Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Discoveries I Made In 2019

This week's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is about the bookish discoveries we made last year. Most of mine will be blog related because my blog was actually born in 2019 and I've made some pretty awesome discoveries as a result of A Little Nerd Told Me. Blogging has been a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Discoveries I Made In 2019

Bookish Posts & Tags

My Book Buying Ban

So last week I discussed all the book challenges I'm taking part in this year to help tackle my out of control TBR shelf. After scanning all my books into a catalog app called Library Thing a few months ago, I was mortified to see how many books I own that haven't been touched since… Continue reading My Book Buying Ban

Book Reviews

The Woman in the Veil (Victorian Mystery #4) by Laura Joh Rowland

Released: January 2020 Publisher: Crooken Lane Books Pages: 352 Rating: 3.75/5 Following in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper, a mutilated woman is found lying on the bank of the River Thames in Victorian London. As a motley team of crime scene photographers investigate the grisly case, it soon becomes apparent that not all is… Continue reading The Woman in the Veil (Victorian Mystery #4) by Laura Joh Rowland

Book Challenges

2020 Book Challenge Ambitions

This will be the year Jocelyn goes a bit overboard with book challenges despite the fact she didn't really keep up with all the ones she meant to do last year. Oops. But obviously it'll be totally different this time! I actually do think it will be different in 2020 because several of these challenges… Continue reading 2020 Book Challenge Ambitions

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Book Releases for the First Half of 2020

This week's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, was a tough one to whittle down. There is a crazy amount of amazing books hitting the shelves over the next few months. Readers are really getting spoiled this year! There are two in particular that I'm absolutely dying to get my hands on,… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Book Releases for the First Half of 2020

Book Reviews, Bookish Posts & Tags

First Impressions Friday: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Released: 2014 Publisher: Self-published via Kickstarter then picked up by Hodder and Stoughton Pages: 404 The acclaimed first installment of the Hugo Award winning series Wayfarers.  From the publisher:  The beloved debut novel that will restore your faith in humanity When Rosemary Harper joins the crew of the Wayfarer, she isn’t expecting much. The ship, which… Continue reading First Impressions Friday: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books I Read In 2019

  Our final Top Ten Tuesday of 2019, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is all about our favorite reads of the year. What better way to close out the past twelve months of reading? As we head into a new year and a new decade today, we're all probably looking back not only on… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books I Read In 2019

Monthly Wrap Ups

Monthly Wrap Up: November 2019

It's nearly time for my December wrap up, but because of my trip back to California to see my family and all the normal Christmastime festivities, I'm a little behind on my blogging. One of my 2020 resolutions will certainly be to keep up with my blog more! During the month of November I read… Continue reading Monthly Wrap Up: November 2019

Book Reviews, Bookish Posts & Tags

First Impressions Friday: Forward Series

For some, it's the end of the world. For others, it's just the beginning. With brilliant imagination, today's most visionary writers point to where the future is headed-whether plotting a high-tech casino heist, exploring the boundaries of a video game, or debating the very definition of identity. From the darkly comic to the chilling, they… Continue reading First Impressions Friday: Forward Series