Top Ten Tuesday!

Top Ten Tuesday – Books That Surprised Us (In a Good or a Bad Way)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week she provides a topic, and you choose ten book related things to answer the topic.


1. Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti

I was intrigued by this book simply because my experiences with Scott Westerfeld had been so up and down over the years. When I finally got around to reading it I was so pleasantly surprised because I actually really enjoyed it. I even managed to convince a friend to buy and read it at the same time because she could tell how much I was enjoying it.

2. The Waking Land by Callie Bates Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday – Books That Surprised Us (In a Good or a Bad Way)”

Reviews, Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday – Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

I had written a throwback post about this series late last year. And when Scott Westerfeld announced just last week that he was returning to the world of Uglies for four new novels, it felt like the perfect time to finally get around to posting it! I CANNOT WAIT FOR THE NEW BOOKS!

I LOVED Uglies and Pretties when I was at school, but I never actually finished the series. It was my first taste of dystopian fiction, a genre I now love to sink into. So when I needed some extra reading material for my holiday late last year, I decided I would binge these four books. And binge I did. They were just as addictive as I remember, and I feel like I understood them a lot more with that tiny bit more life experience. Continue reading “Throwback Thursday – Uglies by Scott Westerfeld”