks to Carol Ross for sending me a complimentary copy! Synopsis (from Goodreads): The job sounds simple: teach a businessman’s daughter how to stay safe. But former navy SEAL turned bodyguardContinue reading “Book Review: Keeping Her Close by Carol Ross”

Two New NetGalley Reads

This month I received two digital ARCs through NetGalley. I’m very much looking forward to reading them! The Silvered Serpents by Roshani Chokshi This is the sequel to The Gilded Wolves. I really loved the diverse range of characters in Chokshi’s book, and the issues of racism and colorism were clearly addressed. Severin and hisContinue reading “Two New NetGalley Reads”

Demonic Characters/Blogtober Day 24

I’m participating in The Library Looter and Anniek’s Library Blogtober challenge! When we read stories during October, many of us usually choose books with darker plot lines and demonic characters. Here are some of my favorite characters that lean toward the demonic: Malachiasz (Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan) Raven In Red (City of GhostsContinue reading “Demonic Characters/Blogtober Day 24”

A Day In My Life/Blogtober Day 23

I’m participating in The Library Looter and Anniek’s Library Blogtober challenge. During the week, my days begin very early (6am), for me to prepare for work. I’m currently subbing at a school in Central NJ, but I begin a permanent job next week (yay!). I go to work, and my phone goes off until 3:30pm!Continue reading “A Day In My Life/Blogtober Day 23”

Sunday Sentence: October 20, 2019

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’. ‘Despite how you judge me, I hate this war. I would like to see it end, too’. Source: ‘Wicked Saints’ by Emily A. Duncan

Current Book Aesthetic/Blogtober Day 20

I’m participating in The Library Looter & Anniek’s Library Blogtober challenge! I’m currently reading ‘Wicked Saints’ by Emily A. Duncan. It’s part of Spookathon, and I’m still working through it. It’s an enjoyable tale, since I love stories involving dark magic and complicated social dynamics! Synopsis (from Goodreads): A girl who can speak to godsContinue reading “Current Book Aesthetic/Blogtober Day 20”