May 21 2015

HP Moment of the Week: Your Shop in Diagon Alley

The HP Moment of the Week is a weekly meme created by Leah @ Uncorked Thoughts. 

If you were a shop owner in Diagon Alley (or Hogsmeade if you prefer), what would your shop be?

This question could be taken two ways, so 1) which existing shop would you take over? 2) …

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May 15 2015

Bill and Bob Present: Daggers Part II

Last year, I let my snark run free by introducing you to Bill and Bob, the inspired marketing gurus who put daggers on all fantasy book covers. Today, I’m pleased to tell you that Bill and Bob have been chatting with my dear friend, Stormy @ Book.Blog.Bake. Stormy and I have some great new ideas to pass on from our …

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May 14 2015

HP Moment of the Week: Best Sirius Moment

The HP Moment of the Week is a weekly meme created by Leah @ Uncorked Thoughts. 

Best Sirius Black Moment

If we’re talking movie moments, there’s this gem where Sirius punches Lucius Malfoy in Order of the Phoenix:

If we’re talking book, I always enjoyed …

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May 07 2015

HP Moment of the Week: Most Anticipated Moment in the Series

The HP Moment of the Week is a weekly meme created by Leah @ Uncorked Thoughts. 

What was your most anticipated moment in the series?

As always, my bestie Susie is here to help me spitball thoughts for this post!

Terri: I’m not sure about this one.

Susie: Hermione and Ron finally …

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May 06 2015

Discussion: Do You Do Book Club?

I was talking with a friend about some issues she’s having with her book club, and it made me curious about the rest of you reading people.

Do you do book club?

I’ve always stayed away from book clubs because

1) Nobody I know IRL reads as much as I do (which is why the …

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May 05 2015

Month in Review: April 2015

Happy Tuesday, everyone! While April wasn’t exactly a blogging slump for me, I didn’t read as many books as usual (only 13) and one of them, Fool’s Fate, took me a while to get through. That put a hit on my motivation to review stuff, especially when the other two books in the Tawny …

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May 04 2015

Review: “The Infinite” by Lori M. Lee

This review will contain untagged spoilers for book one, Gates of Thread and Stone. Spoilers for The Infinite are tagged below.

1. The plot was kind of a mess.

The synopsis is … well I don’t know what book they were reading but it isn’t the one Lori M. Lee wrote. The blurb makes it seem …

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May 01 2015

Introducing The Big Bang Theory Book Tag!

“The Big Bang Theory” is one of my very favorite TV shows and I thought it would be fun to create a bookish tag for it now that we’re heading into summer! You don’t have to know the show to do the tag. They’re explained if you don’t know the show, though they’re funnier …

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Apr 29 2015

Review: “Shadow Scale” (Seraphina #2) by Rachel Hartman

HEY WAIT! This review contains some mild spoilers for Seraphina and Shadow Scale. Read with caution.

Note: Seraphina in bold means Seraphina the book. Otherwise, I’m referring to Seraphina the character. I know. It’s confusing.

Shadow Scale picks up soon after Seraphina left off – Glisselda is now queen and the old contingent of dragons had …

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Apr 28 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Characters Who Are NOT Having a Good Day

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. 

Top Ten Characters Who Are NOT Having a Good Day

1. Harry Potter in Order of the Phoenix

Half of Harry’s lines in OotP are all caps. Harry is angry and frustrated and scared and angry and that’s even …

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