Managed to make it almost six months before I had to post another one of these. I'm counting that as a win. First off, thank you to everyone who reads my rambling updates. As I (ominously) mentioned in my last post, there are some changes coming, and I wanted to share them with you all... Continue Reading →
Lately, all I've wanted to do is disappear into a cozy book. And The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency was on the case.
Murderbot manages to not only steal the show in this smart and hilarious novella, but my heart as well.
Everyone was talking about this book back in the day. It was on the New York Times bestseller list when it was published in 2009 - and there was even a movie in 2016 (which just proves I'm not the only one slow to hop on the popular book train) - and has since been a mixed bag for zombie and Austen lovers alike. But was it worth the hype?
It's been a while since I was able to sit down and actually start reading again. And I guess Odyssey Books must have sensed the moment was right because they sent me this book at the perfect time.
It's been a little while, hasn't it? I want to send out a massive apology to everyone for disappearing from the face of the Earth. These past (endless) months of lockdowns, protests, mandates, second, third and fourth waves, and the overall depressing state of the world haven't been easy for anyone, myself included. Unfortunately, burnout hit me... Continue Reading →
Another review? Two weeks in a row?! Believe me I'm as stunned as you are by this consistency. But there's a good reason I've reappeared from the bottom of my dragon hoard of books once again: I got to read The Iron Crown by L.L. MacRae. And I just had to tell someone all about it!
There's nothing worse than realizing I've been stuck in a big old reading slump, and it takes something really special to kick me back into gear. Enter, Shards of Earth by Adrian Tchaikovsky: the hero in my hour of literary need!
Thank you very much to the author for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.