Top Ten Tuesday: Character Names I’d Use

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

This topic is right up my alley. I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about names and books are the best resource I have when it comes to finding new names and their meanings. I’ve decided to split the topic in two so I’ve chosen the top 5 male names I’d use, followed by 5 female names. I’m a lot pickier when it comes to female names so it took me a while longer to compile the final list. 

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Top Ten Tuesday: One True Pairings (OTP)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

Love is in the air. 😉 This weeks topic is a Valentines freebie. So I have chosen to highlight my top ten OTP’s. Now narrowing down the list was tough but not unbearable. These couples just made my heart all warm and fuzzy and I simply adore the connection between them. 

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Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Wishes Granted by the Genie

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

I have kidnapped the genie for the day and I have so many wishes for him to grant me. From bringing my favourite characters to life and my everyday bookish needs, this is my genie wishlist. Continue reading

Review: Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

Finnikin of the RockFinnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles #1) by Melina Marchetta
Published:
September 29th 2008 by Viking Australia
Rating: 5 Stars
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Young Adult
Source: Purchased from Amazon
Find: Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository
Goodreads Summary
Finnikin of the Rock and his guardian, Sir Topher, have not been home to their beloved Lumatere for ten years. Not since the dark days when the royal family was murdered and the kingdom put under a terrible curse. But then Finnikin is summoned to meet Evanjalin, a young woman with an incredible claim: the heir to the throne of Lumatere, Prince Balthazar, is alive.

Evanjalin is determined to return home and she is the only one who can lead them to the heir. As they journey together, Finnikin is affected by her arrogance . . . and her hope. He begins to believe he will see his childhood friend, Prince Balthazar, again. And that their cursed people will be able to enter Lumatere and be reunited with those trapped inside. He even believes he will find his imprisoned father.
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