How to get your book published — Step 2

In the previous part of this mini series on my blog, I went over how to know when you are ready to send out your manuscript. Well, the next step to take is then to of course send it out.  I thought it would be good to go over what options there are out thereContinue reading “How to get your book published — Step 2”

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”

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…”

Best Historic Fiction by Alison Weir

Historic fiction can be quite personal to the person. Some prefer history based in medieval, or others more modern time with the world wars. For me, it is the War of the Roses and Tudor dynasty that has me intrigued, and I wanted to talk about my favourite books to read about historic figures ofContinue reading “Best Historic Fiction by Alison Weir”

Top 10 Fantasy Books

Fantasy has the ability to have us escape from the real world. It allows us to dive into something original, something fresh that has similarities to our world but grasps onto new effects we do not have.   Fantasy is a broad genre. You have middle-grade, young adult, adult, epic, urban, dark tales, magical realism, fairyContinue reading “Top 10 Fantasy Books”