Top 5 Saturday: Fast Paced Books

Top 5 Saturday is run by Amanda @ Devouring Books. Every week showcases 5 books that share a common theme. This week's theme is Fast Paced Books. Looking at my books, I definitely prefer moderately to slow paced books. Usually, fast paced books are just too fast for me, especially since I love savoring the … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: Fast Paced Books

Sisters of String and Glass, Part 65

Chapter Fifteen - continued Swiftly, Geoffrey swept in and expertly wrapped each of the Olidans in their winter cloak. He was quick and efficient, vanishing as quickly as he had arrived. Just as he had done prior to Lawrence's second marriage, and as the Count expected. Adrian held out a hand to Abigail and bowed … Continue reading Sisters of String and Glass, Part 65

Book Review: The Goodbye Song by Karl Kristian Flores

Title: The Goodbye Song Author: Karl Kristian Flores Publisher: Self-published Publication date: April 30, 2021 Genre: Fiction One Sentence Summary: Snippets of life told through various mediums. Overall The Goodbye Song is a different sort of fiction. It's similar to a short story collection in that no one character is followed and each piece offers a … Continue reading Book Review: The Goodbye Song by Karl Kristian Flores

Sisters of String and Glass, Part 64

Chapter Fifteen - continued Abigail stiffened even while her flesh wanted to shudder with the cold. Her feet were cemented to the sparkling floor as Adrian slowly walked towards her and reached out to take her hands. For once, the gregarious Duke was silent, his eyes solemn and serious. Adrian's hands tightened around hers, almost … Continue reading Sisters of String and Glass, Part 64

Book Review: The Tenant’s Wrath by Gabriel Nombo

Title: The Tenant's Wrath Author: Gabriel Nombo Publisher: Self-published Publication date: January 31, 2020 Genre: Science Fiction One Sentence Summary: Tussled Platters is an Earthling conducting research on Memento Mori regarding the aliens' innate wrathfulness and how it manifests when tenants and landlords/landladies all live under the same roof. Overall The Tenant’s Wrath offers an interesting … Continue reading Book Review: The Tenant’s Wrath by Gabriel Nombo

Sisters of String and Glass, Part 63

Chapter Fifteen - continued "Yes, of course," Abigail said, nearly breathing a sigh of relief as Madeline's body seemed to slacken a little. "Thank you, Abigail," Madeline whispered. "I will introduce you to the Duke," Abigail found herself saying just as voices beyond the parlor door could be heard and the sound of carriage wheels … Continue reading Sisters of String and Glass, Part 63

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – September 15, 2021

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to launch myself off of WWW Wednesday, a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – September 15, 2021

Sisters of String and Glass, Part 62

Chapter Fifteen - continued Abigail bit the inside of her cheek as she watched Clarice and Violet hover around Camille. She knew Madeline and Muriel would be arriving soon for the final touches to their gowns. She had no idea what Muriel was wearing, but, considering the Count had returned, Abigail assumed she would be … Continue reading Sisters of String and Glass, Part 62

Book Review: Tok: Magick Tale by Pablo Reig Mendoza

Title: Tok: Magick Tale Author: Pablo Reig Mendoza, translated by Jesus Fernandez Pedraza Publisher: Babelcube, Inc. Publication date: January 5, 2021 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: The dragons binding all people together feed on gold, but, when all the gold vanishes, the magicians need Juan to help them find it again. Overall Tok: Magick Tale is … Continue reading Book Review: Tok: Magick Tale by Pablo Reig Mendoza

Sisters of String and Glass, Part 61

Chapter Fifteen The stalk was easy for my sister to climb. Or so she said. She did mention a lovely view of the forest from up there. Passing through the clouds was a little more treacherous, so I'm quite glad she didn't contact me until after she was on the top side, though there were … Continue reading Sisters of String and Glass, Part 61