Unpopular Opinion Alert: The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake Was a Major Letdown

"The problem with seeing through things so readily was the development of a certain degree of natural cynicism." - The Atlas Six - Have I developed a certain degree of natural cynicism? After reading this book, quite possibly. As a massive fantasy and dark academia fan, I had been excitedly looking forward to reading The … Continue reading Unpopular Opinion Alert: The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake Was a Major Letdown

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!

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