Top Ten Tuesday

Top 10 Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a bookish meme/feature created by The Broke and the Bookish

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Review: Radiance by Catherynne M. Valente

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Publication: August 20th 2015
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages:  429 pages
Source: Bookmobile
Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult, Adult, Science Fiction, Steampunk, Mystery, Speculative Fiction
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤⛤

Radiance, I love you right in the face!

I went through many different emotions when while reading this book. It started with interest, confusion, frustration, excitement, awe, and then getting unexpectedly hit with THE FEELS!

When I finished Radiance, I couldn’t help thinking about how long this must have taken Valente to write. Not only is it a fairly large book, it’s also written in a variety of styles from editorials, letters, diary entry’s, film scripts, noir, gothic, surreal, and a whole slew more I’m sure I’m forgetting. But then I found out it only takes Valente 30 days to write a novel, even a radiant one like this, and I got jealous, but she’s an amazing author so it only makes sense that a brilliant person could write such a brilliant story. Continue reading

Library Loot

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Hello again!

So I’ve been very bad at keeping up with memes on my blog. I always plan on setting up a queue of them so I don’t have to think about what I’m posting, but then I forget by the time the first queue is over.

Maybe I’m just not doing memes that interest me.

So I’m going to experiment with some new memes on the site and we’ll see how it goes (fingers crossed it goes well).

The first new meme I wanted to try is called Library Loot, where you write about what books you’ve gotten from the library each week!

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. Continue reading