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First Impressions Friday: After She Wrote Him by Sulari Gentill

Release Date: April 2020 Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press Pages: 256 Synopsis From the Publisher: If you get lost in a book, be sure you can find your way back... Madeleine d'Leon doesn't know where Edward came from. He is simply a character in her next book. But as she writes, he becomes all she can… Continue reading First Impressions Friday: After She Wrote Him by Sulari Gentill

Book Reviews

The Unspoken Name (The Serpent Gates #1) by A.K. Larkwood

Released: February 2020 Publisher: Tor Books Pages: 464 Rating: 5/5 Priestess. Assassin. Traitor. From the publisher: What if you knew how and when you will die? Csorwe does--she will climb the mountain, enter the Shrine of the Unspoken, and gain the most honored title: sacrifice. But on the day of her foretold death, a powerful… Continue reading The Unspoken Name (The Serpent Gates #1) by A.K. Larkwood

Book Reviews

The Wolf of Oren-Yaro (Chronicles of the Bitch Queen #1) by K.S. Villoso

Released: February 2020 Publisher: Orbit Books Pages: 480 Rating: 5/5 'They called me the Bitch Queen, the she-wolf, because I murdered a man and exiled my king the night before they crowned me.' From the publisher: Born under the towers of Oren-yaro, Queen Talyien inherited a deeply divided kingdom, devastated by years of war. Her… Continue reading The Wolf of Oren-Yaro (Chronicles of the Bitch Queen #1) by K.S. Villoso

Book Challenges

NetGalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge 2020

Last year I began reviewing books from publishers through NetGalley and it has been such a blast receiving advanced copies of books to review for you all. I've also made some great connections with other bloggers as well as with several authors. I've never felt more a part of the book community than I do… Continue reading NetGalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge 2020

Book Reviews

A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Released: January 2019 Publisher: Harlequin - MIRA Pages: 400 Rating: 4/5 What if the world hadn't ended, but was just on pause? From the publisher: How do you start over after the end of the world? Six years after a global pandemic wiped out most of the planet’s population, the survivors are rebuilding the country,… Continue reading A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

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

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

Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia

Released: October 2019 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pages: 368 Rating: 3/5 A handsome stranger. A dead billionaire. A citywide treasure hunt. Tuesday Mooney’s life is about to change…forevermore. From the publisher:  Tuesday Mooney is a loner. She keeps to herself, begrudgingly socializes, and spends much of her time watching old Twin Peaks and X-Files DVDs. But when Vincent Pryce,… Continue reading Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia

Book Reviews

The Weaver by Heather Kindt (The Weaver Trilogy Book 1)

Released: August 2019 Publisher: The Parliament House Pages: 246 Rating: 2.75/5 What if your fictional characters came to life? From the publisher: Most writers choose the endings to their stories . . . most writers are not Weavers. Laney Holden is a freshman at Madison College whose life goes from normal to paranormal in a matter… Continue reading The Weaver by Heather Kindt (The Weaver Trilogy Book 1)