Book Highlight: Pretending by Holly Bourne

book highlight pretending holly bourne

Title: Pretending Author: Holly Bourne Publisher: MIRA Publication Date: November 17, 2020 Genre: Women's Fiction He said he was looking for a “partner in crime,” which everyone knows is shorthand for “a woman who isn’t real.”April is kind, pretty and relatively normal—yet she can’t seem to get past date five. Every time she thinks she’s … Continue reading Book Highlight: Pretending by Holly Bourne

No Tomorrow, Part 69

10:00 pm - continued She couldn’t help it; even on the last day of Earth, she still felt compelled to look out for her little sister, especially since Sabrina was always so boy crazy. Any one of these guys might take off with her and take advantage of her. How many guys here were looking … Continue reading No Tomorrow, Part 69

The Drafts Folder: Circle of Magic post

Since I only do my Impressions post every other Wednesday, I thought I'd keep things interesting and dig into my drafts and random blog titles I've found written in my planner over the past couple of years. There are a lot of them, and I don't even know what some of them were supposed to … Continue reading The Drafts Folder: Circle of Magic post

Book Highlight: The Bone Ships by RJ Barker

book highlight the bone ships rj barker

Title: The Bone Ships (The Tide Child Trilogy #1) Author: RJ Barker Publisher: Orbit Publication Date: September 24, 2019 Genre: Fantasy Two nations at war. One prize beyond compare. For generations, the Hundred Isles have built their ships from the bones of ancient dragons to fight an endless war. The dragons disappeared, but the battles for … Continue reading Book Highlight: The Bone Ships by RJ Barker

Book Highlight: The Adventure by Jennifer M. Zeiger

book highlight the adventure jennifer m zeiger

Title: The Adventure Author: Jennifer M. Zeiger Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: November 30, 2017 Genre: Fantasy The Adventure includes three different multi-ending Adventure stories, giving the reader 26 possible endings to find. Moonrise Mountain: Legend tells of the wild horses that live atop Moonrise Mountain. Now you’re out to discover if legend is true, but … Continue reading Book Highlight: The Adventure by Jennifer M. Zeiger

No Tomorrow, Part 68

10:00 pm She smoothed her daughter’s hair back from her forehead as Alice finished off a slice of chocolate cake, her favorite. Her normally vivacious little girl was solemn and sad now that she’d said her last good byes to her best friend and knew she would never see Iris again. Grace’s heart twisted at … Continue reading No Tomorrow, Part 68

Book Highlight: Esperanza by Tommy Tutalo

esperanza tommy tutalo book highlight

Title: Esperanza Author: Tommy Tutalo Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: January 2, 2018 Genre: Fiction Three journals left behind by Gabriela, after her untimely death, for her daughter, Sarita, a young adult, become windows into the past. The past then becomes alive, as Sarita reads through the journals, and learns more about the life of Gabriela, … Continue reading Book Highlight: Esperanza by Tommy Tutalo

No Tomorrow, Part 67

9:00 pm - continued “Always, sweetie. Are you ready?” “As ready as I’ll ever be.” Jenna gave a shaky laugh. “Let’s just get this over with before I lose my nerve.” “Just remember you always have an out if you want it.” Sylvie paused for a moment, just to make sure Jenna was ready. “Okay, … Continue reading No Tomorrow, Part 67

Book Highlight: The Last Imperator by M.L. Tishner

book highlight the last imperator ml tishner

Title: The Last Imperator (The Rebirth Saga #2) Author: M.L. Tishner Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: June 1, 2021 Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy HOW MUCH WILL SHE SACRIFICE FOR PEACE? After six months of campaigning, Rei and the other Volocio have barely convinced half the star cluster to vote for the Federation. Activist groups from all sides … Continue reading Book Highlight: The Last Imperator by M.L. Tishner

Book Reviews: The Banned Bookshop of Maggie Banks by Shauna Robinson + Ship Wrecked by Olivia Dade

book reviews the banned bookshop of maggie banks shauna robinson ship wrecked olivia dade

Not only are both of these romances, though I'd argue the romance in the first one was much weaker and it really should be women's fiction, but these two are also the only two NetGalley books I have that are publishing this month. How that happened, I have no idea, but I guess I'm just … Continue reading Book Reviews: The Banned Bookshop of Maggie Banks by Shauna Robinson + Ship Wrecked by Olivia Dade