Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's theme was settings I'd like to see more of. Whether a book's setting is an actual physical place or just an overall feeling I got from the story, sometimes place really does matter. I would love suggestions for some of … Continue reading Top Fifteen: Settings I Love
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's theme was my favorite books published in the last ten years. Y'ALL. Picking just one title from some of these years was so hard. But then there were years like 2013 in which three books I read were published and … Continue reading Top Ten: Favorite Books from the Last Ten Years
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's theme was rainy-day reads. The term "rainy-day read" always makes me think of a gloomy, dull Sunday where I don't have any plans and can spend all day on the couch engrossed in a good book. Whatever the genre, a … Continue reading Top Fifteen: Rainy-Day Reads
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's theme was standalone books that need a sequel. I had a really hard time with this week's topic, y'all. The books I thought of first were either already part of a series or were so terrible that, even if I … Continue reading Top Ten: Books That Need a Sequel
It's taken me a full month to digest the seemingly innocuous Top Ten Tuesday prompt villains. (Please don't ask why because I just don't know.) Very few books I read have capital-V Villains, and I became bored scrolling through Goodreads trying to think of more than a handful or any one type. Since it's so … Continue reading Five Favorite: Atmospheric Thrillers
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUZpp7Y891U This wrap-up is a little late (lol), but I read four books over the last two months: Inferno by Dan Brown (★★★½)Not that Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture ed. by Roxane Gay (★★★★)Notes from My Captivity by Kathy Parks (★★★½)What Should Be Wild by Julia Fine (★★★★) What did you read??
Title: What Should Be WildAuthor: Julia FineRating: ★★★★Summary: Born with the power to kill or resurrect at her slightest touch, Maisie Cothay has spent her childhood sequestered in her family’s manor at the edge of a mysterious forest. Maisie’s father has warned her not to venture into the wood lest she vanish like her female ancestors - … Continue reading Review: What Should Be Wild by Julia Fine