Friday Favorite Five: Books with Really Long Titles

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here. Favorite Five Books with Really Long Titles Wee, another fun and random topic. Long titles is a square on our r/fantasy bingo card this year, so thought I'd throw out some of my favorites as a topic for FFF. I … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five: Books with Really Long Titles

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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 Monthly Wrap Up: September 2018

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 Book Review: European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman

This Week in Reading: Second Verse, Same as the First

So this past week was pretty busy. I didn't have as much time for reading as I'd hoped. Taking care of kittens ended up being a little more time consuming than I'd imagined. Also, my husband came down with a flu and then I came down with it this past weekend. I am typing this … Continue reading This Week in Reading: Second Verse, Same as the First

This Week in Reading: Monstrous Gentlewomen and Brass Cities

Ah, last week I had a pretty good week in reading. I finished up both audiobooks and one print book and started another one. I also went on another mini-book buying spree, some old and some new, and picked up a few new things from an audible sale so I should have another book haul … Continue reading This Week in Reading: Monstrous Gentlewomen and Brass Cities

This Week in Reading: More Mysteriousness, Apocalyptic Plagues, Monstrous Gentlewomen, and Eli Monpress

So, as I predicted I'm still working on finishing up two books from last week's list. At least I feel like my goal was realistic knowing how busy I was going to be. But still, I think I had a pretty good week (I did actually read more--got a bit distracted by some romance) and … Continue reading This Week in Reading: More Mysteriousness, Apocalyptic Plagues, Monstrous Gentlewomen, and Eli Monpress

Book Review: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss

Summary: Mary Jekyll, alone and penniless following her parents’ death, is curious about the secrets of her father’s mysterious past. One clue in particular hints that Edward Hyde, her father’s former friend and a murderer, may be nearby, and there is a reward for information leading to his capture…a reward that would solve all of … Continue reading Book Review: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss