Book Review, Fantasy

Review: The Becoming

Summary The world of magick and the world of man have long been estranged from one another. But some can walk between the two—including Breen Siobhan Kelly. She has just returned to Talamh, with her friend, Marco, who’s dazzled and disoriented by this realm—a place filled with dragons and faeries and mermaids (but no WiFi,… Continue reading Review: The Becoming

Book Review, Mystery, Romance

The Collector by Nora Roberts

Oh my gosh, what a ride. First everything is going smooth, Lila is getting settled in to the house she is house sitting, and then she witnesses a woman thrown from a window to her death. Turns out, it was the wrong murder to witness...not that there is a right murder to witness, but if you have to witness a murder, this is not the murder you want to be drawn into.

Sunday Post

Sunday Post #12 – Another full week

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kim over on Caffeinated Reviewer. It's been another busy week, but productive. I'm actually getting ahead a little so I can hopefully wiggle out some solid reading time next week. I am annoyed it's taking so long to read a single book. There was a time… Continue reading Sunday Post #12 – Another full week

Book Review, Mystery

1st to Die by James Patterson

Title: 1st to Die Author: James Patterson Format: audiobook Publisher: Hachette Audio Narrator: Suzanne Toren Summary: Four crime-solving friends face off against a killer in San Francisco in the Women's Murder Club novel that launched James Patterson's thrilling series. Each one holds a piece of the puzzle: Lindsay Boxer is a homicide inspector in the San Francisco… Continue reading 1st to Die by James Patterson

Sunday Post

Sunday Post #11 – Where did the week go?

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kim over on Caffeinated Reviewer. Wait, it's Sunday? Already? WTH? I don't even know what I did this week, it went by super fast. Let's see, I was in a weird funk so I ended up re-listening to a few In Death books. I don't think… Continue reading Sunday Post #11 – Where did the week go?

Book Review, Fantasy

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Title: An Ember in the Ashes Author: Sabaa Tahir Format: audiobook Publisher: Listening Library Narrators: Fiona Hardingham and Steve West Summary: Set in a terrifyingly brutal Rome-like world, An Ember in the Ashes is an epic fantasy debut about an orphan fighting for her family and a soldier fighting for his freedom. It's a story that's literally burning to be… Continue reading An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Book Review, Fantasy

Book Review: Traitor Born by Amy A Bartol

Title: Traitor Born Author: Amy A Bartol Publisher: 47North Format: eARC (eBook) **I was provided a free copy of this book by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.** Summary: In the Fates Republic… Firstborns reign supreme. Secondborns kneel in servitude. Thirdborns face death. And Census shadows them all. Secondborn Roselle St. Sismode was pressed into… Continue reading Book Review: Traitor Born by Amy A Bartol

Biography, Book Review

Book Review: Bossy Pants by Tina Fey

Title: Bossy Pants Author: Tina Fey Publisher: Hachette Audio Format: Audiobook Narrator: Tina Fey Summary: Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update", before "Sarah Palin", Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that… Continue reading Book Review: Bossy Pants by Tina Fey

Readathon, Uncategorized

Bout of Books Readathon

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly Rubidoux Apple. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, May 14th and runs through Sunday, May 20th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of… Continue reading Bout of Books Readathon