Hi all, I'm making my way through Brandon Sanderson's the Stormlight Archive series since book four came out this fall. These epic fantasy tomes take place in Sanderson's cosmere (his fictional universe within which a number of his novels take place) and follow the events of Roshar, wherein storms rage, battles with the Parshendi are … Continue reading Review: “The Stormlight Archive Books 1-3” by Brandon Sanderson
2020 Goodreads End of Year Wrap Up
As this difficult year comes to a close it’s an opportunity to reflect on our personal journeys. This year more than ever each of us have uniquely felt the impact of this pandemic, but there have been glimpses of brightness in the dark. Reading has been one of these for me. Like many, I wasn’t … Continue reading 2020 Goodreads End of Year Wrap Up
Review: “One by One” by Ruth Ware
TLDR; A cozy modern murder mystery
Review: “The Fires of Vengeance (The Burning #2)” by Evan Winter
TLDR; Evan Winter has become one of my favorite authors in a short time, and is well deserving of the acclaim he’s received on his debut series
Review: The Hidden Iceland Series by Ragnar Jonasson
Happy Saturday, all! Today we're bundling up and leaning in to the cold weather feels discussing the Hidden Iceland series by Ragnar Jónasson. The more recent in his collection of published works, these follow Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir of the Reykjavík police as she unravels thrilling local crimes and deals with her own dark history, … Continue reading Review: The Hidden Iceland Series by Ragnar Jonasson
ARC Review: “The Gorge” by Ronald M. Berger
TLDR; An un-putdownable white water rafting thriller!
Review: “The Water Knife” by Paolo Bacigalupi
TLDR; thrilling and believable apocalyptic read set in a future where water is scarce, drawing out the harsh brutality of human nature
Review: “The Lifeboat” by Charlotte Rogan
TLDR; A survival-mystery set in the early 1900s that casts readers into rough seas alongside 39 other former passengers struggling to survive.
Recent Disappointments 😒
Sharing recent reading let downs over the last couple weeks 💔
Review: “The Mist” by Ragnar Jonasson
TLDR; an entertaining dark and snowy Icelandic thriller where three tragic stories intertwine
Review: “The Slow Regard of Silent Things” by Patrick Rothfuss
This book was an enjoyable quick read altogether different from books one and two that leaves a mental tickling at the edges of your consciousness and has you looking at everyday objects around you a bit more closely.
Fall Moods Book Haul 🍁
Happy Friday, everyone! Today I'm excited to bring you some books I've picked up recently from the local book store and library. As we transition into fall I'm getting into some moody reads and continuing the fantasy kick I've been on, so here are some great new titles to look out for - 1. The … Continue reading Fall Moods Book Haul 🍁
Patrick Rothfuss is a Gem 💎 (and please finish book three)
Hi all, hope everything is going as well as can be expected while we're still in the depths of a pandemic. Here on the West Coast smoke has finally begun to clear a bit, so it's at least slightly less apocalyptic. With everything going on I've been neglecting posting a bit but I've still been … Continue reading Patrick Rothfuss is a Gem 💎 (and please finish book three)
Review: “Layla’s Song” by Paul McCracken
TLDR; An action-driven crime read starring a father with a shady past confronting dangerous former colleagues in a bid to get his daughter back.
Review: “The Tea Dragon Series” by Katie O’Neill
Hi, all! This post diverges from typical review style nearly as much as it diverges from my normal go-to genres 😂 Today I wanted to share thoughts on Katie O’Neill’s Tea Dragon series. I’ve only read both of the two that are out so far (third coming is soon - details later!) and they were … Continue reading Review: “The Tea Dragon Series” by Katie O’Neill