Down the TBR Hole #4

A couple of weeks ago, I discovered this meme, Down the TBR hole, from Confessions of a YA Reader, which is created by Lost in a Story (now Sunflowers and Wonder). Down the TBR Hole revolves around cleansing your TBR of all those books you’re never going to read and sort through it all to know what’s … Continue reading Down the TBR Hole #4

ARC Review: “Tea and Treachery,” by Vicki Delany

Hello and welcome to number 3 (or so?!) of my cozy mystery streak. when I saw that Vicki Delany was coming out with a new series, I couldn't resist but apply for this Tea and Treachery on Netgalley, since she write one of my favorite Sherlock Holmes pastiches (I reviewed the first book here) AND she … Continue reading ARC Review: “Tea and Treachery,” by Vicki Delany

#5OnMyTBR, 4/27/2020

Hi all! I am sorry I have been absent (again); still trying to get a routine down for work, blogging, and generally not being a shitbag. Stay tuned! Last week I started this weekly book challenge hosted by E. @ Local Bee Hunter’s Nook called #5OnMyTBR, and I really enjoyed the exercise. It occurs every … Continue reading #5OnMyTBR, 4/27/2020

A quick PSA on the National Emergency Library

Hi all, sorry for the non- book review post. However, I find this issue to be particularly important and given the controversy, I think it is important to talk about it. The Trouble with "Free" Books The Internet Archive has recently launched what they call a "National Emergency Library," which they explain will allow readers … Continue reading A quick PSA on the National Emergency Library

Book Review: Deanna Raybourn’s “A Dangerous Collaboration”

For those of you who have seen this blog before, you may know of my obsession with this series. I recently (too recently) posted my review of the last book, A Treacherous Curse, and before had reviewed the first book here. That being said, it took me a little while to process this book before reviewing it, because … Continue reading Book Review: Deanna Raybourn’s “A Dangerous Collaboration”

Vicki Delany’s Elementary, She Read: Great Start to a New Series

Vicki Delany's Elementary, She Read is really wonderful start to a series I have come to love. Thank you, Netgalley! Synopsis: Gemma Doyle, an English transplant in Massachusetts, owns a Sherlock Holmes-themed bookstore, complete with an attached tea shop and fitting address. Gemma herself is similar to the famed detective, with an insatiable curiosity and slightly cold … Continue reading Vicki Delany’s Elementary, She Read: Great Start to a New Series

ARC Review: Impossible Views of the World, by Lucy Ives

Thank you to Penguin's First to Read program for this compelling debut novel! In Impossible Views of the World by Lucy Ives, heroine (or antiheroine?) Stella Krakus, a curator at a renowned art museum in New York, is having a pretty rough week. Her coworker and sometimes friend Paul has disappeared, her coworker and sometimes lover Fred … Continue reading ARC Review: Impossible Views of the World, by Lucy Ives

Favorite Friday- The Redemption of Althalus by David and Leigh Eddings

Happy Friday, everyone! I have decided to try and keep this up, for my own sanity mostly. This week's Favorite Friday choice is David and Leigh Eddings' The Redemption of Althalus, which was my all-time favorite book for quite a long time in my teenage years. This is also in part of my belated sadness in … Continue reading Favorite Friday- The Redemption of Althalus by David and Leigh Eddings

In your own words: An open letter to the book I lost

Hello, all! I know this blog is focused on reviews of books that have been written by wicked awesome authors, but I thought maybe of sharing something of my own. Here is a quick letter I wrote to one of my favorite books, Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews, which I have not been able to find … Continue reading In your own words: An open letter to the book I lost