January 25, 2019

The Black Witch

The Black Witch

Laurie Forest

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I remember when this book first came out it was surrounded by controversy and people were taking sides as to whether the book was truly bigoted, so I wanted to give it time to cool off before I read it barring any judgment.

January 15, 2019

Muse of Nightmares

Muse of Nightmares

Laini Taylor

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As always, Taylor blew me away with this one. It wasn't at all what I was expecting, but still fantastic either way.

January 8, 2019

2019 Resolutions

I didn't make my goal of 85 last year, but that's okay! I'm giving myself a break seeing as how I lost a job, bought a house, and got a new job in such a short amount of time that I haven't had time to breathe let alone read.

Even though I didn't read as many books as I would have liked, I read most of the books from my resolution!

The books I hope to read in 2019 are:

(carrying over from 2018 resolutions)
- Legendary, Stephanie Garber
- Rebel of the Sands, Alwyn Hamilton

- Muse of Nightmares, Laini Taylor
- Six of Crows, Leigh Bardugo
- Winter, Marissa Meyer
- War Storm, Victoria Aveyard
- The Way of Kings, Brandon Sanderson
- The Shadowglass, Rin Chupeco
- The Tudors, G. J. Meyer
re-reads of Harry Potter and The Name of the Wind

2018 Favorite Reads


As always, not including re-reads, here were some of my favorite reads of 2018:

- Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor
- Days of Blood & Starlight, Laini Taylor
- Dreams of Gods & Monsters, Laini Taylor
- Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier
- Golden Son, Pierce Brown
- The Heart Forger, Rin Chupeco
- Vicious, V.E. Schwab
- Obsidio, Amie Kaufman

and honorable mentions

- Cress, Marissa Meyer
- The Likeness, Tana French

As for my original reading resolutions, I read a decent amount!:

- American Gods, Nail Gaiman
- Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
- finish the Outlander series
- The Demon King, Cinda Williams Chima
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson
- Gemina, Amie Kaufman
- Golden Son, Pierce Brown
- Siege and Storm, Leigh Bardugo
- The Heart Forger, Rin Chupeco
- The Likeness, Tana French
- Vicious, V. E. Schwab
- Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

and the two I didn't get to that will carry over:

- Legendary, Stephanie Garber
Rebel of the Sands, Alwyn Hamilton