Containment – Review

"When it comes to contagious diseases, it's a pretty small world." I knew by the synopsis that this book was going to be a terrifying ride. I knew going in, and yet somehow I was still unprepared for the terror this book brought! Mariah Rossi studies viruses and works to make sure that in the [...]

Berserker – Review

"She was a Berserker, cursed to fly into action whenever anyone she loved was in danger. A killer who would be compelled to murder elegantly, viciously, and without remorse." Berserker is the story of a family blessed with the Nytte. Or cursed with it. It depends on who you ask. The story is told through [...]

We All Fall Down – Review

"I stay in the car because I'm not welcome at the door." From the very first sentence we see the tension built into the backstory of this YA thriller. Theo and Paige have been friends forever. Paige battles anxiety and Theo battles ODD, ADHD and a number of other disorders. Together they can face anything. [...]

Slipsliding by the Bay – Review

"We can't stay locked in the past. That's one of the temptations of the ivory tower, to fall into the trap of complacency." Slipsliding by the Bay was a fun, quirky read. The book follows the trials and tribulations of a struggling Lakeside University in the 1970's. Lakeside has been struggling for a few years, [...]

The Wildling Sisters – Review

"It's not the dead who suffer. It's the living, you see." The Wilding Sisters is an exceptional book that spans the lives of two families separated by decades. In the 1950's, we are introduced to the Wilding sisters. A group of four girls, raised by a bohemian mother in London. The highlight of their summers [...]

No Ordinary Star – Review

"If you're watching this, I'm dead." From the very beginning, we are thrown into a world that is simultaneously beautiful and brutal. This is a future where humans have solved basic human needs. There is no need to eat. There is no need to sleep. Honestly, on the surface this is a future that sounds [...]

Follow Me Back – Review

We live in a social media world. For better or for worse. There was a time, not so long ago, when sharing every aspect of your personal life would have been considered obnoxious and narcissistic. Who needs to know where I am or what I am eating every hour of the day? Those private details [...]

April wrap up

Half way through May, and I realized I hadn't done an April wrap up. The horror! The good news, I've managed to write a review for all the books I read, so YAY ME!!! If I didn't post all the reviews on my blog, they are all on Goodreads. FIND ME HERE Here's a quick [...]

A review: Running Beyond Empty

Running Beyond Empty by Ben Kruser My rating: 3 of 5 stars From Amazon: Fun and entertaining, Running Beyond Empty explores the many challenges faced by mother and daughter when their world crumbles. Dinah is suddenly jobless and forced to move in order to provide for herself and Selah, who is hurt, angry and confused. [...]

Dominion: Sneak Peek & Review

Like a cold hand massaging my brain I feel Roman infiltrate further and all of a sudden, my eyes lose sight of the room. I’m sitting at a small white table. The room is bare except for a clock above the door and a one-way glass window. Sitting at the table with me are three [...]