Hullmetal Girls – Review

** This review was originally posted on teenreads.com ** "Only the desperate volunteer to become Scela, signing away their bodies and their autonomy to the General Body's command." In her newest release, Emily Skrutskie launches us far into the future where humanity strives to find a habitable planet. A space opera filled with an amazingly [...]

The Wicked Deep – Review

"The knowing of what's coming, the death that creeps up over the town like fate clawing at the door of every shop and home. I can feel it in the air, in the spray of the sea, in the hollow spaces between raindrops. The sisters are coming." Two hundred years ago, the small town of [...]

Nine – Review

**This review was originally published at teenreads.com ** "This is what life should be like, he thought. Your heart beating, your skin tingling, your mind bright and alive as you run headlong toward a future. Towards answers. Not death, after death, after death..." In a clever twist on dystopian story telling, Zach Hines shows us [...]

Tuesdays With Jena: Meet Sam!

Good morning!!! Today I bring you an account that represents one of most coveted bookish obsessions!!! If you follow her already, you are very familiar with her insane talent. Besides giving me photos that make me say 'my precious' on almost a daily basis, she is such an awesome lady to chat with! If you [...]

#makeoutmarrymurdermonday

School starts for many kids all across the country today. And while it may seem like parents are jumping for joy, only a parent can appreciate the feelings of murder that first week. Waking kids up, getting them ready, and ensuring they reach their destination can often make everyone in the house feel extra stabby [...]

Four Dead Queens – Review

"The four thrones, and their respective queens, sat in a circle around the dial. While the quadrants remained divided, the queens ruled from the same court. Together, yet apart." Keralie Corrington is a thief. And she's definitely a liar. Varin, on the other hand, is honest. He is an upstanding citizen from the most enlightened quadrant. [...]

My Plain Jane – Review

"If there was something strange in your neighborhood, you could, um, write the Society a letter, and they would promptly send an agent to take care of it." The Lady Janies are back, this time rewriting a bit of Englands history regarding the classic novel, Jane Eyre. This time, Charlotte, (yes, Bronte), is friends with [...]

Tuesdays With Jena: Star Wars Fanlove

This week we're adding a fun twist to our interview feature! After making a tie fighter out of books, I decided to randomly text and DM my fellow book nerds to tell me their favorite Star Wars quote or to tell me what Star Wars means to them. We can always use more Star Wars [...]

#makeoutmarrymurdermonday

Is anyone else feeling like adding some quirk to their murder this morning??? It's sort of like adding cream to your coffee, but more bloody. It's the first Monday in August, which means we're one Monday closer to fall! Which happens to include MY FAVORITE HOLIDAY OF THE YEAR: All Hallows Eve. And, because it's [...]

July Wrap-Up

Alright 2018, you need to seriously slow THE F DOWN!!! I know I say this every month, but I really think this time I misplaced a month or three. They were just there... *sigh* Anyhoo, I suppose I should just proceed with my wrap-up and leave my disbelief over the monumental levels of procrastination that [...]