Brian Jacques, Jen Williams, Michael McClung, Mick Wall, Oliver Jeffers, S.A. Chakraborty

August: Month in Review

In case anyone noticed, I’ve been away for a while. I started a new job, a new side business, summer happened, and our living situation went to s**t. I still read some, but not a lot, and pretty much everything had to take a back seat while I “did life”. While I was gone, surprisingly,… Continue reading August: Month in Review

Blog-iversary, Erin Morgenstern, Genevieve Cogman, Robert Jackson Bennett, Sue Grafton, Zen Cho

1 Year Blogiversary

I’ve been taking a bit of a break from blogging these last few weeks. So, if you’ve been wondering where I disappeared to – that’s what happened! Firstly, I had a sinus issue which basically prevented me from doing much at all. Secondly, I finished one job and then started another within a week. It’s… Continue reading 1 Year Blogiversary

Elizabeth Crowens

The Time Traveler Professor

Author: Elizabeth Crowens | Publisher: Atomic Alchemist Productions LLC Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is obsessed with a legendary red book. Its peculiar stories have come to life, and rumors claim that it has rewritten its own endings. Convinced that possessing this book will help him write his ever-popular Sherlock Holmes stories, he takes on an… Continue reading The Time Traveler Professor

Leigh Bardugo

Crooked Kingdom – crooked indeed!

Author: Leigh Bardugo | Publisher: Orion Welcome to the world of the Grisha. Kaz Brekker and his crew of deadly outcasts have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly weakened,… Continue reading Crooked Kingdom – crooked indeed!

Zen Cho

Can Zen Cho’s ‘The True Queen’ avoid the second book curse…?

Author: Zen Cho | Publisher: Penguin Random House The enchanted island of Janda Baik, in the Malay Archipelago, has long been home to witches. And Muna and her sister Sakti wake on its shores under a curse, which has quite stolen away their memories. Their only hope of salvation lies in distant Britain, where the… Continue reading Can Zen Cho’s ‘The True Queen’ avoid the second book curse…?

Monthly Wrap Up

Month in Review {March}

Largely due to doing my Zero Waste Challenge week, I seem to have read an awful lot of non-fiction “how to” type books this month. There was a definite lack of quality fiction! I’m about 70% through my Goodreads Challenge, and only three months into the year! I would say this was a matter of… Continue reading Month in Review {March}

Robin LaFevers

Courting Darkness

Author: Robin LaFevers | Publisher: Andersen Press When Sybella accompanies the Duchess of Brittany to France, she expects trouble, but she isn’t expecting a deadly trap. Surrounded by enemies both known and unknown, Sybella searches for the undercover assassins from the convent of St. Mortain who were placed in the French court years ago. Genevieve… Continue reading Courting Darkness