The Best Books of 2019

Despite reading less books than years past, I would qualify 2019 as my best reading year. It was certainly better than 2018, when I only managed to read about 70 books. I read more books in 2019 by simply reading for quality over quantity. How? Well, good books are easier to finish. And so, I’ve [...]

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 [...]

October 2017 Wrap-Up

  Happy Halloween, bitches!!! It’s time for my October wrap-up. I know for sure I’m not finishing any more books by the end of the day, so I’ve got my total. This month I read five novels, one novella, two graphic novels, and one exhibit companion book. This adds up to a total of nine [...]