This was a crazy year... Hard to believe that it's already 2019. January marks the first anniversary of this blog! I can't believe I finally got this project rolling, and though the year had a low end I plan to refresh and continue reading in 2019. As far as reading goals go, this year wasn't particularly … Continue reading 2018 Recap: Happy New Year!
If you get OwlCrate, you already know this one! So far, loving my boxes. OwlCrate is a monthly subscription box with a signed book, book-related goodies, and usually something like tea or coffee. This month's theme was "Strange & Unusual" and featured some awesome swag. More info: From the authors that brought you My Lady … Continue reading My Plain Jane, Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows
Naomi Novik is hands down one of my other favorite authors, and to have two of my favorite authors come out with new books within the same year is just wild. I've been watching this draw closer and closer to publication and made sure I was one of the first on my library cloud to … Continue reading Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik
I believed I've mentioned I'm a fan of Stephen King on this blog once or twice before... I've been watching this book draw closer and closer to publication, and happened to be the second in line to request the e-book from my library's online cloud. I can't believe I'm actually reviewing a book within a … Continue reading The Outsider, Stephen King
This book was one of the unique cases that I read a book AFTER seeing the movie (I usually like to do it the other way around because I hate reading a book knowing what's going to happen, but am fine if I know what will happen in the movie.) and happened to love both … Continue reading Odd Thomas, Dean Koontz
Wow. Just wow. 2018 is a killer year for books. I originally just saw wandering around Goodreads and added it to my to-read shelf without really looking at it - I absolutely adore Civil War fiction (Gone With The Wind is a fave) and it looked interesting based off the cover art. Fast forwards a … Continue reading Dread Nation, Justina Ireland
"To be a holy drunk you have to be wholly drunk." This was an interesting little read, I don't think I've ever read anything quite like it... I got this as an ARC from Penguin First To Read because it really did sound interesting. Paired with re-runs of Drunk History on Hulu, it went down … Continue reading A Short History Of Drunkenness, Mark Forsyth