Month: September 2016

Books I brought with me to university.

September 24, 2016     Marissa     Personal   0 Comments

I am about to start my fourth year of university, and I wanted to bring a good selection of different genres of books with me. I am very much a mood reader, so I’m hoping that I stay in the mood to read at least some of these. I wanted to bring some thriller/mysteries for October; I love a creepy read near Halloween. I definitely wanted to bring some historical fiction and magical realism books for the winter; and sci-fi and fantasy are always  good for any time of the year. If you are interested in hearing what these books are about, keep reading! The Final Empire (Mistborn #1) by Brandon Sanderson This is an adult epic fantasy about a world where people are able to use magic, which is referred to as allomancy. The people in this world are able to use metals to help them perform magic. So many people love this book, and it sound so interesting. […]

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Characters I’d want as family | Top 5 Wednesday

September 7, 2016     Marissa     Books, Top 5 Wednesday   2 Comments
Characters I’d want as family | Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey over at gingerreadslainey on YouTube. There are new topics every Wednesday and there’s also a Goodreads group open to everyone where you can find the topics. 1. Lyra Silvertounge from the His Dark Materials Trilogy by Philip Pullman I think Lyra would be a great sister. She’s so protective of her loved ones, and she is very selfless. She would do anything for the people she loves. I really love her fiestiness. 2. Molly Weasley from the Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling Who wouldn’t want to have Molly Weasley as their mother? I don’t even feel like I need to explain this one. 3. Arya from the Game of Thrones Series by George R. R. Martin I don’t really have a specific family member I’d pick for Arya, but I would love her to be in my family. She’s so badass. And maybe I’d have a Direwolf and I could do the whole warging thing. It’d be […]

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Favourite TV shows of all time | Top 10 Tuesday

September 6, 2016     Marissa     Television, Top 10 Tuesday   0 Comments
Favourite TV shows of all time | Top 10 Tuesday

Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is tv related in honour of the fall tv shows returning, and I chose to do my top 10 favourite television shows of all time. Aside from reading books, I also like to spend countless hours watching too many shows for one person to keep up with. Asking me to pick my favourite tv show will result in me being very indecisive; it’s impossible to choose. This is really in no particular order, because I love them all too much. 1. Orphan Black This show is so good. I’m always asking people if they’ve seen it so I can talk about it with them. And if the haven’t seen it, I kind of pester them until they do. I really don’t want to give a description of the plot because it’s seriously better if you go into it without knowing anything. It’s so good. […]

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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury | Review

September 5, 2016     Marissa     Books, Reviews   0 Comments
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury | Review

I’m sure most people have heard of this book; it’s considered a classic and it’s probably taught in schools. This kind of made me shy away from reading at first. I thought it was going to be a difficult read because it was a classic. It was also compared to Brave New World, which I read in high school and didn’t really enjoy (it may be time to give that one another read, though). Eventually, I saw this book on booktube, and I finally looked up what it was about, to refresh my memory, and it sounded completely amazing. So, I gave it a try. At first, I found Bradbury’s writing style a little bit difficult to get into. He describes things in kind of an odd way. In some sections, it wasn’t entirely clear what was going on. Once I kept reading, I got used to his writing. It was eerie reading it in 2016, and thinking about how […]

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Book Blogger Newbie Tag

September 2, 2016     Marissa     Books, Personal   0 Comments
Book Blogger Newbie Tag

Since this blog is only days old, it felt appropriate to do the book blogger newbie tag! You can find the original tag here. So here are my answers to the questions! 1. Why did you start this blog? I started this blog because I love to talk about books, and I would love to meet other bookish people; I want to be a part of the community. I also wanted to start this blog to help myself make more time for reading. I also want to use this blog along with a booktube channel one day, and I thought this would be a good way to work up to booktube. 2. What are some fun and unique things you can bring to book blogging? I hope I can bring a unique view to some of the books I read and review. Everyone has different opinions, and it’s great to share them and discuss them. I hope I can also bring […]

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Hello everyone!

September 1, 2016     Marissa     Personal   0 Comments

Hello everyone, and welcome to my blog! I decided to start this blog because I love books, and I love talking to people about them.

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