Book Review: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

Summary: Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is a commodity coveted above all else. In Orléans, the people are born gray, they are born damned, and only with the help of a Belle and her talents can they transform and be … Continue reading Book Review: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

This Week in Reading: A Rough Start But a Strong Finish!

Had a bit of a rough go with reading for much of the week. I did manage to do okay with audio and finished up Peace Talks and started my next read there. But for print I was incredibly distracted and didn't make much progress at all until the weekend. Over the weekend I finished … Continue reading This Week in Reading: A Rough Start But a Strong Finish!

The TBR Tag

Yay, another tag! I'm not quite sure who originally created this one, but I recently (somewhat haha) saw this tag over at Space and Sorcery and thought it looked like a fun one to fill out. How do you keep track on your TBR list? Well, I only consider books officially on my TBR if … Continue reading The TBR Tag

On Book Recommendations

Today I'm talking about book recommendations. As a moderator and long time member of the r/fantasy community on reddit, this is something that comes up often on there and I've seen it spill over into other book discussion areas like 'book' twitter. Why are book recommendations such a hot button topic? Well, over on r/fantasy … Continue reading On Book Recommendations

TBR Shelf Cleanup #33

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 #33

Book Review: Vita Nostra by Marina and Sergey Dyachenko

Summary: While vacationing at the beach with her mother, Sasha Samokhina meets the mysterious Farit Kozhennikov under the most peculiar circumstances. The teenage girl is powerless to refuse when this strange and unusual man with an air of the sinister directs her to perform a task with potentially scandalous consequences. He rewards her effort with … Continue reading Book Review: Vita Nostra by Marina and Sergey Dyachenko

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher

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. Pray they are hungry. Kara finds the words in the mysterious bunker that she’s discovered behind a hole in the wall of … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher

Book Review: The Queen’s Road by R.S. Belcher

Summary: Ramon “Ray” Cosa’s life is not what he expected it to be. Living in a small Texas town ravaged by Hurricane Harvey, Ray has suffered many losses in his young life, and he has little hope left that anything will ever change or get better. That is, until the vintage Ford Galaxie and its … Continue reading Book Review: The Queen’s Road by R.S. Belcher

This Week in Reading: Things Are Still Chaos, but I’m Reading!

Hello all! Here in the United States today is a national holiday, Labor Day, so I have off work. Of course our contractor decided to work today so I only had one free day this entire three-day weekend where I could relax (Sunday) and that was catching up on chores and blogging. Weeeeeeee! (I've not … Continue reading This Week in Reading: Things Are Still Chaos, but I’m Reading!

The Sunday Post #41

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 Well our bathroom renovation started and should be finished up soon, … Continue reading The Sunday Post #41