This week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt is books that made me laugh. I have perused all of the books I have completed in the last year and these are 10 books I can remember that actually made me giggle or laugh out loud!
Hollowpox by Jessica Townsend
A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik
Well Met by Jen DeLuca
Anna K by Jenny Lee
Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan
Take a Hint, Dani Brown & Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa
Crescent City by Sarah J Maas
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
I was in the mood for a nice Christmassy tag and I did this one around this time last year so I figured why not redo it again! See the original post HERE!
What book do you want to see under the Christmas tree?
Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert
What book that you have read this year have you enjoyed the most?
House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas
Which book has the most festive look to it?
In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren
What book unleashes your inner child?
Morrigan Crow reminds me so much of myself at her age I have to go with Hollow Pox by Jessica Townsend.
Your favourite villain…
From what I’ve read recently it would have to be Azad from Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust
Name your favourite TWO couples…
Ryann & Alexandria and Zayneb & Adam
What book would you like to give as a present to your followers?
Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour – it’s short, impactful & this cover is beautiful!
It’s time for another WWW Wednesday!!
Didn’t read as much as I was planning to this month. It was a little stressful and I had no motivation to read for a good chunk of the month so I am pleased with what I was able to finish. I was able to get to three of my TBR vets though so I am going to count this month as a success!
The Power of Hades by Eliza Raine – ⭐️3/5 stars
The Passion of Hades by Eliza Raine – ⭐️3/5 stars
The Promise of Hades by Eliza Raine – ⭐️3/5 stars
The Damned by Renee Ahdieh – ⭐️3/5 stars
Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour – ⭐️3/5 stars
Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi – ⭐️3/5 stars
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas – ⭐️3/5 stars
A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik – ⭐️4/5 stars
No Exit by Taylor Adams – ⭐️4/5 stars
Hollowpox by Jessica Townsend – ⭐️4/5 stars
Morrigan Crow and her friends have survived their first year as proud scholars of the elite Wundrous Society, helped bring down the nefarious Ghastly Market, and proven themselves loyal to Unit 919. Now Morrigan faces a new, exciting challenge: to master the mysterious Wretched Arts of the Accomplished Wundersmith, and control the power that threatens to consume her.
Jupiter is definitely one of my favourite characters in this series. He is just super supportive of Morrigan and lets her express her opinions whilst also giving her boundaries. He actually listens to her and wants to know how she is feeling and always has her best interest at heart.
Morrigan has a bit of a rebellious phase in this instalment. She has a period of self-isolation from her friends and focuses on the shadow classes and really starts to become obsessive with becoming a better Wundersmith. There were little instances, like when she tries to steal the book and gets her friend to cover up for her, or when she ruins away to become Ezra’s apprentice and ends up getting manipulated by the president. But I really appreciated how she took into account all of the advice she has been given and listens to those in authority and sees the error of her ways and apologises for the things she’s done.
The mystery surrounding the Hollowpox was interesting and again gave us more of an insight to Nevermoor and the people living there. It was a little predictable how it was created and the way the storyline progressed it seemed inevitable that the ending would turn out the way it did.
For some reason this didn’t quite keep me as engaged as the previous books in this series. I can usually get through one of these in a day or so and I ended up only getting around 20 pages in and then put it down for nearly a week. I just didn’t have that urge to pick it up and finish it until I forced myself to.
⭐️4/5 Still such a fun, action packed, entertaining read!