Top 5 Tuesday | Strike These Tropes From History!

Top 5 Tuesday!  The idea of ‘tropes’ has always been a tricky one for me.  I think all books follow similar plot lines.  There are only so many out there, and the specifics are what makes each book better or worse. These are the 5 I HATE! Top 5 Tuesday was started by Shanah at […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Gimme MORE Trope-Types!

Top 5 Tuesday!  My favorite tropes, and ones that I’d love to see more of.  The idea of ‘tropes’ has always been a tricky one for me.  I think all books follow similar plot lines.  There are only so many out there, and the specifics are what makes each book better or worse. These are […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Funniest Books!

Happy Top 5 Tuesday!  This is another topic I think I’ve done before, but since it gives me the opportunity to push HtbaNP again, I’m taking part.  Whenever I get to rave about TJ I’m a happy girl. Oh, and there’s others on the list too. Top 5 Tuesday was started by Shanah at Bionic […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Favorite Ending Lines

So, I had this great idea that I’d use the ending lines from the same books I chose for opening lines.  I was so excited, like giving readers a sneak peek.  I realized pretty quickly that picking out ending lines is a lot harder, because it’s so easy to accidentally post a spoiler. With that […]

Review | Jackaby by William Ritter

Jackaby by William Ritter Jackaby #1 YA Historical Paranormal Algonquin Young Readers | September 16, 2014 About the Book:  “Miss Rook, I am not an occultist,” Jackaby said. “I have a gift that allows me to see truth where others see the illusion–and there are many illusions. All the world’s a stage, as they say, and […]

Review | Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff

About the Book: Assassin Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in the Red Church ministry think she’s far from earned it. Plying her bloody trade in a backwater of the Republic, she’s no closer to ending Consul Scaeva and Cardinal Duomo, or avenging her […]