10 books that need to be adapted

I have done a previous post about whether I think adaptions of books are good or not. Normally I am not sure if I like the idea of a book I love being adapted for either the big or small screen. Some have failed dramatically and have almost ruined any future projects for me. ButContinue reading “10 books that need to be adapted”

Review on The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Spoilers)

Even though it was published in 2012, The Song of Achilles has recently been making it’s round on social media, and since I am a lover of Greek and Roman mythology, I wasted no time ordering it and putting it on my to be read list.  Since I do know about Achilles’ mythological tale, IContinue reading “Review on The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Spoilers)”

Review on A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J Maas

For a lover of Sarah J. Maas and a fan of many years, I did however find myself taking a bit longer to reach for her latest release — A Court of Silver Flames.  I am a massive fan of the ACOTAR series, and have re-read it more than another other series I own. TheContinue reading “Review on A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J Maas”

How to get out of a reading slump

It can be hard when you are an avid reader and suddenly you find yourself not wanting to pick up a book, or not finding the motivation to finish your currant to be read list.  Below, I have listed five possible ways to help you get out of that mood. But remember, everyone is different.Continue reading “How to get out of a reading slump”

5 classics worth the read today

Classics are often talked about in the book world. Many people have different opinions on what classics are still worth the read today. Some classic authors I find easier to read than others, some I just find I have no interest in (I won’t name them just because I don’t want fans of theirs toContinue reading “5 classics worth the read today”

8 Hyped books I want to read

The craze for hyped books can either have someone want to pick them up, or leave them alone. I’m someone where I go more based on the story itself. Time from time I like to look up what books people are raving about and recommend when I have read through my entire bookshelf. It’s neverContinue reading “8 Hyped books I want to read”

Review of The Crown of Gilded Bones (Spoilers)

I picked up the new craze from Jennifer L. Armentrout earlier this year and instantly fell in love with the From Blood and Ash series. So, as many were throughout the first half of this year, I was anticipating for the third instalment to be released.              I fell in love with the dynamic relationship between Poppy andContinue reading “Review of The Crown of Gilded Bones (Spoilers)”

Are adaptations of books good?

In honour of the release of the new Netflix show of Shadow and Bone, I thought it would be nice to look at examples of beloved books being adapted to the screen.              I think the first thing to note that any adaptation from a book is not going to be the exact replica of theContinue reading “Are adaptations of books good?”

If you love this book… then you’ll love this book…

It’s easy to get hooked on a story — whether its fantasy, or sci-fi, or horror, thriller, romance, or even a good old self-help book. You can lose yourself in the pages and the words, and then when you’ve completed it… what then?             When you’ve spent days, if not weeks indulged in a story withContinue reading “If you love this book… then you’ll love this book…”

Books based on Classics that are surprisingly good…

Pride & Prejudice & Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith When it comes to Jane Austin’s Classic, adding zombies to it you would think ‘oh my, what have they done to it?’ But surprisingly, I couldn’t help but love this new spin. Seth Grahame-Smith doesn’t just take the idea of the character’s Austin created, but in factContinue reading “Books based on Classics that are surprisingly good…”