4 out of 5 Stars I'm always on the lookout for interesting books that get me out of my comfort zone. This one was highly rated by a couple of my friends on Goodreads so I figured I'd give it a shot 🙂 The Blurb Middlesex tells the breathtaking story of Calliope Stephanides, and three … Continue reading Book Review: Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
I love this place so much! Waukesha is already a cool city, but The Steaming Cup is kind of my go-to place when we visit. Especially if I'm looking for breakfast and coffee while I write 🙂 They just renovated the inside too, so I figured I'd post some photos 🙂 Gotta love all of … Continue reading Back to an Old Favorite: Writing at the Steaming Cup in Waukesha
3 out of 5 Stars I ran across this little number when a local indie book store was going out of business (crying inside). The YA section had been mostly picked over, but there were still a few hidden gems 🙂 The Blurb 1920s Oxford: home to C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien... and Anna Francis, a … Continue reading Book Review: The Wolf in the Attic by Paul Kearney
Half Price Books is kind of evil. I can never walk into that place without leaving with an armload of books to add to my never ending TBR list. After being bombarded with advertisements for their recent sale, I couldn't hold out anymore... My husband and I made a trip of it and, of course, … Continue reading Half Price Book Haul!
5 out of 5 Stars!!! I love VE Schwab. If you don't already follow her on Twitter, you should go remedy that. Whether a writer, a reader, or just a fan of dry humor--her feed is always worth a laugh. Schwab's new book Vengeful is coming out in September, the sequel to Vicious. So I … Continue reading Book Review: Vicious by VE Schwab
It's official - Stranger than Starlight is done! (for now...) Do you like space fiction? Love a futuristic fairy tale? Enjoy bashing boy bands? I've finished my rounds of editing on my latest WIP. Which means I now need brave souls willing to read it and give me their feedback 🙂 The Blurb Frankenstein meets … Continue reading On the Hunt for Beta Readers
This book has been popping up everywhere. There were highlights at C2E2, advertisements on Twitter, and of course there's the New York Times Best Sellers List... It looked intriguing and I'm always up for a new magical series, so I figured I'd pick it up. The Blurb Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha … Continue reading Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi