3 on a theme: isolated cottages

An isolated cottage in the UK, usually by the seaside, surrounded by dark trees.  There something mysterious going on, and naturally, there's no cell reception either... When I'm not reading YA, I lean towards adult thrillers, and I've been sensing a theme... At first I thought it was the word "wood" in the title, because … Continue reading 3 on a theme: isolated cottages

3 on a theme: you’re my reincarnated love (and my name is probably Daniel)

Usually my 3 on a theme posts involve books read close together or even concurrently.  In this case, however, it was more a feeling, much like the heroines of these stories, that I had read this before. In Fallen by Lauren Kate, the main character Luce finds herself drawn to Daniel, a broody type who … Continue reading 3 on a theme: you’re my reincarnated love (and my name is probably Daniel)

3 on a theme: living houses

I am often reading between 3 and 5 books at the same time, and occasionally there’s a theme that might not be remarkable in one book… but when I see it in three books, I take notice. It's a common trope, the haunted house.  But not so common when the house becomes its own character... … Continue reading 3 on a theme: living houses

3 on a theme: books within books

I am often reading between 3 and 5 books at the same time, and occasionally there’s a theme that might not be remarkable in one book… but when I see it in three books, I take notice. Well, I started this blog post with three recent titles, then I kept finding more.  I'll try to … Continue reading 3 on a theme: books within books

3 on a theme: brotherly (and sisterly) love

I am often reading between 3 and 5 books at the same time, and occasionally there’s a theme that might not be remarkable in one book… but when I see it in three books, I take notice. I've become accustomed to YA books that heavily rely on romance.  So YA books that do not have … Continue reading 3 on a theme: brotherly (and sisterly) love

3 books on a theme: brothers who died in the war

I am often reading between 3 and 5 books at the same time, and occasionally there's a theme that might not be remarkable in one book... but when I see it in three books, I take notice. In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters included among its characters a set of brothers, one of whom … Continue reading 3 books on a theme: brothers who died in the war