Welp, here it is, January 1st and I didn’t even come close to my December reading goals. Did I re-listen to at least 2.5 Harry Potter books? Why yes, yes I did. Did I at least attempt to read the two books I said I was going to read. Maybe? I’m currently on page like 61 of the… Continue reading December was a dud…
Well, a new year always starts a new reading list, a new goal, a new resolution, you name it. I always have to jump on the New Years resolution band wagon but I suck at sticking with it. Maybe this will stick this year? I hope so. I miss writing. I miss reading. I miss… Continue reading December/January Read List
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