Book Reviews

Blog Tour: Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Enlightened Cow by Columbkill Noonan

Released: September 2019 Publisher: Darkstroke Pages: 205 I'm absolutely thrilled to be taking part in my first ever blog tour! My review of this charming book is one of today's stops on the tour. For new readers to my blog, welcome! I hope you enjoy your stay in my little nerdy world. For regular regulars,… Continue reading Blog Tour: Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Enlightened Cow by Columbkill Noonan

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Things to Eat/Drink While Reading

This week's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is about our favorite nibbles when we're reading. I actually don't snack on anything when I've got a book out as I'm a clumsy, messy person who already puts her books at serious risk just by having them out. However, depending on where I'm doing… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Things to Eat/Drink While Reading

Book Reviews

The Imaginary Corpse by Tyler Hayes

Released: September 2019 Publisher: Angry Robot (these guys have been killing it in 2019 with their publications) Pages: 400 Rating: 5/5 "The name's Tippy, ex-imaginary friend and once-and-current detective. It's nice to meet you." From the publisher: A dinosaur detective in the land of unwanted ideas battles trauma, anxiety, and the first serial killer of… Continue reading The Imaginary Corpse by Tyler Hayes

My Nerdy Life

So I’m Never Pre-ordering a Book on Amazon Again

On Monday I posted about how freaking excited I was over an Amazon delivery notice I received on my phone. I don't pre-order books very often, if ever, because I'm a library and used book fiend. However, when it comes to a sequel to the unparalleled The Handmaid's Tale, you go all out. Getting the notice on… Continue reading So I’m Never Pre-ordering a Book on Amazon Again

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My TBR I’m Avoiding Reading and Why

This week's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is about the books on our TBR's that we've been avoiding. As much as I love to read, I definitely have quite a few that fit into this category. Recently I decided to catalogue all my physical books into an app because it was… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My TBR I’m Avoiding Reading and Why

Bookish Posts & Tags

LOOK WHAT AMAZON JUST NOTIFIED ME OF!

I actually squealed with delight when this came up on my phone a few minutes ago. The book release I have been nearly bursting out of my skin waiting for is here!   ........ ....... ..... .... ... .. .   !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Handmaid's Tale is one of the greatest books ever written and you… Continue reading LOOK WHAT AMAZON JUST NOTIFIED ME OF!

Book Reviews

Scarlet Traces edited by Ian Edginton

Released: September 2019 Publisher: Rebellion Pages: 288 Rating: 4/5 Mars was defeated in the War of the Worlds, but what became of humanity afterward? Set after the events of H.G. Wells' seminal War of the Worlds, the British Empire has taken hold of the Martian machinery left behind on the battlefields.  They have discovered the secrets… Continue reading Scarlet Traces edited by Ian Edginton

Travel

Whitby Abbey & Dracula (plus more dog pics!)

The headland of Whitby is home to some of the most beautiful and dramatic scenery in England. The imposing clifftops have attracted visitors and artists alike for centuries, with something about its majestic presence always drawing people in. Its beauty is a dangerous one, though, as high winds continually belt the rocky shores. It has… Continue reading Whitby Abbey & Dracula (plus more dog pics!)

Book Reviews

Moonlocket by Peter Bunzl (The Cogheart Adventures #2)

Released: May 2017 by Usborne Publishing, re-released August 2019 Publisher: Jolly Fish Press Pages: 384 Rating: 4/5 Set in a steampunk London filled with airships and automatons, two children make a discovery that sets them on the run from one of the country's most dangerous criminals.  Eight months after the events of the previous book,… Continue reading Moonlocket by Peter Bunzl (The Cogheart Adventures #2)