All posts tagged: renee ahdieh

Pastry Book Tag!

Bookwormaniac¬†created (I think) this tag, and I saw it on Readwatchreviewblog and decided to tag myself because I thought it looks fun, even though my coeliac’s disease means that I have absolutely no idea what most of these taste like (except macarons which are usually gluten free! Whoo!). And I haven’t done a tag in forever. So, let’s start shall we? Croissant: Name a popular book or series that everyone (including you) loves.   A Court of Thorns and Roses. Tumblr is all about this series right now, and with good reason. It’s just so awesome. All of tumblr can’t be wrong. Easy. Next!   Macaron: Name a book that was hard to get through but worth it at the end. How are macarons easy to get through? they are so tiny and delicate. Anyway, although gone girl was incredibly addictive and I read it in no time, it was difficult for me as I actually know an Amy Dunn, and I’m still traumatised from my encounter with her. So terrifying. If you think Amy …

Best Books of 2015 (if I do say so myself)

Welcome everyone to 2016! It’s time to set a new TBR and a new Goodreads challenge to fail! Yay! But first, I’m going to share with you my favourite books I read in 2015. I’ve raved about pretty much all of these books before, so I’m not going to make a big speech about why each book is awesome and why you should read it. I will just link my review for each. How’s that? They are in no particular order (except 1 and 2 which were my favourites of the year!). 1¬†– The Lesser Dead by Christopher Buehlman – Review 2 – The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins – Review 3 – Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas – Review 4 – A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas – Review 5 – Sabriel by Garth Nix – Review 6 – The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes – Review 7 – The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen – Review 8 – Golden Son …

Book Review: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

This book has been so hyped up. You’ve all heard over and over again how great it is and you’re probably sick of it by now, bit I’m sorry to say, you wont hear anything different here. This book was awesome. What’s it about? In this retelling of 1001 Nights, Shazhrad volunteers to be the next victim of the cruel king who chooses a new bride each night only to kill them at dawn, or order to gain access to the king to get revenge for her best friend. She manages to survive her first dawn by telling the king a story and using the age-old tool of cliffhangers to keep the king coming back for more. But things start getting a tad confusing when she starts having feelings for the king, and even more confusing when her asshole of an ex comes to take her back. What did I think? I read this book in one sitting as it just dug in its hooks and wouldn’t let go. There are two main highlights with …