The prompt today for Spooktastic Reads, a Wyrd and Wonder mini event, is “monsters and beasts.” I’m always amazed at authors’ imaginations and the fauna they create. In celebration of this creativity, here’s a list of books that have some interesting and sometimes bone-chilling monsters and beasts.
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
Given this series brought me back to the world of reading, I have to include it here. There is a slew of unique monsters in these books. I promise no spoilers, but the Suriel, the Bone Carver, Bryaxis, and the Weaver are some of my favorites. If you know, you know.
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First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? The rules are as follows:
- Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
- Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
- Finally… reveal the book!
If you’re using Twitter, don’t forget to use #FirstLinesFridays!
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I don’t normally make a To Be Read (TBR) list for myself because I’m a mood reader. I don’t like being boxed in to a set list. But since my NetGalley approvals with publish dates over the next month fit my mood, I thought I’d jump on the monthly TBR train. Here’s my slew of ARCs, personal copies, and library books I’m eager to read this month. The book covers link to the official synopses.
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WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme revived and hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words.
The idea is to answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. No blog? No problem! Just leave a comment with your responses.
What are you currently reading?
What have you just finished reading?
What are you going to read next?
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