Popcorn and a Book (35): Divergent

Popcorn and a Book (35): Divergent

The Book: 2011 Divergent by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) The Film: 2014 Divergent directed by Neil Burger (Summit Entertainment) SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t read the book, this review will contain plot spoilers. I loved Veronica Roth’s book Divergent (read my review here) and was excited to see the movie, but YA books-turned-movies tend to have … Continue reading

Review: Witchfall by Victoria Lamb

Review: Witchfall by Victoria Lamb

From Harlequin TEEN: In Tudor England, 1555, Meg Lytton has learned how powerful her magick gift can be. But danger surrounds her and her mistress, the outcast Princess Elizabeth. Nowhere is safe in the court of Elizabeth’s fanatical sister, Queen Mary. And as the Spanish Inquisition’s merciless priests slowly tighten their grip on the court, … Continue reading

Review: Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi

Review: Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi

SPOILER ALERT: This review does contain a few spoilers for Shatter Me, Unravel Me and Ignite Me. From HarperCollins: One day I might break One day I might break free Nothing will ever be the same. The fate of Omega Point is unknown. Everyone Juliette has ever cared about could be dead. The war could … Continue reading

Cover Reveal: Mortal Gods by Kendare Blake

Cover Reveal: Mortal Gods by Kendare Blake

Hey, Kendare Blake fans and those who aren’t yet, but should be. Kendare Blake, author of Anna Dressed in Blood and Antigoddess, has a new book coming out from the Goddess War series: Mortal Gods! Take a look at the new book’s cover *dun, dun, daaaah* How gorgeous is this cover?! I love the contrast … Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Have Never Read

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Have Never Read

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I feel like everyone’s lists this week detailing which authors they have never read before are going to illicit many outraged cries. Just a hunch. So I would like to preface my list by saying it’s not that I don’t WANT … Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Dynamic Duos

Top Ten Tuesday: Dynamic Duos

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week was a REWIND week meaning I got to pick which previous topic I wanted to write about and I chose: DYNAMIC DUOS! (and one dynamic trio and one dynamic quartet).  These duos are like PB and J, bread and … Continue reading

Review: Witchstruck by Victoria Lamb

Review: Witchstruck by Victoria Lamb

From Harlequin TEEN: Meg Lytton has always known she is different—that she bears a dark and powerful gift. But in 1554 England, in service at Woodstock Palace to the banished Tudor princess Elizabeth, it has never been more dangerous to practise witchcraft. Meg knows she must guard her secret carefully from the many suspicious eyes … Continue reading

The Cure for a Book Slump

The Cure for a Book Slump

Do you ever find yourself in a book slump, a period where you just can’t summon the energy to pick up a book and start reading? I tend to fall into one every January. I’m not sure whether it’s dealing with the craziness of the holidays or the weather or what that makes me so lethargic … Continue reading

TFIOS Trailer is Out!

TFIOS Trailer is Out!

Why is June so far away? The Fault in Our Stars movie trailer already has me in tears—what the heck am I going to do in the theatres?! I’m going to need a dozen boxes of tissues to mop up all the ugly crying I’m sure to do. It looks so beautiful! If you haven’t … Continue reading