Start of a Series Book Review: Into the Wilderness

Book One Into the Wilderness by Sara Donatti. This is described as a ambitious sequel to one of my favorite classics The Last of the Mohiacns, though you don’t need to read that to read this. Written back in 1998, after Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, this is one of my top five historical fiction romance books. … Continue reading Start of a Series Book Review: Into the Wilderness

New Release Review: Leave the World Behind

Book Summary from Goodreads: A magnetic novel about two families, strangers to each other, who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong Amanda and Clay head out to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and … Continue reading New Release Review: Leave the World Behind

Book Review: Splinters are children of wood

Summary From Goodreads: The wildly unrestrained poems in Splinters Are Children of Wood, Leia Penina Wilson's second collection and winner of the Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry, pose an increasingly desperate question about what it means to be a girl, the ways girls are shaped by the world, as well as the role myth plays in … Continue reading Book Review: Splinters are children of wood

Arc Review: The Kingdom of Liars

The Kingdom of Liars by Nick Martell was a fast paced political fantasy with rebellion, a unique magic set up, and plenty of intrigue. Yet though the writing was strong, I didn't connect with the characters despite finding Michael Kingman an interesting character. This six hundred page fantasy epic had both magic and guns, explosions … Continue reading Arc Review: The Kingdom of Liars

Arc Review: Today We Go Home

Title: Today We Go Home Author: Kelly Estes Series: Standalone Genre: Adult Fiction Page Count: 400 Publisher: Sourcebooks Type of Book: Arc, Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley, Publisher Review Word Count: 500 Rated: 5/5 stars Notes: Beautifully written and captivating! This tells the story of Emily turned Jesse Wilson, a young woman donning man’s clothing and … Continue reading Arc Review: Today We Go Home

Waiting on Wednesday: My Dreadful TBR

Hello friends. I haven't read a single book all week. Mostly because I have no idea what to read, but also because: Rain-we are in the middle of building an addition to the house and all this rain is not helping. Book slump is worst slump ever. Lazy. All I've been doing is sleeping, and … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: My Dreadful TBR

Book Review: The Bear

Title: The Bear Author: Andrew Krivak Series: Standalone Genre: Adult Fiction Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press Page Count: 300 Status: Completed Type of Book: Arc, Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley Rated: 5/5 stars Notes: I very much loved this book, it was beautifully rendered! Well deserving of 5 stars! Lyrical and beautifully written prose throughout the whole … Continue reading Book Review: The Bear