Category: Paperback Perils

Book Review: Medium Raw

Title: Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who CookAuthor: Anthony BourdainPublication Date: 2010Publishing House: Harper Audio After listening to Kitchen Confidential I was interested in reading more of Bourdain’s books. Medium Raw is not a sequel to Kitchen Confidential but it is a companion book in that Bourdain

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Book Review: The Maidens

Title: The MaidensAuthor: Alex MichaelidesPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Macmillian Audio A lot of retelling of Greek myths or books inspired by Greek myths and plays end up on my to read list. This book is one that I had come across several times and I came across it again at the library and decided to

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Book Review: Wild

Title: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest TrailAuthor: Cheryl StrayedPublication Date: 2012Publishing House: Knopf I’m a day hiker, I like to get off the tail at the end of the day and sleep in a real bed, most of the time at least. There is something magical about sleeping under the stars. That

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Book Review: Over the Woodward Wall

Title: Over the Woodward WallAuthor: A. Deborah BakerPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Tor.com I don’t get to the library as often as I would like but having a library card means that I can use the app associated with my local library. I think I found this book in the Trending Audiobook section. Honestly, I selected this

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Book Review: One Italian Summer

Title: One Italian SummerAuthor: Rebecca SerlePublication Date: 2022Publishing House: Atria Books I picked this book up through Book of the Month. I wanted a lighter summer read. I did get a summer read but it wasn’t as light as I wanted. Goodreads Synopsis: When Katy’s mother dies, she is left reeling. Carol wasn’t just Katy’s

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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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