Category: Paperback Perils

Book Review: The Lost Apothecary

Funny thing, I don’t know where my copy of The Lost Apothecary is at the moment. I’ve misplaced this book more times than I want to admit. I got this book from Book of the Month, which is a great way to find new books. Synopsis from Goodreads: A female apothecary secretly dispenses poisons to

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Author Interview: James Breakwell

Welcome to my first author interview! I’m super happy to have gotten the opportunity to interview James Breakwell. I first found this author on either Instagram or Twitter. On both he posts the hilarious things that his four daughters say and do everyday. His first couple of books are about parenting and are have wonderful

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Book Review: I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons

Title: I Can’t Make This Up: Life LessonsAuthor: Kevin Hart, Neil StraussPublication Date: 2017Publishing House: 37 Ink I actually finished this book a couple of weeks ago and have been swamped but it was a fantastic book that I read on the recommendation of a family member. Seriously there was one time I almost spit

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Book Review: The Night Circus

Title: The Night CircusAuthor: Erin MorgensternPublication Date: 2011Publishing House: Doubleday After having stumbled upon and loving Morgenstern’s The Starless Sea I had to read her first book. I listened to this book as an audiobook from the local library. The version they have is narrated by Jim Dale, the same narrator for the Harry Potter

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Book Review: Sword of Destiny

Title: Sword of DestinyAuthor: Andrzej Sapkowski, David French (Translator)Publication Date: 1992, 2015Publishing House: Orbit This book falls after The Last Wish. The Witcher Saga does end oddly but I couldn’t leave a book unread especially one of the early ones. Beside I borrowed this book from the library and that is always worth it. Synopsis

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Book Review: City of Ghosts

Title: City of GhostsAuthor: Victoria SchwabPublication Date: 2018Publishing House: Scholastic Fun fact the third book in this series was just released this year, perfect timing on my part to start this series. If you haven’t read much or any of Victoria/V.E. Schwab’s work she writes both young adult and adult novels. YA are published under

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Book Review: American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic

Title: American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the RepublicAuthor: Joseph J. EllisPublication Date: 2007Publishing House: Random House After reading the Washington: A Life biography it pushed me to learn more about the founding of the United States. There are still a ton of biographies on my to read list but for a

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Book Review: Dragon Blood

Title: Dragon BloodAuthor: Patricia BriggsPublication Date: 2003Publishing House: Berkley Publishing Group Sometimes between heavy books you need something a bit lighter and easier to read. After finishing learning about the life of George Washington I decided my brain needed a break. This is a book that has sat on my to-read shelf for a couple

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Backroads: Guidebooks

For a long time I had mixed feelings about travel guidebooks because I didn’t want to visit anywhere that was too popular and crowed but I didn’t want to miss anything either. Now after having travelled considerably more I have grown to appreciate them. The one main drawback from guidebooks is that they can be

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