Hey Ya'll! I thought I'd do something I don't usually do and share the physical books I am currently reading, and also all the books I picked up at the library today. I am not a huge physical book person, but I've been picking up more and more of them, especially since I took my… Continue reading Currently Reading / Library Haul 🙂
Olivia A. Cole, Author of A Conspiracy of Stars, Panther in the Hive, and The Rooster's Garden Did you know? She attended college at Columbia (Chicago), with a major in Cultural Studies and a minor in Poetry. The city of Chicago is also the setting for her bestselling novel Panther in the Hive. See you guys… Continue reading Author Facts, Part 9
Hey ya'll! This will be my spoiler-free review on Wicked Enchantment by Anya Bast. The first series I read by her, the Elemental Witches Quartet, was amazing and still remains one of my favorite to re-read to this day. I decided it was time to pick up something else by her, and this didn't disappoint.… Continue reading Book Review: Wicked Enchantment by Anya Bast
Hey Ya'll! So from my understanding, this is an extension of the Dark-Hunterverse written by her, but I haven't read that yet and in my opinion it really isn't necessary to read those before you read this. I will definitely say it took a minute, maybe up to the ten percent mark, to get used… Continue reading Book Review: Deadmen Walking by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Hey Ya'll! I read this book over Christmas (on loan from Overdrive) and to be honest, rating it was pretty hard. I hated the writing, honestly. There were nonsensical metaphors all over the place, weird characters (not in the good way), and the entire book was oddly paced for me. The entire book rode a… Continue reading Book Review: All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater
Hey Ya'll! It's the New Year which means my reading race is over, and I can catch up on blog posts now. I know it's been a while, I was trying to achieve my reading goal of 100 books by the end of 2017, but it just didn't happen. I did end up reading 85… Continue reading How My Planner Helps Me – Reading and Blogging
Anthony Doerr, Author of All the Light We Cannot See (and other works) Did You Know? Anthony Doerr was born and raised in my hometown Cleveland, Ohio. See you guys tomorrow for part 9. Add me on GR.
Brandon Sanderson, author of The Mistborn Series Did you know? Brandon Sanderson spent 19 months writing his most recent book, Oathbringer. See you guys tomorrow for the next post. Add me on GR.
Carmen Maria Machado, Author of Her Body and Other Parties Did you know? Carmen Maria Machado is wonderfully queer and living with her wife in Philadelphia. ♥ Thanks for reading this incredibly short post. I'll see you guys tomorrow for part seven. Add me on GR.
Hey Ya'll! I received this ARC of Ash Princess, coming out April 24 of 2018, from a Goodreads giveaway and I picked it up immediately when it arrived at my house. This book, as you'll read in other reviews, started out trying to be the Falling Kingdoms series. I'm not even going to lie, the… Continue reading Book Review: Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian (ARC)
Victoria Schwab, Author of Vicious, The Monsters of Verity Duology, and The Shades of Magic Trilogy Did you know? Victoria isn't done with the Shades of Magic trilogy. No, sir. She is now writing a new trilogy in the same world, called the Threads of Power. Believe it. CONJURING was the book where I was… Continue reading Author Facts, Part Five
Pierce Brown, Author of the Red Rising Saga Did you know? His mind for politics in his series is probably influenced by his previous experience as a campaign driver in a political campaign, which is what he was doing before his writing took off. Thanks for reading! See ya'll tomorrow for part five! Add me… Continue reading Author Facts, Part Four
Patrick Rothfuss, Author of The Kingkiller Chronicles Did you know? Patrick Rothfuss actually wrote the entire 3-book Kingkiller Chronicles in grad school. The series was originally written as one big book, meaning book three is already written even though it isn't published, and he later broke it up into 3 parts, or the three days… Continue reading Author Facts, Part 3
Laura Sebastian, author of Ash Princess Did you know? Laura signed with Delacorte Press for her Ash Princess series, and recieved six figures for a three book deal for the series. It was said the auction for the publishing rights to this series was heated. Thanks for reading guys, see you tomorrow for part 3… Continue reading Author Facts, Part Two
Hey Ya'll! I figured to start off this new miniseries I would stay on-brand and do the first ever post about Kristin Cashore, author of the Graceling trilogy and "Jane, Unlimited", and my all time favorite author. Did you know? Kristin Cashore got rid of all of her social media, save her blog, because she… Continue reading Author Facts, Part 1
Hey Ya'll! This will be the start of a new series of blog posts I plan to do every month in which I tell you the new releases of that month that I'm excited for. Hopefully this will let you guys discover some new releases you didn't know about. When people say there's no releases… Continue reading New Releases I’m Excited For In January 2018
Hey Ya'll! This week's Top 5 Wednesday topic is: December 20th: Top 5 Books of 2017 -- I know most people have a longer list than this, or post theirs at different times (like I'll be waiting until January for example) but if you want to make a list of your absolute faves of the… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Top 5 Books of 2017
Hey Ya'll! I recently achieved a pretty great accomplishment for me, reaching 50 followers here on GracelingAccountant. So I thought I would do a post on my future plans for this blog, telling you guys my life situation at the moment, and maybe asking a few questions of you guys. I started this blog not… Continue reading 50 FOLLOWERS!
Hey Ya'll! I see all these book blogger newbie tags, but I felt like a lot of the questions were too hard to answer or were dumb. So I decided to kind of do my own thing and come up with my own questions to answer. If you want to do this tag, it's called… Continue reading GA Blogger Newbie Tag
Hi Ya'll. So I wanted to open up a discussion about a problem I am noticing more and more across various social platforms: some authors, generally not highly-publicized authors but no promises, have been attacking reviewers for bad reviews of their book. Just a warning ahead of time, the screenshots are a little blurry but… Continue reading Book Chat: Authors Being Negative Towards Reviewers