Be true to yourself. But that’s something everyone says and no one means. No one wants you to be yourself. They want you to be the version of yourself that they like. -Adelina Amouteru
I’m a sucker for book quotes. Continue reading “Quote Aesthetics”
Pages of smooth ivory
of dragons and adventure
of discovery and learning
of love and loss
an escape from the world
all hidden in words
and the careful curves
The words swirl around my head, taunting me, floating just out of reach. Slipping away from me like a curl of mist, impossible to grab, but there nonetheless.
I feel the tears only after the swirling fog chills them, stinging my cheek. Torn inside out, exposed and cold, living as nothing more than mist. Trapped here with my thoughts in fragments, all alone.
What I know I am.
What I wish I was.
What I can’t do.
What tortures me, inside and out.
What I’m not.
Stuck here with substanceless tears and thoughts and words, all alone with the fog of my mind.
THIS POST IS NOT AN ANSWER TO THAT QUESTION IT IS ME BEWILDEREDLY ASKING IT!
Yes, yes, yes. I know. Completely disappointed. However Overdrive, my library, and the rest of the world is set against me. Continue reading “How to Live With a TBR List That is Infinitely Long”
Two prodigies, Day and June, live opposite lives. One was slated for “labor camps” at the age of ten, and the other is an elite, celebrated throughout the country. But when a tragedy shakes their lives, one becomes hunted- and the other the hunter.
A mystery. A conspiracy. A romance. Continue reading “Legend”
There was once a time when darkness shrouded the world, and the darkness had a queen.”
Adelina hasn’t found satisfaction yet. And so she succumbs to the sway of her own illusions, conquering and overpowering faraway lands in an attempt to hide the growing discord within herself and her surroundings. Her friends abandoned her- and now she’s getting the greatest revenge: victory. With her Rose Society and the newly-turned Inquisitorial Axis, she maintains a rule of fear and power, one few can disrupt. Continue reading “The Midnight Star”
“Once upon a time, a girl had a father, a prince, a society of friends. Then they betrayed her, so she destroyed them all.”
Adelina is in hiding, feared and respected as the White Wolf. The Young Elites are searching and searched for. Teren pursues all malfettos in order to prove himself worthy to the gods. And her newest recruit, Magiano, her sister Violetta, and herself plan to rule Kenettra.
So, yeah, a lot has happened! 😉 Continue reading “The Rose Society”