Category: Books

The Wrath and the Dawn

Posted August 11, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 6 Comments
The Wrath and the Dawn

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh Rating: five out of five stars Published: May 12, 2015 Pages: 388 Summary from Goodreads: One Life to One Dawn. In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a […]

Historical Fiction Recommendations

Posted August 7, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Lists / 4 Comments
Historical Fiction Recommendations

I love historical fiction books, but they aren’t nearly as common as other genres. The revolutionary war is my favorite history era, but we sadly enough don’t have many books set during that century even! I wish I read more historical fiction books than I do (and more classics), though it can be hard to […]

Shiny Broken Pieces

Posted August 4, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Contemporary, Reviews / 4 Comments
Shiny Broken Pieces

Shiny Broken Pieces by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton Rating: five out of five stars Published: July 12, 2016 Pages: 384 Summary from Goodreads: June, Bette, and Gigi have given their all to dance at Manhattan’s most elite ballet school. Now they are competing one final time for a spot at the prestigious American Ballet Company. With the stakes higher than […]

July Wrap Up and Haul

Posted July 31, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Hauls & Wrap-Ups / 0 Comments
July Wrap Up and Haul

July was a pretty good reading month for me, I’ve had better this year, but I’m still feeling pretty good about it. I read eight books, and two of those eight were rereads. This month I just didn’t have much time to read because we’ve had a ton of guests over at our house. I’m […]

My Lady Jane

Posted July 28, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Historical Fiction, Reviews / 8 Comments
My Lady Jane

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows Rating: five out of five stars Published: June 7, 2016 Summary from Goodreads: Edward (long live the king) is the King of England. He’s also dying, which is inconvenient, as he’s only sixteen and he’d much rather be planning for his first kiss than considering who will […]

Top Ten Favorite Books

Posted July 26, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Lists / 2 Comments
Top Ten Favorite Books

Hello, and welcome to Glittering Reads! In honor of this being my first post, I decided I would share with you my top ten favorite books, in no particular order. Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas  Queen of Shadows is the fourth book in the Throne of Glass series, and my favorite in the series. However, […]