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
Turnabout - Margaret Peterson Haddix This book had an incredibly intriguing plot line, that was actually scientifically backed (yay for author research!) and had legitimate explanations, unlike most sci-fi books, which are generally, “Well, this happened because I’m the author and I said so.” There was a great contrast between Melly and Anny Beth, which made you want to learn about both of them. However, the constant skipping back and forth between the year 2000 and the year 2085 became so distracting that it felt like reading two entirely separate books rather than the same book. I understand why it was necessary to understand everything, but that doesn’t mean it was enjoyable.Read more?