Review | The Shadow of What Was Lost by James Islington

The Shadow of What Was Lost by James IslingtonThe Licanius Trilogy #1Epic FantasyOrbit | May 9, 2017 About the Book:  It has been twenty years since the end of the war. The dictatorial Augurs – once thought of almost as gods – were overthrown and wiped out during the conflict, their much-feared powers mysteriously failing […]

New Release Review | Murder House by Jordan Castillo Price

Murder House by Jordan Castillo PricePsyCop #10Urban Fantasy M/MJCP Books LLC | April 16, 2019 About the Book:  Victor Bayne has survived demons, ghosts and repeaters. But can he survive a murder house? Few people would willingly spend the night in a murder house, but Victor Bayne is up for the challenge. He’ll do whatever […]

New Release Review | The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

The Priory of the Orange Treeby Samantha ShannonEpic Fantasy Bloomsbury PublishingFebruary 26, 2019 About the Book:  A world divided.A queendom without an heir.An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction—but assassins are getting […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Reasons I Read

Top 5 Tuesday!  Trying to figure out why I read is almost like asking me why I love my husband.  I list out the obvious reasons, but I think my love of reading just is.  It’s not really definable. I still gave it my best shot!  I have a feeling it’s similar to what other […]

The 2018 Birdie Book Awards!

Another year has come and gone.  Another year of swimming through the mediocre books to find the hidden gems.  (Or, in my case, jumping right to the authors and series you know are going to be spectacular.  Who doesn’t love a sure thing??!) Yes, that’s right, it’s time to celebrate each genre and trope by […]

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 […]