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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Healthy as F*ck by Oonagh Duncan – A Review

Healthy as F*ck: The Habits You Need to Get Lean, Stay Healthy, and Kick Ass at Life by Oonagh Duncan Nonfiction | Health & Fitness Published by Sourcebooks Goodreads | Amazon Release Date: September 17, 2019 Rating: Note: I received a free ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This […]

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Off the Grid by Robert B. McCaw – A Review

Off the Grid (Koa Kāne Hawaiian Mystery #2) by Robert B. McCaw Mystery | Crime Published by Oceanview Publishing Released July 2, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I received a free review copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.  Off the Grid is a book that would typically be out of […]

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Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala – A Review

Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala Non-Fiction | Memoir Published by Knopf Released March 5, 2013 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I’ve never had a book destroy me emotionally as much as Wave did. I can’t imagine anyone reading this and not bawling throughout it. It took me a week to get through this memoir that is under 300 pages because it was […]

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman – A Review

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman Magical Realism Published by William Morrow Books Released June 18, 2013 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I re-read Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane during the 2019 Reading Rush as my selection for the “Read a book with five or more words in the […]

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Lost You by Haylen Beck – A Review

Lost You by Haylen Beck (pseudonym for Stuart Neville) Mystery | Psychological Thriller Published by Crown Publishing Group Upcoming Release: August 6, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I received a free finished copy of this novel from Crown Publishing in exchange for an honest review. “Even though logic and reason told her otherwise, she knew the moment […]

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The Protector by Elin Peer – A Review

The Protector (Men of the North #1) by Elin Peer Romance | Science Fiction Self-Published Released July 6, 2017 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: The Protector is a book that is way out of my comfort zone because it’s a smutty romance novel, which I don’t read very often. I was in the mood for some romance, though, and found […]

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The Municipalists by Seth Fried – A Review

The Municipalists by Seth Fried Science Fiction Published by Penguin Books Released March 19, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I finished this book on June 1st, and I’m just now getting around to reviewing it. Part of the reason for that is that I simply don’t have very much to say about it. I only mildly […]

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Winter Flower by Charles Sheehan-Miles – A Review

Winter Flower by Charles Sheehan-Miles Contemporary Fiction Published by Cincinnatus Press Released June 4, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received this as a free ebook from the author in exchange for an honest review. A couple of months ago, I wrote an article about what trigger warnings are and whether or not they were […]

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A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C.A. Fletcher – A Review

A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C.A. Fletcher Science Fiction | Post-apocalyptic Published by Orbit Released April 23, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: This book was a rollercoaster of emotions for me. There were times when I loved this book and plenty of other times when I absolutely hated it. […]

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The Willow Woman by Laurence Westwood – A Review

The Willow Woman: A Philip Ye Novel by Laurence Westwood Mystery Published by Shikra Press Released January 7, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I received a free paperback of this novel in exchange for an honest review. I tend to mostly read fantasy or science fiction, so I’ve been trying to make a conscious effort to […]

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