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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!

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The Martian
Andy Weir
Progress: 31/369 pages
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher 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
Never Eighteen
Megan Bostic
Progress: 200/200 pages
City of Ashes - Cassandra Clare (Spoilers included). This is my favorite of the Mortal Instruments books, emotion-wise (I could never pick an overall favorite!). The tragedy of Jace and Clary pulls you in, and the story takes place not only from Clary’s point of view, but also from other characters–a trait Clare only very briefly covered in the first book. It’s easier to see what everybody is feeling and emotions are on the wire. I’ve never wanted so badly to just simultaneously beat up and hug a character, speaking, of course, of Jace. He tries to badly to treat Clary like he should treat a sister–he tries, and of course, he’s really no good at it at all.Read more on my blog!http://thaliasbooks.tumblr.com/post/4763133702/city-of-ashes-review