fiction · Mystery/Thriller Book Reviews

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

fiction · Poetry

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

fiction · Mystery/Thriller Book Reviews · Romance

Book Review: deep woods

Summary From Goodreads: I was barefoot, sobbing, running for my life. But the men hunting me made one mistake: they chased me into *his* woods. Cal Whittaker. Big, gruff and gorgeous, he’s made his home in the heart of the forest and has barely spoken to another person in six years. He deals with the… Continue reading Book Review: deep woods

Fantasy Book Reviews · fiction

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

fiction · Historical Fiction Book Reviews

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

Fantasy Book Reviews · fiction · The TBR Pile

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

Arc Reviews · fiction

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

Fantasy Book Reviews · fiction

Book Review (2017): of The Shock of Night by Patrick W. Carr

Hello all, The Shock of Night Patrick W. Carr This book was way better than I thought it would be! Not that I thought it would be bad, but the cover seemed to make me think of Game of Thrones, sorta. Overall, the plot was brisk and filled with excellent writing. I didn't like how… Continue reading Book Review (2017): of The Shock of Night by Patrick W. Carr

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Book Review (2016): The Travelers by Chris Pavolone

Hello all, This book was exciting, long, and full of travel. If you're ever interested in seeing other places then read this book! I really enjoyed this book, and was grateful for getting a free copy. The Travelers features writers, mysterious women, planes, plot, action-adventure, and loads of other exciting features. If you haven't already… Continue reading Book Review (2016): The Travelers by Chris Pavolone

Fantasy Book Reviews · fiction

Book Review (2016): The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

Hello all, Why did I not read this series as a teenager? I have the feeling that if I had this book would have been very influential to me. Tiffany Aching is exactly the kind of character I love, and the Wee Free Men are a determined bunch of heroes. There's even a cat named… Continue reading Book Review (2016): The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett