The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich Published by Little, Brown and Company Genre: paranormal, psychological thriller, horror, YA fiction, fantasy, all of the above? 3.5 Chocolate Frogs Check out Goodreads for the book summary! Review This is less of a book review and more of a compilation of my thoughts on this story, the narration… Continue reading The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich
Today’s Top 10 Tuesday is brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish. Here is a list of books that I have read based on recommendations from someone else! WARNING: the last three books on my list deal with mental health, abuse, and trauma. Enjoy. Cinder by Marissa Meyer. This is a great take on… Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday, a day late!
The Mercy of the Tide by Keith Rosson Published by Meerkat Press, LLC Genre: realistic, historical, fiction with a undercurrent of fantasy 3.5/5 Chocolate Frogs If you’re looking for a story that is full of detail, realistic characterization, and speaks to the reality of love and loss then this book is for you. From the… Continue reading The Mercy of the Tide by Keith Rosson
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Genre: science fiction 3/5 Chocolate Frogs Yancey has given us a narrative on humanity and what happens to youth and children when that humanity is questioned and stripped away from them. The idea of aliens invading Earth is complex and… Continue reading The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
I am about 22% done with The Mercy of the Tides by Keith Rosson and I’m addicted. I don’t normally enjoy adult fiction but the description of this book was too good to pass up. At first I was turned off by the more adult writing style and the frequent use of curse words, but… Continue reading Preview: The Mercy of the Tides
So this week, The Broke and The Bookish want us to share our top 10 villains. This is a really hard one for me because generally, I don’t like villains. I like the good guys, but I like when the good guys are imperfect and their stories do not wrap up in golden bows…anyways that’s a… Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Villains
99 by Elishaba Haxby and Jess Rivas Series: none Published by: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform Generes: Christian Fiction, Christian Contemporary Romance Format: Physical book and Kindle book Goodreads summary: Darkness has shrouded Tamara’s life as long as she can remember. After one more “love of her life” shatters her heart, she’s on the run, desperate to… Continue reading Ninety-Nine by Elishaba Haxby and Jess Rivas