The Diviners is a book that has been on my radar for absolute ages. It was brought to my attention again thanks to the book blogging community, and I’m so glad I picked it up. It is a difficult one to rate, though. I really loved it -- seriously, it has been one of my most enjoyable reading experiences I’ve had in a long time -- but I don’t think it’s a perfect book. In fact, I feel like there’s a lot of room for improvement.
I’m going to start off by saying that I’ve never read or watched Gossip Girl. Shocking, I know. Why do I mention this? The Thousandth Floor has been heavily promoted as 'Gossip Girl in the 22nd century'. I can go in for some fun drama if it’s well done, so I decided to pick this up. I have a lot of mixed feelings about The Thousandth Floor, as you can probably see from my rating, but I do think that this all comes down to taste.
Hi all! Sorry for being away for so long, I just knew I wouldn't be posting any updates to the blog while I was away on holiday. I did so little reading while I was there, which is quite shameful but we were so busy!
I’ve been pretty busy week with wrapping up loose ends at work and packing, because I leave for New York today! By the time this publishes, I'll nearly be at the airport. There’s not much to report this week in terms of reading, but let’s get to it anyway. Books I read: Strange the Dreamer … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up #7
I've seen this tag floating around, but didn't make up my mind to actually do it until I saw Shanah over at Bionic Bookworm's answers. It was so nice to get to know a blogger I've been speaking to over the past couple of months! So here are my answers to all those curious about me.
I've always had a close relationship with my local libraries. My mum and dad used to take my sister and me to our nearby Pasadena library branch, where we'd take our more books than our little arms could carry.