*Mini Review* A Deal with the Elf King- Elise Kova

Perfect for fans of A Court of Thorns and Roses and Uprooted, this stand-alone, fantasy romance about a human girl and her marriage to the Elf King is impossible to put down! The elves come for two things: war and wives. In both cases, they come for death. Three-thousand years ago, humans were hunted by powerful races with […]

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*Mini Review* Kiki’s Delivery Service- Eiko Kadono

Nostalgic fans of the Miyazaki film and newcomers alike–soar into the modern classic about a young witch and her clever cat that started it all!  Half-witch Kiki never runs from a challenge. So when her thirteenth birthday arrives, she’s eager to follow a witch’s tradition: choose a new town to call home for one year. Brimming with confidence, […]

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*Goodreads Monday 2/8/21* Bones of a Saint- Grant Farley

Set in Northern California in the late ’70s, this timeless coming-of-age story examines the nature of evil, the art of storytelling, and the possibility of redemption. Fifteen-year-old RJ Armante has never known a life outside his dead-end hometown of Arcangel, CA. The Blackjacks still rule as they have for generations, luring the poorest kids into […]

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? 2/8/21

Hello and welcome to the Monday after the Super Bowl!!Are you a football fan like I am? Did you watch the game? I watched it with my dog, Louie. Not sure that he liked me screaming at the tv.  This week I’m going to read a book that I borrowed from the Library, a pre-ordered […]

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*First Line Friday 2/5/21* 11 Paper Hearts- Kelsey Hartwell

A YA contemporary rom com about a girl who follows a trail of paper hearts from her mystery admirer–and it’s a paperback original perfect for fans of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and the Kissing Booth.  Ella’s life was picture perfect. She had a circle of close friends, a jam-packed social life, and […]

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*Arc Review* Black Widows- Cate Quinn

Blake is dead. They say his wife killed him. If so… which one? “While Quinn writes with spirit on weighty subjects like domestic abuse, polygamy and religious cults, her primary and most poignant theme seems to be female friendship.” —New York Times Book Review “An absolutely thrilling novel. I devoured it over a weekend, unable […]

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*Goodreads Monday 2/1/21* Down Comes the Night- Allison Saft

He saw the darkness in her magic. She saw the magic in his darkness. Wren Southerland’s reckless use of magic has cost her everything: she’s been dismissed from the Queen’s Guard and separated from her best friend—the girl she loves. So when a letter arrives from a reclusive lord, asking Wren to come to his […]

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? 2/1/21

Hello and welcome to the first day of February. I hope everyone is doing well, staying safe, and reading good books. This week I’m going to read a book that reminds me of the 90’s, a UK sprayed edges edition, and an e-arc of a book that the publisher sent to me via Netgalley. What are you reading […]

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*Goodreads Monday 1/25/21* Lost in the Never Woods- Aiden Thomas

When children go missing, people want answers. When children go missing in the small coastal town of Astoria, people look to Wendy for answers. It’s been five years since Wendy and her two brothers went missing in the woods, but when the town’s children start to disappear, the questions surrounding her brothers’ mysterious circumstances are […]

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? 1/25/21

Hello and welcome to the last Monday of January.I hope you all are doing well.This week I plan on reading a book that I’ve purchased with a gift card, a book that the publisher sent me via Netgalley, and a Faecrate exclusive book.What are you reading this week? Kiki’s Delivery Service- Eiko Kadono Nostalgic fans […]

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