“One must always be careful of books,” said Tessa, “and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.”— Cassandra Clare.
I figured I’d use my first blog post to say a little bit about myself and what this blog will entail!
I’m Emma, a first year creative writing and publishing student. I’m eighteen years old and an aspiring author. I write both contemporary and fantasy, mostly in the YA genre, though I’m not opposed to writing adult fiction!
I’ve been an avid reader for as long as I can remember, though I’ve only began writing reviews over the course of the past few months.
Some of my favorite genres include YA, fantasy, contemporary and historical romance, and sci-fi!
Some of my favorite authors include:
- Sarah J. Maas
- V.E. Schwab
- Cassandra Clare
- Jay Kristoff
- Leigh Bardugo
- Holly Black
- Maggie Stiefvater
- Sabaa Tahir
Some of my favorite series include:
- A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
- Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
- The Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
- The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare
- The Dark Artifices by Cassandra Clare
- Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
- All For the Game by Nora Sakavic
- Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
- Villains by V.E Schwab
- Shades of Magic by V.E. Schwab
- The Folk of the Air by Holly Black
The post can be short or long, a personal intro to your life or a bloggy mission statement, a manifesto for the future or a simple outline of your the types of things you hope to publish.
Some of my favorite stand-alone books include
- Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
- I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
- The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
- All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
- The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
- Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
- Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
I have a bookstagram with a few of my friends @libraryofvelariss
And a Goodreads where I’ll also post my reviews!
I’ll be using this blog for book reviews and bookish item/item boxes reviews! I’ll also have a direct feed to mine and my friends’ bookstagram! If you enjoy books or reading I hope you’ll like my feed! Don’t forget to subscribe to get notifications when I post a new review!
Have a Happy New Year! See you in a few days with a review!