Book recommendations based on Hogwarts Houses

"There’s nothing hidden in your head The Sorting Hat can’t see, So try me on and I will tell you Where you ought to be." Whether you belong in Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Slytherin, or somewhere in between, I've got a book recommendation for you! These recommendations are based partly on where the book's characters would …

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Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon | putting the EPIC in epic fantasy

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon “We may be small, and we may be young, but we will shake the world for our beliefs.” Published Feb. 6, 2019 by Bloomsbury 848 pages Genre: high fantasy Date finished: May 10, 2019 Content warnings: miscarriage, violence goodreads Summary: The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys …

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8 little tips for new bloggers (what I wish I knew starting out)

When I started blogging back at the beginning of 2018, I had no idea what I was doing. Naturally, I went out looking for advice from other bloggers, and while I found LOTS of incredibly useful tips and guidance, there was still plenty that I learned on my own along the way. This list is …

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ARC Review: Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins | and they were roommates

Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins To Be Published May 7th, 2019 by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers 288 pages Genre: YA contemporary Date finished: April 26th, 2019 goodreads Summary: Millie Quint is devastated when she discovers that her sort-of-best friend/sort-of-girlfriend has been kissing someone else. Heartbroken and ready for a change of pace, …

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Recently Read Books #2 | I want to ride a murder horse

Let's talk about five of the books I've read recently! My first recently read books post is here. The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater “It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die.” Content warnings: animal death Each November, carnivorous water horses called capaill uisce rise from the sea on the island …

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April Wrap-Up | O.W.L.s Magical Readathon & becoming a magical librarian!

Happy May, everyone! April was kind of a weird month for me. I don't even remember half of it, and it seemed to go by in two blinks. Looking back, I'm not even sure what I did this month. But I do know what I read! In April, I participated in the O.W.Ls. Magical Readathon …

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