Early Review: Imaginary Numbers by Seanan McGuire

This one has a bonus story too! Not the one I wanted to, aka Annie returning home and introducing Sam to her parents, but it was a bonus story, and a cute and emotional one too, so, I’m doing the happy dance anyway! Continue reading Early Review: Imaginary Numbers by Seanan McGuire

When I usually have my post (or other brilliant) ideas and how I deal with them

Whatever the focus needs to be… back when I was a software developer, my brain would do rows of code and fix problems or have ideas, when I was writing reading challenges on a regular basis, or now with blog posts… My brilliant ideas – or how I call them the chipmunks genius at work – mostly appear in one of three distinct ways Continue reading When I usually have my post (or other brilliant) ideas and how I deal with them

Top Ten Tuesday: Book quotes that make my heart sing

I’m a sucker for a quote that touches my heart. Either it is a moment when they finally act on their feelings that makes me shout “Hell Yeah” and “Finally”.. Some that are so tender that make me melt in a pile of goo… And even those that are so heart breaking beautiful that stick forever with me. Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Book quotes that make my heart sing

Reasons I mostly read English editions and why I should read in my native language more often

This blog post has been brewing on my mind for quite some time. The original idea was to state the reasons I mostly read English editions, and that was it. But, once I started writing down said reasons, I realized that some of them also could be used to justify why I should read in Portuguese instead, thus, the topic changed a bit. Isn’t human nature a wonderful thing? Continue reading Reasons I mostly read English editions and why I should read in my native language more often

Read-o-Meter: That Ain’t Witchcraft by Seanan McGuire

One thing we can always count while reading an Antimony’s POV book: Nerd references. Throwing knives. Heartbreaking moments where she sacrifices for those she loves. Unexpected family members. And character growth that makes us wonder why on earth was she the spoiled brat we always were led to believe. Continue reading Read-o-Meter: That Ain’t Witchcraft by Seanan McGuire