Book Review: Aurora Blazing by Jessie Mihalik

Summary: Bianca von Hasenberg did her duty for High House von Hasenberg and ended up trapped in a terrible marriage. When her husband dies unexpectedly and leaves her a happy widow, she vows never to marry again. Instead, she uses her connections to save other young women. Information is power and Bianca has a network … Continue reading Book Review: Aurora Blazing by Jessie Mihalik

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Soulstar by C. L. Polk

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. For years, Robin Thorpe has kept her head down, staying among her people in the Riverside neighborhood and hiding the magic that … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Soulstar by C. L. Polk

Book Review: Rebel by Krista D. Ball #SciFiMonth

Summary: Trust is the rarest of commodities. From the moment she stepped onboard Liberty’s Pleasure, Rebecca St. Martins knew something was off. Before she could sound the alarm, she was kidnapped and pulled into a conspiracy that made her question every single relationship she’d made. Even as Rebecca questioned, she looked around at her co-captives … Continue reading Book Review: Rebel by Krista D. Ball #SciFiMonth

This Week in Reading: A Couple of More Books Out of the TBR

Well, I finished up three books this week, all of the SFF books, two print and one audio. The good news is that one of them was from my monthly TBR and therefore also a bingo read so I can check off those boxes. The bad news is I'm unlikely to finish reading any more … Continue reading This Week in Reading: A Couple of More Books Out of the TBR

The Sunday Post #47

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimberly @ Caffeinated Reviewer. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. Random News And Goings-On Biggest news of the last week--I started my new job! And...so … Continue reading The Sunday Post #47

Medieval Queens Book Tag

I saw this tag a whiiiiiile back at Susy's Cozy World and have been meaning to fill it out ever since and....finally here we are! This tag was ideated by Jess @Jessiculates, so thanks girls! Empress Matilda (1102-1167)After her father, Henry I, died naming her his heir, Matilda’s cousin, Stephen, subsequently took the throne for … Continue reading Medieval Queens Book Tag

TBR Shelf Cleanup #43

Time for another round up of books from my TBR to go through! Each week I'll be going over a selection from my physical unread books and deciding what to keep and what to purge. There will be a third option--undecided--which I might ask for your input on why you think I should keep or … Continue reading TBR Shelf Cleanup #43

Book Review: Redshirts by John Scalzi #SciFiMonth

Summary: Ensign Andrew Dahl has just been assigned to the Universal Union Capital Ship Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union since the year 2456. It’s a prestige posting, and Andrew is thrilled all the more to be assigned to the ship’s Xenobiology laboratory.Life couldn’t be better…until Andrew begins to pick up on the fact that:(1) … Continue reading Book Review: Redshirts by John Scalzi #SciFiMonth

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: In Deeper Waters by F.T. Lukens

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. Prince Tal has long awaited his coming-of-age tour. After spending most of his life cloistered behind palace walls as he learns to … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: In Deeper Waters by F.T. Lukens

Book Review: Spellbreaker by Charlie N. Holmberg

Summary: The orphaned Elsie Camden learned as a girl that there were two kinds of wizards in the world: those who pay for the power to cast spells and those, like her, born with the ability to break them. But as an unlicensed magic user, her gift is a crime. Commissioned by an underground group … Continue reading Book Review: Spellbreaker by Charlie N. Holmberg