We read The Thread by Victoria Hislop for August. We’re reading Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng per the suggestion of Damini over at Oranjes and Lemons.
This book was recommended to me by a follower on Twitter and, I’ve gotta say, it was an excellent pick. The book really tugs at the heartstrings. By the end, I was rooting for things to end happily ever after. That being said, the book could be a bit saccharine at times. I was also … [Read more…]
We discussed The Night Circus for July. We’re going to be reading The Thread by Victoria Hislop for August. I’ve got a few ideas for future books, but let me know what you want to read.
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern is a really fantastic work of fantasy. I’ve heard the book compared to both the Harry Potter books and the Twilight series, and it’s neither. This book has both a plot and character development! Sparkly-vampire bashing aside, Morgenstern creates a spectacular world with an circus that performs only at … [Read more…]
Review from @erindoxtater. Reading this book was like watching Inception; beautiful, breathtaking, vivid, and mostly an illusion. To be honest, I found the plot far-fetched and hard to follow, but I kept reading to see what scene would be set next. It was almost as if the author took LSD, kept a journal, and then … [Read more…]