Audiobook/series review blitz – The Raven Cycle

Author: Maggie Stiefvater
Titles: The Raven Boys (#1), The Dream Thieves (#2), Blue Lily, Lily Blue (#3), The Raven King (#4)
Genre: young adult, fantasy
My rating: 5/5 for every single book. If I had more stars to give, I would.

Let’s get one thing clear straight out of the gate: I love this series. I love the magical, laid-back atmosphere of Henrietta, Virginia. I love the nuanced characters of Blue, Gansey, Ronan, Adam, and Noah. I love the vibrant and multifaceted people they interact with, from the women at Fox Way to Henry Cheng to Mr. Gray. I love the Welsh mythology. I even love all the attention Maggie Stiefvater lavishes on the cars everyone drives (which is saying something, since I’m not even really a car person).

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Top Ten Tuesday 11/5 – Feels Like Fall

Were back with another Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly themed post hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s prompt is “Books That Give Off Autumn Vibes (Autumn scenes/colors on the cover, autumn atmosphere, etc.)” I won’t lie, I had a hard time with this one, and I ended up only coming up with five, but I included another five from my TBR that seem autumn-ish and/or have really pretty covers. There are very few books that I strongly associate with seasons, but these at least have echoes of certain autumnal notes I enjoy.

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