Tag: Anna Dressed in Blood

Why Do Authors Think It’s Okay To Viciously Murder Cats?!

Why Do Authors Think It’s Okay To Viciously Murder Cats?!

Posted June 29, 2020 in Bookish Things // 6 Comments

So. Something that has been annoying be about books, especially horror books, for a while now. Why in the world do authors think it’s okay to do horrible things to cats!? The first time I noticed this and really catalogued it was back in 2017 when I was reading Anna Dressed in Blood.  Throughout the entire book there’s this lovely cat that has been helping protect the family in his own sweet, loyal, kitty cat way.  Then right there at the end, the demon eats the cat.  And we know this, because Kendare Blake described the cat’s tail hanging limply out of the demon’s mouth. […]

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Ghost Stories You Simply Must Read

Ghost Stories You Simply Must Read

Posted October 30, 2018 in Memes // 19 Comments

Almost everyone likes a thrill every once and a while.  While I don’t love horror novels, I do like ghost stories!  And sometimes, they come unexpected.  I’ve read a few books in the last couple years that I thought were going to be about witches or mermaids, but ended up being ghost stories!  Color me thrilled. As Halloween is tomorrow, there’s still a little time for spooks and thrills!  If you’re keen for a ghost story, may I suggest nine of the ones I’ve read recently?  I enjoyed them all.    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow / Featuring the famous headless […]

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The Characters Who Made “Meh” Books Tolerable

The Characters Who Made “Meh” Books Tolerable

Posted April 3, 2018 in Memes // 17 Comments

Over the last two years, I’ve read a lot of books, but not all of them have been gold medal winners.  Some have been *so* frustrating, and others the worst kind of predictable.  Love triangles, overflowing with cheese… I could go on. I do acknowledge, though, not all books are purely unenjoyable.  Sometimes, there will be characters that stand out even if I don’t like the story.  Here are some characters of note.      Sydney Sage Bloodlines by Richelle Mead Tess Legend by Marie Lu The Faeries So Silver Bright by Lisa Mantchev Indie Crossed by Ally Condie Letty Hempstock […]

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My Most Disappointing Reads of 2017

My Most Disappointing Reads of 2017

Posted December 31, 2017 in Reading // 4 Comments

A couple weeks ago, I highlighted my favorite books I read this year.  Every one of them was an excellent, well-written, intriguing read.  Unfortunately, not all books can be perfect and meet all our expectations.  What follows is a list of the books I read this year that didn’t live up to my expectations and why. By no means does this mean you shouldn’t read these books!  Just because I thought a book fell short, doesn’t mean others wouldn’t completely and totally love it.  In fact, at least two books on this list are very popular on Goodreads, so by […]

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The Disney Princess Book Tag

The Disney Princess Book Tag

Posted November 28, 2017 in Bookish Things, Tags // 10 Comments

So I know it’s a bit late in the month, but voila! I have my monthly tag post for you beauties.  I’m a bit of a Disney nerd, so I’m super excited for this one! The Disney Princess Book Tag by Zuky @ Book Bum and Mandy @ Book Princess Reviews I stole this from Darque Dreamer Reads an eternity ago, and small shout out to her… the images she used for the princesses are vintage gorgeous and I love them. The Rules: Mention where you saw the tag/thank whoever tagged you! Tag Zuky’s and Mandy’s posts (the awesome creators of […]

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