Book Review: Servant of the Crown by Melissa McShane

Summary: Alison Quinn, Countess of Waxwold, is content with her bookish life—until she’s summoned to be a lady-in-waiting to the Queen of Tremontane’s mother for six months. Even the prospect of access to the Royal Library doesn’t seem enough to make up for her sacrifice, but Alison is prepared to do her service to the... Continue Reading →

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This Week in Reading: That’s right, woodchuck-chuckers – it’s…GROUNDHOG DAY!

So I had a terrible week in reading last week and I'm pretty much right back where I started. I'm not really sure why I'm stalled. I think I'm having anxiety from various things. The weather very suddenly changed and we pretty much went straight from Summer into Winter (seriously, it was in the 80's... Continue Reading →

Baltimore Book Festival 2018

Sorry it took me a while to get this post out, I've been pretty busy catching up on a bunch of things since spending an entire weekend out and about festivating. 😀 For the last several years the Baltimore Book Festival has been held in downtown Baltimore in the heart of the inner harbor. It's... Continue Reading →

Friday Favorite Five: Underrated Books

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here. Favorite Five Underrated Books Well, this is sort of subjective, but let's have fun with it! I feel like I always have an abundance of underrated books I want to bring up, so let's go! Dreaming Death by J. Kathleen... Continue Reading →

Intro to Female-Authored Speculative Fiction — via The Fantasy Inn

Reblogging this post from my friends at The Fantasy Inn--if you're not already following their blog, you should definitely check it out because they have some pretty awesome content. Love this flowchart! We at the Fantasy Inn are always a fan of anything that helps people to discover new books they might enjoy. It’s one... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Rabbit & Robot by Andrew Smith

Summary:   Cager has been transported to the Tennessee, a giant lunar-cruise ship orbiting the moon that his dad owns, by Billy and Rowan to help him shake his Woz addiction. Meanwhile, Earth, in the midst of thirty simultaneous wars, burns to ash beneath them. And as the robots on board become increasingly insane and cannibalistic,... Continue Reading →

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. A nobleman’s daughter with magic in her blood. An empire built on the dreams of enslaved gods. Empire of Sand is Tasha Suri’s captivating,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

Summary: Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings, zars, healings—are all tricks, sleights of hand, learned skills; a means to the delightful end... Continue Reading →

This Week in Reading: More Playing Catch-Up

Well, I had a pretty good week last week, but I did go off schedule again which put me behind in my 'official' reading. Hmm. :/  I finished up both Rabbit & Robot (so weird! but I loved it) and Small Favor. I also read The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee,... Continue Reading →

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