Dracula by Bram Stoker – A Review

Dracula by Bram Stoker Horror | Classic | Vampires Originally published by Archibald Constable and Company Released May 26th, 1897 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: “It is really wonderful how much resilience there is in human nature. Let any obstructing cause, no matter what, be removed in any way, even by death, and we fly back to […]

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Ghosts of Berlin: Stories by Rudolph Herzog – A Review

Ghosts of Berlin: Stories by Rudolph Herzog Originally published in Germany under the title: Truggestalten Translated by Emma Rault Published by Melville House Released in the US October 8th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received an ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects […]

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Flying Alone: A Memoir by Beth Ruggiero York – A Review

Flying Alone: A Memoir by Beth Ruggiero York Non-Fiction | Memoir Self-Published Released September 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free copy of this book from FSB Associates in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion. Here’s a fun fact that very few people know about me:  I’m […]

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The Emperor’s Railroad by Guy Haley – A Review

The Emperor’s Railroad (Dreaming Cities #1) by Guy Haley Post-Apocalyptic | Fantasy Published by St. Martin’s Press Released April 19, 2016 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: My boyfriend often gets bored when we’re at the library. He’s not really a reader, so while I’m spending an exorbitant amount of time walking between the shelves, piling up books […]

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Quichotte by Salman Rushdie – A Review

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie Fiction | Contemporary | Magical Realism Published by Random House Released September 3rd, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free ARC of this novel from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinions. “Every quest takes place in both the sphere of […]

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Monstress by Marjorie M. Liu – A Review

Monstress, Volumes 1-3 by Marjorie M. Liu Art by Sana Takeda Fantasy | Science Fiction | Comic Book Published by Image Comics Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I have no idea where I first heard of Marjorie Liu’s Monstress series, but it’s one that I’ve had on my mind for a few years. While I usually stick to Marvel […]

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Snow, Glass, Apples by Neil Gaiman – A Review

Snow, Glass, Apples by Neil Gaiman Illustrated by Colleen Doran Retellings | Fantasy Published by Dark Horse Released August 20th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Many readers of this blog will know that Neil Gaiman is one of my favorite authors. I love the whimsy and darkness that permeate his stories. I had never heard of […]

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Binti by Nnedi Okorafor – A Review

Binti (Binti #1) by Nnedi Okorafor Science Fiction | Novella Published by Tor.com Released September 22nd, 2015 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Binti is the first in a trilogy of science fiction novellas written by Nigerian-American writer Nnedi Okorafor. The series has been wildly successful, winning both the 2015 and 2016 Hugo Award for best novella. The story is […]

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F*ck, Now There are Two of You by Adam Mansbach – A Review

Fuck, Now There Are Two of You by Adam Mansbach Illustrated by Owen Brozman Humor Published by Akashic Books Released October 1st, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free finished copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion of the book. […]

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Let’s Call It a Doomsday by Katie Henry – A Review

Let’s Call It a Doomsday by Katie Henry Contemporary | Mental Health | Young Adult Published by Katherine Tegen Books Released August 6th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Words matter. Words are important, their definitions and histories are important, they mean something. Words tell every story that has ever been told, by fires in caves and […]

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The Editor by Steven Rowley – A Review

The Editor by Steven Rowley Historical Fiction Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Released April 2, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I received an ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. When I received an ARC of this novel and read the synopsis, I wasn’t sure if I was going to […]

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The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking – A Review

The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well by Meik Wiking Nonfiction | Home & Living | Self-Help Published by Penguin Life Released September 1, 2016 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: “Hygge is about an atmosphere and an experience, rather than about things. It is about being with the people we love. A feeling […]

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The Land of the Beasts by S.F. Claymore – A Review

The Land of the Beasts by S.F. Claymore Fantasy | Novella Self-published Published Goodreads Rating: Note: I received a free ebook of this novella from the author in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinions. I’ll read pretty much any book that includes dragons, so when S.F. Claymore reached out to […]

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All the Water in the World by Karen Raney – A Review

All the Water in the World by Karen Raney Contemporary Fiction Published by Scribner Released August 6, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free ARC of this novel in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinions. Karen Raney’s All the Water in the World isn’t the sort of book that […]

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Different Dances by Shel Silverstein – A Review

Different Dances by Shel Silverstein Humor | Poetry | Social Commentary Published by HarperCollins Released 1979 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Aside from J.R.R. Tolkien, one of the first authors that come to mind when I think about my childhood is Shel Silverstein. My brother and I had a couple of his children’s poetry books, and I consumed […]

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