Book Review: Savage Light

ebook: Savage Light Publisher: Smashwords Edition Date: February 24th 2015 ISBN: 9781311538260 My Review Copy: Received by the author in exchange for an honest review.  Amazon | Goodreads | B&N Marsa has always struggled with the fact she goes unnoticed. Her best friend is the one chosen to rid the world of all evil; the man Marsa loves barely knows she exists; […]

Reading Your Way Chronologically Through the Outlander Universe

Anyone who really knows me knows how obsessed I am with Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series. It’s such a fun read, filled with elements from essentially every genre there is. At the heart of the series is the romance between James Fraser and Claire Randall, but Gabaldon has created a world of characters that add so many other […]

Book Review: The Empty Throne

“When a man must choose between nothing and everything he has small choice.”  ― Bernard Cornwell, The Empty Throne ebook: The Empty Throne Series: The Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories (Book #8) Setting: England Pages: 400 pages Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Date: September 16th 2014 ISBN: 9780007504183 Edition Language: English The official synopsis according to Goodreads states: In the battle for power, there can be only one ruler. England […]

Waiting on Wednesday: The Last Star

Title: The Last Star Series: The Fifth Wave (Book #3) Format: Hardcover Expected Publication: May 17th 2016 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers ISBN: 9780399162435 Edition Language: English The synopsis according to Goodreads states: We’re here, then we’re gone, and that was true before they came. That’s always been true. The Others didn’t invent death; they just perfected it. Gave death […]

2015 Flights of Fantasy Reading Challenge April Wrap-Up

  I’ve read a lot of fantasy this year, but I took a bit of break from it in April so I could concentrate on some of the other reading challenges I’m doing this year. In total, I only read four fantasy novels. One was a re-read, another is the 13th book in a series. […]

Book Review: The Pagan Lord

“Five things make a man happy,” I told him, “a good ship, a good sword, a good hound, a good horse, and a woman.” “Not a good woman?” Finan asked, amused. “They’re all good,” I said, “except when they’re not, and then they’re better than good.”  ― Bernard Cornwell, The Pagan Lord ebook: The Pagan Lord Series: The […]

2015 TBR Pile Reading Challenge March-April Wrap-Up

I’ve been reading a lot of historical fiction and dystopian novels this year, which is very evident from the list of books below. One thing I’m proud of is reading more books for the 2015 TBR Pile Reading Challenge in March and April than I did in January and February. Take a look at the […]

Book Review: Death of Kings

“Every day is ordinary, until it isn’t.”  ― Bernard Cornwell, Death of Kings ebook: Death of Kings Series: The Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories (Book #6) Setting: England Pages: 336 pages Publisher: HarperCollins Date:  January 17th 2012 ISBN: 9780062097118 Edition Language: English The official synopsis according to Goodreads states: As the ninth century wanes, Alfred the Great lies dying, his lifelong goal of a unified England […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Soundless

Hardcover: Soundless Pages: 368 pages Publisher: Razorbill Expected publication: November 10th 2015 ISBN: 9781595147639 The official synopsis states: For as long as Fei can remember, there has been no sound in her village, where rocky terrain and frequent avalanches prevent residents from self-sustaining. Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up […]

Top Ten Books Which Feature Characters Who Found Love Where Least Expected

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is to reveal my “Top Ten Books Which Feature Characters Who _________.” I’ll admit this one was hard. You mean I get to fill in the blank? What topic should I choose? UGH! The possibilities were endless. So after giving it some thought, I decided to choose books which feature characters who found […]