Re-reading this world before the Netflix show comes out. She's my favorite YA author.
I really liked Jade City and was excited to read the sequel! It dragged in some places, but overall was worth the wait!
I really liked this book! Four horror writers agree to do an interview in a haunted house, but the house needs its legend to grow, so it takes matters into its own hands. It was very much a tribute to the genre and kept me entertained. #horror
This was an entertaining read! At first you don't know if the apartment is haunted or not. There's so many details and history on the apartment that ot feels like one of the main characters. I definitely recommend this.
This was fantastic!!! We read it for our book club and I loved it! It's the perfect kooky coming of age story.
I've heard Karin's books are amazing, so I borrowed this from a friend. It was ok. There were some really graphic scenes that I wasn't a fan of. One of the main characters was described as "really clever," but that was clearly not the case. At all. I'm curious to read more of her books though. I give it like a 3/5 #thrillers
It was just alright. I thought she would write more about how to actually design a room. It was mainly "add plants" and "what's your spirit animal, plant, and color" A lot of rooms looked very cluttered with all the plants in them.
There's one fairytale retelling that I can never pass up, Ursula's origin story. I've no idea why. Maybe I just like a villainess. This story was fine. I would've liked to see her using her powers more or wrecking vengeance on the people who tried to kill her. It was a nice read, but I'll most likely have forgotten it in a year.
This was so adorable and I'm not even really into the romance genre. Alex is the son of the first female (and Hispanic) president and he falls in love with his frenemy, Prince Henry. The characters were cute and the plot was solid. I wish our reality was like this. The hype for this book was totally worth it. #newadult #LGBTQ #happilyeverafter
An interesting concept that fell apart in areas. The entire book built up to this epic battle, which was over in like 2 pages. The characters made some leaps that they shouldn't have been able to come up with on their own. It would've been better if the author had fleshed it out more.
This was a great sci-fi book! In the future, humans are living much longer and Japan is importing foreign nurses to take care of their aging population. Hiro is an AI given to Sayoko by her son to be a companion. Anjelica is her nurse, who doesn't trust him. It's a fascinating story about humanity, secrets, and a dark part of WW II that the Japanese don't speak of. #robots #artificialintelligence
This started off slow and really confusing. The author just dumps you into this world and makes no effort to explain anything about it. But, once you understand the world, it really picks up. The characters are engaging and the plot pulled me in. It's a solid start to a fantasy trilogy.
I combined Vol 2 and Vol 3 into one post because not much happened in either. There was a surprise from the Avengers and one of the orginal X-men joined Cyclops and his merry band of mutants. Oh and Jean has no idea how to control her powers, so fun for everyone!
I love Aster and Charlie! Aster is learning how to be a witch and helping his grandma cure her brother. Charlie has a new friend at school, who is just an awful person. There's a magical shadow that is terrorizing the school. And one of the shifters has decided he doesn't want to shift anymore, he wants to go to normal shool. There's a lot happening in this book and it's so good! #graphicnovels #witches #shapeshifters
I'm trying to get back into reading the X-Men. They're just really hard to keep up with, and if you don't, then it's hard to get caught back up. There's so many different teams, different timelines, and different mutants that it's hard to keep straight who hates who, who is dead, and who has been resurrected. #marvel #xmen
This was amazing!! The artwork was superb and fun. The characters were likable. I'm all about spooky plots. Aster is a 13 year old boy who wants to be a witch, but the females in his family are the witches and the males are shape shifters. Anyone who doesn't conform to this is ostracized from the family. #LGBTQ #spooky #fittingin #graphicnovel
I read this because of the cover and I wanted to read about the queen's poisoner. Sadly it was a disappointment. It was just really boring. It was told through the perspective of an 8 year old boy and this boy thought, acted, and spoke like a 40 year old man. If you want to write a book through the eyes of a kid, then it needs to sound like a kid. The queen's poisoner was barely in it and didn't do anything. Skip it.
This was part ghost story, part mystery. I picked it up for the ghost story part of it and found myself enjoying the mystery aspect of it too. I thought it was good. Right up until the very very unrealistic ending (keep in mind, there was an actual ghost in this and yet the most unrealistic part of it was the villain). I was waiting for the villain to start twirling his mustache as he monologued. #ghost #coolcover #mystery
This was an amazing book!! I learned so much from this book. Did you know T-Rex were feathered and hunted in packs? Ptredocytals are not dinosaurs? Mainly I learned I should have stayed with my childhood dream of being a paleontologist.
#dinosaurs #bookstagram #bookrecommendation #paleontology #SteveBrusatte
I read these all the time when I was a kid. Literally all the time. I'm still a little surprised by some of the stories that are in here (the hearse song). I wish my library had the originals with the super creepy illustrations. #scarystories
I was so excited to pick this book up and it didn't disappoint!!! I really loved Nari in book 1 and she's still good in this one, but Ali jumped from one of the characters I liked the least to being my favorite. Dara is still being Dara - poor guy. Jamshid and Muntadhir actually got some depth. I can't wait for the last book. #fantasy