Book Review: Winterwood

Summary From Goodreads: Be careful of the dark, dark wood… Especially the woods surrounding the town of Fir Haven. Some say these woods are magical. Haunted, even. Rumored to be a witch, only Nora Walker knows the truth. She and the Walker women before her have always shared a special connection with the woods. AndContinue reading “Book Review: Winterwood”

Top 25 Books on my 2021 Most anticipated reads

It seems as though all the bloggers are making top ten lists, top twenty, so on and so forth. I thought I would do a slightly bigger number. Top twenty five books on my tbr pile that I’d like to get to. I chose random books from fantasy to romance to historical fiction. The choicesContinue reading “Top 25 Books on my 2021 Most anticipated reads”

Netgalley Review + Novella: Chili Cauldron Curse

Hello friends, Chili Cauldron Curse by Lynn Cahoon is a delightful novella of witchiness, cozy murder mystery, and cooking all wrapped up in one. I don’t believe that I’ve read anything by this author before, but a short mystery from Kensington Publishers sounded like just the thing to read. The story takes place with aContinue reading “Netgalley Review + Novella: Chili Cauldron Curse”

Arc Review: The Girl in Red

Title: The Girl in Red Author: Christina Henry Series: Standalone? Genre: Adult Fiction, Fantasy Page Count: 300 Publisher: Berkeley Type of Book: Arc, Physical Copy, Paperback Received: Publisher Review Word Count: 500 Rated: 4/5 Notes: Delightful! I’ve been meaning to try Christina Henry for a while, since I first heard of her through CodiesBookCorner onContinue reading “Arc Review: The Girl in Red”

Book Review: Unpopular Opinion

Title: We Hunt the Flame Author: Hafsah Faizal Series: Book One Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux Page Count: 500 Status: DNF’d at 35/40% Type of Book: Hardback, New Release Received: Library Rated: 2.5 stars rounded up to 3/5 stars Notes: Unpopular Opinion-this book was not meant for one such as me. I reallyContinue reading “Book Review: Unpopular Opinion”

Book Review: Small Spaces

Title: Small Spaces Author: Katherine Arden Series: Stand Alone Genre: Middle Grade, Fantasy Publisher: Page Count: 200 Type of Book: Hardback Received: Library Loan Rated: 4/5 stars Notes: Warning for some bullying throughout the book, theft of a book, and the main characters mother has died and she’s dealing with it. Small Spaces was aContinue reading “Book Review: Small Spaces”

New Release Review: Once and Future

Title: Once and Future Author: Amy Rose Capetta + Cori McCarthy Series: Book 1 Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: Hatchett Page Count: 400 Type of Book: Hardback, New Release Received: Library Rated: 5/5 stars Review Word Count: 500 Notes: Read for the “Ancient Runes” category of my O.W.L. Exams/Read-a-Thon, for in Ancient Runes you wereContinue reading “New Release Review: Once and Future”

1st Promo Post: The Beast’s Heart

Greetings all, Today dawns snow and ice on the ground and the beginning of changes here on my blog. I mentioned in my January stats post that I wanted to do more than just book reviews this year. I wanted to do promo posts for books I love, author interviews, guest bloggers. This is allContinue reading “1st Promo Post: The Beast’s Heart”

Book Review: The Belgariad Series

  Title: Pawn of Prophecy/Queen of Sorcery Author: David Eddings Series: Yes Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Page Count: 600 (300 respectively for both first books) Review Word Count: 1000 Type of Book: Paperback Received: I honestly don’t remember, I’ve had these books for years Rated: 5/5 stars Notes: Read for 24in48, which starts tomorrow!   IContinue reading “Book Review: The Belgariad Series”

Monthly Wrap Up: November Reads

I read a lot of books in November. Around 30, in fact. For everyone else, the month of November seemed to have flown by, but for me it seemed to drag a bit. Whereas my favorite month (October) flew by with abandon. I read a couple of 600+page books, some fanfiction, and worked on writingContinue reading “Monthly Wrap Up: November Reads”

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