The Midnights – Review

"Even as time passed, as my fingertips hardened into calluses, as I slipped into those awkward early teenage years, my father's studio remained the sole place where I felt the most extraordinary, and most alive." Susannah Hayes wants to follow in her musician father's footsteps more than anything. She writes song lyrics in her spare [...]

The Hate U Give – Review

"When I was twelve, my parents had two talks with me. One was the usual birds and bees. The other talk was about what to do if a cop stopped me." The Hate U Give has been at the top of the New York Times Bestselling list for an impressive 51 weeks. Once you open [...]

Iron Gold – Review

** There will be spoilers for the Red Rising series in this review, but none for Iron Gold ** "Men call him father, liberator, warlord, Slave King, Reaper. But he feels a boy as he falls toward the war-torn planet, his armor red, his army vast, his heart heavy." Iron Gold is the behemoth of [...]

#PBHOWLERFEST

Today, my goodmen, today was GLORIOUS!!!!! In full nerd fashion, I embarked on a journey. A journey many months in the making, and surprisingly, not entirely about the event itself.   Let me back up. Of course, the event was the entire gorydamn point. I've been waiting for Iron Gold for what feels like an [...]

Everless – Review

"'Time is for burning, girl.' It's a familiar expression in the village - why hoard time when every day is dully brutal, the same as the one before and the one that will come after? To hear it from a man who's never known hunger or cold makes my fingers twitch toward a fist." Welcome [...]

Nevernight – Review

"At the heart of it, two kinds of people live in this world or any other: those who flee and those who fight." Enter the world of Mia Corvere. The little girl who barely escapes with her life after her father plots (and fails) a rebellion. Now, she is grown and has vengeance in her [...]

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 [...]

Mid-Year Reading Challenge Update

Hello! Hello! Fellow Bookworms! Today marks the end of June and moves us into the second half of the year. At the beginning of the year, I had set some reading goals. This year, I didn't want to just read to hit a number, but wanted to expand the types of challenges I did, and [...]