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Review // A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Review // A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

An unflinching, darkly funny, and deeply moving story of a boy, his seriously ill mother, and an unexpected monstrous visitor. At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting-- he's been expecting the one from his nightmare, the nightmare he's … Continue reading Review // A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

July Wrap-Up // BookTube-A-Thon

July Wrap-Up // BookTube-A-Thon

July wasn't a great reading month. In total, I've read four books, which isn't bad, but the reason I say that July wasn't a good reading month for me is because it was a slow one. So, before BookTube-A-Thon, I started the month by finishing Flame in the Mist, and boy, was that a huge … Continue reading July Wrap-Up // BookTube-A-Thon

#ReadAThon – Toil-and-Trouble-a-Thon

Someone help me. I just found out about a new read-a-thon today, and after watching one of the hosts' announcement videos, my brain decided to go ahead and compile a to-be-read list for all the challenges. But, uh. At least it's a short list? Anyway. Toil-and-Trouble-a-Thon. Basically, it's a read-a-thon that's all about witches, if … Continue reading #ReadAThon – Toil-and-Trouble-a-Thon

February Wrap-Up | 2017

February Wrap-Up | 2017

I didn't read very many books this month, but it was still a pretty good one. I'm just going to jump right into it: 1. Both of Me by Jonathan Friesen -- I picked up this book because it has a character that suffers with dissociative identity disorder, but it's so poorly represented, that I … Continue reading February Wrap-Up | 2017

T5W: Books to Get You Out of a Reading Slump | Feb, 2017

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme officiated in November 2013 and is still going strong! Join the group to become a T5W-er and check out the topics for the current month! It's currently hosted by Sam (Thoughts on Tomes), and was created by Lainey (gingerreadslainey). So, I've technically already done this week's topic … Continue reading T5W: Books to Get You Out of a Reading Slump | Feb, 2017