Dystopian, Fiction, Loved-it, NetGalley, Spiritual

What Happens To A Pacifist When He Has To Fight For His Family? When The English Fall by David Williams - not your traditional apocalyptic tale

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★★  5 stars I find myself struggling to start this review. Because the book was just so unbelievable, I find myself at a lack of words. What would it be like to watch the end of the world as a bystander? As someone who has always thought that living that way was…

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Book hauls, Sunday post

June stats fever! And Sunday post #13

So actually, I am as aware as you are about how I did with my reading this month. I’m going to find out! I’m linking up with the usual crew for the Sunday meme at Kimba’s book blog, to make this a Sunday post as well. Reading stats June   So I’m not doing that bad with my stats then! Having read…

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Discussion, Fiction, NetGalley, Nope, Problematic

What Really Happened In The Chateau, You Say? – Well… Not Much, Apparently. Le Chateau by Sara Ridout

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★✩✩✩  2 stars I’m a sucker, when it comes to a big, spooky, perhaps haunted house, lost memory and the promise of a mystery. Which is why I was easily sold when I read this blurb (*taken from Goodreads): When Charlotte regains consciousness after an accident, she finds herself living a stranger’s…

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Diversity, Illness, Loved-it, NetGalley, Non-fiction

Can Someone Love Too Much? There’s A Book About That. The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness by Jennifer Latson

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★☆  4 stars I have a weakness for non-fiction that talks about tough topics. I spot a book about disability, being different, diversity, suffering, all that stuff… I click buy. Request. Read. That’s just who I am. Come on, does the cover not already capture you? How could someone love too much? How can there…

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Book hauls, Sunday post

Sunday post #10 Yay, I've finished books!

This week flew by so fast! I didn’t even notice it. Linking up with the usual crew for the Sunday meme at Kimba’s book blog. ~ On The Blog ~ As usual, I’ve posted two reviews this week. I keep forgetting whether I gave The Slip two or three stars because it just… wasn’t very good. But Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom was brilliant and…

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Diversity, Fantasy, Humor, Loved-it, Nerdy and proud, NetGalley, Scifi, Urban fantasy

Is There Super Fun Scifi, But Not For Teens? YES. Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom by Bradley W. Schenck

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★★  5 stars If I were you, I’d just read this book already. But stick around, if you want to find out why. So let’s ignore the somewhat tacky cover for a bit. (I’m glad I can look past the cover. I’m better than that! But I know that I nearly didn’t click…

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Book hauls, Sunday post

May Stats Fever! And Sunday Post #9

May has been such a good reading month for me! I read 13 books and that’s probably the most I’ve read in a month this year. So happy! Finally feel like I’m catching up on my reading goals! (although my stats still say I’m behind…) I have also acquired 23 books this month, which might also be pushing my record of…

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Loved-it, Memoirs, NetGalley, Non-fiction, Women's

A Rock’n’roll Memoir About Learning To Love Yourself Dear Reflection by Jessica Bell

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★✬  4.5 stars Emotional review coming up. Get your napkins ready! When I requested this title, I was excited, because hey – a rock’n’roll teens memoir? Written by someone whose parents were actually musicians, bohemians? Man, that sounds good. Who wouldn’t want to read that? Then when I let it sit for…

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Book hauls, Sunday post

Sunday post #8 We Are Redecorating!!

This week on the blog – two review posts (yay! I have reached my quota!), big news on the theme front (which you might have noticed already) and quite a few finished reads. It’s been a good week!! Linking up with the usual crew for the Sunday meme at Kimba’s book blog. ~ On The Blog ~ As mentioned, I have posted…

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Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Retro, Steampunk

Want a Retro Fantasy about magic and mythology? The Breedling And The City In The Garden by Kimberlee Ann Bastian

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★✬☆  3.5 stars “So, writer, what sort of tale will you tell me tonight?” “Well, reader, get yourself some strong tea and a nightlight, because I have a warm retro tale about street urchins in the 1930’s and… magic.” “My my, writer, that sure sounds swell!” “Brace yourself, reader, it truly is, even…

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