2019 has been a great year so far for book releases. Fantasy lovers are still talking about Wicked King which released in January, February’s The Priory of the Orange Tree, and the surprise hit A Curse so Dark and Lonely. The rest of the year has many more books hitting shelves which are sure to catch our collective attention. Here are the ones I can’t wait to get my hands on.Continue reading
With the year already half over and my Mid Year Freak Out Tag complete, I got to thinking more about the books I’ve read so far this year. I’m not reading as much as I have the past couple of years, life events sometimes just get in the way, but I have truly read some fabulous books! I wanted to share with you my top 5 favorite reads so far in 2019.Continue reading
It is time once again for that yearly tradition that is the Mid Year Freak Out Tag! Yay! Since I started Literary Weaponry I have loved doing this tag. It is a fun and interesting way to look back at the first part of the year and reflect on the books you’ve read and see what others in the community have been reading as well. It is also fun to see some of the trends that pop up! For instance, this year I’ve noticed many more contemporaries read than I have the past. I’m not much of a contemporary reader myself but I love seeing other readers excitement over these books.Continue reading
June was a bit of a hectic month for me which culminated in my taking an official hiatus starting on June 10th. I was house hunting on a deadline and the stress that accompanied that was enough that I had to set aside my reading and blogging for a time.Continue reading
I’ve been sparse on here lately and decided to just take an official hiatus. I still love blogging, reading, and being a part of the community but sometimes life just gets in the way of the things you love and that’s okay. I will also be stepping away from Twitter for an undetermined amount of time.
I hope you all are having a wonderful month of June and I hope to speak with you soon.
First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?
- Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
- Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
- Finally… reveal the book