The Red Pyramid

I fell in love with Rick Riordan’s amazing storytelling skills last winter, when I devoured the first book in the Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series, The Sword of Summer. I adored The Sword of Summer so much… Continue Reading


Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week I’ll be talking about the top reasons I adore fantastical fantasy, whether it be in televised or bookish form! One Mythical creatures! Griffins, phoenixes, hydra,… Continue Reading

The Tortoise

All through my elementary school years, I read and read and read. I even won the accelerated reading top points trophy for my class EVERY year, honestly without even trying – I just read that much! I especially loved to… Continue Reading

No. 3

Orange Juices May was a decent month – it flew by in a flash though! Something really sad rocked my little family the week before Memorial Day – my beloved dog, Walter, who was around 15 years old, passed away,… Continue Reading

The Girls In The Garden

Well, I will warn you: this is not going to be a very positive review. 🙁 I honestly despise writing negative book reviews, but I definitely feel like I owe the readers of The Novel Orange the truth… In short… Continue Reading

#COYER Summer Vacation!

This will be my first time participating in a #COYER (Clean out Your e-Reads) challenge and I’m beyond excited! Hosted by Michelle at Because Reading, Berls at Fantasy is More Fun, and Stormi at Books, Movies, Reviews! Oh, My!, the… Continue Reading

Slade House

David Mitchell’s Slade House is the first book I’ve read by the author and now I’m kind of curious to read more of his work. Quite naturally, I was instantly drawn to the amazing cover! I could gush on and… Continue Reading

The Comment Challenge – Summer 2016

I’m so excited to be taking part in The Comment Challenge for summer 2016! The brainchild of Alicia at A Kernel of Nonsense and Lonna at FLYLef, the challenge involves the pairing of bloggers each month throughout the summer, who… Continue Reading

How To Get Dressed

Alison Freer is a real-life on-set costume designer offering her personal insider clothing tips in How to Get Dressed. Chock full of tricks ranging from choosing the right cuts of clothing to when and when not to head to the… Continue Reading

Fantasy Favorites Read-A-Thon 2016

I’m so thrilled to announce that I’m taking part in the Fantasy Favorites Read-A-Thon 2016! Hosted by Olivia at Olivia’s Catastrophe and Inge and Aly from Of Wonderland, the read-a-thon starts July 10 and ends July 18. I had so… Continue Reading