January 2015 | Books TBR

Books

Happy 2015 everyone!

With a new year comes a new TBR list, and this year i’ve decided to make an effort to really mix up the books I read each month. My 2015 Goodreads Challenge is set at 60 books, which is my most ambitious yet. Is this optimism going to wane as the year goes on? Probably. Do I care? Not really, no, I do love a good book!

January is actually kicking off with 6 titles, though two of them are quite short in length so I should happily hit goal for January 2015.

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Young Adult eBooks come out on top in 2014

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As an adult aged reader who enjoys a lot of Young Adult fiction, it can be difficult sometimes to deal with the negativity faced in online communities and even in real life. This can often manifest in people keeping their interest in YA on the down low, for fear of getting responses like “they’re for kids” or “why don’t you read real books?”.

Thankfully there has been some really healthy discussion in the community, especially on booktube about the topic of YA books being enjoyed by people outside of their intended market demographics.

Well fear not YA fans, the Association of American Publishers (AAP) have released some interesting numbers for 2014 and guess which category helped keep the publishing industry in the black… adults buying Young Adult eBooks! Continue reading Young Adult eBooks come out on top in 2014

US$2.75 [Offer Expired]Kindle Deal; Neil Gaiman – The Ocean at the End of the Lane

The Ocean at The End of the Lane

My credit card is taking a real beating with all of these fantastic deals on the Kindle, but i’m loving it!

Right now you can get one of Neil Gaiman’s most recent works for only US$2.75 in the Amazon US Kindle store.  This is a savings of over $12! I’m not sure when this deal is going to end so snap it up ASAP.

6 Reasons why you need a Merman in your life; Orenchi no Furo Jijou

Orenchi no Furo Jijou

Orenchi no Furo Jijou or “The Circumstances in My Home’s Bathtub” is a Slice of Life / Comedy series about a man (Tatsumi) who rescues a dying Merman (Wakasa) and keeps him in his bathtub. It is an adorably quirky show with some really nice m/m romantic themes. Here i’ve listed 6 of my favourite reasons why I wish I could also have an attractive Merman in my life.

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Selector Spread WIXOSS Episode 3 [Recap and Thoughts]

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Who is Mayu? In Episode 3 of Spread Selector WIXOSS we get some clues about the mysterious woman residing within the white room. Why is she there, controlling the WIXOSS LRIGs?

Join me as I recap and discuss each episode of Selector Spread WIXOSS!

[This will obviously include spoilers for the first season so if you’ve not kept up to date I urge you to watch those before you read any further. If you have interest in learning to play the WIXOSS TCG, check out my introduction to the game.] Continue reading Selector Spread WIXOSS Episode 3 [Recap and Thoughts]

Selector Spread WIXOSS Episode 2 [Recap and Thoughts]

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Last episode ended with a creepy smirk from human Ulith, and it is in Episode 2 that we start to see what she has in store for our Selectors.

Join me as I recap and discuss each episode of Selector Spread WIXOSS!

[This will obviously include spoilers for the first season so if you’ve not kept up to date I urge you to watch those before you read any further. If you have interest in learning to play the WIXOSS TCG, check out my introduction to the game.] Continue reading Selector Spread WIXOSS Episode 2 [Recap and Thoughts]

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