Tagged with Patrick Ness

Wrap-Up: May

Wrap-Up: May

Novels: 6 Novellas/short stories: 0 Graphic novels: 0 Non-fiction: 0 Total: 6 Total: 2 340 pages Completed series: 1 Started series: 1 3 Favourite Covers: Release The Dark Prophecy Always and Forever, Lara Jean 3 Favourite Books: Release The Dark Prophecy Always and Forever, Lara Jean 3 Favourite Characters : Adam (Release) Apollo (The Dark Prophecy) … Continue reading

Defacing Chaos Walking

Defacing Chaos Walking

Aaaand I’m back with more defaced books! :D This time, I want to show you all three books in the Chaos Walking trilogy by Patrick Ness, one of my all time favourite series.

Book Haul: Time to Catch Up

Book Haul: Time to Catch Up

Three months since my last haul, and four new and shiny books to show. :) Stand-Off by Andrew Smith. I got this little darling sometime at the beginning of September, I believe, and of course read it straight away (oh how I’ve been waiting!). In my opinion this one isn’t as good as Winger, but though I was disappointed … Continue reading

Reading Update: November

Reading Update: November

Ugh, why is school so time and energy consuming….. Novels: 4 Novellas/short stories: 0  Graphic novels: 0 Total: 4 Total: 2 018 pages Finished series/trilogies/duologies: 1 Started series/trilogies/duologies: 1  3 Favourite Covers: The Rest of Us Just Live Here The Sword of Summer Winter Oh what the hell… Witches Abroad 3 Favourite Books: Winter The … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“Stories are important…They can be more important than anything. If they carry the truth.”  – Patrick Ness (A Monster Calls)

Reading Update: October

Reading Update: October

Hi :) Here we are again. :) October is over, and I must say, it has been a really good reading month for me. I’ve had the pleasure to read some truly extraordinary books, and it’s going to be a real pain in the ass to pick out my favourites this time. definitely not complaining, … Continue reading

Book Haul!

Book Haul!

Hi guys :) As you probably know, a few highly anticipated books have been released recently. I’ve been waiting and wanting like crazy,  so naturally, I had to go and buy me some new books ;). I haven’t read any of them yet (though I’ve started with one), but I’m really, really, REALLY excited to … Continue reading

Reading Update: August

Reading Update: August

Hi :D This has truly been a wonderful month for me, and I’ve read so many awesome books! I admit I slacked off a bit the last two weeks, but the first half of the month went really well :D. I should prepare you that there will be periods from now on, where my presence … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“Your mind will believe comforting lies while also knowing the painful truths that make those lies necessary. And your mind will punish you for believing both.”  – Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

Review: A Monster Calls

Review: A Monster Calls

Title: A Monster Calls Author: Patrick Ness, Siobhan Dowd Illustrations: Jim Kay Publication Date: September 27th 2011 Length: 215 pages (Hardcover) Synopsis from Goodreads: The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“You do not write your life with words…You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.” – Patrick Ness (A Monster Calls)

Reading Update: July

Reading Update: July

Hello there :) The month of July started of a bit rough (I barely read at all until the 19th), but it definitely picked up towards the end :) (thanks to the sailing trip, it’s not much you can do on a boat except read). I’m actually really, really pleased with these past weeks and … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“In this world of numbness and information overload, the ability to feel, my boy, is a rare gift indeed.” – Patrick Ness (The Ask and the Answer)

Tag: The Literary Dinner Party

Tag: The Literary Dinner Party

Hey!  Soooo, I’m having a small break from school (yay! :D), which means I finally have some time to do something actually enjoyable :). I know this tag is kind of old, but it seemed fun, and I really need something bright and shiny right now :). It’s originally from youtube, and was created by … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“As long as I hold it as long as I use it, the knife lives, lives in order to take life, but it has to be commanded, it has to have me to tell it to kill, and it wants to, it wants to plunge and thrust and cut and stab and gouge, but I … Continue reading

Tag: Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt

Tag: Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt

Hey! Today I thought I would do this book tag created by TheLibraryOfSarah. :) I haven’t officially been tagged, and I guess you’re supposed to film yourself doing it, but what the hell ;). It seemed like a fun thing to do, so here I am, doing it. I took the liberty of adding a … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“You’re never more alive than in battle.” “Never more dead after,” I say. “Ah, philosophy,” he smiles. “I didn’t know you had it in you.” – Patrick Ness (Monsters of Men)