Thalia @ Pictures in the Words

I'm Thalia! I run a book blog called Pictures in the Words and I hope to be an editor for YA fiction. I'm a GoodReads refugee!



Currently Reading

The Martian
Andy Weir
Progress: 31/369 pages
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien, Humphrey Carpenter
Progress: 193/432 pages
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
J.K. Rowling
Progress: 43/766 pages
The Children of Húrin
J.R.R. Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien
Progress: 313/313 pages

Dreaming Anastasia

Dreaming Anastasia - Joy Preble Spoilers included) Well, when I first bought this book and opened it, I thought I was going to hate it. Despise it, even. It’s written in the present tense, which I have to say, I absolutely despise. A character narrating, “I walk to the window and sit down” rather than “I walked to the window and sat down” bugs the everything out of me and makes me want to die. But I tried to stick it out and give it a go to see if the book was any good, because I love stories about Anastasia and the Romanovs. I have to say, I am so glad that I read it to the end, because I ended up adoring it!Read more on my blog!