I enjoyed this more than I expected. I haven‘t been reading much YA lately and this reminded me of my love for good YA. I‘ve already borrowed the next in the series.
Finally pushed myself to finish this book today! This book took me a little to get into but it had really good action and pacing and gave off kinda Avatar(tla) vibes. It's about this prophecy where two queens with lotsa powers are either going to doom or save the world.The whole thing switches stories and timelines constantly between past and present but was handled really well and I at least was invested in both. All in all a promising beginning!
1. Reading of course, I also play piano and love doing random art projects as the mood strikes
2. YA, fantasy, Sci-Fi, poetry
3. I own three toads😬 wish I had a cat though
4. I would still consider myself pretty new so yeah- I'm excited to dig in to the new reads I've found here!
5. I did the whole state quarter and penny passport thing and I love collecting pins and badges
6. Not off the top of my head no
Okay so I haven‘t posted in a year because I honestly forgot my password (shameful I know) but I‘m finally back on and perfect timing! I just finished Furyborn and it is absolutely amazing. I loved how seamlessly Claire weaves Eliana and Rielle‘s story together while keeping them separate. So that they relate and make sense together but also apart. I can‘t wait for book 2!!!
1. 0-1 times a week depending on when my books due and whether or not I can get a ride there
2. 4 right now: Archenemies, Furyborn, Dance of Thieves, and Caraval.
3. All print hardcover.
4. My 4 print books will be soon
5. 1 hold- The Subtle Art to Not Giving a F***k
6. Haha I also have Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy on hold but I was so impatient I went out and bought it so not sure if that counts😂
1. Clearfield, Utah but I grew up in Lynden, Washington. 2. Sarah J Maas- I have read almost all her books now within the last 6 months or so. I also really like Claire legend so far. 3. It‘s a pile😉. 4. Bed/couch/out camping ⛺️ 5. Furyborn by Claire Legend #littenintro @tessavi
Some jerk keeps trying to interrupt my laundry, take my stuff out before it‘s dry, and use the remaining time I paid for on the dryer! In one of my pettier moments, I am camped out in the laundry room with my book. Caught him once and warned a fellow washer!
Each chapter is action packed and ends with a cliffhanger. This book is good for short attention spans, but don't go thinking it is PG. The action almost never takes long enough of a breath for the character's personalities to fully form. The book is little too much a part of a series, as there are way too many unanswered questions. It does not stand alone. However, I am very much invested in the story. ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Is there a better lunch break?
I‘m loving my new phones focus ability. The slightly blurred look in the background is a cool effect.
Snuggling up with Furyborn for the evening. I had a very stressful week at work and didn‘t get any reading done so I‘m behind on this monster book for book club so I need to get a move on.
These are the 3 Claire Legrand books I purchased this morning. Furyborn is already signed so I just have to get the other two signed tonight. I can‘t believe she and Holly Black are together in one place! Super exciting! I‘m really happy with the fabulous books I got today. I have to say that I never thought Fantasy would become such a huge part of my reading! So many great books out there!
I mentioned that dialogue is not a strength. Didnt love inclusion of trends/elements that other books have done recently/often better. Elements of science in a fantasy (Queen of the Tearling), elemental magic/contests to prove oneself (Red Queen), misunderstood female chars. No fewer than 3 weird love interests for MC. I thought there were some interesting bits - unsure if I‘ll continue to follow. Ended in big cliff hanger -YA pet peeve for me.
I am reading this book on my way back home from Massachusetts but I‘m not loving it right now. Has anyone read it? The dialogue seems stilted.
I liked the action elements and there was a lot of suspense. However, there were several graphic scenes that didn't seem to vibe with a YA feel, way too many villains to keep track of, and I ended up not really caring what happened to any of the characters. The true reason this book didn't work for me is that I just couldn't keep the mythology straight. I wasn't sure who the bad guys were or how the characters fit. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ #Netgalley
This book does the past and present bery well and allows for a smooth story and the chracters are so flesged out. Though I do perfer Rielle over Eliana. Rielles story is much better and more humorous. The part when Rielle and Audric make out and Lu‘s father catches them was hilarious. The reveal that simon was from rielles time was so obvious. I believe the angel that is in Lu‘s body is helping Eliana as well
Finally started Furyborn for a short round-trip drive this weekend. I was so excited for a feminist fantasy but even a few hours in I find myself barely enthralled and wondering if or when it will grab my attention...
I‘ve been in a reading slump over the last few weeks. Between the start of school for 3 of 4 members of my family, the new schedule which is hard on this night owl and some challenges at work, I haven‘t had a really great book to escape into. This #audiobook hold came through and since I was lucky enough to get an #ARC at #ALAAC18 I‘m going to dig in. 🤞🏾
Really enjoyed this book! The back and forth between time and perspective was different in a good way. The fact that at various times I both liked and disliked both protagonists made it even better. Made the characters more real to me. Sun or Blood both Queens held my interest and I'm looking forward to book two.