Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore – A Review

Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore Magical Realism | Fantasy Published by Del Rey Books Released August 22nd, 2017 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: "Perfection is being happy with what you are right now."  I apologize in advance for this review, because I have no idea how to even start reviewing this incredible piece of literature. Days after… Continue reading Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore – A Review

Linwood Barclay, Laurie Gwen Shapiro, & Amanda Stern – Kindle Daily Deals, 11/19/19

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Every day Amazon has incredible ebook deals, and here are twenty-five of the best for today. All of these ebooks are under $5, and most of them are under $3. If you see something you want, snatch it up - many of these deals are one day only. Don't have a Kindle? There are a… Continue reading Linwood Barclay, Laurie Gwen Shapiro, & Amanda Stern – Kindle Daily Deals, 11/19/19

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson – A Review

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson Horror | Classics | Gothic Published by Penguin Released September 21st, 1962 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Shirley Jackson is one of those authors whose books I've had on my TBR list for years, but never got around to reading. Which is odd, because I adore Gothic… Continue reading We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson – A Review

The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco – A Review

The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco The Bone Witch #1 Dark Fantasy | Witchcraft | Young Adult Published by Sourcebooks Fire Released March 7th, 2017 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: The young adult fantasy genre is oversaturated, but there's always room for dark fantasy. The Bone Witch is just such a novel, following a young teenage girl named Tea after… Continue reading The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco – A Review

Dracula by Bram Stoker – A Review

Dracula by Bram Stoker Horror | Classic | Vampires Originally published by Archibald Constable and Company Released May 26th, 1897 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: “It is really wonderful how much resilience there is in human nature. Let any obstructing cause, no matter what, be removed in any way, even by death, and we fly back to… Continue reading Dracula by Bram Stoker – A Review

Ghosts of Berlin: Stories by Rudolph Herzog – A Review

Ghosts of Berlin: Stories by Rudolph Herzog Originally published in Germany under the title: Truggestalten Translated by Emma Rault Published by Melville House Released in the US October 8th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received an ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects… Continue reading Ghosts of Berlin: Stories by Rudolph Herzog – A Review

Sheets by Brenna Thummler – A Review

Sheets by Brenna Thummler Graphic Novel Published by Lion Forge Released August 28th, 2018 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Sheets has been on my radar for a while, but reading it on Hoopla this morning was totally spur-of-the-moment. It turned out to be one of the best random decisions I've made recently. This middle-grade ghost story is adorable… Continue reading Sheets by Brenna Thummler – A Review

Flying Alone: A Memoir by Beth Ruggiero York – A Review

Flying Alone: A Memoir by Beth Ruggiero York Non-Fiction | Memoir Self-Published Released September 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free copy of this book from FSB Associates in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion. Here's a fun fact that very few people know about me:  I'm… Continue reading Flying Alone: A Memoir by Beth Ruggiero York – A Review

Autumn Colored Books – #SixforSunday

This is the second time this month that I've discovered weekly prompts hosted by other book bloggers. I love that this is a thing and will take any chance I get to participate in the bookish community. This morning I was reading Sarah Withers Blogs and came across her list of autumn-colored books. The post… Continue reading Autumn Colored Books – #SixforSunday

Who Says You’re Dead by Jacob M. Appel, MD – A Review

Who Says You're Dead?: Medical & Ethical Dilemmas for the Curious & Concerned by Jacob M. Appel, M.D. Nonfiction | Medical | Ethics | Science Published by Algonquin Books Released October 8, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received an ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in… Continue reading Who Says You’re Dead by Jacob M. Appel, MD – A Review

Hawaii… in books

As part of Read Yourself Happy's America...In Books feature, here are some of the best books set in Hawaii. Hawaii's Story by Liliuokalani Goodreads | Amazon Let's start with an important book. This non-fiction book was written by Hawaii's last queen, Liliuokalani. She wrote this book after the area became incorporated as part of the United… Continue reading Hawaii… in books

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie – A Review

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie Fiction | Contemporary | Magical Realism Published by Random House Released September 3rd, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free ARC of this novel from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinions. “Every quest takes place in both the sphere of… Continue reading Quichotte by Salman Rushdie – A Review

Star Ratings: Are They Fair or Necessary – Let’s Talk Bookish

While I was snacking on some hard-boiled eggs this afternoon (which are 100% the best snack), I was reading some of the WordPress blogs that I follow and came across Books on the Brain and specifically the Let's Talk Bookish post about star ratings. I followed her link back to the creator of the Let's… Continue reading Star Ratings: Are They Fair or Necessary – Let’s Talk Bookish

Contemporary-a-thon Wrap-up

Last week, I shared my TBR for Contemporary-a-thon, round 5. I had planned on reading at least four books: Again, but Better by Christine Riccio The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai A Dark Lure by Loreth Anne White Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston In the end, however, I only finished one - Again, but Better - because I… Continue reading Contemporary-a-thon Wrap-up