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Book Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Book Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

  Title: Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) Author: Laini Taylor Edition: UK Hardcover Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton  Release date: March 28th 2017 Genre: YA Fantasy No.pages: 536       Synopsis The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it. Then a stunning opportunity presents itself, in the person of […]


Teaser Tuesday: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Teaser Tuesday: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

It’s time for Teaser Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by The Purple Booker in which we share two teaser sentences from a book that we’re currently reading. If you’d like to take part, simply: -Grab your current read -Open to a random page -Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page -BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! You don’t want to ruin the book for others! -Share the title and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!   My Teaser       “He had […]


What’s on Your Nightstand? (1)

What’s on Your Nightstand? (1)

Today I’m taking part in ‘What’s on Your Nightstand?’, a meme hosted by Jennifer @ 5 Minutes for Books that takes place on the fourth Tuesday of every month. The idea is to share books you are reading or have read in the past month. You can participate in What’s on Your Nightstand? in several ways. Choose what’s appealing to you: 1 )Take a picture or simply give a list of the stack of books that you are in the process of reading or planning to read (it might be on your nightstand, on a bookshelf, or like me, under […]


Stacking the Shelves (9) Birthday Haul 2015

Stacking the Shelves (9) Birthday Haul 2015

Today I’m taking part in a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! If you’d like to take part please visit the launch page and sign up with the linky on Tynga’s latest post. It was my birthday on Thursday and as usual I received a lot of lovely books. Here’s what I got: […]


#Tackle TBR 5 Favourites Challenge

#Tackle TBR 5 Favourites Challenge

Today is Day 9 of the Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon hosted by Wishful Endings. The idea is to challenge yourself to catch up with finishing as many books on your reading list as possible over the two weeks from 8th-20th September. There will be a giveaway for all read-a-thon participants. If you’d like to join in, you can sign up here and follow the hashtag #TackleTBR on Twitter for updates. Five Favourites Challenge This challenge is hosted by Melissa Wright, author of the Descendents series! The challenge is to list your five favourite books. There is also a giveaway on her post to win an […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Characters I Would Want With Me On A Deserted Island

Top Ten Tuesday: Characters I Would Want With Me On A Deserted Island

Today is Top Ten Tuesday, a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish!  Every week they post a new top ten list and everyone can join in and share their own picks. If you’d like to take part, hop on over to the blog and sign up with the linky. If you don’t have a blog, feel free to post your answers in the comments. This week’s topic is: Characters I Would Want With Me On A Deserted Island. Here are my top ten: 1) Katniss Everdeen. Her amazing survival skills (hunting with a bow and arrow, tree-climbing, etc.) would […]


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Top Ten Tuesday: Worlds I’d Never Want to Live In

Top Ten Tuesday: Worlds I’d Never Want to Live In

Today is Top Ten Tuesday, a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish!  Every week they post a new top ten list and everyone can join in and share their own picks. If you’d like to take part, hop on over to the blog and sign up with the linky. If you don’t have a blog, feel free to post your answers in the comments. This week’s topic is: Worlds I’d Never Want to Live in.Here are my top ten: 1) Panem from The Hunger Games. I would really not enjoy living in a society where children have to face […]


C is for Chimera #atozchallenge

C is for Chimera #atozchallenge

[Public domain image] Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series.  Today’s post is all about Chimeras. A chimera is a monster from Greek mythology made up of the parts of three different animals-a lion, a serpent and a goat. Nowadays the term has come to describe any mythical animal with parts taken from various animals, or to describe wildly imaginative concepts. A […]