The Lunar Chronicles (Mini-Reviews + 4 Reasons Why Everyone Should Read This Series!)

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Hello, folks! I come to you today bearing a bunch of mini reviews for Marissa Meyer’s amazing YA series The Lunar Chronicles, plus giving you four reasons why you should read these books, if you’re not convinced by the end of the reviews.

I’ll try to keep these as spoiler free as possible, but if I do have to bring up a spoiler, I’ll make sure to tag it first! (Also, just as a note, I will not be reviewing Fairest because, as of now, I haven’t read it. Thus I cannot cast my opinion on it into the realms of An Ordinary Pen).

So, let’s go! Continue reading

Easter and Craziness: March Wrap Up

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(Just a note before we start: Unfortunately, due to Internet issues, there aren’t any pretty pictures for this post. Sorry about that)

Hello guys!! Can you believe we’re a whole week into April already?? It’s crazy, but I’m going to update you on my March. These posts of mine tend to be really, really long, but today I’m going to attempt to shorten my monthly wrap-up posts, in the hope that I won’t sound so rambly!

Before we start, I just want to mention that yesterday I did a guest post for Audrey Caylin on the importance of hope and you really should go have a look, and check out Audrey’s blog as well, because it’s amazing (and she’s amazing too). Continue reading

Book Review: A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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(Okay, so the first thing you should know is that my favourite photo editing site has crashed for the time being. Thus there is no proper blog header for today’s post. Moving on).

This is the first Dickens novel I’ve ever read (except for an abridged version of A Christmas Carol, which was, in that particular case, so abridged that it probably didn’t even count as Dickens anymore). I feel like I chose the wrong book, because I’d always lived under the impression that Charles Dickens handled things like starving orphans with some humour. Continue reading