What I’m Reading, #17

Guys, I have been struggling to find a book I LOVE for awhile now. The struggle still continues...Any suggestions?   Recently Read Description: "When assassins ambush her best friend, the crown prince, Rielle Dardenne risks everything to save him, exposing her ability to perform all seven kinds of elemental magic. The only people who should … Continue reading What I’m Reading, #17

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Emma by Jane Austen

Confession: I love a slow burn romance. I’m also OBSESSED with Clueless, so picking up Emma as my second Jane Austen novel was only natural. I’m not going to go into this and say that I loved Emma because I didn’t. I loved Pride & Prejudice, but I didn’t love Emma....

Let’s Discuss Predictability

When reading and writing, I really enjoy the twists and the turns. I love surprises, and I love the subtle clues that lead to those surprises. Because when I get down to it, its those twists and turns that keeps me turning the page. As of late, I’ve been struggling to find a book that interests me. A true page turner. And as I’ve taken notes, I’ve noticed a trend: these books are exceedingly predictable.

Carrie by Stephen King

Carrie has been on my TBR since I was in middle school. It took me over a decade to get to it, but I FINALLY read it. And yes, it was as wonderful as I expected. I had no idea what to expect when I first started reading Carrie. I mean, I knew that at some point, there would be a girl covered in blood and there’d be a few deaths. I knew there was something that had to do with a period. But other than that, I was surprisingly ignorant.

Books by Trope: Friends to Lovers

Sometimes, I'm in the "mood" for a certain trope. Enemies to lovers, friends to lovers, love triangles, etc. And yes, they're usually romantic tropes. ... So even though I'm a HUGE sucker for enemies to lovers, I also love seeing a friendship turn romantic. These are a few of my favorites.