Book Reviews · The Reading

Defiance by C.J. Redwine (DNF Review)

Title: Defiance (Defiance #1) Author: C.J. Redwine Published: August 28th, 2012 by Balzer + Bray   |   Summary: While the other girls in the walled city-state of Baalboden learn to sew and dance, Rachel Adams learns to track and hunt. While they bend like reeds to the will of their male Protectors, she uses hers for…… Continue reading Defiance by C.J. Redwine (DNF Review)

Book Tags · Story Time · The Reading

A True Ghost Story (I’m Not Joking) and the Halloween Creatures 2.0 Book Tag

When I was a kid, nothing scared me more than Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Okay, that’s a lie. A LOT of things scared me as a kid. I was a scaredy-cat, and I probably still am. I always refuse to watch horror movies and the only reason I even watched The Conjuring was because my friend…… Continue reading A True Ghost Story (I’m Not Joking) and the Halloween Creatures 2.0 Book Tag

So Many Books, So Little Time · The Reading

It’s Time for a Little Shelf Clean-out: Unread Books I’ve Lost Interest In (Part 2)

Hello, everyone! It’s now October so that means it’s been about a year and a half since I started my book buying ban. I think I’ve done very well so far, with a few slip ups here and there (*cough*Whichwood*cough*A Conjuring of Light*cough*Restore Me*), but other than birthday presents and other gifts, I didn’t buy…… Continue reading It’s Time for a Little Shelf Clean-out: Unread Books I’ve Lost Interest In (Part 2)

Discussions · The Reading

Another One of Those Unresolved Debates: Blogging VS Vlogging – A Discussion

Lately, I’ve gotten into the habit of listening to video essays on YouTube while I’m at work (because I’m awesome at multitasking like that 😀 ). Especially video analyses of books, movies, and TV shows like Avatar: The Last Airbender (seriously, there are SO MANY videos about this show and how it does pretty much…… Continue reading Another One of Those Unresolved Debates: Blogging VS Vlogging – A Discussion

Book Tags · The Reading

How to Bake a Cake with Bookish Ingredients and Not Much Else: A Book Tag

Hello, everyone! I wonder if you all still remember me 😀 I’ve been busy working part-time as a Math & Physics tutor while also working my full-time job doing marketing, so I haven’t had the time for a lot of blogging and reading. But I was going through YouTube videos during lunch and I stumbled…… Continue reading How to Bake a Cake with Bookish Ingredients and Not Much Else: A Book Tag

Book Reviews · Favorite Books · The Reading

Blood Red Road by Moira Young

Title: Blood Red Road (Dustlands #1) Author: Moira Young Published:  June 7th, 2011 by Margaret K. McElderry Books   |   Summary:  Saba has spent her whole life in Silverlake, a dried-up wasteland ravaged by constant sandstorms. The Wrecker civilization has long been destroyed, leaving only landfills for Saba and her family to scavenge from. That’s fine…… Continue reading Blood Red Road by Moira Young