Day 24 - #fallisbooked, I don't have a favorite autumn drink, but I do like a cappucino in the morning!
First of all, I just found out kindle has a new feature on its phone app that turns quotes into images like this?! Perfect for littens 😍.
Second of all, this book I‘m #currentlyreading is chock full of philosophical discussion/debate in the midst of a murder mystery/political upheaval situation & I 👏🏽 AM 👏🏽 1000 👏🏽 PERCENT 👏🏽 HERE 👏🏽 FOR 👏🏽 IT.
#7Days7Covers #CoverCrush Day 3
@BookNAround , would you like to play? Post 7 book covers that you love over 7 days, with no explanation.
Tag a new Litten each day to play along. 😊
@gradcat @GrilledCheeseSamurai , @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled
2/5 ⭐. It has a very slow start, you get into the story or some sort of action only after page 80. This is supposed to be a stand alone but the ending felt so inconclusive. It was quite disappointing. There is a very interesting world building here, but all the intricate politics in the plot are left unexplained and characters are not developed at all. 😞
#ireadya #yafantasy #bookworm
I love this book so far. I'm almost at 150 pages read.
The problem is, I'm a little bit tired of fantasies.
I keep thinking about reading a thriller/mystery/horror. My mind keeps going there. Nevermind the fact that I'm currently reading 6 different fantasies 😂🤣📚❤
2. The Bear In The Nightingale
3. I have so many. 🙈 The Descendant of the Crane, Wicked Saints, Sorcery of Thorns, Ninth House and The Dragon Republic.
4. Yes, I want to read 60 books. I'm not doing great. I only read 18 books so far.
5. I tag all of you!
Wow! This is a densely layered fantasy novel that follows a princess in the days and months after her father‘s death which looks more and more like a massive conspiracy. There are a ton of reveals, especially in the last 50 pages and the epilogue, and in retrospect, they all make click into place. I can only assume there will be a sequel or two, and I‘ll be first in line to read them.
What a nice change from a standard YA Fantasy! This book has an interesting mix of politics, religion, and world building. The pacing is a bit slow, but I really enjoyed it, and some of the twists took me by surprise, which was nice! I‘m looking forward to book two! (Also, the cover is freakin‘ gorgeous 😍)
100 pages in and this just feels boring, not terribly great. I was looking forward to this too.
Rating: 5/5 Stars
This book has many elements that I love-political intrigue, fantasy/magic, and a mystery. I could not put this down and was intrigued by the world building, the characters, the royals, and by the mystery that surrounded this book. This is beautifully written and very well done. You will not be disappointed. One of my favorites of 2019!
#botm #bookstagram #bibliophile #kindle #arc #netgalley #litsy #littens
This title is all over Twitter. Apparently international pre orders with book depository were canceled. But the publisher is working on it.
I can not decide if I like the cover or not. I think I need to see a really copy instead of just a screen grab.
On top of recommending MIRACLE CREEK for Book of the Month this month, I had the pleasure of endorsing a YA novel and OMG *flaps arms like a bird* IT‘S SO GOOD! I love royalty and political intrigue in fantasy - two great tastes that taste great together! (📸 by BOTM) 📚❤️📚
I really enjoyed this story. So many twists and turns!
I posted a full review for on my blog if you want to check it out. :) https://emreadseverything.com/2019/03/22/descendant-of-the-crane-by-joan-he-revi...
I wanted to enjoy this YA fantasy steeped in Chinese culture, history, & lore. Yet while I liked those aspects, the writing left a lot to be desired. It's a debut novel so I feel bad, but it reads like a writer wanting to be taken very seriously: quite a bit of ponderous, sober, dour pontificating about duty, rule, & the nature of power. The characters, alas, are interchangeable & unmemorable. Needed some wit, humour, or *something*. #netgalley
Mixed feelings here. If you enjoy Chinese fantasy with lots of complicated political intrigue this might be for you. While the princess-turned-queen is billed as strong and determined, I sometimes found her weak and struggling to keep up. To be fair, she IS young. There‘s racism, treason, and quite a few twists with the ending leading to possible sequels. It also felt a bit over long to me. Some will enjoy, I‘m sadly ambivalent. 3/5⭐️ Out 4/2 ⬇️
Oh hell yes to this whole book! I had absolutely no damn clue who was good or evil for 99% of this book and the mystery murder freaking GOT ME! The characters are so well developed and there's so much "who done it" on the entire cast of like 12 characters! I did NOT see the lineage reveal! The internal politics were so well developed but not info dumping. I freaking NEED the sequel! So bad! I was like panting for the last 1/2 of the book!
I was gonna start reading a different printed off unbound arc but I accidentally dropped it and then found out the pages weren't numbered so...I'll deal with that later and start this baby instead. I'm so hopefully about this one!