1) Moon over Soho (Peter Grant #2) audiobook by Ben Aaronovitch; narrated by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith Rating: 4/5 Kobna Holdbrook-Smith continues to do an amazing job narrating this urban fantasy series. With top-notch voice acting, he really makes the characters come to life. 2) The Stand by Stephen King Rating: 5/5 One of my favorite Stephen King books of all time. I … Continue reading April 2019 Reading Wrap-Up
From left to right, top to bottom: 16 Lighthouse Road (Cedar Cove #1) by Debbie Macomber The Three Kingdoms, Volume 3: Welcome the Tiger by Luo Guanzhong The Risk (Briar U #2) by Elle Kennedy The Beauty of Kinbaku by Master K The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by … Continue reading April Book Haul
Left to Right, Top to Bottom: An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes #1) by Sabaa Tahir Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi The Three Kingdoms, Volume 2: The Sleeping Dragon by Luo Guanzhong; translated by Yu Sumei 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die by Robert Dimery Persuasion … Continue reading March 2019 Book Haul!
1) Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff I'm really late to the party for this one but what better time to read a juicy political tell-all than springtime? 2) Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard The latest installment of the Witchlands series came out in February but I just didn't have time for it - which means it's at the top of my TBR for … Continue reading TTT: Top 10 Book on My Spring 2019 TBR
Left to Right, Top to Bottom: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen The Makioka Sisters by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How it Changed America by David Hajdu The Three Kingdoms, Volume 1: The Sacred Oath by Luo Guanzhong; translated by Yu Sumei Stripped (Blue HEAT #1) by Tara Wyatt Born to Be Wilde (The Wildes … Continue reading February 2019 Book Haul
I had a very strange, varied reading month in January. Overall, I'm pretty happy with what I read. 1) The Light at the End John Skipp & Craig Spector Rating: 3.5/5 A bloody fun read featuring a vampire hunting for victims in the New York subway system. Lots of gratuitous sex, violence, and gore - maybe not the … Continue reading January 2019 Reading Wrap-Up!
Left to Right, Top to Bottom: The Flame and the Flower (Birmingham #1) by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss Dangerous Books for Girls: The Bad Reputation of Romance Novels Explained by Maya Rodale Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff Dragon God (The First Dragon Rider #1) by Ava Richardson The Outsider by Stephen King How … Continue reading January 2019 Book Haul
Pretty simple topic this week - just what books are on the very top of our TBR pile. 1) The Vagrant series by Peter Newman I've been meaning to read this awesome-looking fantasy series for ages now. The first two books in the series have been sitting on my shelf for the last couple of years and … Continue reading T5W: Top 5 Books on My TBR Pile
Luckily, I didn't have too many disappointing reads in 2018 but I did manage to come up five books that left me wanting. 1) The Bride Trilogy by Nikki Gemmell The Bride trilogy is a series of erotica novels, each book centering on a different female character and her sexual exploits. While I am a big fan … Continue reading T5W: Top 5 Most Disappointing Reads of 2018
1) Love triangles I'm not as opposed to love triangles as I once was - I read somewhere that a love triangle gives the female character more agency in that she has a choice when it comes to partners. But personally, I just don't like love triangles because I want to KNOW (or at least … Continue reading Top 10 Book Turn-offs