Monthly Wrap Ups

Monthly Wrap Up: June 2020

It's been a few months since I've done a wrap-up mostly because it's been hard to keep track of the days during lockdown. By the time it dawns on me that we're in a new month, we're already nearly through it so it seems kind of pointless to do the previous month's wrap up. This… Continue reading Monthly Wrap Up: June 2020

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’ve Read the Most Books By

This week's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is about authors we have read the most books by. I decided to focus more on the books I've read as an adult, otherwise this list would just be authors like Ann Martin, R.L. Stine, and Beverly Cleary. I devoured series as a kid… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’ve Read the Most Books By

Book Reviews

Blog Tour: The Bone Jar by S.W. Kane

Released: July 2020 Publisher: Thomas & Mercer Pages: 335 Rating: 4/5 Two murders. An abandoned asylum. Will a mysterious former patient help untangle the dark truth? From the publisher: The body of an elderly woman is been found in the grounds of a derelict asylum on the banks of the Thames. As Detective Lew Kirby… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Bone Jar by S.W. Kane

Book Reviews

Blog Tour: In the Role of Brie Hutchens… by Nicole Melleby

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Pages: 272 Rating: 4/5 “A nuanced exploration of how to reconcile faith and identity. Melleby's clear, honest voice expertly captures the frustration, awkwardness, and fear of being vulnerable—as well as the potential rewards…This funny, tender, and heart-wrenching story will have readers calling for an encore.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred… Continue reading Blog Tour: In the Role of Brie Hutchens… by Nicole Melleby

Bookish Posts & Tags

WWW Wednesday: 24th of June 2020

WWW Wednesday is a weekly book tag hosted by Taking on a World of Words that is all about what we’re currently reading. Disclaimer: I tend to read a lot of books at once across e-books, physical books, and audiobooks. It helps me battle reading fatigue and slumps because I always have various different formats… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: 24th of June 2020

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Bookstores and Libraries I’d Love to Visit (#TTT 10th Anniversary Freebie)

Top Ten Tuesday is ten years old! Happy birthday, TTT! Hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, this week's celebratory prompt was more of a freebie. One of the options was to do a past #TTT that you hadn't taken part in. I've only been doing TTT for about a year now so there were a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Bookstores and Libraries I’d Love to Visit (#TTT 10th Anniversary Freebie)

Book Reviews

The Ghosts of Sherwood (The Robin Hood Stories #1) by Carrie Vaughn

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Macmillan-Tor/Forge Pages: 112 Rating: 4/5 Carrie Vaughn's The Ghosts of Sherwood revisits the Robin Hood legend with a story of the famed archer's children. From the publisher: Everything about Father is stories. Robin of Locksley and his one true love, Marian, are married. It has been close on two decades since they beat… Continue reading The Ghosts of Sherwood (The Robin Hood Stories #1) by Carrie Vaughn

Book Reviews

Blog Tour: Never Ever Tell by Kirsty Ferguson

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Boldwood Books Pages: 326 Rating: 3/5 **Trigger Warning: domestic violence, sexual assault, bullying, suicide** She’d do anything for her boy… Vanessa Sawyer knows all about pain. She’s felt it every day since marrying the boy who fathered her baby in high school. All he’s meant are broken bones, broken hearts, and… Continue reading Blog Tour: Never Ever Tell by Kirsty Ferguson

Book Reviews

Devolution by Max Brooks

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Del Rey Books Pages: 304 Rating: 4/5 From the #1 Best-Selling author of World War Z: "A visceral tale of survival horror" - Financial Times As the ash and chaos from Mount Rainier’s eruption swirled and finally settled, the story of the Greenloop massacre has passed unnoticed, unexamined . . .… Continue reading Devolution by Max Brooks

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books on My Summer 2020 TBR

This week's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is about the books we're planning to read this summer. I'm a fickle reader so I don't tend to plan my books in advance, instead choosing whichever book suits the mood. That being said, I do have several ARC's from publishers that need to… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books on My Summer 2020 TBR