REVIEW: Color Me In

“IT ISN’T MY FAULT I WAS BORN LIKE THIS!” I shriek. “Yeah. Me either, and yet I’m the one who always has to defend my right to be alive.” —————– This is one of those books that is challenging to review. It was challenging to read. And I think that’s the point. Color Me InContinue reading “REVIEW: Color Me In”

October Wrap Up

A little late but better late than never, in October I read 25.5 books. Yes, I finally finished Empire of the Vampire. 😰 📱 Lark Ascending* ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 📘 Our Shadows Have Claws* ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 📱 The Witch and the Tsar* ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 📕 Sanctuary ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 📗 The Boys from Biloxi* ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 🎧 The Oleander Sword ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 📱Continue reading “October Wrap Up”

REVIEW: Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six

Can you believe this is my first Lisa Unger novel? Where have I been? So embarrassing! The story bills itself as a bit of a horror in a secluded cabin story, which it is in part, but it gives us so much more than that. We get quite a few characters and time lines includingContinue reading “REVIEW: Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six”

REVIEW: Sugaring Off

Owl lives with her uncle on a maple farm in a remote village. She is an expert on sugaring season and balances her farm responsibilities with school. With people her age she always feels a little out of place due to her partial deafness caused by a traumatic past with her father. During sugaring season,Continue reading “REVIEW: Sugaring Off”

REVIEW: The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches

Mika is a witch who was raised with all the rules of witchery. She can make potions and cast spells but knows how important it is that no one discovers she is a witch. So she moves around a lot and doesn’t really have much of a career other than pretending to do witchy things onContinue reading “REVIEW: The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches”

REVIEW: In The Shadow Of The Apennines

Samantha is recently divorced and quite bitter about it. Her husband convinced her to live the life he wanted for her and then left her for a younger woman. She reacts by moving to a small town in Abruzzo hoping for an Under the Tuscan Sun renaissance in her life. It doesn’t exactly go asContinue reading “REVIEW: In The Shadow Of The Apennines”

REVIEW: The Boys from Biloxi

If you’re looking for a legal thriller or a fast-paced crime story… this is not it. The story spends many generations and tells us about the history of Biloxi through the eyes of two families. One profiting from the seedier side of things and the other looking to build a community of law and order.Continue reading “REVIEW: The Boys from Biloxi”

REVIEW: Lark Ascending

This is the story of Lark, a young gay man surviving with his family in very dark future times. Climate change has ravaged the earth and as is par for the course with these things the worst of the worst are running things. When he and his family attempt to escape America on a boatContinue reading “REVIEW: Lark Ascending”

REVIEW: Sanctuary

Vali and her family are Columbians who live in a future America where undocumented immigrants are under assault. The government has given everyone microchipped and is tracked but Vali and her mother have fake chips and are surviving until a major crackdown occurs. California secedes from the US and forms a sanctuary… if you can makeContinue reading “REVIEW: Sanctuary”

September Reading Wrap Up

This month I read 27 books. A little late to post but 🤷🏻‍♀️. 📱 The Moon Eater* â­ï¸â­ï¸â­ï¸ðŸ’« 📕 The Ravens ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 📱 Waterdown* ⭐️⭐️⭐️ 🎧  The Silence Before the Dawn* ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 📗 Echo North ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 📘 Black Potatoes â­ï¸â­ï¸â­ï¸â­ 🎧 The Prisoner* â­ï¸â­ï¸â­ï¸ðŸ’« 📱 The Monarchs* â­ï¸â­ï¸â­ï¸ðŸ’« 📕 ‘Til All These Things Be Done* â­ï¸â­ï¸â­ï¸â­ï¸ 📘 The Unsinkable Greta James â­ï¸â­ï¸â­ 📗 CloseContinue reading “September Reading Wrap Up”