Top Ten Tuesdays: YA Villains

As long as there have been heroes there have been villains for them to fight against, and if you ask me there are a few villains out there who are just so epically villainous they ae capable of stealing the spotlight from the heroes. Here are my Top Ten Villains of YA: Warning: there are… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: YA Villains

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Top Ten Tuesdays: Triangle Rejects of YA

The love triangle—such a classic trope of YA literature, and when done well it can lead to a really awesome read (check out Shatter Me, The Arcana Chronicles, Kricket, The Infernal Devices—just to name a few…). But sometimes the love triangle can be a little meh—it could be because the heroine chooses the wrong guy;… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: Triangle Rejects of YA

Top Ten Tuesdays: Kick-arse Heroines of Science Fiction

From dimension jumping to time travel to aliens next door to dystopian futures, these ten series would not have been the same without the awesome heroines leading the way. Heads up – there are a few spoilers in here, so if you haven’t read these books, maybe skip past those ones.   Marguerite Caine –… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: Kick-arse Heroines of Science Fiction

Top Ten Tuesdays: NA and Adult Book Boyfriends

Continuing with my theme of favourite book boyfriends, this week I’m counting down my top ten book crushes in New Adult and Adult books. You might notice a couple of guys who could very well qualify for the YA list here, but as that list is well and truly jam-packed, I decided to use a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: NA and Adult Book Boyfriends

Top Ten Tuesdays: YA Book Boyfriends

It seems as though every time I pick up a book there’s yet another amazing guy to fall in love with. From sword-wielding princes to dimension-jumpers to post-apocalyptic rebels, here is my top ten list of my favourite book boyfriends, YA edition.   Magnus Damora – Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes If you’ve only read… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: YA Book Boyfriends

Top Ten Tuesdays: The 10 Best Podcasts

Well I’ve been a little slack with updating the blog recently, but Top Ten Tuesdays is officially BACK! Here’s this week’s Top Ten (in no particular order): Sawbones  ‘A marital tour through medical history’ – hosted by comedian Justin McElroy and his wife Dr. Sydnee McElroy, Sawbones is one of my absolute favourites. It’s full… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: The 10 Best Podcasts

Top Ten Tuesday: Songs for Making Brownies

If you’re not listening to music while you’re baking, then you’re not baking properly. It’s a scientific fact that singing and dancing around the kitchen like an idiot makes for a tastier end product* and it’s more fun that way, obviously. Sidenote: I was going to write ‘obvs’ there instead but I just couldn’t bring… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Songs for Making Brownies