Book Review: The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

I feel guilty to say that this is the first time I have ever read the Lord of the Rings. So many people love this series, and I grew up with the film series. I can almost quote the movies word-for-word...which may be concerning. However, despite all that, I have never read the books. Until … Continue reading Book Review: The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

Lunar New Year Book Tag

For those who aren't Chinese or aren't interested in Asia, today is the Lunar New Year! This year is also the Year of the Rat (according to the zodiac). For those who don't know, there are twelve animals in the zodiac according the Eastern astrology. Anyway, in honor of the Lunar New Year, I thought … Continue reading Lunar New Year Book Tag

Book Review: Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

I finally read the book everyone seems to be talking about recently, especially since the short TV series adaptation last year starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant came out. I have yet to see it, but I've seen a couple trailers and it looks pretty humorous. Anyways, I wanted to read the book before I … Continue reading Book Review: Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

Book Review: My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier

This is the third book by Daphne Du Maurier I have read in the last few months, alongside Jamaica Inn and Rebecca. The former I loved, the latter...I didn't. So I went into this book with pretty average expectations. And I was pleasantly surprised by most of this book, until the very ending. Release: 1951 … Continue reading Book Review: My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier

My Favorite Book of the Year: 1969-1960

I am really enjoying this series, though in a couple decades I'm going to have to be reading a lot of new books to fill in the years I haven't read a single book I liked in. Anyway, for those just coming to this post, this is a series where I share my favorite book … Continue reading My Favorite Book of the Year: 1969-1960

Book Review: Dead Astronauts by Jeff VanderMeer

So this book...it...hmm... I fully acknowledge that part of the reason I didn't like this book was because I knew nothing about it before picking it up from the library. It was released about a month ago, and I had heard of Jeff VanderMeer being an interesting writer and I randomly read it. I did … Continue reading Book Review: Dead Astronauts by Jeff VanderMeer

Book Review: Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

This is the second book in the last couple months I've read by Brandon Sanderson, the first one being Elantris. I absolutely loved that one, and went into this book with high expectations, because I heard that this series is one of his best. But, by the end of this book, I found my expectations … Continue reading Book Review: Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

Reading Wrap-up: December, 2019

The year is officially over, but before I completely move on to new and hopefully better books, I have to do one last reading wrap-up for December. I ended last month with 11 books read. Not exactly the best, but I felt like I was catching up on a lot of things I had put … Continue reading Reading Wrap-up: December, 2019