Rainbow Books – Red Books

This is a new series I'm going to try on this blog -- book recommendations based on colour. I saw this done by the lovely ladies at Owlcrate and thought it was brilliant. First a few ground rules: I must have read the book. It does not have to be a recent read, but definitely…

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September/October Books

As I was getting ready to write my October wrap-up, I realized I never wrote one for September. Relatively speaking I did not do a lot of reading these past two months -- and I've written full reviews for a lot of what I did read. So, instead of boring you all with long-winded wrap-ups…

Maggie Stiefvater on Piracy

I had not heard about this until Lenora mentioned it in a comment on my last post. Good on her [Maggie]! In my opinion, there is absolutely no reason to pirate a book. There a whole host of ways to acquire legit copies at a low cost of even for free. The glitch is sometimes…

Book Talk – To Buy or To Borrow?

My apartment requires some emergency repairs, as a result, I was forced to box up 90% of my books and clear one room. This has caused a lot of thought and I've come to a few conclusions The huge size (over 100) of my physical TBR pile is stressing me out. Keep in mind we…

Top 5 Wednesday – Largest TBR Books

Top 5 Wednesday is a GoodReads group hosted by Sam from Thoughts on Tomes. This week's prompt ... November 7th: Largest Books on TBR -- In honour of #TomeToppleReadathon coming back this month, discuss those big books on your shelf! I often find big books intimidating, not because I don't enjoy them, but I sometimes need…

Halloween Creatures 2.0 Book Tag

This lovely tag popped up in my email thanks to Tasya @ The Literary Huntress. It looked like so much fun ... I had to give it a shot. -RULES- Answer All Prompts Answer Honestly Creator: Anthony @ Keep Reading Forward. WITCH - A magical character or book  Magnus Bane from the Shadowhunter Chronicles by Cassandra Clare.…

Manga Series Review – Fake by Sanami Matoh

Fake is a 7-volume yaoi (male/male romance) detective manga series centred around two NYPD detectives, Randy Ryo Maclean and Dee Laytner. It was originally written between 1994-2000 and it shows. Not only in the fashion choices, but in the attitudes of our characters. I'm not sure what to think. Did I enjoy it? Yes, I…