Kelley Armstrong is a prolific writer and I was excited to experience her take on the young adult subgenera of the supernatural. The Age of Legends trilogy tells the story of twin sisters Moria and Ashyn who are the Keeper and the Seeker of their village. This trilogy was packed with an adventurous and constantly developing story and… Continue reading The Age of Legends Trilogy by Kelley Armstrong
The first time I saw a the term "Tag" I erroneously thought the author was referring to a search word for a book. For example, "I want a book about England in the 1800's and includes a nice battle scene." My inner librarian / reference addict would then type (1) England, (2) 1800's, (3) battle… Continue reading Spring Cleaning Book Tag
I am back in the book saddle!!! After a long two weeks not finding anything that sparked my interest I have read three books in the last two days. Sometimes you just have to take a step back. I took a little friend of mine to see the new Disney remake of Beauty and the Beast.… Continue reading Beauty by Robin McKinley
I remember a time when I believed - no, I absolutely knew - that fairies lived in the world around me. I couldn't see them but they were there. Toni DiTerlizzi and Holly Black's book The Spiderwick Chronicles transported me back to this wonderful state of mind. The illustrations and the narrative are whimsical, innocent and fantastical. I adored… Continue reading The Spiderwick Cronicles: Book 1-5
It is Friday night. It has been a long week and you just want to relax. So, you turn on Netflix and you flip through the options, maybe start one or two, and find nothing that captures your interest? The frustration begins to build. So, you head over to Amazon Prime or maybe even shows… Continue reading What Should I Read Next?
Happy First of May! On New Years Eve I make resolutions. Lots of them. On my birthday I set goals for my year. And, on May 1st I begin my spring cleaning. This is mainly so I can free up my summer hours for fun, sun, and reading. With that in mind I started where I… Continue reading Cleanliness and Clutter