Tagged with Rick Riordan

Wrap-Up: January

Wrap-Up: January

Novels: 8 Novellas/short stories: 0 Graphic novels: 1 Non-fiction: 1 Total: 10 Total: 3 855 pages Completed series/trilogies/duologies: 2 Started series/trilogies/duologies:  1

Reading Update: April-June

Reading Update: April-June

April: Novels: 2 Novellas/short stories: 0 Graphic novels: 0 Total: 2 Total: 951 pages Finished series/trilogies/duologies: 1 Started series/trilogies/duologies: 0 May: Novels: 3 Novellas/short stories: 0 Graphic novels: 0 Total: 3 Total: 1 181 pages Finished series/trilogies/duologies: 0 Started series/trilogies/duologies: 1 June: Novels: 2 Novellas/short stories: 0 Graphic novels: 0 Total: 2 Total: 737 pages … Continue reading

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

Book Haul: February

Book Haul: February

I’m a little bit late, I know (sorry about that), but here you have all the books that I got in February :) First of all, my lovely friends gave me Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods by Rick Riordan, as a belated christmas gift. :D If you saw my February wrap-up, you know that I read it … Continue reading

Reading Update: February

Reading Update: February

Novels: 10 Novellas/short stories: 0  Graphic Novels: 1 Total: 11 Total: 3968 pages Finished Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 2 Started Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 2 Completed Challenges: 8  A memoir – Yes Please Not sure I’ve ever read a memoir before, and I don’t think it’ll become a regularity, but still glad I tried. :) A book with more than 500 pages – The Fellowship … Continue reading

Reading Update: October

Reading Update: October

Oh dear. I have read a LOT of great books this month… Novels: 11 Novellas/short stories: 0 Total: 3782 pages Finished Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 2 Started Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 0 3 Favourite Covers: I’ll Give You the Sun Blue Lily, Lily Blue The Blood of Olympus 3 Favourite Books (You do realise this is impossible, right?): To Kill a … Continue reading

HoO in the Nude

HoO in the Nude

This morning, I woke up to the pretty random, though not unreasonable, request to see The Heroes of Olympus without their dust jackets.

Reading Update: July

Reading Update: July

Novels: 9 Novellas/short stories: 0 Total: 3002 pages Finished Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 0 Started Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 5 3 Favourite Covers: The Assassin’s Curse The Red Pyramid The 5th Wave 3 Favourite Books: Sinner The Red Pyramid Howl’s Moving Castle 3 Favourite Characters: Calcifer (Howl’s Moving Castle) Howl (Howl’s Moving Castle) Cole St.Clair (Sinner) 3 Favourite Relationships (Romantic or not): Cole … Continue reading

Christmas Book Haul!

Christmas Book Haul!

Hello there people :) First, I just want to say that I hope you’ve had a great christmas with lots of bookish gifts, food and family quality time. :) I know I have. :) But now, let’s get to the books. ;) Some of them I got for christmas, but there are also a few … Continue reading

Review: The House of Hades

Review: The House of Hades

Will contain SPOILERS if you haven’t read PJO, or the previous books in HoO. You have been warned… Title: The House of Hades Author: Rick Riordan Published: October 8th 2013 Length: 583 pages (Hardcover) Series: The Heroes of Olympus #4

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

Birthday Haul!

Birthday Haul!

Hi :) I guess this is a bit later than I had planned, but better late than never, right? :) About two weeks ago I turned 17, and now I thought I would show you some of the goodies I got (SPOILER ALERT: *whispers* most of them are books). Are You Ready? Are You? You … 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

Review: The Mark of Athena

Review: The Mark of Athena

This review will contain SPOILERS if you haven’t finished Percy Jackson and the Olympians, or read the previous books in the series. Title: The Mark of Athena Author: Rick Riordan Published: October 2nd 2012 Length: 574 pages (Hardcover) Series: The Heroes of Olympus #3

Review: The Son of Neptune

Review: The Son of Neptune

Will contain SPOILERS (like, major spoilers) if you haven’t finished Percy Jackson and the Olympians, or read The Lost Hero. Title: The Son of Neptune Author: Rick Riordan Published: October 4th 2011 Length: 513 pages (Hardcover) Series: The Heroes of Olympus #2

Review: The Lost Hero

Review: The Lost Hero

Title: The Lost Hero Author: Rick Riordan Published: October 12th 2010 Length: 557 pages (Hardcover) Series: The Heroes of Olympus #1 Synopsis from Goodreads: Jason has a problem. He doesn’t remember anything before waking up in a bus full of kids on a field trip. Apparently he has a girlfriend named Piper and a best … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“But beauty is about finding the right fit, the most natural fit, To be perfect, you have to feel perfect about yourself — avoid trying to be something you’re not.”  – Rick Riordan (The Lost Hero)