A Tag for Books & Booze!

the drunk book tag

Okay, I’ve been looking for end of summer tags for some reason. The Drunk Book Tag created on Youtube by Pages and Pens and Chelseadolling Reads and it might be a bit of stretch. But still I was thinking you know late night beach bonfires and lazy dinners with friends that go on and on because it doesn’t get dark until to late.

Yeah, like I said. It’s a stretch but still. Enjoy the Drunk Book Tag!

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It’s Teenage Tyrion!

half a king

Half a King

By: Joe Abercrombie

Grade: A-

Joe Abercrombie was on my list of authors I want to read this year. For some reason he had always made me a bit nervous because I have the impression of long and dense series that will take a while. Half a King came highly recommended however and the main character was compared to Tyrion Lannister so I thought I’d give it a try.

And I am so happy I did!

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Tour These Rebel Waves!

the rebel waves blog tour

Welcome to the blog tour for These Rebel Waves!

(Stream Raiders #1)

By: Sara Raasch

Publishers: Balzer + Bray

Release Date: August 7, 2018

YA/Fantasy

Pirates, heretics, magic, conspiracies and politics galore. The These Rebel Waves tour is kindly put on by Fantastic Flying Book Club. Although I couldn’t get my ARC copy to download and got bored with trying so I bought my own. Luckily, I liked it!

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Films that Need a Musical Number

ella enchanted

While I’m not the biggest fan of musicals I was watching Ella Enchanted a few weeks back and it struck me that a good musical number or two can always put a smile on my face 🙂 You just have to know when to use them.

Which naturally got me thinking about the movies that could have used them/should definitely have them!

(FYI Possible Spiderman & Wonder Woman spoilers. Nothing that isn’t out in the news but if you are trying to stay completely spoiler free for either. Please don’t read.)

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Sabrina, Dead Girls & the Man Booker

sabrina

Sabrina

By: Nick Drnaso

Grade: C-

I leapt at reading Sabrina when I saw it was the first graphic novel ever on the Man Booker Award list. I love graphic novels and the subject matter- about a missing woman and the effects the media and social media have on the family and the story- well, it’s something that very much has interested me lately.

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