Friday Favorite Five: Books Featuring Dragons

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here. There are a ton of books in fantasy featuring dragons, so this was a hard list for me to come up with because it's just tough to narrow down. Also, you have all sorts of dragons--some that are typical 'destroy... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: Year One by Nora Roberts

Summary: It began on New Year's Eve. The sickness came on suddenly, and spread quickly. The fear spread even faster. Within weeks, everything people counted on began to fail them. The electrical grid sputtered; law and government collapsed--and more than half of the world's population was decimated. Where there had been order, there was now... Continue Reading →

Goodreads Book Tag

I saw this tag recently from Paige over at Bookish Paige and thought I'd take a gander at it. I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with Goodreads, but mostly love. I just have issues when they do updates because it can often be....glitchy. Also, I do wish the app had more functionality, but... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Spinning Silk by T. Cook

Summary: A weaver’s genius ignites the jealousy of her peers, the possessiveness of her mill’s proprietress and the hopes of an unborn nation. Furi knows she was born to create, but the fabric of her life otherwise weaves mysteries. These things are more than they appear: Shin, the gardener, with his unlikely power over life... Continue Reading →

This Week in Reading: Weird Western Orcs, YA Apocalypse–in Space, a Doctor of Monsters, and London Below

So this week will be a bit eclectic! I have a couple more review requests and two shorter audiobooks lined up. Hopefully I'll be able to get through them all in a timely manner. I've got so many books to read for so many reasons--requests and book fest is looming around the corner....ack! At least... Continue Reading →

New Arrivals!

Recently have added a few new books to Mt. ToBeRead! I've come to terms with the fact that I'll never catch up on reading all the books I own and I'm okay with that. It's the only way I don't feel guilty about constantly acquiring new books. 🙂 These are actually from two separate book... Continue Reading →

Friday Favorite Five: Science Fantasy Novels

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here.   Favorite Five Science Fantasy Novels What is Science Fantasy? It's a subgenre of SFF that blends elements from both Science Fiction and Fantasy within one work. I often like to refer to Star Wars as Science Fantasy because it... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Summary: When the beautiful and precocious sisters Sally and Gillian Owens are orphaned at a young age, they are taken to a small Massachusetts town to be raised by their eccentric aunts, who happen to dwell in the darkest, eeriest house in town. As they become more aware of their aunts' mysterious and sometimes frightening... Continue Reading →

Reading Habits Book Tag

Another fun tag. I came across this one on Thrice Read and thought it would be interesting to fill out. Not sure who the original creator is, but thanks to whoever started this one! Do you have a certain place at home for reading? At home I like to read outside in the mornings on... Continue Reading →

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