Top 5 Wednesday 8/26/15: Top 5 Book Series I Wish Had More Books – A Discussion

Posted August 26, 2015 by MC in Top 5 Wednesday / 0 Comments
Top 5 Wednesday 8/26/15: Top 5 Book Series I Wish Had More Books – A Discussion

Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey at gingerreadslainey. To check out everyone in the T5W family, click here! This week we are supposed to discuss book series that we wish had more books. I thought about this topic all month, trying desperately to come up with a list. But in the end, I have decided that I don’t really have an answer to this week’s Top 5 Wednesday prompt. However, since […]

Review: The Birthmarked Trilogy by Caragh M. O’Brien

Posted August 23, 2015 by MC in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: The Birthmarked Trilogy by Caragh M. O’Brien

Birthmarked, Prized, and Promised by Caragh M. O’Brien (Goodreads)   The Birthmarked trilogy introduces us to our heroine, Gaia Stone, a teenage midwife living in a society about 400 years in the future. She lives in a unique world, in which a slightly ramshackle, dystopian community and a scientifically advanced city exist side-by-side, separated by just a wall. The city inside the wall, the Enclave,  is a pristine, white safe […]

Top 5 Wednesday 8/19/15: Top 5 Tropes I Hate

Posted August 19, 2015 by MC in Top 5 Wednesday / 0 Comments
Top 5 Wednesday 8/19/15: Top 5 Tropes I Hate

Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey at gingerreadslainey. To check out everyone in the T5W family, click here! I really struggled with last month’s topic of discussing tropes we love. So when I saw that this month we would be discussing tropes we hate I jumped for joy! Generally I don’t enjoy most tropes at all. But the ones that I really dislike the most are the ones that have to […]

Top 5 Wednesday 8/12/15: Top 5 Favorite Required Reading

Posted August 12, 2015 by MC in Top 5 Wednesday / 0 Comments
Top 5 Wednesday 8/12/15: Top 5 Favorite Required Reading

Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey at gingerreadslainey. To check out everyone in the T5W family, click here! Wow, this was a really fun week for me. I took a trip to my parents house, where all of my old schoolbooks are stored, and took a look at the shelves while reminiscing about my required reading and the book reports I had to write while I was growing up. I am […]

Bout of Books 14!

Posted August 9, 2015 by MC in Bookish Thoughts / 2 Comments
Bout of Books 14!

That’s right! I am participating in yet another read-a-thon! That will be three read-a-thons over the course of four weeks for me. I am slightly exhausted from all this reading, but Bout of Books is a pretty low-key read-a-thon, so I still want to participate. This will be my first time participating in Bout of Books, and I am really excited to jump right in! Work is going to make […]

Top 5 Wednesday 8/5/15: Top 5 Favorite Maps

Posted August 5, 2015 by MC in Top 5 Wednesday / 0 Comments
Top 5 Wednesday 8/5/15: Top 5 Favorite Maps

Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey at gingerreadslainey. To check out everyone in the T5W family, click here! Oh, maps, how I love thee. Maps are a staple in the world of fantasy novels, and sometimes it seems as though a great map is the mark of a great book. It always puts a smile on my face when I flip open the cover of a brand new book and find […]

Review: The Harrow by Karen Carr

Posted August 4, 2015 by MC in Book Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: The Harrow by Karen Carr

The Harrow by Karen Carr (Goodreads) I won a copy of The Harrow in a Goodreads giveaway and have agreed to write a review with my honest opinion. The Harrow follows our main character Callie, after a seemingly normal trip to her local YMCA ends with her lost in another world and another time. Callie has no idea where she is or how she got there. Before she has a chance […]

#TBRTakedown 2.0 Wrap Up

Posted August 3, 2015 by MC in Wrap Ups / 0 Comments
#TBRTakedown 2.0 Wrap Up

I didn’t manage to finish all of the challenges for #TBRTakedown 2.0, but I still managed to complete 6 books, and I at least started a book for each of the challenges. It was really fun to participate in this readathon and keep track of how everyone was doing on Twitter. This readathon was created by Shannon at leaninglights and I really hope she hosts another one soon! So here’s […]

BookTube-A-Thon 2015 TBR!!!

Posted August 2, 2015 by MC in TBR Lists / 0 Comments
BookTube-A-Thon 2015 TBR!!!

The BookTube-A-Thon is finally here!!!! BookTube-A-Thon 2014 was the first readathon I ever participated in – and I haven’t looked back since! I have been waiting and waiting and WAITING for the challenges to be announced and now it is finally time to share my TBR! BookTube-A-Thon was created by Ariel of Ariel Bissett. It is running from midnight Monday, August 3 until 11:59pm Sunday, August 9. For more information, check […]

Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag!

Posted July 30, 2015 by MC in Tags / 0 Comments
Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag!

I wasn’t tagged to do this, but it looked like fun, so I wanted to hop on board! This tag was created by ReadLikeWildFire and Ely Jayne. Definitely check out their video and blog post to see what they have been up to this year! It was impossible to pick just one answer for all of these questions. I have read so many fantastic books this year and I am hoping to read […]