2018 Best of the Best, Part 1 | Jan-June

I can’t believe we’re halfway through the year already.  I can’t believe Baby Chick is heading into High School!  I can’t even think about that!  Instead, I want to focus on my favorite books so far in 2018.  Book thoughts always relieve stress.  It’s my go to, and I have a feeling it’s also yours!  Now, […]

Waiting on Wednesday | Dr. Strange Beard by Penny Reid

Dr. Strange Beard by V.E. Penny Reid Winston Brothers #5 Contemporary Romance Cipher-Naught | July 30, 2018 About the Book:  Everyone in Green Valley, Tennessee knows that the six bearded Winston brothers have been imbued with an unfair share of charm and charisma… and are prone to mischief. Dr. Strange Beard, the fifth book in […]

Waiting on Wednesday | Vengeful

Vengeful by V.E. Schwab Villains #2 Fantasy Tor | September 25, 2018 About the Book:  The sequel to VICIOUS, V.E. Schwab’s first adult novel. Sydney once had Serena—beloved sister, betrayed enemy, powerful ally. But now she is alone, except for her thrice-dead dog, Dol, and then there’s Victor, who thinks Sydney doesn’t know about his […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Favorite Sci-Fi Reads

Thank goodness I could come up with 5 Sci-Fi titles that I loved, since I rarely read Sci-Fi.  It’s a genre that I should spend more time with, because when I was scrolling through my books to look for my favorites I realized that I do generally like them.  (Unless they’re too technical, then I […]

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 […]

Baby Chick’s Pick | Vicious by VE Schwab

Vicious by V.E. Schwab Villains #1 Science Fiction Tor | September 24, 2013   About the book: Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an […]