May Owlcrate Review

Oliver desperately wanted to be in the picture, and why shouldn’t he be? He’s adorable!

Forget everything I said last month about not being sure that I would continue my subscription to Owlcrate. I had a moment of weakness and doubt that this month’s box swiftly cured. This was the best box ever! Continue reading “May Owlcrate Review”

The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye

No. No. And let me think, NO! This is not how I expected this review to be going at all. I was so excited for this book.

“For the winner of the game, there would be unimaginable power.

For the defeated, desolate oblivion.

The Crown’s Game was not one to lose.”

Funny because it seemed to me that Nikolai and Vika’s resolve to win the game lasted for all of two seconds! Continue reading “The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye”

ARC: Thief’s Magic by Trudi Canavan

“Citizens of Leratia be warned,” it read. “MAGIC IS RUNNING OUT! We are fast speeding towards a FUTURE without sorcery. Without HEALERS. Without a DEFENCE AGAINST INVADERS. Without MACHINES. The Society of Magical Preservation invites you to learn of this IMPENDING PERIL, and how it might be AVOIDED.”

Continue reading “ARC: Thief’s Magic by Trudi Canavan”

24 Years of Books

Yesterday, I turned 24. It wasn’t a particularly notable birthday, at least not yet, as we took a red-eye flight home from our trip to Florida, which I’ll be writing about later. So I’ve decided to celebrate by taking you on a journey through my life as we recall my favorite books from infancy to now, and how they’ve shaped me into who I am today. Continue reading “24 Years of Books”

Every Heart A Doorway by Seanan McGuire

25526296I finished some books! I’m proud of myself. It’s been a busy week with a full schedule. And I must say, I enjoyed this new urban fantasy. It truly resonated with me. Continue reading “Every Heart A Doorway by Seanan McGuire”

Reading Wednesday: Tainted Ink by Tania Johansson

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I’ve had quite the week since we brought Grimm home on Friday. He’s a perfect gentleman. A peeing, chewing, occasionally barking gentleman. But a gentleman nevertheless. I’m enjoying having him immensely, but between Grimm, Oliver, and both Taylor and I being sick, I’ve scarcely had time to do anything that requires more of my brain power. Continue reading “Reading Wednesday: Tainted Ink by Tania Johansson”