Between Shades of Gray Review

Title: Between Shades of Gray
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Publisher: Philomel Books
Genre: Historical Fiction

It's 1941 and fifteen-year-old artist Lina Vilkas is on Stalin's extermination list. Deported to a prison camp in Siberia, Lina fights for her life, fearless, risking everything to save her family. It's a long and harrowing journey and it is only their incredible strength, love, and hope that pull Lina and her family through each day. But will love be enough to keep them alive?

26 CLASSICS: Romeo and Juliet Review #4

Title: Romeo and Juliet
Author: William Shakespeare
Genre: Drama, Classics

One of Shakespeare's most popular and accessible plays, Romeo and Juliet tells the story of two star-crossed lovers and the unhappy fate that befell them as a result of a long and bitter feud between their families. The play contains some of Shakespeare's most beautiful and lyrical love poetry and is perhaps the finest celebration of the joys of young love ever written. This inexpensive edition includes the complete, unabridged text with explanatory footnotes.Ideal for classroom use, it is a wonderful addition to the home library of anyone wanting to savor one of literature's most sublime paeans to love.


Hello everyone! Where have I been?? I know, I know, it's been a weird few weeks as I have been awkwardly popping in and then completely disappearing. It appears to me that February may just be one of the busiest months of the year because I really do have SO much going on at the current moment. 

Nimona Review

Title: Nimona
Author: Noelle Stevenson
Publisher: Harper Collins
Genre: Fantasy, Graphic Novel 

Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc. Their mission: prove to the kingdom that Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and his buddies at the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren't the heroes everyone thinks they are.

But as small acts of mischief escalate into a vicious battle, Lord Blackheart realizes that Nimona's powers are as murky and mysterious as her past. And her unpredictable wild side might be more dangerous than he is willing to admit.

26 CLASSICS: Brave New World Review #3

Title: Brave New World
Author: Aldous Huxley
Genre: Classics

Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs, all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservations, where the old, imperfect life still continues, may be the cure for his

Huxley's ingenious fantasy of the future sheds a blazing light on the present and is considered to be his most enduring masterpiece.

Talkin' About: Time To Read

 So it's the start of February...the second month of the year. By now, the motivation has started to wear off and the crazy new year's resolutions are taking their toll. And there's a general problem with my reading/blogging becomes practically nonexistent.
It's okay though! Because I've found a pretty good way to keep my reading consistent. So if any of you feel the same way, here are a few of my tips: