Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring the Moon

So how perfect is this topic for a blog named Metaphors and *Moonlight*? Granted I went with the blog name because I like the night rather than the actual moon, but the moon is, you know, also nice. And kind of important. Just a little. (Did you know that, without it, our days would be shorter and the earth's axis would vary, causing extreme climate change like ice in Africa? I got curious lol....
 

The Weekly Update: 1/17/16

I HAVE HAD SUCH A GREAT BOOKISH WEEK!!! But if I explain it all here in the intro it will just get redundant, so you'll have to keep reading to find out why :-P Actually, screw the intro, I've too much to talk about...
 

Book Review: Soul Breaker (City of Crows Book 1) by Clara Coulson

Calvin Kinsey, former rookie with the Aurora Police until his partner was murdered by a vampire, is now a brand new detective with the Department of Supernatural Investigations, and he's just a few weeks in when a creature from the Eververse shows up and goes on a murder spree. Cal's determined to send the creature back where it came from before it can claim any more innocent lives, but between...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 2 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Just when Alana and Marko thought they were going to get a small break on their new ship, Marko's parents show up and blast their babysitter away, and Marko and his mother venture to a nearby planetoid to get her back while Alana gets to know her father-in-law. Meanwhile, The Will ends up with a new partner in his quest to save Slave Girl and hunt down the star-crossed...
 

Bookish Musings: Feminism and Double Standards in Books – Love Triangles

Time for another discussion post! But I decided to dive in deeper this time. This one is a lot more opinionated than the last because the topic is something that has been bothering me for quite sometime. That being said, I still love hearing different opinions because that's what discussion is all about! So whether you agree and want to go on a whole rant or disagree and want to explain why, I...
 

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten 2016 Releases I’m Looking Forward To

I know this isn't the correct topic for this week, but honestly, I don't even pay attention to what books are released, nor do I actually schedule what books I want to read ahead of time. So 2015 releases I meant to get to but didn't is too difficult for me. But I never actually participated in any of the 2016 release posts! So I figured this would be a good time to do that since there are series...
 

Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring Mirrors

Sometimes when I start searching for book covers, I think a topic will be easy, but it turns out to be difficult. Well, this time, I had the opposite problem. I couldn't find crap when I was actually looking. But then book covers with mirrors just started popping up everywhere. And since I start most of my posts ahead of schedule, I just kept bookmarking webpages until I finally compiled them...
 

The Weekly Update: 1/10/16

Happy one week into the new year! (I know that's not a thing, but I never know how to start blog posts, so I'm goin' with it.) Speaking of the new year though, is everyone sticking to their goals and resolutions? And has the year started off by treating you right? It's been chilly here, which is not a good thing because I hate the cold and have a low body temperature as it is. I actually had to...
 

Book Review: Trailer Park Fae (Gallow and Ragged Book 1) by Lilith Saintcrow

Half-sidhe Jeremiah was once the Armormaster for the Queen of Summer but has spent many years trying to leave his past behind and live his life in the mortal realm as a normal, human construction worker. But when a mysterious stranger who looks like his dead wife shows up in his life being hunted by Unwinter, Jeremiah finds himself wanting to help her and gets pulled right back into the...
 

Book Review: Hell is Coming (Watchers Book 1) by N.P. Martin

Leia has spent most of her life in foster homes, ever since her father was killed and her mother taken by a demon no one believed her about, but she's finally 18 and about to start fresh with her brother... until she gets home one day to find her foster mother murdered and her brother kidnapped. When she discovers the truth about her mother's past as a Watcher (a Nephilim who hunts demons), she...