Bout of Books 11.0 Goals + Updates

Bout of Books 11.0 Goals + Updates

The Bout of Books 11.0 read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 18th and runs through Sunday, August 24th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are challenges, giveaways, and a … Keep Reading »

Bout of Books 11 Sign Up!

Bout of Books 11 Sign Up!

Bout of Books 10 Sign Up!
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 18th and runs through Sunday, August 24th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are … Keep Reading »

Reading Queue – August 2014

Reading Queue – August 2014

Reading Queue is a monthly recap and TBR meme hosted by the lovely ladies at Books: A True Story and BookTasty. Pretty simple – make plans for reading in the coming month and recap the reads from the… previous month. I’m also going to add links to the reviews I posted in the previous month for your viewing pleasure. : )
April Recap
My reading in 2014 is lackluster, at best. But July? That rocked. I owe a lot of my … Keep Reading »

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

I reviewed Throne of Glass through my old blog in December of 2012. I’v decided to bring back some of my old reviews, particularly those I liked the most or meant the most to me.
As a long time lover of historical fiction, Sarah J. Maas’s debut was sure to please. And boy, oh boy, did it ever. With lots of action, fantasy, a character unlike I’ve read about before, a little romance and set in a … Keep Reading »

A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin

A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin

Like so many others before me, A Feast for Crows was not what I had expected from this fourth book in one of my favorite series. This was more subdued and provided fewer heart stopping moments than its predecessors. It was nonetheless enjoyable, but still, not what I’ve grown to love and adore with Martin’s series. A Feast for Crows is half of what was once a much larger, broader scope book. From what I … Keep Reading »

Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin

Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin

I reviewed Masque of the Red Death through my old blog in April of 2012. In an effort to rebuild my review archives, I have begun to bring back some of my old reviews, particularly those I most enjoyed, or those that meant the most to me.
As my first official ARC read, Masque of the Red Death will always hold a special place in my heart. But for more so than that reason alone. As a long time … Keep Reading »

Night Beach by Kirsty Eagar

Night Beach by Kirsty Eagar

I reviewed Night Beach through my old blog in January of 2013. I’ve decided to bring back some of my old reviews, particularly those I liked the most or meant the most to me.
Aussie writers are totally kickass. I’ve heard this a million times from various bloggers but hadn’t really experienced it for myself. Well, now I have and I can reaffirm that belief. It should be a mantra. Kirst Eagar’s writing is indescribable. Night Beach infected me deep … Keep Reading »

Discussions & Confessions – Cold Reads

Discussions & Confessions – Cold Reads

Discussions & Confessions is an opportunity for me to get to ramble on about stuff. Things that happen in my bookish world or otherwise. I like to discuss, confess and chatter about things that I think about. So this will be my opportunity.
Cold Reads
About three-ish weeks ago, my house was a living hell. I mean, seriously, it was freaking hot. Virginia experienced the first of its summer heat waves and, as a native Michigander, my body … Keep Reading »