Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows #2)

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Crooked Kingdom. Leigh Bardugo. Fantasy/Young Adult. 2016. 536 pages. 5 stars. [Source: Bought]

“No mourners, no funerals. Another way of saying good luck. But it was something more. A dark wink to the fact that there would be no expensive burials for people like them, no marble markers to remember their names, no wreaths of myrtle and rose.”

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Reading Progress: A Darker Shade of Magic

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A new kind of post you can expect in this blog is our updates on our currently reading! It’s a kind of post where we can express our current thoughts on the book, if we’re zooming through it or not really feeling it, some sentiments regarding the plot, etc! Note that these will be short posts that are spoiler free and are subject to change upon our final review.

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Gemina (The Illuminae Files #2)

29236299Gemina. Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. Young Adult/Science fiction. 2016. 659 pages. 5 stars. [Source: Bought]

“I cannot help but wonder
If the thought of saving all those lives and hopes and dreams
Pales in comparison
To the thought of seeing him again.
I wonder.”

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#ExplainABookIn6Words 2.0

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We loved this tag so much that we decided to do it again and add to our previous #ExplainABookIn6Words post! Try to see if you can guess these books!

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Crystal Storm (Falling Kingdoms #5)

23367261Crystal Storm. Morgan Rhodes. High fantasy/Young adult. 2016. 379 pages. 5 stars.

“It’s when we feel the most uncertain,” her mother had told her, “that we must appear at our most confident. To show weakness is to allow others to prey upon it. Now brush your hair, lift your chin, and pretend you are the most powerful person in the room.”

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Bookish Pet Peeves

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Time to get to know the people behind Book Allure! Learn their bookish pet peeves and relive the horrors.

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A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2)

17927395A Court of Mist and Fury. Sarah J. Maas. High fantasy/New Adult. 2016. 626 pages. 5 stars. [Source: Physical copy]

“To the people who look at the stars and wish, Rhys.”
Rhys clinked his glass against mine. “To the stars who listen— and the dreams that are answered.”

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