The Future of Reading

The Future of Reading

October 24, 2016 Discussion 22

Once upon a time, storytelling was a solely oral tradition. As time moved on, people began to write and record tales that only the wealthy and privileged could read. Over time, as education became more accessible and the world became more literate books began to boom. But how will reading change in the years to come? What will happen to physical […]

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5 Things About Emilie and the Hollow World

5 Things About Emilie and the Hollow World

October 18, 2016 Review 16 ★★★

Let’s go on a steampunk adventure HELL YEAH STEAMPUNK! A genre I love and don’t get to read enough. EMILIE AND THE HOLLOW WORLD combines fantasy with steampunk. There are air ships and pistols and interesting gadgets combined with magic and parallel worlds. So many different concepts I love all together in one place! I thought it was middle grade […]

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ARCs of Guilt

ARCs of Guilt

October 12, 2016 Discussion 40

The access to review copies is one of the greatest privileges of a book reviewer’s life… but it’s also one of the biggest pains.  Don’t get me wrong, I am very grateful to receive review copies from publishers. But unfortunately it has created a monumental problem. The biggest problem a reader ever has to face.  The Never Ending, Forever Mutiplying […]

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Review: The Weight of Zero by Karen Fortunati

Review: The Weight of Zero by Karen Fortunati

October 10, 2016 Review 10 ★★★½

A Realistic Look At Mental Illness Finally, finally, a realistic book about mental illness. THE WEIGHT OF ZERO does not pull any punches when it comes to describing what it is really like to suffer from something like bipolar disorder. This book was special to me because I have severe anxiety. I did online schooling for part of my senior […]

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5 Things About A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray

5 Things About A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray

October 5, 2016 Review 14 ★★★

AUs everywhere! Before A THOUSAND PIECES OF YOU, alternate universes were a concept I’d mostly stumbled across in fan fiction. And just like my experience with AUs in fan fiction, I absolutely loved seeing the different worlds in this. It’s so interesting how one single choice/ action can create such drastic changes while also keeping some things similar. My favourite world […]

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September 2016 Wrap Up

September 2016 Wrap Up

October 1, 2016 Meme 26

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews The Sunday Post is hosed at the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Oh hey another month gone and… well, we haven’t done much.  You may have noticed the distinct lack of posts. Alise and I have two very different explanations about that. But first, what did we actually post? Reviews Discussions Bec September has […]

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