Tag: Made Me Laugh

“If you wanted to play with fire, milady, you could have simply asked me for a kiss or three.” – #ThursdayQuotables

“If you wanted to play with fire, milady, you could have simply asked me for a kiss or three.” – #ThursdayQuotables

I haven’t done this meme for a while (I’m not even sure if it’s still properly active?) but I am reading the third book in a trilogy that is SERIOUSLY under appreciated.  Don’t believe me? Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard of the Théâtre Illuminata. *waits* The first book in this trilogy came out in 2009.  It’s about a girl named Beatrice Shakespeare who was raised by a theatre company and is friends with classic characters from Shakespeare and other plays of the time.  This trilogy is FILLED with puns, witty banter, and just plain cleverness and ought to be […]

Posted August 24, 2017 in Memes // 5 Comments //
So Silver Bright by Lisa Mantchev

So Silver Bright by Lisa Mantchev

Beatrice Shakespeare Smith is in a bit of a pickle.  Having just wrested Nate and herself from the hands of the angry sea witch Sedna, she has managed to learn the truth about her father… and make a sea witch really, really mad.  In the conclusion of this trilogy, Bertie is tasked with saving her family, saving her loves, saving herself, saving the theatre, and finishing her play.  That’s not too much to ask, right? Before we go any further, can we just take a moment to appreciate the cover? ALL THREE BOOKS IN THIS TRILOGY HAVE COVERS TO DIE […]

Posted August 22, 2017 in Reviews // 1 Comment //
Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier

Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier

I simply LOVED this book. Ruby Red was such a lot of fun.  Gwyneth Shepard’s family has too many secrets.  One of these is that her cousin, Charlotte, has inherited the time travel gene and she must keep an eye to see if Charlotte gets dizzy and, very importantly, draw a chalk circle where she disappears.  Only, it isn’t Charlotte who disappears – it’s Gwyneth!  Completely uninitiated, poor Gwennie is thrust into her family’s grand conspiracy theory, and has to decide who to trust, and who is trying to kill her. This audiobook was one of the ones I listened […]

Posted August 15, 2017 in Reviews // 16 Comments //