Series Review: Nevernight Chronicle, by Jay Kristoff (Spoiler Free)

Title: Nevernight Chronicle Author: Jay Kristoff Genre: Fantasy Published: 2016, 2017, 2019 Pages: 434, 455, 512 My Rating: 5, 4, 4 Synopsis from Goodreads: Destined to destroy empires Mia Covere is only ten years old when she is given her first lesson in death. Six years later, the child raised in the shadows takes her … Continue reading Series Review: Nevernight Chronicle, by Jay Kristoff (Spoiler Free)

The Ominous Reading Slump and Why TBRs Don’t Work For Me

One of my year resolutions was to post a monthly wrap-up for every month. You might have noticed that it did not happen. Today I want to discuss reading slumps and TBRs, trying to deconstruct the fear of the former, and unpack the idea of the latter. If you did not notice, I am in … Continue reading The Ominous Reading Slump and Why TBRs Don’t Work For Me

Review: The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield

Title: The Thirteenth Tale Author: Diane Setterfield Genre: Contemporary Gothic/Mystery Published: 2006 Pages: 456 My Rating: 4/5 stars Synopsis from Goodreads: Angelfield House stands abandoned and forgotten. It was once the imposing home of the March family - fascinating, manipulative Isabelle, Charlie, her brutal and dangerous brother, and the wild, untamed twins, Emmeline and Adeline. But Angelfield House conceals a chilling … Continue reading Review: The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield

Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Taylor Jenkins Reid

Title: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Historical Fiction Published: 2017 Pages: 400 My Rating: 5/5 stars Synopsis from Goodreads: Reclusive Hollywood icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant to write her story, no one is more astounded … Continue reading Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Taylor Jenkins Reid

Review: Long Way Down, by Jason Reynolds

Title: Long Way Down Author: Jason Reynolds Genre: Literary Verse Fiction Published: 2018 Pages: 336 My Rating: 4/5 stars Synopsis from Goodreads: After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime, he knows the next steps. Don't cry. Don't snitch. Get revenge. So he gets in the lift with Shawn's gun, determined to follow The Rules. Only when the lift … Continue reading Review: Long Way Down, by Jason Reynolds