Bertha Venation: And Hundreds of Other Funny Names of Real People-Larry Ashmead

Gaaahhh! I picked up this book because it sounded so cool but I was just genuinely disappointed??? There really wasn't anything to it? It was just kind of a collection of different names and a rating of their strangeness? I genuinely wanted to laugh at this book. I wanted to think it was funny, because … Continue reading Bertha Venation: And Hundreds of Other Funny Names of Real People-Larry Ashmead


I never realized how much historical fiction I read until I started doing this challenge. The book that I read today was Night by Elie Wiesel. This book is an autobiographical retelling taking place during World War II, during the height of the Holocaust and tells the experience of Elie and his father as they … Continue reading NIGHT-ELIE WIESEL REVIEW


“Everyone makes choices in life. Some bad, some good. It's called living, and if you want to bow out, then go right ahead. But don't do it halfway. Don't linger in whiner's limbo.”  ― Maria V. Snyder, Poison Study I have a theme going so far with this challenge. I've been trying to get started with all … Continue reading POISON STUDY-MARIA V. SNYDER REVIEW


“Given a choice between life and death, choose life. Given a choice between right and wrong, choose what's right. And given a choice between a terrible truth and a beautiful lie, choose the truth every time.” ― Mira Grant, Blackout And so, we have reached the end of the Newsflesh Trilogy. The review for this … Continue reading BLACKOUT-MIRA GRANT REVIEW


“The one thing I have absolute faith in is mankind's capacity to make things worse. No matter how bad it gets, we're all happy to screw each other over. It's enough to make me wonder if we should have let the zombies win.” ― Mira Grant, Deadline I HAVE TOO MANY FEELS FOR THIS BOOK. … Continue reading DEADLINE-MIRA GRANT REVIEW


“There comes a point when you need to get over the fear and get on with your life, and a lot of people don’t seem to be capable of that anymore. From blood tests to gated communities, we have embraced the cult of fear, and now we don’t seem to know how to put it … Continue reading FEED-MIRA GRANT REVIEW


"She was not a girl of ice and glass at all, but a girl of sunshine and stardust."― Marissa Meyer, Winter We have arrived at the end!! Of this series, at least. Have you guys ever read a book that literally ended so perfectly you can do nothing but sit quietly and think about it for a … Continue reading WINTER-MARISSA MEYER REVIEW


“Maybe there isn’t such a thing as fate. Maybe it’s just the opportunities we’re given, and what we do with them. I’m beginning to think that maybe great, epic romances don’t just happen. We have to make them ourselves.” ― Marissa Meyer, Cress And we are continuing on our journey in to the marvelous world … Continue reading CRESS-MARISSA MEYER REVIEW


  “She did not know that the wolf was a wicked sort of animal, and she was not afraid of him.” ― Marissa Meyer, Scarlet So I have finally, FINALLY allowed myself to finish the second book in The Lunar Chronicles series. For those of you who don't know, The Lunar Chronicles is a five part series … Continue reading SCARLET-MARISSA MEYER REVIEW


THE MARTIAN “Things didn’t go exactly as planned, but I’m not dead, so it’s a win.”  ― Andy Weir, The Martian Hey friends! My name is Gabrielle and welcome to my attempt of reading and reviewing one book a day for the next year. This is Day One. So, how many of you have seen The Martian? … Continue reading THE MARTIAN BOOK REVIEW