Almost forgot to post my #BookReport
Finished 7 books this week! Only 2 on audio! But 3 MG
#CurrentlyReading Lonesome October and Vicious Vet, both are pretty good and very different books
#WeeklyForecast - I need to focus on my #LMPBC books and I want to start Once and Future Witches
If I finish all these books plus 1 MG I will have a blackout #BookSpinBingo
Finished this book last night. It was pretty good. I own a copy from BOTM but I can‘t access any of my books right now.
I wasn‘t sure what to expect with this one. I really like the author and have enjoyed all her books. There are vampires and other creatures in New Orleans. There is a slight love triangle, but it‘s definitely one sided. Like 2 guys like 1 girl, but she clearly only likes 1 guy. So wasn‘t annoying.
#TeamHendrix #Scarathlon +16
Overall, I enjoyed this book. I am very curious to see how the rest of the series pans out. I recommend this book if you are interested in a more historical fiction take on vampires and also if you want to read a YA vampire series that isnât Twilight (no shade against Twilight, I just know it isnât everyoneâs cup of tea).
Full review: https://oddandbookish.wordpress.com/2021/07/31/the-beautiful-the-beautiful-1/
Another YA romance set in the vampire genre. Historical 1872 New Orleans, a dressmaker encounters a dashing nobleman tied to a warring vampire clan and all hell breaks loose. Certainly hitting the Twilight crowd and written prose is poetic and beautiful. Unfortunately, this book extremely slow paced and frustrating to get through. Have to be on a mood to read it.
I really liked this book. It had a good bit of mystery and romance all tied into one plot. I do, however, believe that it is much easier to read and understand if you have at least a grasp of conversational French. There are a lot of phrases and sentences that are written in French that are not translated after the speaker says it. Some you can understand through context, but others you will not be able to.
Came across this today, is anyone participating? Quaran-tbr Bingo by epic reads.
Full card here: https://mobile.twitter.com/EpicReads/status/1246953518071713792/photo/2
Help! I need more room on my bookshelf lol. I decided to do an unhaul tonight. I am selling these for $5 per book. If youâre interested in any of them click the link below. I didnât love them and I just want them to go to someone who will.
An enjoyable read despite being a bit predictable and cliched. The prose, while not dry, seemed repetitive. I'd love Ms. Ahdieh to find a few more adjectives to describe Basten other than "beautiful".
Loved the main character, Celine. Witty, courageous, confident. I hadn't expected this from the description.
There's a sequel coming out sometime this year, looking forward to read it.
Currently reading 5 of those right now. ð
I started Bloodleaf last year.
I, then, decided to read the first chapter of a few books to decided which one I should read first. I ended up enjoying all of them and now, I'm reading all of them instead. ð¤·ââï¸ð¤¦ââï¸
#123 Ok so this is my December TBR pile. The only one missing is Diamond & Dawn by Lyra Selene, that will be delivered today. I think I‘ll read this one after Children of V&V. ð I already reached and passed my goodreads goal so it‘s all about how many I can cram in the last month and read lol so yeah. Eeeee I‘m also thinking of recording an end of year book review video/vlog? But idk because anxiety ya know.
I was so hyped about this book, from the setting in New Orleans to the historical time period to the fantasy tale with a string of murder. I feel I probably hyped it too much in my own mind sadly. It was still a great read, but it wasn‘t the epic tale I was anticipating. I feel like it has potential to grow into something bigger and more developed so I‘ll definitely read the second book when it comes out.
I'm more than willing to try Ahdieh's books because they have interesting concepts. The food descriptions and other culture stuff were fabulous but the romance was a big nope. And the twist at the end is surprising but I'm not sure it makes sense. I'm not going to reread to verify. More details on the blog.
Ugh, this book was so beautifully written! I could literally feel like I was alongside the main character, traversing New Orleans city streets, eating lavish meals, and the like. The only downfall I can name was something repeatedly noted, that the vampires aren‘t seen as much as I assumed they would be; it definitely didn‘t deter from the story though. I‘m definitely excited to read the next book, as I was NOT expecting that ending!ð§ð»ââï¸ðð