The theme for this week's Top 10 Tuesday is books that I wanted to read last year, but didn't get a chance to. It's going to be hard to narrow this down to just 10 because I felt like there were so many books that I added to my TBR list last year, but here goes...
I bought a new Kindle a few months back, and I've been reading a lot more as a result. Lately, I've been making my way through the books that I always hear people raving about. I'm in a Harry Potter running club and all of the other Ravenclaws in our group on Facebook are always … Continue reading 5 books that didn’t live up to the hype
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: June 16th, 2015 Format: Audiobook Length: 15 hours and 5 minutes Description from Goodreads: Kevin Kwan, bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians, is back with a wickedly funny new novel of social climbing, secret e-mails, art-world scandal, lovesick billionaires, and the outrageous story of what happens … Continue reading China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians #2) by Kevin Kwan
WWW Wednesday is a weekly post run by Sam of Taking On A World of Words where you answer three questions about what you are reading. This week I took a week off of work to help my boyfriend move back in after a summer internship, and also because I just super needed some time … Continue reading WWW Wednesday 8.29
I found this tag over on Boston Book Reader's blog, and since I'm a total Disney nerd, I couldn't pass it up. Captain Hook (a book that made you wish time stood still) I feel like I have to be cliche and go with Peter Pan for this one. It made me feel like a … Continue reading Books and Disney Villains
Rating: 5/5 Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: May 9th 2017 Length: 522 pages Format: eBook Description from Goodreads: Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who's ever been chosen. That's what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he's probably right. Half the time, Simon can't … Continue reading Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
This was a short read where Haruki Murakami describes some of his thoughts on running.
Rating: 5/5 Genre: Science Fiction Publication Date: 2012 Format: Audiobook Length: 400 pages Description (via Goodreads): A forbidden romance. A deadly plague. Earth's fate hinges on one girl . . . CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She's reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's sudden illness. But … Continue reading Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Happy to say I finished up Crazy Rich Asians just before the movie is going to be released. I've had this book on hold at the library for over a month and it came off hold sooner than expected, which ended up being perfect timing.
Going into this story, I expected a lighthearted tale about the extravagance of rich families, but it actually ended up getting pretty deep and heartwarming at parts.
Time for another book tag! I originally saw this on Another Book in the Wall and it seemed super fun! 1. FIND AN AUTHOR NAME OR TITLE WITH A “Z” IN IT. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz 2. FIND A CLASSIC. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe … Continue reading Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt