ARC Review: “Soul Taken,” by Patricia Briggs

Happy (too many days after) release day to all Mercy Thompson fans! I received the ARC for "Soul Taken," book thirteen in the Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs, and I was over the moon (thank you, Netgalley and Berkley!). The Mercy Thompson series is one of my favorite urban fantasy series, and book one … Continue reading ARC Review: “Soul Taken,” by Patricia Briggs

ARC Review: “The Book Binder’s Daughter,” by Jessica Thorne

Ah, September. The start of the best season of the year. I am a leaf peeping, sweater wearing, cider drinking obsessive, and fall can't come soon enough. I was super excited to receive an ARC for The Book Binder's Daughter by Jessica Thorne, since it feels so much like the start of *spooky season.* Magical … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Book Binder’s Daughter,” by Jessica Thorne

ARC Review: “A Glimmer of a Clue,” by Daryl Wood Gerber

Happy Friday, all! I am a tad delinquent on this review, though in my defense I finished the book on time! A Glimmer of a Clue is book two in the Fairy Garden Mystery series by Daryl Wood Gerber, and I can confidently say it is much better than book one (I had the pleasure … Continue reading ARC Review: “A Glimmer of a Clue,” by Daryl Wood Gerber

ARC Review: “The Queen’s Weapons,” by Anne Bishop

I have been waiting for this moment for months: the moment The Queen's Weapons was released. As soon as I signed off of work tonight, I immediately began plotting (heh) my review. I had the distinct honor and pleasure of receiving this ARC (thank you, Netgalley and Ace!), and it gave me the kick in … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Queen’s Weapons,” by Anne Bishop

Book Review: “The Awakening,” by Nora Roberts

Happy weekend, all! I am taking this opportunity to some of my "backfill" from this year - man, am I behind! But, there has been so many amazing books out this year and last, is it any surprise my reading is outpacing my reviewing?! One of the books I swore I would get around to … Continue reading Book Review: “The Awakening,” by Nora Roberts

ARC Review: “The Ruthless Lady’s Guide to Wizardry,” by C. M. Waggoner

Hello, all! Welcome to another week of "Sam is late on her ARC reading." I received The Ruthless Lady's Guide to Wizardry from Netgalley and Berkley Publishing a little before the publication date and flew through it as quick as I could, but missed the publishing date by two weeks (so go order your copy … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Ruthless Lady’s Guide to Wizardry,” by C. M. Waggoner

Book Review: “Blood Heir,” by Ilona Andrews

So, here's the story. One of my drop dead, all time favorite urban fantasy authors, Ilona Andrews, wrote self-published book. They (Ilona Andrews is a pseudonym for a husband/wife writing duo) killed it. Blood Heir takes place almost a decade after the Kate Daniels series and follows Julie, aka Aurelia Ryder, as she follows her … Continue reading Book Review: “Blood Heir,” by Ilona Andrews

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Meant to Read In 2020 but Didn’t Get To

Happy Tuesday, all! I am happy to have a little bit of time tonight to focus on me, and I decided to contemplate my next steps. One really cool bookish meme I have been seeing is Top Ten Tuesday, and this week seems perfect. Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Meant to Read In 2020 but Didn’t Get To

ARC Review: “The Dark Archive,” by Genevieve Cogman

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate, and good holiday cheer and health to all who don't! I am sorry for my prolonged absences - I hate being a broken record, but my new job has made it so that reading is my only source of pleasure. One of the most exciting things about this month … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Dark Archive,” by Genevieve Cogman

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