November reading round-up

# of books read: 10 audiobooks listened to: 3 total page count: 1,782 year total page count: 38,498 / 40,280 I didn't get as much reading in as I would have liked this month, because I was busy Nanowrimo'ing. At the beginning of the month I was still working my way through this stack … Continue reading November reading round-up

May reading round-up

# of books read: 21 audiobooks listened to: 5 ARCs read: 1 total page count: 4,538 year total page count: 20,077 I managed to get tons of reading done this month!  My favorite reads of the month were Bang by Barry Lyga (about a boy who shot and killed his younger sister when he was a toddler), … Continue reading May reading round-up

March reading round-up

# of books read: 14 audiobooks listened to: 3 ebooks read: 3 books from the Throne of Glass series: 2 graphic novels: 3 total page count: 3,998 year total page count: 12,251 Well, I still haven't beat that crazy reading streak I had in January.  It does seem that I'm reading roughly 4,000 pages a month, … Continue reading March reading round-up

my top 10 werewolf books*

*that I didn't write Books about werewolves have a huge advantage over werewolf movies: they don't have to deal with special effects, which means they can be great without needing a big budget.  That being said, there are a lot of cheesy werewolf books out there (and many of them are in the romance genre...). … Continue reading my top 10 werewolf books*

January reading round-up

# of books read: 20 audiobooks listened to: 5 ebooks read: 6 nonfiction read: 2 ARCs read: 1 books from the Experiment in Terror series: 4 books from the White Cat series: 3 vintage YA: 3 total page count: 4,376 I did a ton of reading this month. In newer releases, I finished up Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at … Continue reading January reading round-up

the YA horror novel aesthetic

You could say that every genre has its own aesthetic, but lately the YA horror genre has been taking aesthetic to a new level - beyond cover design, or even typeface and chapter headings. The first YA novel that did this really effectively was Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - a novel which some … Continue reading the YA horror novel aesthetic

reading list April 2016

This is about a week late, but I'm going to try to make this a monthly column, where I give a brief review of everything I've read that month - so here's April! Series Fiction There are only a handful of series that I'm really into.  The Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs is one … Continue reading reading list April 2016