What about a read-a-thon focusing solely on the shortest books we own? Even better! What about doing this in a period where many of us struggle to find reading time? YES. YOU HEARD IT RIGHT. This is one for YOU!
The thing that got me to pick up this book is very simple. Empress of All Seasons is an Asian-inspired young adult fantasy, written by an Asian author. Did I enjoy it? Yes. Did I have some issues? Yes.
You know I didn't do my regular WWW last week since I was on holiday, so.. that means this week shows the progress I made in two weeks time! You ready?
I feel like this is such a.. confronting topic.. Simply because a lot of us have shelves overflowing with backlist titles we still haven't read. And it's not because we don't want to read them - we do! - it's.. because those new, shiny books keep distracting us.. And then you get a whole mountain of unread books.. So here are eight of the books I hope to pick up.. soon.. ish?
Better late than never so.. Here's my October / #OWNtober wrap up! I read a decent amount of books, although some of them were quite disappointing, and ended up getting only sub box books and pre-orders, yay!
Back when I went to YALC in July, this is one of the ARC's I succeeded at picking up. I was so pumped to read it, but.. as usual, it disappeared down the TBR-mountain. That is, until people kept saying and mentioning how they were looking forward to Girls of Paper and Fire and I couldn't not pick it up immediately! So, here's my review - fingers crossed I do this novel justice with it.
I was quite enjoying my read of IT up until I read the final quarter of the book and then it all went down the drain. I was totally willing to rate this book four or four and a half cupcakes but now.. I'm not really all that sure anymore. Let's see why..