Tag: Apparating Library Book Club

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

I finished this book Friday morning, and I am still struggling to find the words for it.  I want to babble about how good it is – how I loved the rich descriptions of the temple and how that beautiful scene with Zélie and Anari on the ship was everything and… okay guys, this is going to be another list of brilliant things. 1. Each and every character in this story was well-written, well-motivated, and I loved them all.  Zélie with her rash decisions and temper.  Anari with her sweetness and courage.  Zane with his fierce protectiveness and big heart. […]

Posted March 18, 2018 in Reviews // 2 Comments //
Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

I’m having a weird moment where I don’t know what to say about a book. Simon was adorable.  110% of myself wanted nothing more than his complete and total happiness.  I liked Simon.  I liked Simon a lot.  I wanted to sit and watch his antics and frustrations and being human all day long.  Every time I sat down with this book, it hooked me.  So much love, honestly. It is a really quick read.  Legit, I sat down to read a couple chapters because I had a smidge of downtime and read the entire rest of the book.  The dialogue […]

Posted February 15, 2018 in Reviews // 6 Comments //
January Wrap Up

January Wrap Up

2018 is off to a roaring start, n’est pas, mes chers?  I’ve not been subtle about how much 2017 stunk for me, so I’m absolutely thrilled with the way January has unwound so far.  I hope everyone else has had a good start, too! I ended up with quite a good haul this month – after a slow December on NetGalley, I ended up being granted 5 books.  I timed my requests so that there’s nothing immediate, so reading them shouldn’t be a challenge (The Phantom Tree releases in August!). I believe there’s a lot of little ones in this set… Blood Will […]

Posted January 29, 2018 in Checking In // 24 Comments //