Book Review: A Natural Hist..

Book Review: A Natural History of Dragons

A Natural History of Dragons was a surprisingly engaging read. I mean… dragons… how can that not be engaging? But I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about the mix of historical propriety mixed with dragons. First of all, I loved Isabella’s character – she tried her best to survive in society’s restraints and ended up winning a marriage full of love and mutual interest thanks to her strong personality. Her narrative is simply stunning – I love that even though she is somewhat odd for a woman of her class she has people around her that care for her and do […]

Posted February 7, 2017
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The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kate and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Well I […]

Posted February 6, 2017
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Geekin’ Rewind

Geekin’ Rewind

Geekin’ Rewind is a new feature on The Book Monsters, where we get to share our geeky loves outside of books that we feature on our blog, including manga, anime, and much more. We hope you enjoy and share some of our geeky loves! It’s been ages since I posted one of these, but I figured I’d share what I’m geeking out on lately. Let’s start with TV Shows! I’m sure all fans are watching this. I read the books ages ago – in elementary/middle school but I was so excited for this series. I still have one episode left. […]

Posted February 5, 2017
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January in Review

January in Review

Month in Review is a feature in which we wrap up what went on each month in terms of our blog, reading and other things in our life. Feel free to leave a link in the comments to your own monthly wrap up post so we can stop by. on the blog…   Features:         Events: more personally… Life: I’ll admit January was quite.. well not great. Yes, I read a lot. But I received a fright when my husband was hospitalized overnight for a concussion at work (luckily I was on holiday break still). Then I was […]

Posted February 4, 2017
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Book Review: Days of Blood ..

Book Review: Days of Blood and Starlight

Days of Blood and Starlight is a sequel I should have read ages ago! I read the first book when it came out and never continued on with the series. I picked this up without any rereading, but fell right back into the story. It picks up after Karou disappears, we find her in a camp of demons, taking over to raise dead demons. The POVs jump around though and we get a taste of Akiva’s feelings and all the problems that Angels have. How can Angels be so evil? Seriously… My favorite is of course Zuzana who is all […]

Posted February 3, 2017
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Book Review: Shadow Scale

Book Review: Shadow Scale

Seraphina was one of my favorite reads these past years and I can’t believe I waited so long to read the sequel Shadow Scale. This is a duology, so if you were waiting to read for another book to come out, wait no longer. It’s worth it, trust me! In the first book, we are introduced to Seraphina and she has a mind garden with all these characters contained inside. She found that one was real and now the rest she now realizes in Shadow Scale, are truly real – they are other half-dragons like herself. The only problem is […]

Posted February 2, 2017
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Book Review: Caraval

Book Review: Caraval

Caraval is at the root, a tale of two sisters and their love for one another. They live an oppressive life under their abusive father and the eldest Scarlett, frequently wrote to the famous Legend, the mastermind behind the Caraval. It only appears in a place once and it appeared in their isle of Trisda 50 years ago. Scarlett begs Legend to come back and the sisters even try to run away when younger to attend. Of course, Legend finally writes back to Scarlett 10 days before she is too be married – to a Count she has never met, but she assumes […]

Posted February 1, 2017
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Ten Graphic Novels on my TB..

Ten Graphic Novels on my TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: Ten Graphic Novels on my TBR I decided to go with my TBR since I’ve done my top ten faves a lot and they don’t change a lot. You can see my favorites here and honestly, those are still my ultimate favorites… Top Ten Graphic Novels/Manga Listed in no particular order.   Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer – I couldn’t help it, I preordered this one and I’m dying to read it!   The Wolf Among Us by Matthew Sturges – based on one of my […]

Posted January 31, 2017
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