What I’ve Been Watching Recently || (Yes, We All Know This Post is Actually An Excuse to Gush About Heartstopper and Rant About The Secrets of Dumbledore…)

Happy Friday, everyone! Currently, I seem to be dragging myself from one exhausting week to the next - this one featuring a six-hour teachers' conference, the struggles of using a big compass on the blackboard to show my seventh graders how to construct triangles, and my general behindness on lesson-planning due to me spending all … Continue reading What I’ve Been Watching Recently || (Yes, We All Know This Post is Actually An Excuse to Gush About Heartstopper and Rant About The Secrets of Dumbledore…)

Series Review: The Tawny Man Trilogy by Robin Hobb || FEATURES HEAVY SPOILERS, SO PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!

"He came one late, wet spring, and brought the wide world back to my doorstep." - Fool's Errand, opening line - What better way is there to start off April Fool's Day than by gushing about a trilogy named after the Fool? The Fool, whom I have always absolutely adored, but who has now, with … Continue reading Series Review: The Tawny Man Trilogy by Robin Hobb || FEATURES HEAVY SPOILERS, SO PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!

Series Review: The Liveship Traders by Robin Hobb || WARNING: Features Lots of Rambling and Major Spoilers!

"Maulkin abruptly heaved himself out of his wallow with a wild thrash that left the atmosphere hanging thick with particles." - Ship of Magic, opening line - If you had told me that I would ever start a new reading year with three five-star books in a row, I would have laughed and said you … Continue reading Series Review: The Liveship Traders by Robin Hobb || WARNING: Features Lots of Rambling and Major Spoilers!

Spoilery Book Review: Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson

Eshonai had always told her sister that she was certain something wonderful lay over the next hill. - Oathbringer, opening line - Am I really giving you another behemoth of a Stormlight Archive book review? Of course I am 😁 Oathbringer had been eyeing me temptatiously throughout all of October, so the minute my thesis … Continue reading Spoilery Book Review: Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson

Book Review: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson // CAUTION: Here Be Spoilers!!!

"Jasnah Kholin pretended to enjoy the party, giving no indication that she intended to have one of the guests killed." - Words of Radiance, opening line - Thus, my friends, begins the book that has managed to topple The Betrayals out of my number one favorite spot of the year. The book that has opened … Continue reading Book Review: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson // CAUTION: Here Be Spoilers!!!

My Very Spoilery Thoughts on A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas

Warning: In addition to loads of spoilers, mature content, and highly inappropriate language, this review includes a whole bunch of opinions that might be offensive to people who really love this series. So read at your own risk! Don’t say I didn’t warn you. “The black water nipping at her thrashing heels was freezing.” A … Continue reading My Very Spoilery Thoughts on A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas

Shadow and Bone – My Thoughts on the Netflix Series (With Spoilers!!)

Happy Friday, everyone! My week has been an absolute whirlwind, so sorry if I've been a bit absent these past few days! I finally started coding for my thesis, have a video project due in my Russian class, and on top of that, I'm currently in the middle of moving. I've been thinking about getting … Continue reading Shadow and Bone – My Thoughts on the Netflix Series (With Spoilers!!)

Book Review: How to Think Like Shakespeare by Scott Newstok

** DISCLAIMER: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Nevertheless, all opinions presented here are my own. ** “My conviction is that education must be about thinking – not training a specific set of skills.” Normally, I’m extremely picky when it comes to accepting review requests. What with one … Continue reading Book Review: How to Think Like Shakespeare by Scott Newstok

Book Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

A girl is running for her life.The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, opening line You know how there are some books that suck you in immediately, that you can't put down until you've read that last sentence, ones that you still think about days after finishing them? Well, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue was … Continue reading Book Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab