My Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Read of 2021

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Most of what I read this year was SFF, so it's hard to narrow down! I like to think that, in previous years, I enjoyed a nice balance of fantasy, mystery, and women's fiction with some general fiction and science fiction thrown in, but I think this year (with the ongoing pandemic and now approaching … Continue reading My Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Read of 2021

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…

Book Review: The Seventh Queen by Greta Kelly

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Title: The Seventh Queen (Warrior Witch Duology #2) Author: Greta Kelly Publisher: Harper Voyager Publication date: November 2, 2021 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: Askia has been captured by her enemy, Radovan, and is destined for death, but, in the 30 days she has left, she's determined to make him fall and find a way out. … Continue reading Book Review: The Seventh Queen by Greta Kelly

Things I Love and Hate About My Kindle

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For over a decade, I've been a dedicated ebook reader. I've had two in all that time, and only because my first, my beloved keyboard Kindle, died a quick death after it fell one too many times. Once upon a time, I thought physical books were a bad idea around my little ones (I feared … Continue reading Things I Love and Hate About My Kindle

Book Review: The Orphan Witch by Paige Crutcher

book review of the orphan witch by paige crutcher

Title: The Orphan Witch Author: Paige Crutcher Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin Publication date: September 28, 2021 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: Persephone has always been strange and alone, until a friend asks her to come to Wile Isle and she discovers she might be the key to breaking a curse. Overall The Orphan Witch is a … Continue reading Book Review: The Orphan Witch by Paige Crutcher

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

Why I Don’t Read Outside of My Comfort Zone

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It's called a comfort zone for a reason. It's my happy place, the place I go to in order to retreat from the world and the chaos of my household. With children constantly flinging questions at me literally from the time they wake up at 6 something in the morning until bedtime at 8 at … Continue reading Why I Don’t Read Outside of My Comfort Zone

WWW Wednesday – April 28, 2021

WWW Wednesday is a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World of Words. It asks: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? What are you currently reading? Fate Accompli by Keith R. Fentonmiller. I just started this last night and am finding it … Continue reading WWW Wednesday – April 28, 2021

Meet the Book Blogger Tag

Meet the book blogger tag

A huge thanks to Leslie@Books Are the New Black for tagging me! I've only recently started following her, but she's so warm and friendly. I love her book reviews (she reads a wide range of genres, so there's something for everyone to enjoy), and her other bookish posts are so much fun to read. Rules … Continue reading Meet the Book Blogger Tag

Book Review: The Stars That Beckon by Kevin J. Simington

Book Review for The Stars That Beckon by Kevin J. Simington

Title: The Stars That Beckon Author: Kevin J. Simington Publisher: Self-published Publication date: December 18, 2019 Genre: Science Fiction One Sentence Summary: Earth has been destroyed by religious zealots and the last of humanity takes to the stars, only to discover their battle for survival has only just begun. Some months ago, I was fortunate to be able to review Someone … Continue reading Book Review: The Stars That Beckon by Kevin J. Simington