TTT: Favorite Settings

Sometimes I come up with these grand ideas like figure out what your ten favorite settings are, and I just want to throttle past!Mary. Like, bro. Chill the heck out. Future!Mary does not want to deal with deciding what her top ten favorite settings are, ughhhhhh. I recognize that I could also just not do…

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Magic Systems Need Rules

No matter who you are, you can think of a book that has a magic system that completely disregards all sense and just doesn’t have rules. Heck, who knows, you may find this refreshing, but I think I’m in the majority when I say that that kind of writing immediately takes me out of a…

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TTT: Characters I’m Still Screaming about

While reading Return of the Thief recently, I unintentionally tweeted a list of characters that I’m still screaming about because I was currently screaming about Eugenides (yes, he’s on this list), and then realized that I haven’t screamed about any of those characters recently, so here we are! I’ve listed them in alphabetical order by…

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Urban Fantasy VS High Fantasy

This is not going to be a divisive post. Wow, I just had the hardest time spelling the word divisive. I hate the versus here because it sounds like I’m pitting urban fantasy against high fantasy when, really, I’m just talking about what I like about each, and why they’re such different subgenres of fantasy,…

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Bookshelf Tour: High Fantasy, Part II

Welcome to the bookshelf tour! Previously: Nonfiction | Buddhism & Yoga | Poetry & Adult Fiction | Adult Fiction & Graphic Novels | Horror & Classics | Tolkien | Contemporary Romance | Middle Grade | Middle Grade & Classics | Harry Potter & Shadowhunters | Urban Fantasy, Part I, II, III, IV & Classics | Top of Shelves | High Fantasy, Part I. ICYMI, since I’m not on…

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Book Tag: End of Summer

TCHAU, VERÃO! Gosh, I’m so glad to send summer right out the door and welcome in the best season ever: SPOOKY AUTUMN! It’s going to be so much fun, and I have so many exciting plans that I’m just bursting with joy over here. I wasn’t able to sleuth my way into figuring out who…

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TTT: Books With Colors in the Title

This week’s That Artsy Reader Girl topic is one of those ones that sounds super easy, right, but then you try to do it, and it’s sneaky hard! Books with colors in the title, like what? I’m only going to use books I’ve already read so I can scream about them appropriately, but damn, this…

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TTT: Best Siblings

I don’t know if I’ve ever really mentioned this, but I have two siblings! I’m the oldest, my brother is three years younger, and my sister is seven years younger. We’re the cutest, I know. I’ve never thought that Amy & I look alike at all, but Tommy & I definitely resemble each other. They’re…

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