Tag: Children of Virtue and Vengeance

Anyone Hungry? How About a BURRITO BOOK TAG?

Anyone Hungry? How About a BURRITO BOOK TAG?

Posted May 1, 2020 in Tags // 6 Comments

Do you guys every just go out hunting for fun book tags? I do.  I like to do the ones trending the community, I really do, but also?  It takes me so long to get to them that trying to keep in the trending curves feels a little pointless for me.  After all, I just did the #NowWeRise Book Tag, and that one was inspired by the release of Children of Blood and Bone.  So yeah, I got to that several months after the sequel was released.  I will never be on-trend, haha, but I’m okay with that! I found today’s book […]

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Series vs. Standalones: Which Do You Prefer?

Series vs. Standalones: Which Do You Prefer?

Posted March 10, 2020 in Bookish Things, Reading // 8 Comments

As a reader, I’ve never been one to devour whole book series at a time.  Even in a world where Netflix binges are part of a person’s regular repertoire, I patiently sift through series one episode at a time, over the course of several months.  I know that would drive a lot of people crazy but… I’m patient.  I have time.  I prefer to savor the experience. Up until recently, it felt like every new book was part of a trilogy.  If not a trilogy, then an extended series.  Or it was a spinoff of something else written by the […]

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New Books, New Hobbies, New Look: My January Wrap Up!

New Books, New Hobbies, New Look: My January Wrap Up!

Posted February 3, 2020 in Checking In // 0 Comments

January is the month that lasts forever. Here in the northern hemisphere, January is the first full month of really, really cold.  Well, at least it is in Massachusetts.  I’m looking forward to the thaw – I’m tired of shivering and numb fingers.  Grateful to have a home and a place with heat, so I try to focus on life’s small blessings instead of the single digit temperatures. I am not a winter person, I swear. But there’s been a lot of things going on this month, so that can also be exciting! The Monthly Haul Um. So.  I tripped […]

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Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

Posted January 27, 2020 in Reviews // 0 Comments

  I must be completely honest. I struggled a little bit with Children of Virtue and Vengeance. It wasn’t a difficult book to read, and I’ll be honest, when I sat down and focused, I read it pretty quickly.  It’s significantly shorter than Children of Blood and Bone… and it’s significantly less organized.  I’m going to discuss it, but this seems like a good time to warn you all of spoilers if you haven’t read the first book.  Also why are you reading a review of book 2 without reading book 1?  Go read Children of Blood and Bone, it’s fantastic. On most […]

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I’m Joining in with #StartOnYourShelfathon!

I’m Joining in with #StartOnYourShelfathon!

Posted January 14, 2020 in Readthons & Reading Challenges // 0 Comments

For those who have been following this blog for a while, you may have seen the below image on some of my book reviews: Since 2017, I’ve been struggling to hold myself accountable and make sure I am reading the books that are physically on my shelf.  In an adorable, half-hearted attempt to hold myself accountable, I created The Great Bookcase Crusade, which was my noble attempt to read the books I own and gut out the ones that I don’t love anymore. This was a good idea, don’t get me wrong.  It has helped me focus a bit more on […]

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