Monthly Archives: December 2013

“The Fiery Heart” (Bloodlines #4) by Richelle Mead

Here’s the thing about YA fiction: it’s addictive. It’s fast-paced, sexy (most of the time), and the characters are amazing. Well, if you’re reading good YA. And Bloodlines  is good YA. I re-read the first three books in the series so … Continue reading

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Bon Jovi – Because They Did

This post has been a few days in the making. While I was in Brisbane, I was running around here, there, and everywhere for Christmas, or I was working at my old job (yes, I really did), or I was … Continue reading

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“The Last Stand of the New York Institute” by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, and Maureen Johnson

I’m too excited to even bother with my usual rambling intro. Let’s just dive straight into how amazing this was for the Mortal Instruments canon, shall we? First of all, we get to see Valentine’s Circle at the very beginning, when everyone … Continue reading

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The S.S. Sydrian

Of all the ships docked at the YA Fantasy marina, the S.S. Sydrian has to be one of my favourites. For those of you woefully unaware of who these adorable people are, I am more than happy to explain: Sydney Sage and … Continue reading

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#14 “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki

i. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ii. Dracula – Bram Stoker 1.  Lolita– Vladimir Nabokov 2. Holiday in Cambodia – Laura Jean McKay 3. Only Human – Gareth Roberts 4. Beautiful Chaos – Gary Russell 5. The Silent Stars – Dan Abnett 6. American Gods – Neil Gaiman 7. Every Breath – Ellie Marney 8. Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman 9. Delirium – Lauren Oliver … Continue reading

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Screw the Program!

Incarnation – Emma Cornwall The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Neil Gaiman A Study in Scarlet – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell Teeth – Hannah Moskowitz The Fiery Heart … Continue reading

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ii.”Dracula”by Bram Stoker

i. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ii. Dracula – Bram Stoker 1.  Lolita– Vladimir Nabokov 2. Holiday in Cambodia – Laura Jean McKay 3. Only Human – Gareth Roberts 4. Beautiful Chaos – Gary Russell 5. The Silent Stars – Dan Abnett 6. American Gods – Neil Gaiman 7. Every Breath – Ellie Marney 8. Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman 9. Delirium – Lauren Oliver … Continue reading

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The Unwitting Fangirl

Everyone knows which fandoms they belong to, right? I could rattle off a long, long list of each and every fandom that has my name on its roster. I’ve obsessed, made up scenes, found conspiracy theories, and bought the merchandise … Continue reading

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Hook, Line, and Sinker

After watching “Ariel”, or the sixth episode of the third season of Once Upon a Time, I need to add another fictitious crush to my already long and well-established list. This would be Captain Hook, that sexy brooding pirate that we are … Continue reading

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Words Have the Power to Change Us

Yes, I tricked you. I used an Infernal Devices quote to sucker you into this post. Ten points to Gryffindor if you can name the character and the book. But I promise that this will make sense by the end of … Continue reading

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