The Tangled Lands – Review

"Magic makes bramble, and bramble makes kisses, and kisses make sleep that lasts until Kpala's children tear us to pieces. It was always thus. And yet you put yourself above the rest of us, and now all that magic blows in the breeze and brings bramble calling." The Tangled Lands took me a bit by [...]

March Wrap Up

What is it they say about March? In like a lion, out like a lamb? Well, that certainly was the case in Las Vegas anyway. Cold weather and winds gave way to warmer weather and Spring, or the ten minutes we get here in the desert, appears to finally be here. 42/125 - Goodreads Challenge [...]

The Neighbors – Review

"I wanted her to move past the accident. Not forget -- you can't forget something like that -- but I wanted her to forgive herself." Twenty years has passed since the car crash that changed Abby's life happened. Twenty years since Nate pulled a young girl from near a burning car. Just in time to [...]

She Regrets Nothing – Review

"Liberty had always been plagued by the sense that her immense privilege meant that she owed some substantial debt. But what exactly she owed, and to whom, was never clear." She Regrets Nothing is a coming of age tale set in the world of mass privilege and wealth. The story centers on the Lawrence family, [...]

January Wrap-Up

"You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book!"  ~Dr. Suess January started off with a BANG!!! I ended December on a roll of fantastic books! And while I wish it could have been all five star reads all through the month, they can't all be winners... [...]

The City of Brass – Review

"There's no magic, no djinn, no spirits waiting to eat us up." Nahri doesn't believe in magic. Even if proof exists in her ability to heal, both herself and others. It doesn't matter. It's just a part of her. Not a magical being there to grant wishes of her every whim. She's just a con [...]

Match Made in Manhattan – Review

"The more often you go on dates, the more you start to feel like you're dating yourself." Match Made in Manhattan follows Alison on her fast paced introduction to the technology of modern dating. Through her profile on Match.com, we are introduced to various men via dating profiles, text threads, email chains and of course, [...]

2018 – We have plans!

Last year I sat down around this time, give or take a few days, and started this blog. When I first started, I wasn't exactly sure what this space was going to be. I knew I wanted to explore my writing more, and I wanted to start reviewing books. But I didn't really know what [...]

2017: A Year In Review

Reading challenge: 139/75 So back when I first began this blog, one of the challenges I wanted to do was set a goal in Goodreads, and then NOT CHANGE IT! I set my goal of 75 books based on how I did in 2016, and I ended up reading 139. It felt strange to me [...]

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 [...]