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: Appleseed

Ok, Appleseed is my favorite read of the year so far, it reminds me of Cloud Cuckoo Land meets Project Hail Mary. Here we get three expertly weaved stories illustrating for us the abuse of the Earth by humanity. Each story is unique and stunning and the epitome of its genre. One story is beautifulContinue reading “REVIEW: Appleseed”

Top 10 Reads of the Year

So far this year, I’ve finished 244 books. I’m aiming for 250 but I’m already way over my original goal of 150 so I feel like I’ve won already. That said, picking the top 10 of the year was insanely hard. Interestingly, only 3 of these made my top 10 at the halfway point thisContinue reading “Top 10 Reads of the Year”

November Wrap Up

I read 22 books this month, lots of good reads,  Pony and Master of Sorrows were my favorites. 📕 The Collective ⭐️⭐️⭐⭐️️ 📗 We are the Brennans ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐ 📱 The House with 46 Chimneys ⭐⭐ 🎧 Master of Sorrows ⭐️⭐️⭐⭐💫 📱 The Singles Table ⭐️⭐⭐💫️ 📘 The Wolf Den ⭐️⭐️⭐️ 📱 The Whale Library ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐ 📕 Skin of theContinue reading “November Wrap Up”

☁️ REVIEW: Cloud Cuckoo Land â˜ï¸

Oh my, I was so surprised by how much I loved this daunting book. It’s huge and full of different characters and different timelines and I LOVED it all. I think this may be a contender for my favorite book of the year and may be one of my favorite books of all time. I readContinue reading “☁️ REVIEW: Cloud Cuckoo Land â˜ï¸”

🎃 October Wrap up ðŸŽƒ

October for me is always all about baseball playoffs, which also means lots of reading time. I more than overcommitted to reviews this month which meant I didn’t get to as much of my spooky season TBR as I wanted. 😫 But I finished 29 and DNF-ed 1 this month and read what will likely beContinue reading “🎃 October Wrap up ðŸŽƒ”

REVIEW: 56 Days

Wow, this one really came out of nowhere for me. I saw some buzz about it when it was a BOTM selection so I decided to request it on @netgalley and luckily I was granted access. I really enjoyed this story. It’s timely (it takes place as the pandemic is hitting), it’s atmospheric (Dublin *sigh*), it’sContinue reading “REVIEW: 56 Days”

☀️ June Wrap Up â˜€ï¸

I feel like June was kind of a slow month for me, even though I was on vacation I spent more time in the pool than actually reading. But I managed to finish 20 books and FINALLY got my Netgalley percentage to 40%, it’s a steep mountain to climb y’all!  Pulse ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Kingdoms ⭐️⭐️Continue reading “☀️ June Wrap Up â˜€ï¸”

🐠 Vacation Review: The Maidens ðŸ 

“There was a word for this moment in Greek tragedy: anagnorisis – recognition – the moment when the hero finally sees the truth and understands his fate – and how it’s always been there, the whole time, in front of him.” ————————— So I was one of the few folks who didn’t think The SilentContinue reading “🐠 Vacation Review: The Maidens ðŸ ”

☀️ Vacation Review: The Safe Place â˜€ï¸

Finally, the perfect beach thriller!  When Emily’s dreams as an actress fail, she takes a temp job that seems to not be going any better. The day after she is fired she is offered a unique position as a live in personal assistant for a wealthy family but she must sign an NDA to start.Continue reading “☀️ Vacation Review: The Safe Place â˜€ï¸”