Category: Fantasy

Shiny, Happy Bookworms Holding Hands (Top Ten Tuesday)

Shiny, Happy Bookworms Holding Hands (Top Ten Tuesday)

Greetings my dear Bookworms! The lovely ladies of The Broke and The Bookish are hosting yet another fabulous Top Ten Tuesday. This week, they’ve asked us to list books we read when we need something light and fun. I’ve compiled a list of books that satisfy my craving for literary cotton candy. Without further ado… 1. The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisenberger. I love a little chick lit when I’m down… Read more »

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Word To Your Mother: Top Ten Tuesday Collaborates and Listens

Word To Your Mother: Top Ten Tuesday Collaborates and Listens

Salutations, Bookworms! I know you stayed up all night trying to guess the topic for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday with The Broke and The Bookish, didn’t you?! This week we’ve been asked to list off the top ten words or phrases that make us want to pick up a book. I’m a refined consumer of literature, see? JUST because a book says something saucy on the book jacket doesn’t… Read more »

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Celebrating World Penguin Day With a Letter From Alfred

Celebrating World Penguin Day With a Letter From Alfred

Happy World Penguin Day, Bookworms! Were you unaware of the occasion? I couldn’t let it slip by without recognition, and I think I’ve come up with an appropriate celebration. I was recently given a belated birthday gift that is, in a word, exceptional. I now have in my service this incredibly dapper gentlebird: This is my new penguin butler. His name is Alfred, after Batman’s butler, because we want to… Read more »

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Get Swept Up In The River of No Return by Bee Ridgway

Get Swept Up In The River of No Return by Bee Ridgway

Salutations, Bookworms! I’ve been a book blogger for a while now, 8 months or so. I’m still not entirely sure what I’m doing, but I’m pretty sure I’m doing something RIGHT, because I recently got an email from a publisher offering me a free book! Now, this is not the first time I’ve been offered a book, but it IS the first time I’ve accepted one, since time constraints and/or… Read more »

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What The Frodo?! (In Which Katie Begins The Lord of the Rings)

What The Frodo?! (In Which Katie Begins The Lord of the Rings)

Vedui’ Parma Loki! Oh yeah. That just happened. I just greeted y’all in ELVISH. Thanks to some random internet English to Elvish translator, I was able to come up with “Greetings Book Snakes!” (Worms was not listed in the translator. I improvised.) I have a feeling if, say, Legolas, were out there reading my blog, he’d be all, “You’re bastardizing my people’s beautiful language!” Luckily, Elvish isn’t a real language,… Read more »

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Bookish Boombox: A Mix Tape Masterpiece

Are you ready to ROCK, Bookworms? The thing about writing a book blog is that if you have a slow reading week, you start running out of material. When I was composing yesterday’s Eleanor & Park review, I spent a lot of time thinking about high school and the parts of it that didn’t suck. One of my FAVORITE high school pastimes was making mix tapes. I’d comb my CD… Read more »

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Gold! Always Believe In Your Soul: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Gold! Always Believe In Your Soul: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Bonjour Bookworms! I like getting my reading material for free when I can, so I’m constantly checking up on my library’s digital selections. Though they’re not as extensive as I would like, sometimes I’ll get the chance try something out that I’m too “on the fence” about to purchase. In my most recent foray, I sampled The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. The Alchemist tells the tale of a young shepherd from Spain… Read more »

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Little Red Riding Hood meets Beauty and the Beast meets the Thriller Video: Scarlet Moon by Debbie Viguie

Little Red Riding Hood meets Beauty and the Beast meets the Thriller Video: Scarlet Moon by Debbie Viguie

Happy Friday, Bookworms! What’s that? You want to hear me ramble about Little Red Riding Hood again? You’re in luck because more Project Fairy Tale is coming your way! Scarlet Moon by Debbie Viguie is a young adult novel that takes Little Red Riding Hood and molds into something completely different… Not unlike the way I can model some sweet, sweet play-doh into tiny ropes of spaghetti. (Work with me here, it’s… Read more »

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Little Red Riding Hood: Where Fairy Tales meet Soylent Green

Little Red Riding Hood: Where Fairy Tales meet Soylent Green

Happy Tuesday, Bookworms! Once upon a time, I committed to Project Fairy Tale. The brain child of Alison at The Cheap Reader, a bunch of bloggers got together and decided to check out some fairy tale goodness. This month I’m going to be diving head first into all things Little Red Riding Hood… Within reason. I mean, I watched that movie with Amanda Seyfried in it the other day, and despite… Read more »

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Cinder (ella, ella, ella, ay, ay, ay) by Marissa Meyer

Cinder (ella, ella, ella, ay, ay, ay) by Marissa Meyer

Hey Bookworms! So you all remember that I’m doing the whole Project Fairy Tale thing in February right? Well. While I was out trolling the interwebs, I noticed that there’s a brand spanking new version of Little Red Riding Hood due on the scene February 5th. The only issue I had was that it was the second in a series… OBVIOUSLY, I needed to read the first book in the… Read more »

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