Category: Paperback Perils

Book Review: The House in the Cerulean Sea

Title: The House in the Cerulean SeaAuthor: T.J. Klune Publication Date: 2020Publishing House: Tor Books I had heard a lot about this book and recently it was my turn on the waitlist to read it from the library. If you don’t already have a library card, I highly suggest one. Goodreads Synopsis: A magical island. A

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Book Review: She Who Became the Sun

Title: She Who Became the SunAuthor: Shelley Parker-ChanPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Tor Books I had heard good things about this book and borrowed it from the library as an audiobook. I absolutely love the library. If you don’t have a library card, you should get one because free books. Goodreads Synopsis: “I refuse to be

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Book Review: Tennis Lessons

Title: Tennis LessonsAuthor: Susannah Dickey Publication Date: 2020Publishing House: Doubleday This is the first book in my Irish regional literature project. I love finding books while on adventures that mean something to the place. In Darry we stumbled upon a wonderful used book shop and the proprietor was more than happy to make suggestions. In regards

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Book Review: The Final Girl Support Group

Title: The Final Girl Support GroupAuthor: Grady Hendrix Publication Date: 2021Publishing House: Berkley Books I borrowed this book from the library as an audiobook for my trip to Ireland. Goodreads Synopsis: In horror movies, the final girl is the one who’s left standing when the credits roll. The one who fought back, defeated the killer, and

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Book Review: The Wind from Faerie

Title: The Wind from FaerieAuthor: William Justus Publication Date: 2019Publishing House: Authors 4 Authors Publishing Cooperative I wanted an easy book to listen to on the plane during our last trip and picked this audiobook from the library. Synopsis: Kellan can only dream of a life without servitude, a life beyond the woods. And magic? That’s

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Book Review: Meet Me at the Museum

Title: Meet Me at the MuseumAuthor: Anne YoungsonPublication Date: 2018Publishing House: Flatiron Books I have a pen pal that suggested this book and I am so glad that she did because I loved it! I borrowed this book as a digital download audiobook from my local library. Goodreads Synopsis: When Tina Hopgood writes a letter

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Book Review: A River Enchanted

Title: A River EnchantedAuthor: Rebecca RossPublication Date: 2022Publishing House: Harper Voyager I picked this book for my birthday from Book of the Month. I flew through it in a week. This is a series but there are only two and the second book A Fire Endless, is set to release in December of 2022. Goodreads

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Book Review: The Empire of Gold

Title: The Empire of GoldAuthor: S.A. ChakrabortyPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Harper Voyager This is book three in the The Daevabad Trilogy. I read the first book through Book of the Month and the second and third books I borrowed from the library. This review was supposed to be up last week but to be honest

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Book Review: Kitchen Confidential

Title: Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary UnderbellyAuthor: Anthony BourdainPublication Date: 2000Publishing House: Bloomsbury I stumbled across this book on the library app. It is read by the author, the late, great Anthony Bourdain. Yes, I’m still on a bit of a memoir streak. As always, I highly suggest supporting the local library. Also, heads

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Book Review: Greenlights

Title: GreenlightsAuthor: Matthew McConaugheyPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Penguin Random House I have read more memoirs and biographies in the past year than I ever have. I’ve enjoyed learning how other people think and what they think is an important learning experience. Greenlights.com Synopsis: I’ve been in this life for fifty years,been trying to work out

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