In Defense of Twilight

It’s a little known fact but Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga is still my favorite series. Hands down. It was the book that initially sparked my passion for reading but better yet, the gloomy little town of Forks, Washington became an escape or sorts. Teenaged Alexandra could have lived, folded between the pages of Bella’s world, forever. And yet, when do you ever really hear me talk about my unconditional and irrevocable love for these books?

Not a whole lot – and for good reason.

Twilight as a whole has developed a seriously negative reputation. Not only is it considered “cool” to bash the actual crap out of these books [and their characters] but if, like me, you do love Twilight you are automatically branded anti-feminist. Then there’s the whole idea that, as a blogger, admitting that Twilight is your favorite book somehow diminishes your credibility and intellect as a reviewer.

How is that fair?

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Discussion: Why Australia Needs Halloween

Boys and girls of every age – wouldn’t you like to see something strange? Come with us and you will see, this our town of Halloween…

This is Halloween! This is Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! HALLOWEEN!

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It’s both a tragic and deeply depressing truth but Halloween isn’t really a thing in Australia. *gasps*. The fact remains that while the rest of the world is celebrating the harvest season, down under we are in the height of spring.  Needless to say, unfortunately pumpkins are in short supply.

But that won’t stop this girl from celebrating the spooky month with the appropriate moody reading material and way too much enthusiasm. Sue me.

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Kingdom of Ash Cover Reveal and Initial Reactions

Image result for kingdom of ash sarah j maas It’s that time of year again for all of us in the Sarah J. Maas fandom. We finally rise from our long slumber as the anticipation for the final installment for the Throne of Glass Series builds towards the breaking point.

It’s safe to say it’s been a very long wait for Celaena Sarothian’s epic quest to come to it’s climax. Remember when we were only going to have a Chaol novella and the finial installment would be released last year? Basically we’ve all been waiting two years for this one! That’s a painstakingly long time! That being said – we did learn vital information on our journey to the Southern Continent which will ultimately help Celaena in the coming war against darkness.

Now, not only do we have a title – Kingdom of Ash! – we have now been blessed with a cover reveal for both the U.K. and U.S. editions. YASSSSS! So let’s get into the reveal and discuss all things Kingdom of Ash.

BUT READERS BEWARE:

I’m going to be spoiling all the spoilers so please, if you are not up to date with  this amazing series come back later or read at your own risk. I’ll be discussing my theories for the finale as well as fan theories and trust me you do not want to be spoiled. This post (and the comments) will give away key information as we piece together the few clues we have from both Miss Maas herself and the covers.

TRUST ME – SPOILERS AND PLENTY OF FAN-GIRLING AHEAD

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