Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is Ten Books I Struggled to Get Into But Ended Up Loving or Ten Books That Were A Chore To Get Through or Ten Books I’ve Most Recently Put Down. I decided to split this into two parts where I first talk … Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY || Books I Struggled With
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin. There is so much to this book that I don't even know where to begin. I'm going to break up this review into three parts: the world-building, the writing, and finally … Continue reading BRAVE NEW WORLD: Disgustingly Fascinating
Reading a book is a subjective experience. Authors write not only because they have a story to tell but also to evoke emotions and stir conversations. Some books change people's thoughts and behaviors while some leave us puzzled. It's no secret that a seemingly harmless bundle of pages has the power to twist emotions into … Continue reading Belle’s Bookish Tales || Do Trigger Warnings Hurt Literature?
Since I began this blog I've be bingeing on contemporary fantasy, mystery and thriller, and young adult books. With reviews to catch up on and finding the awesomeness of indie books, I had begun to slowly drift away from the classics genre. So like the hopeless romantic that I am, I decided to crawl back … Continue reading Belle’s Bookish Tales: RETURNING TO THE CLASSICS
Here's the thing: I may be a book blog, but I haven't read many (and by many, I mean, most) of the books my fellow bibliophiles are hyped about. I didn't know about the Shades of Magic series until my friend referred it to me as a research help for my novel (Schwab, who?). Makes … Continue reading Belle’s Bookish Tales || On Being Centuries Late to the Rave