Tag: Reading List

Book Review: Horrorstör

Title: HorrorstörAuthor: Grady Hendrix Publication Date: 2014Publishing House: Quirk Books Horror is not normally my genre but I have wanted to try reading some Grady Hendrix for a while and I found this book at my favorite local used bookshop and promptly read it in a weekend. Goodreads Synopsis: Something strange is happening at the Orsk

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Book Review: A History of Wild Places

Title: A History of Wild PlacesAuthor: Shea Ernshaw Publication Date: 2021Publishing House: Atria Books I picked up a copy of this book through Book of the Month but also check for it at your local library. It was suggested because it has a similar feel to Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance. I agree to a point; this

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Book Review: Ariadne

Title: AriadneAuthor: Jennifer SaintPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Flatiron Books I love me some Greek Mythology rewritten from the point of view of the women. I picked up a copy of this book through Book of the Month but also check for it at your local library. Goodreads Synopsis: Ariadne, Princess of Crete, grows up greeting

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Book Review: Battle Ground

Title: Battle GroundAuthor: Jim ButcherPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Ace Books This is the latest book in the Dresden Files series. If you haven’t read and of the Dresden Files books, don’t start with this one. Start with Storm Front. Goodreads Synopsis: THINGS ARE ABOUT TO GET SERIOUS FOR HARRY DRESDEN, CHICAGO’S ONLY PROFESSIONAL WIZARD, in the

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Book Review: Arsenic and Adobo

Title: Arsenic and AdoboAuthor: Mia P. ManansalaPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Berkley This is a book that I got from Book of the Month this spring. With the move and traveling I hadn’t had time to read it until recently. I have used this book club to help me find books to explore different cultures and

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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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Paperback Perils: Gods of Jade and Shadow

Title: Gods of Jade and ShadowAuthor: Silvia Moreno-GarciaPublication Date: 2019Publishing House: Del Rey Over the past couple of years I have done my best to read books located in and written by people of different cultures. This is a way to expand what I read and expand my knowledge of the cultures and the regional

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Autumn To Read List

My to read list is ever growing but here are some that I’m really excited to get my hands on when I have time. Author: Natalie Haynes Synopsis (Goodreads): This is the women’s war, just as much as it is the men’s. They have waited long enough for their turn . . . This was

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To Reread or Not to Reread

To be up front about it I love to reread to books or relisten if I can find them as an audio book. I know there are many readers out there that don’t reread books and there is nothing wrong with that. There are so many books and there is so little time. I will

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Paperback Perils: The Tower of the Swallow

Title: The Tower of the SwallowAuthor: Andrzej Sapkowski, David French (Translator)Publication Date: 1997, 2016Publishing House: Orbit The Tower of Swallows is the fourth book in The Witcher Saga. There are a couple of prequal novels, such as The Last Wish, that follow Geralt and some of the other main characters in the main series. I

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