The Dire King (Jackaby #4) by William Ritter Release Date: August 22nd 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Historical Fiction Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Synopsis: The thrilling conclusion to the New York Times best-selling series the Chicago Tribune called “Sherlock Holmes crossed with Buffy the Vampire Slayer” sends the eccentric detective and his indispensible assistant … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Dire King by William Ritter [Review+Giveaway!]
I wanted to love this a lot more than I actually did. It started out strong but the story got a bit mixed up in the middle and it was all around difficult for me to feel attached to any of the characters. I did enjoy that it was a retelling of the Little Mermaid … Continue reading Walking on Knives by Maya Chabbra: Mini ARC Review!
In the third installment of the series, we finally find ourselves facing the bewildering and ominous menace that has been lurking from the first pages of Jackaby, and Beastly Bones. Also, pieces and clues are found about the mysterious murder of Jenny Cavanaugh, the local ghoul in 926 Augur Lane, in time for the 10th … Continue reading Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter [Review]: Spell-binding and Surprising with Every Turn
I have been blessed to encounter Contemporary Romance books this year that I love, this one being a definite 5 stars at the top. Alex, Approximately was hooking from the first page, especially with the many movie references, as well as quotes at the start of every chapter. The main character, Bailey Rydell aka "Mink" … Continue reading Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett [Review]: A Cinematographic & Romantic Wonder
I requested this on a whim and I can honestly say it was one of the best decisions I’ve made this year. Ether is everything I love in a graphic novel: beautiful, engaging art; amazing storytelling; characters I want to root for; that urgent need for more at the end. Boone is a wonderful hero. … Continue reading Ether, Vol. 1: Death of the Last Golden Blaze: Graphic Novel Review
Considering my bad luck lately with Romance books, I was kind of dreading going into this one. That quickly changed when I realized my favorite trope being used. Eye Candy is a friends-to-lovers story mixed with an office romance that surprisingly made things even better. Jackie and Vince are both divorcees with their own jaded … Continue reading Eye Candy by Jessica Lemmon: Mini Review!
I've been expanding my reading material lately and I've been leaning towards books with LGBTQAIP+ leads because as a member of the community, I feel like I should be able to indulge and enjoy more books about people that share my experience or live in the community day by day. Paint a Story on your … Continue reading Paint a Story on Your Skin by L.J. Hamlin: Mini Novelette Review!
Camila's Review: Its hard enough to get me into sci-fi, make it YA and I'll do my best to skip it. So why did I decide to pick up this one? Simply because my friends will not shut up about it (plus the cover is stunning) and I can see why. "...the truth was a … Continue reading Want by Cindy Pon: A New YA Series to Look Out For!
I went into this not knowing it was actually a short novella but it was exactly what I need after all the long reads I've had lately. The story revolves around jaded exes, Nick and Justin, who've been separated for three months now and are trying to deal with ending a 9 year relationship so … Continue reading Foundations Weak and Strong: ARC mini review!
What makes you pick up a graphic novel? For me, it's always the art. I can grow to love a story even if it's not my preferred genre if the art is great enough. Joyride accomplished that but just barely. I’m not a huge fan of sci-fi in general; space just doesn’t cut it for … Continue reading Joyride Vol. 1: Mini Review!