Top 5 Tuesday | Favorite Opening Lines

I didn’t realize how hard this week was until I started actually trying to think of memorable opening lines.  I could only remember one book, Jellicoe Road, that stuck out to me has having a really powerful opener.  I had to search my shelves for others. I found four that I loved, but my fifth […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Birdie’s 2018 Five Star Predictions!

I like predicting what upcoming reads are going to be 5 stars!  I think I’m pretty good at it, especially when it’s series/authors I know I already love, which is going to be most of the list. Here are my 2018 picks for five star reads! Top 5 Tuesday was started by Shanah at Bionic […]

Waiting on Wednesday | Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff

Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff Nevernight #3 Fantasy Tor Books | October 2nd, 2018 About the Book:  A ruthless young assassin’s journey for revenge comes to an end in the conclusion of this epic fantasy trilogy. The Nevernight Chronicle is a complex fantasy series about Mia Corvere, a kick-butt, flawed heroine who trains as an assassin […]

Top 5 Tuesday | 5 Fantasies that Need a Prequel

I’ve realized today that I don’t really wish for a prequel in any genre other than forms of Fantasy. There’s something about the start of some Fantasy novels that begs the question, ‘how did we get here?’  I don’t think any of these would be books with a happy ending, but I think I’d still […]

Top 5 Tuesday | 5 Excellent Hype Books

I perpetually run from overly hyped books, so it wasn’t easy to come up with five.  I also noticed that most of them tend to be Fantasy, so when I do get bold it tends to only be in that genre. I have a feeling these may be on a few of our lists today. […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Rewarding Cover Buys!

This was SO hard!  I realized how rarely I actually buy a book on cover alone.  I usually base my selections off my friends reviews, authors I already like, or just my gut feeling.  With the five books below, my gut feeling wasn’t so sure, but there was no way I could pass up those […]