Book Review: “Harrow the Ninth” by Tamsyn Muir (ARC)

***Thank you to Tor Publishing for providing this ARC in exchange for an honest review.*** Here is the graveyard and we are the graves. She answered the Emperor's call. She arrived with her arts, her wits, and her only friend. In victory, her world has turned to ash. After rocking the cosmos with her deathly [...]

Bookending Winter: Top 10 Anticipated 2020 Releases

Bookending Winter is an event hosted by Sam of Fictionally Sam and Clo of Cuppa Clo in which book bloggers from all over get together to discuss books using summer themes. There are lots of great prompts I’m excited to respond to. Today’s prompt is brought to you by Anisa of Bookish Bibliophile. List out [...]

Reacting to the 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards Winners

Everybody knows that the annual Goodreads Choice Awards is nothing more than a popularity contest. But that doesn’t stop us from arguing over it every year. It’s human nature, baby! So I thought it would be fun to react to this year’s winners and share which books I think should’ve won instead. In the spirit [...]

Roaring 20s Book Tag

***This post contains affiliate links. I get a small commission when you use my link to buy from Book Depository (at no extra cost to you). CODE: renstrange*** After announcing I was going to start doing Top 5 Tuesday in my last post, you may have expected one to go up today. Not so. Why? Because [...]

September 2019 Wrap-Up

***This post contains affiliate links. I get a small commission when you use my link to buy from IndieBound (at no extra cost to you). CODE: renstrange*** It’s spooky season!!!!! But before we jump headfirst into those Halloween vibes, I need to recap everything I read in September. I read four novels, three graphic novels, [...]

Wonderfully Weird: “Gideon the Ninth” by Tamsyn Muir Review

***This post contains affiliate links. I get a small commission when you use my link to buy from IndieBound (at no extra cost to you). CODE: renstrange*** "Nav, show them what the Ninth House does." "We do bones, motherfucker." The Emperor needs necromancers. The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman. Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, [...]

Most Anticipated Books: September 2019 Releases

***This post contains affiliate links. I get a small commission when you use my link to buy from IndieBound (at no extra cost to you). CODE: renstrange*** Most Anticipated Books is a monthly series in which I discuss the releases I’m most excited for in the coming month. Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff Summary: The Republic [...]