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

Shiver (Wolves of Mercy Falls Series #1)

Shiver  - Maggie Stiefvater I know what you’re thinking. I’m thinking it, too. How did I end up not loving this book? I hadn’t heard a single bad thing about it–in fact, nothing but lovely reviews and fans everywhere I looked! But, while Stiefvater can write perfectly well and gracefully, it was the elements of the book itself that ended up turning me off. There were too many inconsistencies and confusing elements to these particular werewolves; Sam and Grace were together and in a relationship within the first eighty or so pages of the book; and the pace was too fast for me to want to keep up. It had quite a few redeeming qualities, but unfortunately not enough for me to put this on a list of books I really enjoyed.Read more?