Finnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles #1)

4932435 Finnikin of the Rock. Melina Marchetta. High fantasy. 416 pages. 5 stars. [Source: Bought]

“Be prepared for the worst, my love, for it lives next door to the best.”

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #1)

DoSaBDaughter of Smoke and Bone. Laini Taylor. Young Adult/Urban Fantasy. September 27, 2011. 418 pages. 4 Stars. [SOURCE: Bought]

“Have you ever asked yourself, do monsters make war, or does war make monsters?” Continue reading “Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #1)”

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

19288239Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage. Haruki Murakami. Adult Fiction. 386 pages. 2014. [Source: Purchased from Fully Booked]

“One heart is not connected to another through harmony alone. They are, instead, linked deeply through their wounds. Pain linked to pain, fragility to fragility. There is no silence without a cry of grief, no forgiveness without bloodshed, no acceptance without a passage through acute loss. That is what lies at the root of true harmony.”
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Crimson Bound

crimson boundCrimson Bound. Rosamund Hodge. Young Adult/Retelling/Paranormal. 2015. 448 pages. 5 stars. [Source: eBook]

“She said that you always had to choose between the path of needles and the path of pins. When a dress is torn, you know, you can just pin it up, or you can take the time to sew it together. That’s what it means. The quick and easy way, or the painful way that works.”

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#McCovey vs #Coveynsky

Hello there booklings. Tonight we’re going to witness this blog’s authors, Kyra and Nikki, battle it out (with words, mind you) to see which couple deservingly belongs together despite its ending.

On one side we have team #Coveynsky represented by Kyra, and team #McCovey on the other represented by Nikki. The ladies will be asked a series of questions and they will answer to the best of their abilities. They may provide proof by quoting the book. The verdict of the audience will be the deciding factor.

Let the debate begin.

*Please note that there will be spoilers for To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and P.S. I Still Love You.

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Fairest

FairestFairest. Marissa Meyer. Young Adult/Science Fiction. January 27, 2015. 220 pages. 4.5 Stars. [Source: Audible Audiobook]

“She cried for the girl who had never belonged. A girl who tried so hard, harder than anyone else, and still never had anything to show for it.”

This is a spoiler-free review of the prequel to the Lunar Chronicles. This is to get more people to read that series and to prepare everyone (myself included) for the upcoming finale, Winter

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