A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

16096824Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s

Publication Date: May 5th, 2015

Series: A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1

Genre: Fantasy

Rating: 4/5 

After seeing the popularity of this book in the blog-o-sphere and all over Instagram, I figured it was high time that I found out what all of the hullabaloo was about. And I must say, now I can why everyone is making such a fuss.

I read this book as fast as I could. And part of me isn’t quite sure why. Continue reading “A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas”

False Hearts by Laura Lam Review

cover87030-mediumPublisher: Macmillan-Tor

Publication Date: June 14th, 2016

Series: False Hearts, #1

Genre: Science Fiction

Rating: 2/5 

It’s difficult for me to give a definitive review and rating on this book, as I was only given a lengthy excerpt as opposed to the full length novel. However, I shall do my best. Continue reading “False Hearts by Laura Lam Review”

Fictional Fashion: Elizabeth Bennet

Confession: I love to create outfits inspired by characters or stories that I love. Some I own, some I don’t, but I figured I would share some of my ideas here a few times a month.

pride-6This first outfit is inspired by Elizabeth Bennet from Pride and Prejudice. Everyone loves Lizzy. She’s smart, strong and independent, but also a bit of a country bumpkin and tomboy.  Continue reading “Fictional Fashion: Elizabeth Bennet”

May #Shelfie

It’s been an interesting month as far as my reading as been concerned. I read some amazing books and some truly heinous books. It was a busy month, yet I still managed to read eight books.

Let’s get right to it then. Continue reading “May #Shelfie”

May Owlcrate Review

Oliver desperately wanted to be in the picture, and why shouldn’t he be? He’s adorable!

Forget everything I said last month about not being sure that I would continue my subscription to Owlcrate. I had a moment of weakness and doubt that this month’s box swiftly cured. This was the best box ever! Continue reading “May Owlcrate Review”

How to Throw a Budget-Friendly-Adult-Harry-Potter Party

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Mummy and Ollie, Ollie the House Elf

As you might recall, a few weeks back I mentioned it was my birthday. I love to plan themed parties and I was itching to do it, so after my trip to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, I decided to throw together a Harry Potter party last minute. I usually have a little one each year on July 31st, but I wanted to go big since it was in celebration of my birthday and despite having a small time frame to pull things together, it was a great success and didn’t break the bank. Continue reading “How to Throw a Budget-Friendly-Adult-Harry-Potter Party”

Launching the Store!

And it’s now official! I feel that there are enough products to finally and formally promote the Of Books and Bailey shop, hosted via Etsy. There is a link all the way to the right in the menu bar, or you can simply click here. The designs are by me, and we are currently featuring products inspired by books, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Sherlock, and the Hunger Games. We’ll have more added later this month! Continue reading “Launching the Store!”