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. [...]

Royals – Review

"Fun part of having a famous sibling -- you yourself somehow become kind of famous. But it seems like you just get the annoying parts of fame, like, you know, your boyfriend selling your private stuff to a tabloid." Daisy Winters just wants to be a regular sixteen year old girl. The highlight of her [...]

Devouring the latest Paper Obscura box

Oh hey there! Is that a skeleton on your porch or.... I know! It's not Halloween, and that's the only month when taking skeletons out of our closets is acceptable. BUT this month's theme demanded Mr. Bones come out to play! This is the second month for this awesome box, Paper Obscura! And was this [...]

The Hunger – Review

"Maybe that was the curse of these mountains -- they turned you mad, then reflected your own madness back at you, incarnate." Growing up in Reno, Nevada, I travelled across Donner Pass countless times as a kid. The one drive across that I still remember to this day, was when my mom told me about [...]

People Like Us – Review

"I was determined to redesign myself completely into a Bates girl, and as soon as I took that dive, I knew exactly what kind of girl I would be. The kind who jumps first and stays under ten seconds too long." Kay Donovan has more than a few things she doesn't want people to know [...]

The Salt Line – Review

"The burn was the first rite of passage." Man! Strap in when you open this novel, because you are in for an intense ride! The Salt Line is everything a solid dystopian novel should be. We learn that the burn referred to in the first sentence, is the burn of a Stamp. A small device [...]

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 [...]

Hum If You Don’t Know the Words – Review

Heartbreaking and tragic. Powerful and poetic. It will be a long, long time before this book leaves me. I went into this book a little blind. As my TBR piled up, I simply made a list of which reviews were due and dove in. The title didn't reveal much so I wasn't quite sure what [...]