Surprise, surprise! What? Didn’t expect to see a Star Wars related post on my blog? No wonder you didn’t, considering that I have never talked about my interest and deeply rooted nostalgia for this universe on my blog yet. So, here’s the reveal perfectly timed for the new season of The Mandalorian streaming on Disney Plus; Both the Star Wars movies and the animated Clone Wars series (a real masterpiece by the way) are childhood favourites of mine and a really big part of it, actually. So, when I stumbled upon the Star Wars book tag thanks to Jenna’s @Bookmark your Thoughts version I knew I had to do this tag as well. That was five months ago (time flies still) but now the time has finally come!
Disclaimer: One of the questions requires me to name the worst character death so that may be a spoiler depending on if you did your required reading on high school or not.
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Greetings and welcome back to another Let’s Discuss post! I know I have been taking some time to choose a topic for today’s discussion post and actually write it. But now, I am ready to present it to you, guys; Today we’ll discuss a topic that is, well, one I rarely talk about and – as I belive – one that is the center of a blog post only once in a blue moonwhich is no surprise actually. Yes, it’s gonna be all about DNF’s, the (sometimes painful) process of DNF-ing and why only few people talk about it.
Today is the day. It’s September already which means one can stream the new live action movie of Mulan on Disney Plus (at least in the US)! You should have seen my face when I found out that the movie will be uploaded on Disney’s streaming site instead of being shown in a traditional cinema-setting. Seeing the global pandemic interfering with my plan of watching this movie in March made me really sad. So, I picked up a ya-fantasy book which has been described as “Project Runway meets Mulan”. This book was quite hyped up last summer when it was released so naturally, I had to find out what it is about. And, today I’ll be sharing ALL MY THOUGHTS and why I am still suffering from a book hangover.
Welcome to the first post of a new series I call Prediction Time! I don’t know about you but I LOVE making predictions (whether or not I am actually right about them in the end or not). I like coming back to them and see how accurate (or not) I was. Posts of this series will be all about predicting new favourites, potential dnf’s, future releases, etc. This first post is dedicated to future favourite authors (??). I’ll name 5 female ya-authors whose books I think I’ll love based on nothing else but my gut instinct. I’ll also include three titles for each author specifically but I don’t want to put you guys on the rack any longer so let’s start!
Two months left until my most anticipated release of the year is out in the world! But, first of all, welcome to today’s blog post and to another Top Ten Tuesday post (hosted by Jana @thatartsyreadergirl) which this time is all about questions I’d ask my favourite author/s. Now, usually, picking a favourite author is just as difficult as picking a favourite book because there are so many good ones out there!! This time, though, it was the easiest and clearest thing in the world. Why? Kingdom of the Wicked, Kerri Maniscalco’s first book in a new ya-fantasy series will be released in October and that’s not too far away from now. If you have read a few of my blog posts you probably already know how much I love the Stalking Jack the Ripper series and its characters (the author’s ya-historical fiction series) because I talk a lot about it basically whenever I am raving about my favourite books of all time.
Time for another Top Ten Tuesday post!! This week it’s all about “books that should be adapted into Netflix shows and movies”. As someone who loves watching tv shows and movies in general and uses Netflix way too often I had to present my own picks for this creative topic so that hopefully my wishes of a tv show/movie featuring one of those books or all of them becomes reality. In case you don’t know; Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jana @thatartsyreadergirl featuring various bookish topics. And, of course, the idea is to choose 10 books for a topic but what I tend to do is talking about 5 ones. So, yes, that might sound a little rebellious but today is going to be the same. So, let’s just start!
Summer is not particularly my favourite season. Still, I do enjoy reading books with a setting and/or elements which fit this season. Now this is where I want to take a huge step out of my comfort zone and try something new readingwise; I want to start reading adult contemporary novels with a “summery vibe”, something I have not done yet!! To you that may not be surprising though, because the books I mainly talk about are part of the ya-fantasy category. The reason I say “adult” contemporary-romance books instead of just the general term is that I have read a couple of ya-contemporaries so far and had either bad or okayish experiences with them. So, today, I will talk about 7 promising books with illustrative covers I recently added to my want-to-read list on goodreads. I think of this post as a motivational one sharing my tbr (though I don’t know WHEN I will actually read these books, send help) and you may find some recs here, too.
Disclaimer: As this is a tbr list I haven’t actually read the following books. So, if I seem tohave misunderstood things concerning plot lines, characters, etc. feel free to let me know and share some recs based on the books mentioned!
It’s Tuesday again which means it’s time for another Top Ten Tueday post! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jana (@that artsy reader girl) I try to join as often as I can. This week’s topic is whatever you choose and I decided to kill two bird with one stone with participating in both this week’s TTT and writing about popular and hyped ya-books I haven’t read yet (a blog post idea I had for a while now). After reading this post you’ll find out all the top 5 very hyped ya-books I haven’t read yet (and probably never will??) and to be honest, I already feel guilty about it considering not only how popular these books are but also how well-loved.
Hello, hello! I am late writing such a blog post where I analyze my reading experiences for this year now considering that I’ve already seen almost everyone doing the annual Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag. Marie and Nyx (@DrizzlenandHurricaneBooks) tagged me to do the book tag as well but I had to kindly apologize myself for not doing it considering the amount of books I’ve actually read and the number of questions you have to answer based on them. So, what I’ll be doing instead is analyzing my reads and comment on those 13 as quickly as possible.
Hello, hello! It’s time for another Top Ten Tuesday post hosted by Jana (@that artsy reader girl). I know that I’ve stopped doing these for a month now mainly because I couldn’t stick to the time schedule but I want to get back to joining more TTT posts/topics because I think the chosen topics are nice ones. This week’s topic, for example, is “books that make me smile”. Surprisingly, choosing topics for this week’s post was more difficult than expected because there are so many books, mostlly favourites and funny books that make me smile but I narrowed it down to five books. These are the ones I want to present to you – from comfort reads to all-time favs. Ta-da.