Book Review: The Thirteen Gates: Apprentice by Elton Gahr

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Title: The Thirteen Gates: Apprentice Author: Elton Gahr Publisher: Self-published Publication date: May 4, 2021 Genre: Fantasy, YA One Sentence Summary: When his friend and mentor dies, Quinn is left with a ring and the fact that magical gates are now open and he has to do something about it. Overall The Thirteen Gates: Apprentice is … Continue reading Book Review: The Thirteen Gates: Apprentice by Elton Gahr

This Week On and Off the Blog

Here in the States, this is Thanksgiving week. My kids are off school and we're preparing food to take over to my parents' house. It's going to be a busy, loud week, so I don't have any big plans for the blog. This week, I have a single review. It'll post on Tuesday, and then … Continue reading This Week On and Off the Blog

Sisters of String and Glass, Part 98

Chapter Twenty-One - continued "No," Camille said softly, her arms loosening until they hung loosely at her sides as her steps stilled before her windows. "I mean I'm sorry about thrusting you onto the throne." She didn't hear her sister sigh, but she knew it's what Abigail must be doing. "It's not your fault. If … Continue reading Sisters of String and Glass, Part 98

If I’d Had a Blog in High School…

Recently, I've realized a number of the incredibly wonderful book bloggers I follow are in high school or were in high school when they started blogging. I believe there's even one who isn't even in her high school years yet. I'm constantly impressed by all of them, how they balance life, school, and blogging. It … Continue reading If I’d Had a Blog in High School…

Sisters of String and Glass, Part 97

Chapter Twenty-One - continued "Are you sure?" Abigail whispered through the glass later that night. Camille furiously paced across her bedroom. Her nightgown swirled around her ankles as she turned, but she was hardly aware of anything outside of her sister's voice. "Completely sure, Gail," Camille assured her. "What daughter calls her mother by her … Continue reading Sisters of String and Glass, Part 97

Book Review: All the Feels by Olivia Dade

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Title: All the Feels Author: Olivia Dade Publisher: Avon Publication date: November 16, 2021 Genre: Romance One Sentence Summary: After getting himself arrested, Alex, star of the hit TV series Gods of the Gates, is given a minder, the humorless Lauren Clegg, who must go everywhere with him for the next nine months. Overall All the … Continue reading Book Review: All the Feels by Olivia Dade

Sisters of String and Glass, Part 96

Chapter Twenty-One - continued Camille rested her fork on her plate with not a small degree of regret before rising to gently press a kiss to her father's cheek. As expected, he didn't look up, but she did see his fingers clench more tightly around his own fork. The slightest indication he was aware she … Continue reading Sisters of String and Glass, Part 96

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – November 17, 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 – November 17, 2021

Sisters of String and Glass, Part 95

Chapter Twenty-One - continued "Well, how lovely," Muriel finally pushed out. For long seconds, nothing else was heard but the clinking of silverware on porcelain plates. Until, "I wonder what has happened to Abigail." Camille forced her hands to keep moving. "Oh, I believe she might be at the castle," she said casually. "She and … Continue reading Sisters of String and Glass, Part 95

Book Review: Noor by Nnedi Okorafor

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Title: Noor Author: Nnedi Okorafor Publisher: DAW Publication date: November 16, 2021 Genre: Science Fiction One Sentence Summary: AO is on the run after a bloody incident at the markets and DNA is the sole survivor of an incident everyone believes he was an instigator of as a terrorist, but the true enemy is all around … Continue reading Book Review: Noor by Nnedi Okorafor