Review: Tower of Dawn

Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas My rating: 2 of 5 stars SPOILER FREE Tower of Dawn is a slow-burn side-novel following Chaol Westfall's journey to Antica in order to rally an army for Aelin's war, and for healing of his spinal injury. (If you haven't already, I recommend you read the prequel Assassin's … Continue reading Review: Tower of Dawn

New Projects: Cardinal Sins

I know. I know. I already have plenty of projects on the books. Why in gods name would I start another? You ask good questions. The short answer is, it's for my audience. This year I intend to write a series that I do NOT intend to eventually publish and sell, so that I can … Continue reading New Projects: Cardinal Sins

Stretch Yourself Reading Challenge

Choose 4 or more books that: - You've put off reading - Are in a genre you don't normally read from (but wish you did) - Are outside of your reading comfort zone Or, - Intimidate you, for whatever reason (e.g. length, reputation) Read and review them. (Even if you didn't enjoy them. Reviews may … Continue reading Stretch Yourself Reading Challenge

Recent Adoptions

Life is exceptionally busy during crunch time at uni, assignments due, stress is high, etc. so the blog posts are a little slow, and my shopping trips are impulsive. Luckily I can salvage one of these issues with the other. This is a blabbering, round-about way of saying I left my house and when I … Continue reading Recent Adoptions

Halloween Reading Challenge

This reading challenge has been slightly adapted; click the link to view the original post. The Halloween Reading Challenge will, naturally, take place in the month of October.  How the Halloween Reading Challenge Works: This is a design it yourself challenge. I want you to choose your own reading goals. This is a low pressure challenge … Continue reading Halloween Reading Challenge

The Young Adult Reading Challenge

The Rules: All books must be Young Adult. Track your books either privately, or publicly on your blog or a Goodreads account. No need to list your books in advance. You may select books as you go. Even if you list them now, you can change the list if needed. There are four levels: The … Continue reading The Young Adult Reading Challenge

The Authors Note

Honestly, a lot of authors notes are... well, decidedly boring. They're often just called Acknowledgements these days I think, and very few people pause to read them. There are however, some gems out there. I found these a while ago:   I honestly can't wait to write a creative, witty authors note of my own! … Continue reading The Authors Note

Out-do Yourself Reading Challenge

What’s your reading goal this year? If it’s to read more books, then this is the reading challenge for you. I recommend this mostly for people who love to read, but have fallen out of touch with books and want to get their numbers up again. Of course, you can participate no matter how much … Continue reading Out-do Yourself Reading Challenge

WIP Thursday?

You may or (more likely) may not have noticed I haven't written any of my own posts in the past two weeks. It's supposed to be week three of Camp NaNoWriMo, but I'd say I'm official down and out for the count. This past week - yes, an entire week - I've been in bed, … Continue reading WIP Thursday?