2020 Q.1 Goals & Planning Q.2 Goals.

2020 Q.1 Goals & Planning Q.2 Goals.

2020 GOALS. Q.1 WRAP UP & Q.2 PLANNING. Hello, bookworms. We are in a predicament aren't we? Somehow, we ( or, I) have always believed my lack of reading comes from a lack of time. Alas, sitting at home, stuck in lockdown has proved to me that it is merely the fact that I am [...]

March Haul

March Haul

MARCH HAUL  Hello bookworms, Month three is down! This year is speeding by, but as well all know, some truly horrible things are going on right now around the world. I hope you are all safe and taking care of yourselves and others. Please remember to self-isolate or social distance yourself for the immunocompromised (like [...]

BOOKSHOPS & MURDER | Rules For Perfect Murder by Peter Swanson | WEAVING FICTION

BOOKSHOPS & MURDER | Rules For Perfect Murder by Peter Swanson | WEAVING FICTION

RULES FOR PERFECT MURDER  PETER SWANSON Writing Style/Quality: 4 Plot: 4 Characters & their development: 4 Originality: 3 Pacing: 4 Personal enjoyment: 3 Final rating: 3.5 WHERE DID I GET THIS FROM? Allen and Unwin NZ What did I like -The unreliable narrator -The literary vibes -The fast pacing What didn’t I like -The ending [...]

NINJAS & MONONOKE | BLACK TORCH #1 BY TSUYOSHI TAKAKI | WEAVING FICTION

NINJAS & MONONOKE | BLACK TORCH #1 BY TSUYOSHI TAKAKI | WEAVING FICTION

BLACK TORCH #1  Writing Style/Quality: 5 Plot: 3 Characters & their development: 3 Originality: 3 Pacing: 4 Personal enjoyment: 4 Final rating: 4 WHERE DID I GET THIS FROM? HarperCollins NZ What did I like -Jiro and Rago -the idea of Jiro talking to animals -the mythology woven in What didn’t I like -how convenient the [...]

my commonplace journal and how I use it as a reader!

my commonplace journal and how I use it as a reader!

Hello bookworms, How are you? Today I wanted to talk to you about something that I have started this year, and I am loving, it's called a commonplace journal. Commonplace books (or commonplaces) are a way to compile knowledge, usually by writing information into books. They have been kept from antiquity, and were kept particularly during the Renaissance and in the [...]

ARC REVIEW | LEVIUS/EST #1 | WEAVING FICTION

ARC REVIEW | LEVIUS/EST #1 | WEAVING FICTION

LEVIUS/EST #1  Writing Style/Quality: 4 Plot: 5 Characters & their development: 4 Originality: 4 Pacing: 3 Personal enjoyment: 4 Final rating: 4 WHERE DID I GET THIS FROM? HarperCollins NZ What did I like -The world building -The steampunk vibes -The characters What didn’t I like -The pacing was  a little off   GOODREADS BLURB As society [...]

MARCH TBR

MARCH TBR

Hello bookworms, are you well? Today I am doing a semi TBR. Just like LAST MONTHS. This is the first week of March's TBR & any books I know I NEED to get to before the month ends. So this is short and snappy. I've been sick for a bit, but going forth I'll be [...]