Elysa the Biblioblogger

All about books. Mostly reviews. Sometimes I'm funny.

Going Bovine by Libby Bray

A couple of days ago I finished Going Bovine by Libba Bray. This book has been sitting on my shelf for quite a long time, and I've picked it up and considered reading it countless times; finally, the mood struck, and... Continue Reading →


Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Could Re-read Forever

This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is Books I Could Re-read Forever. To see the other themes, check out That Artsy Reader Girl's page. This one is right up my alley! I'm going to list the books and also talk about... Continue Reading →

Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky

I finished listening to Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky a few days ago. I didn't know a lot about this book before I started it. I really only knew that it has been incredibly well received and that it was sci-fi... Continue Reading →

Books Coming to the Big Screen in 2018

Time published "26 Books That Are Being Made Into Movies and TV Shows in 2018" in January. I came across the article much later, but I still want to share it for those who are also quite poor news followers. Their... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Decided I’m No Longer Interested In Reading

It's another Top Ten Tuesday. To be a part of the fun, visit That Artsy Reader Girl to join the fun and see the weekly topics. The theme for this week is Books I’ve Decided I’m No Longer Interested In Reading.... Continue Reading →

A Whole New World by Liz Braswell

I have a new love. Liz Braswell has this Twisted Tale series of retellings of Disney stories. In each Twisted Tale book, the story has gone horribly awry. In A Whole New World, the question is "What if Aladdin never found... Continue Reading →

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

I have relieved some of my TBR Shame and knocked off another book from the Rory Gilmore Reading List. You, my fabulous commenters, were right about the fact that A Tale of Two Cities is superior to Great Expectations. It's also better than "A... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Love Freebie

So, I forgot to hit publish on Tuesday. Here's my belated Top Ten Tuesday post: I should have known better and started Top Ten Tuesday again after Valentine's Day because obviously there had to be a love theme for the... Continue Reading →

The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs

 The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying by Nina Riggs is February's book for the Off the Shelf book club. I'm surprised I was able to get through this one to be honest since I lost my grandma... Continue Reading →