2015 Flights of Fantasy Reading Challenge April Wrap-Up

  I’ve read a lot of fantasy this year, but I took a bit of break from it in April so I could concentrate on some of the other reading challenges I’m doing this year. In total, I only read four fantasy novels. One was a re-read, another is the 13th book in a series. […]

2015 TBR Pile Reading Challenge March-April Wrap-Up

I’ve been reading a lot of historical fiction and dystopian novels this year, which is very evident from the list of books below. One thing I’m proud of is reading more books for the 2015 TBR Pile Reading Challenge in March and April than I did in January and February. Take a look at the […]

Book Review- Four: A Divergent Collection

“I want some kind of reminder that while wounds heal, they don’t disappear forever- I carry them everywhere, always, and that is the way of things, the way of scars.”  ― Veronica Roth, Four: A Divergent Story Collection Hardcover: Four: A Divergent Collection Series: Divergent (Books o.1-0.4) Pages: 285 pages Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Date: July 1st 2014 ISBN: 9780062345219 Edition Language: English […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Books For Readers Who Like Dystopian Novels

While lurking around the Internet this past weekend I came across an awesome book blog, The Broke and the Bookish, which does a pretty cool Top Ten Tuesday meme. Many of their list ideas sounded pretty interesting, so I thought I’d join in. This week’s topic is Top Ten Books For Readers Who Like _____, and the first […]

Book Review: Allegiant (Divergent Book #3)

I bought Allegiant when it first came out last November, but decided to put it on my TBR pile until I could re-read the first two books in the series. It’s been two years since the last book, so many of the events were kind of spotty. I’m glad I did that. It allowed me […]

2013 Reading Book List and Challenge

Last year I joined Goodreads and set a reading challenge for the year. I’ve always been curious about how many books I read in a given year, and thought it would be interesting to actually keep count. I’ve been a reader all my life, and my reading has ebbed and flowed through the years. Some […]

Book Review: Insurgent

Insurgent is the second novel in Veronica Roth’s Divergent series. We pick up right where we left off. In the synopsis:  One choice can transform you—or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves—and […]

BookReview: Divergent

I’m not sure who recommended I read Divergent by Veronica Roth, and I don’t care. Well, maybe I should so I could send them a thank you note. Divergent is the first book in a young adult series by author Veronica Roth. The story is set in a dystopian society divided into five factions – Erudite, Amity, Candor, […]