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
The Spring Before I Met You (The Lynburn Legacy, #0.25) - Sarah Rees Brennan I haven’t read Unspoken yet, although I must admit this has me interested. It’s very clear that Brennan has a lovely writing style, and I thoroughly enjoyed this short story up until about the last four pages. As someone completely new to the story and cast, I found Jared very interesting–especially the concept of his “problems”, as you’ll hear more about in the in-depth review.However, some of it was really bizarre, and my biggest problem with it is that the characters felt completely unnatural and out of place in what is, currently, a realistic novel. It just didn’t feel right, and it turned me off.Read more?