Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
In honor of the 2015 Harry Potter Read-A-Thon, every Monday, I’ll be posting an update here at Brewing Up Books as to my own reading progress, as well as a discussion that you’re more than welcome to continue onto your blog.
As you’ve probably gathered from some of my last discussions, I’m extremely OCD, particularly when it comes to books (for a more inclusive rant on the topic, click here). Unfortunately, this also holds true for my bookshelves, which are constantly scrutinized and rearranged for a variety of reasons – aesthetic appeal, finding room for newly acquired books, attempting to categorize them in some manner, etc.
Author: Veronica Roth
Series: The Divergent Series
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Publish Date: October 22nd, 2013
Genres: Young Adult, Romance, Fantasy, Adventure
The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered–fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she’s known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she and Tobias will find a simple new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and painful memories.
But Tris’s new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind. Old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless. Explosive new truths change the hearts of those she loves. And once again, Tris must battle to comprehend the complexities of human nature–and of herself–while facing impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice, and love.
Told from a riveting dual perspective, Allegiant, by #1 New York Timesbest-selling author Veronica Roth, brings the Divergent series to a powerful conclusion while revealing the secrets of the dystopian world that has captivated millions of readers in Divergent and Insurgent.
Due to the recent increase in schoolwork in anticipation of my steadily approaching spring break, I haven’t had much time to write blog posts, and I’ve fallen a bit behind. But, I’ve had a stroke of luck and appear to have reached a lull in my work. Therefore, be prepared for an onslaught of posts in the next several days (you have been warned!).
Author: Harper Lee
Series: None (but soon to be!)
Publish Date: July 11, 1960
Genres: Contemporary, Fiction
The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic.
Compassionate, dramatic, and deeply moving, To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of human behavior – to innocence and experience, kindness and cruelty, love and hatred, humor and pathos.