Posts By: Bec

February 2017 Wrap Up

February 2017 Wrap Up

February 28, 2017 Meme 22

February is so short, it feels weird doing a wrap up for it. Especially since both Alise and I have been so busy we haven’t had much time to put into the blog. Hopefully more time arises soon! Discussion Posts Reviews Bec My month can be summed up with one word: assignments. Uni has taken over again, which is nothing […]

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5 Things About Frostblood by Elly Blake

5 Things About Frostblood by Elly Blake

February 26, 2017 Review 22 ★★★★

Fast paced and easy to read Guess who read 50% of this book in one sitting? Yepppp it’s that addictive. Right from the first chapter the plot gets moving and it’s hard pull yourself away. Everything moves forward so fast, you keep turning the pages to read more. No lengthy descriptions weigh this fantasy down. Personally, I would have liked […]

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5 Things About Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

5 Things About Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

February 23, 2017 Review 22 ★★★★½

Victorian Era Forensics If I’m going to read a crime novel, it’s going to be a historical one! Victorian and regency eras in particular seem to be my favourites. As a fan of science, I love seeing how it’s used to solve things without modern advancements. The vet side of me also loves the autopsies and science things. I’m a […]

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When I’m Not Reading: Podcast Edition

When I’m Not Reading: Podcast Edition

February 20, 2017 Discussion, When I'm Not Reading 17

I think it was back in my “how I listen to audiobooks” post from a while ago that I mentioned using podcasts to help adjust me to audiobooks. They’re a bit easier to get into, require somewhat less focus, and generally each episode is its own shorter story. Since I so specifically mentioned podcasts back then, and I listen to […]

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5 Things About Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan

5 Things About Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan

February 17, 2017 Review 18 ★★½

Meh Once upon a time I tried to read REIGN OF SHADOWS and didn’t get past the first chapter because of boredom. I decided to give it another go and actually managed to finish it, however my reading experience wasn’t fantastic. I just couldn’t bring myself to care for some of the characters, and there were so many cliched lines. […]

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My Favourite Fictional Furries

My Favourite Fictional Furries

February 12, 2017 Discussion 32

That title makes me cackle so much. Lucky for all of us, this post isn’t about the creepy furries. This post is about the cute and sometimes fluffy ones. One of my favourite tropes in fantasy is the animal companion. That cute and fluffy side kick always makes a story 1000% better. Sometimes they die and break our hearts, and other […]

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5 Things About The Alchemists of Loom by Elise Kova

5 Things About The Alchemists of Loom by Elise Kova

February 9, 2017 Review 16 ★★★★

The most high fantasy thing I’ve read in a while I can’t remember the last time I read a novel where humans weren’t a species featured at all. THE ALCHEMISTS OF LOOM has three races/ species: dragons, fenthri, and chimera (!!). They’re humanoid in shape but that’s almost where the resemblance ends (fenthri would be the closest). The tensions and history between […]

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