Month: June 2015

Investigated – Reading on Vacation

Investigated – Reading on Vacation

I love to read and if it was up to me, I would never stop. Not even if I had school or other things to do. Not even on vacation. Especially on vacation. That being said, there are a few obstacles I face when I go on vacation and want to read. The first one is my mom. Her mentality is that vacation (not a stay-cation) serves not only as a gateway to new experiences, but also a getaway from everyday life. The problem is […]

Posted June 29, 2015 by Emz Chang in Investigated / 4 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday – Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older

Waiting on Wednesday – Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. Just look at the cover. I was looking for a more diverse fantasy read and it looks like Shadowshaper will be it. I also love art and magic so I’m really interested to see how they are incorporated in this book. What are you waiting on?

Posted June 24, 2015 by Emz Chang in Meme / 4 Comments

Review – Magnolia by Kristi Cook

Review – Magnolia by Kristi Cook

Review: Magnolia tells as story similar to that of Romeo and Juliet except in reverse. This time, the families, the Cafferty and Marsden’s, are good friends and want their kids to fall in love and get married. On the flip side, Jemma Cafferty and Ryder Marsden, want nothing to do with each other… or do they? I thought Magnolia was a nice fluffy read. I really liked the concept of a flipped version of Romeo and Juliet. I don’t think I’ve ever read one before, […]

Posted June 23, 2015 by Emz Chang in review / 1 Comment

Investigated – Second Degree Embarrassment

Investigated – Second Degree Embarrassment

Urgh, second degree embarrassment. Second degree embarrassment, also sometimes refereed to as secondhand embarrassment, is when you feel embarrassed for someone other than yourself. I have mixed feelings about that. It’s as if feeling embarrassed for yourself wasn’t enough, you have to feel embarrassed for other people as well. I get embarrassed really easily. And when I say really easily, I mean really easily. And for some reason, I happen to really emphatic and prone to second degree embarrassment to the point when PDA is […]

Posted June 22, 2015 by Emz Chang in Investigated / 5 Comments

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (115)

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (115)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Stacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.I have decided to try to participate in all of their memes with only one post…thus The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves. BOOK HAUL: Brought from Barnes & Noble: Gracelingby Kristin Cashore Won: Dream Boyby Mary Crockett & Madelyn Rosenberg Last Week on Paging Serenity: Nothing because I was on hiatus. This Week on Paging Serenity: Investigated Waiting on Wednesday Thoughtful? Review ? […]

Posted June 20, 2015 by Emz Chang in Meme / 11 Comments