Book Review: “The Orphan of Cemetery Hill,” by Hester Fox

I am very delinquent on this review - this week has been hectic, since I am changing jobs in a couple of weeks and needed to get affairs in order. As such, I read The Orphan of Cemetery Hill in almost no time, but took almost a week to review it. This is my first … Continue reading Book Review: “The Orphan of Cemetery Hill,” by Hester Fox

Book Review: “The Left-Handed Booksellers of London,” by Garth Nix

I was so so pleased to finally bang down my ARC pile and get to read The Left-Handed Booksellers of London. Garth Nix played a massive part in my life as a middle grade and YA reader - his Abhorsen series brought me life. I even got to write about it for my senior thesis … Continue reading Book Review: “The Left-Handed Booksellers of London,” by Garth Nix

Book Review: “One for the Books,” by Jenn McKinlay

This is going to be a fairly short review, because One for the Books is book 11 in the Library Lover's Series. It is absolutely a series that needs to be read in order, so definitely go check out book 1, Books Can Be Deceiving, if you think you will like this series! From the … Continue reading Book Review: “One for the Books,” by Jenn McKinlay

ARC Review: “The Midnight Bargain,” by C.L. Polk

I had the very unexpected pleasure of receiving The Midnight Bargain weeks after requesting it, so I dropped my regular TBR to finish this before its release date of October 13. Thank you, Netgalley and Erewhon Books, for this ARC. I finished it in one day, so you know it was engaging, even if I … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Midnight Bargain,” by C.L. Polk

Books that Come Out Today, October 6, 2020

Sorry for the double post, all, but today is such a big day in the publishing world! For whatever reason, today, October 6, seems to be the day to publish books. For my small contribution, I would like to talk about the ones I have had the pleasure of reviewing ARCs for, ranked from my … Continue reading Books that Come Out Today, October 6, 2020

ARC Review: “The Inspector of Strange and Unexplained Deaths,” by Olivier Barde-Cabuçon

First of all, I would like to thank Netgalley and Pushkin Press for the opportunity to review this ARC. This imprint of Pushkin, Vertigo, has the unique job of publishing crime fiction from around the globe and providing translations where needed. Such was the case for The Inspector of Strange and Unexplained Deaths, originally published … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Inspector of Strange and Unexplained Deaths,” by Olivier Barde-Cabuçon

ARC Review: “Murder at an Irish Christmas,” by Carlene O’Connor

Ho ho ho, merry... September? While I am unsure of the timing in publishing Carlene O'Connor's sixth Irish Village Mystery book, Murder at an Irish Christmas (due to be published this October), I don't mind at all because I love this series so much! Thank you, Netgalley and Kensington Books for this awesome opportunity! From … Continue reading ARC Review: “Murder at an Irish Christmas,” by Carlene O’Connor

Book Review: “Mums and Mayhem,” by Amanda Flower

Another day, another Scottish cozy mystery. I have no shame. Mums and Mayhem is the third in the Magical Garden Mystery series, and the sense of presence has only gotten better. When can I move to Scotland? I am so ready. From the Publisher: A famous fiddler has been kilt. A magic garden's left to … Continue reading Book Review: “Mums and Mayhem,” by Amanda Flower

Book Review: “Hooked on Ewe,” by Hannah Reed

Ah,another day, another cozy mystery set in Scotland. Hooked on Ewe is the sequel to Off Kilter, the first book by Hannah Reed set in the Scottish Highlands. I wasn't in love with it, but they are fun reads and the Scottish setting has given me the happy autumn shivers. It is also funny, because … Continue reading Book Review: “Hooked on Ewe,” by Hannah Reed

WWW Wednesday – September 16, 2020

Happy Wednesday! Wednesday is one of my favorite days for book blogging, because I love participating in and hearing everyone else's WWW Wednesday, The WWW Wednesday meme is currently hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, and is a great way to do a weekly update on what you’ve been reading and what you … Continue reading WWW Wednesday – September 16, 2020