fiction · Magical realism · NetGalley · Retro

How To NOT Find A Spark In A Brilliantly Set Up Story The Finding of Martha Lost by Caroline Wallace

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★☆☆ 3 stars We need to talk about how I found myself feeling about The Finding of Martha Lost. Cause I for sure am not lost about how I feel about this book. You could say I am finding myself with quite a strong opinion. Enough of… Continue reading How To NOT Find A Spark In A Brilliantly Set Up Story The Finding of Martha Lost by Caroline Wallace

Book hauls · Sunday post · Uncategorized

Sunday post #6 Bit of a slump, but we're okay!

Linking up with the usual crew for the Sunday meme at Kimba’s book blog. ~ On The Blog ~ This week I’ve posted a review about rogue mages! It was a fun read, as well as a fun review to write. I’ve also posted a review for Get Well Soon, but not on the blog – on Goodreads,… Continue reading Sunday post #6 Bit of a slump, but we're okay!

Fantasy · fiction · Loved-it · Steampunk · Women's

Rogue mages, steampunk spells and secrecy – Brother’s Ruin by Emma Newman What looks like a beginning to a truly captivating series

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★✬  4.5 stars This review has been due for a while, I’m sorry, Emma Newman! (haha…) But here we go. Brother’s Ruin was a book I’d been waiting to read like no tomorrow! I was sadly denied an advance copy, so I had to ultimately wait for the release… Continue reading Rogue mages, steampunk spells and secrecy – Brother’s Ruin by Emma Newman What looks like a beginning to a truly captivating series

Sunday post

Sunday post #5 Let's sum up the reading week

Another week has flown by, and it’s time for another sum-up. Luckily, it’s been a good reading week! Linking up with the usual crew for the Sunday meme at Kimba’s book blog. ~ On the Blog ~ This week has been quite busy work-and-life-wise, so I didn’t do a lot on the blog. However, I did finally post the interview… Continue reading Sunday post #5 Let's sum up the reading week

Interviews · Loved-it · Non-fiction · Women's

The Radium Girls: Interview with Kate Moore

So we are finally here today with the long-awaited interview with Kate Moore, author of The Radium Girls. As Kate takes off on her tour of the US with her book (which I urge you not to miss), we will be reading about the whys and hows of this book coming to life. Are you excited??!… Continue reading The Radium Girls: Interview with Kate Moore

Book hauls · Sunday post

My Reading April (Book haul #3 & Sunday post #4)

The sun is blazing outside, I have a nice cup of tea, tickets to a recital in a few hours, and just enough time to sum up my April reading stats! Are you excited? (ha, I know you’re not, but I sure am! Cause I think I did better this month! …I mean, I didn’t… Continue reading My Reading April (Book haul #3 & Sunday post #4)

NetGalley · Weird · Women's

When sh… gets too literary for me, even if awards are involved The Kite Family by Hon Lai-chu

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★☆☆☆  2 stars Received ARC for review Man, do we have some deep literary shit here. Been reading this since September, and was it a tough cookie. Parts sparked my interest, and then… the stories would get so mixed up I wouldn’t know what to make of them.… Continue reading When sh… gets too literary for me, even if awards are involved The Kite Family by Hon Lai-chu

Diversity · Fantasy · Kidlit · Problematic

Why I decided NOT TO have a giveaway on the blog for this book Olga by Ted Kelsey, or my first PoC rep issue with a book

Check out on Goodreads Not going to rate This post is going to be problematic. It was a changing experience for me as a blogger, that’s for sure. Most of the time we just read books we like, or don’t like. Simple as that. But sometimes the issues are slightly bigger than us and our… Continue reading Why I decided NOT TO have a giveaway on the blog for this book Olga by Ted Kelsey, or my first PoC rep issue with a book

Sunday post · Uncategorized

Sunday post #3 Let's sum up the reading week

I turn around, and it’s Sunday already. Which means, it’s Sunday update time! Linking up with the usual crew for the Sunday meme at Kimba’s book blog. ~ On the Blog ~ This week has been quite productive on the blog! I have published reviews for Children of the Different and The Radium Girls. I specifically urge… Continue reading Sunday post #3 Let's sum up the reading week