Wyrd and Wonder Challenge | Book Tag, Pt. 2

Here’s part two of this tag that’s not a tag but I made into a tag because I like tags. 😉 Part one can be found here.

In case anyone else would like to do this as a book tag, please credit Imyril at There’s Always Room for One More, who put this challenge together for #WyrdandWonder, a month-long celebration in May of all things fantasy.

Today is the last day of #WyrdandWonder and thus the last day to enter my book GIVEAWAY. If you haven’t already done so, click here to be entered to win up to $30USD of fantasy book purchases from Book Depository.

To the prompts!!

Fave trans or enby characters

Akeha’s partner

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Top Ten Tuesday #40: A Look Back

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was created and hosted by The Broke and the Bookish but is now managed by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic:

favorite books released in the last 10 years (one book for each year)

Yea, yea, I know it’s not Tuesday, but I really wanted to do this post after seeing it on many other blogs. Seeing other people’s posts gave me an idea to switch it up some and also include books from my TBR I really want to read that were published in the years mentioned below. Since we are in May and I am participating in #WyrdandWonder, this post will feature only fantasy novels and comics.

So for each of the 10 years listed below, I’ll mention fantasy books published that year that are my favorites and that are top of my TBR.

2018
Favorite: Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

It’s the second novel in the middle-grade fantasy series Nevermoor, which is about a girl who is considered to be cursed and unlucky but is carried off to a new city where she learns that she might have an amazing knack that might gain her entrance into the prestigious Wondrous Society. It’s a fun read that’s similar to the early Harry Potter books.

On my TBR: One of Us by Craig DiLouie

I think this is an alt-historical fiction, fantasy novel about kids who have been altered in some way and how they are treated by society…? The reviews I’ve read make it sound interesting and dark and twisty. I’m intrigued.

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Wyrd and Wonder Challenge | Book Tag, Pt. 1

This is a cop-out post. I intended to publish a post each day for these challenges but that didn’t work out, so I’ll publish them as a series of book tag posts. Yay me!! 😀 I’ll do as many as I can.

What I really should be doing is writing a book review, but ughh… I don’t wanna, so I’m doing this tag that’s not a tag. 😉

In case anyone else would like to do this book tag (that’s not an actual book tag), please credit Imyril at There’s Always Room for One More who put this challenge together for #WyrdandWonder, a month-long celebration in May of all things fantasy.

To the prompts!!

Wyrd and Wonder TBR

The Devourers by Indra Das

I posted my TBR for Wyrd & Wonder last month so instead I decided to feature a book from my TBR that I’m now reading. Well, I’m picking up from where I left off when I was buddy-reading this with Rachel from Life of a Female Bibliophile. I don’t think it works well for buddy-reading. We were both bored by it, but I want to try it again to see if I just wasn’t in the mood for it back then or if I really don’t like it. I hope to complete it by the end of this week.

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Top 5 Tuesday #5: Fantasy Books for Summer

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Shanah, the Bionic Book Worm.

This week’s topic:

top 5 summer time reads

Since it’s #WyrdandWonder month — i.e. a month-long celebration of all things fantasy, — I’m making this a fantasy-themed post, so all novels mentioned will be from the fantasy genre.

The Book of Hidden Things by Francesco Dmitri (transl.)

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Book Recs: Dragons!

Here’s another prompt for #WyrdandWonder, a month-long celebration of all things fantasy. Click here to see the other prompts.

ten books featuring dragons

The prompt is actually “top ten dragons,” but I haven’t read that many fantasy books to do a decent post listing my top ten dragons. Instead, in this post I’ll list five books I’ve read that feature dragons I like and five books I’d like to read that feature dragons.

Five books about dragons I like

In Search of Lost Dragons by Elian Black’mor (illus.) and Carine-M (illus.)

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Top 5 Tuesday #4: Addictive Fantasy Books

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Shanah, the Bionic Book Worm.

This week’s topic:

top 5 “unputdownable” reads

Since it’s #WyrdandWonder month — i.e. a month-long celebration of all things fantasy, — I’m making this a fantasy-themed post so all novels mentioned will be from the fantasy genre.

Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman

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Book Recs: Amazing Magical Systems

I’m so mad at myself. It’s already mid-May and I’ve yet to do one of these #WyrdandWonder prompts… until now. Initially, my plan was to post every day but that quickly got pushed aside as life got busy. But finally I’m able to post a prompt. Today I’ll feature

my top 10 magical systems

But it’ll be seven instead because I couldn’t think of any more to include.

By the way, #WyrdandWonder is a month-long celebration of all things fantasy. Click here to see the other prompts.

bending
Avatar: The Last Airbender by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino (illus.)

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Top 5 Tuesday #3: Coolest Magical Creatures

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Shanah, the Bionic Book Worm.

This week’s topic:

top 5 magical creatures

Such a great topic for #WyrdandWonder month-long fantasy celebration. Here are my all-time favorite magical creatures!

Dragons

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“Beyond the Shadows” by Brent Weeks

The end of an exciting story I blazed through.

Well, it actually took me a couple months to read all three books in the trilogy, but the fact that I managed to complete the whole thing in about two years is something to celebrate because I hardly ever complete the series I start. So yeah, I’m proud of myself.

Genre:

Fantasy

Series:

Night Angel, book 3

Pubbed:

December 2008

Goodreads summary:

A new queen has usurped the throne and is leading Cenaria into disaster. The country has become a broken realm with a threadbare army, little food and no hope. So Kylar Stern plans to reinstate his closest friend Logan as King, but can he really get away with murder?

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