Top Ten Platonic Relationships in Books

Top 10 Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a bookish meme/feature created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted by The Artsy Reader

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is a Freebie so I decided to choose a theme I missed a few weeks back, Platonic Relationships in Books! I absolutely loved this theme when it came out but forgot to actually make a post that week. It was surprisingly difficult to think of my favourite platonic relationships in books. I think it’s a problem with a lot media, putting so much attention on romantic relationships and so little on others. I only came up with four, how many can you come up with? Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top 10 Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a bookish meme/feature created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted by The Artsy Reader

Everyone loves a good villain and I am no exception! This Top Ten Tuesday theme was so much fun to write because it made me remember so many of my favourite books with villains, and I tend to like villains more than heroes (whoops!). Though I do have a lot of antiheroes on this list. Check out my favourite villains! Continue reading

Review: The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon

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Publication: March 7th 2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Pages:  384 pages
Source: Bookmobile
Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Adult, Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction, Dystopia
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤

“Never allow yourself to believe you should be silent” (Shannon 121).

I’ve loved Samantha Shannon’s work since first reading The Bone Season three years ago. I love the complex world she’s created in her books, the fully-dimensional characters, and the overall uniqueness of the series as a whole. So I was excited for The Song Rising, like really super excited, and I wanted to like this book more, I really really did. After the action, deception, and twists of The Mime Order I was so excited to read The Song Rising (even though it took much longer to come out then it should have, but at least Shannon acknowledges that, which is very brave of an author) and see what Shannon would add to Paige’s world, but unfortunately The Song Rising didn’t meet up to the high standards of the other two books. Continue reading