Reader Problems Book Tag

I saw this tag filled out by Drew over at The Tattooed Book Geek and thought it would be fun to fill out myself. Not sure who the original creator is. 1. You have 20,000 books in your TBR, how in the world do you decide what to read next? Well, this is tough because... Continue Reading →


Friday Favorite Five: Sidekicks

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here. Favorite Five Sidekicks Oh, look, another topic where there are way too many options to pick from! Sidekicks, besties, all of that....besides a romantic relationship, the bestie/sidekick is probably my favorite. These relationships are so much fun. Jean Tannen -... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso

Summary: In the Raverran Empire, magic is scarce and those born with power are strictly controlled -- taken as children and conscripted into the Falcon Army.  Zaira has lived her life on the streets to avoid this fate, hiding her mage-mark and thieving to survive. But hers is a rare and dangerous magic, one that... Continue Reading →

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: How to Fracture a Fairy Tale by Jane Yolen

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. Fantasy legend Jane Yolen (The Emerald Circus, The Devil’s Arithmetic) delights with this effortlessly wide-ranging offering of fractured fairy tales. Yolen fractures... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Spirit Thief by Rachel Aaron

Summary: Eli Monpress is talented. He's charming. And he's a thief. But not just any thief. He's the greatest thief of the age - and he's also a wizard. And with the help of his partners - a swordsman with the most powerful magic sword in the world but no magical ability of his own,... Continue Reading →

This Week in Reading: Still Playing Catch Up

I didn't get as far as I would have liked with last week's reading list because I got distracted by other books again. Hahaha, whoops. Also, I had the Baltimore Book Festival all this weekend so, ironically, no time to read. Trying to stick to this schedule but we'll see what happens. ARC's and review... Continue Reading →

Monthly Wrap Up: September 2018

I managed, somehow, to have almost two entire free weekends in September! I spent some of that time reading, but I also caught up on review writing and such as well. I did go off my reading schedule a couple of times (ultimately I'm a mood reader, so this happens sometimes). Whoops! I finished 19... Continue Reading →

Friday Favorite Five: Female Protagonists

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here. Favorite Five Female Protagonists Oh, why did I pick this topic? It's so tough because there are so many wonderful characters to choose from. I'm going to try to stay within the realms of speculative fiction here (otherwise my list... Continue Reading →

Book Review: European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman

Summary: In the sequel to the critically acclaimed The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter, Mary Jekyll and the rest of the daughters of literature’s mad scientists embark on a madcap adventure across Europe to rescue another monstrous girl and stop the Alchemical Society’s nefarious plans once and for all. Mary Jekyll’s life has been peaceful... Continue Reading →

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