Musing Mondays (#17)

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Another Monday, another Musing Monday post! I don’t know about you, but I’m really jealous of the southern hemisphere right now. I’m sick of Winter and would like for it to be Summer now! Haha. How is the weather where you are?

ezgif-1545491241For those of you who don’t know, Musing Mondays is hosted by the awesome Ambrosia every Monday. This is a book blog meme where participants have to answer one of the pre-set prompts of (I’m currently reading…; Up next I think I’ll read…; I bought the following book(s) in the past week…; I’m super excited to tell you about (book/author/bookish-news)…; I’m really upset by (book/author/bookish-news)…; I can’t wait to get a copy of…; I wish I could read ___, but…; OR I blogged about ____ this past week…). And you also have to answer an additional random question which is different every week!

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Musing Monday (#16)

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Boooo Monday! But yaaaay Musing Monday! What would I do without you, Musing Monday?! What are the things that help cheer you up on, or at least help get you through, Mondays?

ezgif-1545491241For those of you who don’t know, Musing Mondays is hosted by the awesome Ambrosia every Monday. This is a book blog meme where participants have to answer one of the pre-set prompts of (I’m currently reading…; Up next I think I’ll read…; I bought the following book(s) in the past week…; I’m super excited to tell you about (book/author/bookish-news)…; I’m really upset by (book/author/bookish-news)…; I can’t wait to get a copy of…; I wish I could read ___, but…; OR I blogged about ____ this past week…). And you also have to answer an additional random question which is different every week!

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The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow [Review]

28589322Title: The Scorpion Rules
Author: Erin Bow
Type: Fiction
Genre: Sci-Fi, YA
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books / Simon & Schuster
Date published: September 22, 2015, June 7, 2016 (Reprint)
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 400
Source: Personal purchase

Summary: Greta is a Duchess and a Crown Princess. She is also a Child of Peace, a hostage held by the de facto ruler of the world, the great Artificial Intelligence, Talis. This is how the game is played: if you want to rule, you must give one of your children as a hostage. Start a war and your hostage dies.

The system has worked for centuries. Parents don’t want to see their children murdered.

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Musing Mondays (#5)

ezgif-1545491241After nearly 2 months, I am finally posting another Musing Mondays blog post! I’m not sure what happened, but there was a hiccup in the amount of blog posts I put up throughout August and September. It probably had to do with my vacation, job hunting, and freelance work. Hah. Probably.

But I’ve definitely missed making these posts, and I’m very happy to have returned to writing them!

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