The ice crunches under my toes. Popping, crackling. I leap to catch the flying flakes, snapping up the cold with numb jaws. Panting breaths fog the air, but the smells are crisp and clear as I tumble and play through heaps of white. What joy to be a dog in winter! Happy Snow Day!
4 out of 5 Stars! This lovely book was a Christmas gift from my husband. I've been eyeing it for a while. Between the gorgeous cover and the fact that it's based on Russian fairy tales, it was too good to pass up! The Blurb NATIONAL BESTSELLER - A magical debut novel for readers of … Continue reading Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
Ugh... So My goal had been to finish the story I started for NaNoWriMo sometime in January. Well, it's February and I'm not done yet. But it's so close! I've been having a lot of fun with this one--a YA mishmash of fairy tale, space opera, and horror-- but I'm also itching to start editing … Continue reading Writing Update: So Close!
4 out of 5 Stars They had just set out this lovely little book in the new audio books section at my local library. I'm trying to get a mix of some contemporary novels in with my usual science fiction and fantasy, and the cover of this one just looked so fun! The Blurb Dimple … Continue reading Book Review: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
It was 2AM. "Come on," I mumbled, tugging on the leash. "Stop dancing around. It's frickin' freezing out here." Icarus glanced over his shoulder, grinning a canine grin, then proceeded to eat some mystery substance buried in the dirty snow. Gross. I tugged again on the leash, less gently this time, and stomped my feet … Continue reading Short Story: Watcher
4 out of 5 Stars! Saw this spectacular looking book in the "New" section of my local library. Figured I'd give it a shot. The Blurb Here is a thing everyone wants: a miracle. Here is a thing everyone fears: what it takes to get one. Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado is likely to … Continue reading Book Review: All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater
Okay, I know I said I was on a book buying ban. So why am I posting another January book haul? Possibly because my sister-in-law is awesome and has an amazing bookshelf that she let me raid when we visited in the middle of January 🙂 I can't wait to read all of these!!! Happy … Continue reading January Book Haul- Part 2
3 out of 5 Stars This book has been on my radar for a couple months. The cover is simplistic yet beautiful. And a YA gothic horror story? Don't mind if I do! The Blurb An all-new gothic horror series from the New York Times bestselling author of Asylum. After escaping a harsh school where … Continue reading Book Review: House of Furies by Madeleine Roux