Bookish Excursions

My name is Nicole.  I'm a bookish person who is slightly obsessed with brownies and cheesecake. I enjoy the thrill of traveling to other worlds through stories and hope to share this joy with other readers.

currently reading
V.E. Schwab
November 2016
Dark Matter is one of the fastest reads I've picked up in several years. People often say a book is "difficult to put down" o...
August 2016
I was dying to get my hands on this and, okay, so I didn’t go and pick it up at the stroke of midnight like I originally inte...
January 2016
read and rated
reviewed: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
This book is a bit of a roller coaster ride, but it was a ton of fun to read and probably one of the most imaginative books I...
Illuminae - Jay Kristoff, Amie Kaufman
January 2016
I was more than a bit pissed when I realised it’s January 16th and I’ve only read two books. Two bloddy books! And neither of...
January 2016
Quick review for a quick read. Preface to this review - I first heard about this book from a preview galley offered from NetG...
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January 2016
text: Happy 2016!
I hope everyone is having a happy and safe New Year's Day! I'm looking forward to discovering what 2016 will bring to the wo...
The Winner's Kiss (The Winner's Trilogy) - Marie Rutkoski Flawed - Cecelia Ahern The House of the Spirits - Isabel Allende Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy, John Bayley, Larissa Volokhonsky, Richard Pevear Fortune's Pawn - Rachel Bach Illuminae - Jay Kristoff, Amie Kaufman Cress - Marissa Meyer Tigana - Guy Gavriel Kay Ruin and Rising - Leigh Bardugo The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton
1. GoodReads Challenge: I'm making my goodreads challenge a bit lower this year as I did not beat my 2015 of 200, just 20 boo...
December 2015
December 2015
reviewed: Simon vs.The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
By far my favorite book I've read this year. I'm experiencing an amazingly wonderful book high right now and cannot stop smil...
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Becky Albertalli
December 2015
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reviewed: Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
The premise of Red Queen definitely held my interest - a young girl is trapped in a society ruled by "Silvers" who possess go...
Red Queen - Victoria Aveyard

Currently reading

A Darker Shade of Magic
V.E. Schwab
Progress: 152/400 pages