Review: “The Forever King (The Scalussen Chronicles #1)”

"A whimper. A garbled moan of a half-prayer to an absent god. That was the sum total of the last words the woman was allowed before the noose slid tight against her pallid neck. A whimper. A garbled moan of a half-prayer to an absent god. That was the sum total of the last words the woman was allowed before the noose slid tight against her pallid neck." -ch1 opening

Renee’s Recent Reads 5/12/22 β›…

Hi, friends! Here to break up the recent cloudy weather with some sunny reading updates πŸ™‚ Currently I'm reading Shorefall, book two of Robert Jackson Bennett's The Founders Trilogy. I'm about 50 pages in and loving my time revisiting Sancia and the incredible scriving system! Book one set this one up for some epic plot … Continue reading Renee’s Recent Reads 5/12/22 β›…

Happy Independent Bookstore Day 2022! πŸ“š

Hi, friends! Today across the United States we celebrate Independent Bookstore Day - a booklover's dream weekend day to enjoy the warming weather and visit local bookstores in our own neighborhoods. There's all sorts of deals and events put on by individual stores and it's a guaranteed fun time for readers of all ages! After … Continue reading Happy Independent Bookstore Day 2022! πŸ“š

ARC Review: “The Plot”

"Jacob Finch Bonner, the once promising author of the "New and Noteworthy" (The New York Times Book Review) novel The Invention of Wonder, let himself into the office he'd been assigned on the second floor of Richard Peng Hall, set his beat-up leather sachel on the barren desk, and looked around in something akin to despair." -Ch1 opening