Most Anticipated Books: October 2021

Most Anticipated Books is a monthly series in which I discuss the releases I’m most excited for in the coming month. In October, there are two books coming out that I’m excited to read. Vespertine by Margaret Rogerson Summary: The dead of Loraille do not rest. Artemisia is training to be a Gray Sister, a [...]

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 [...]

July 2019 Wrap-Up

So… I read three books in July. Is it a slump? Maybe? I don’t know. All I know is that’s a pretty shitty reading month, even for someone reading for quality over quantity. Okay, maybe it’s not so bad. Two of the books I read this month I gave five stars. But you know what’s [...]

A Literary Glo Up: “Sorcery of Thorns” Review

All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery— magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform into grotesque monsters of ink and [...]