The Lunar Chronicles – A Review

The Lunar Chronicles are a series of 6 books written by Marissa Meyer.  The books take place in the distant future (100+ years after the 4th world war).  The 4 main books in the series: Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter are retellings of the traditional fairy tales Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Snow Read More …

Book It! – Curiouser & Curiouser

Another month gone. Can you believe the year is a quarter of the way through? Lots has happened this month. I’m an aunt (again).  My sister had her first baby, early in the month, and it seems to have put me on a children’s literature kick. I have to admit it was fun to read Read More …

Book It – New Year’s Resolutions

It’s January again, and I’m so proud of myself for completing an entire year of posts about the books I’ve read.  It’s been a great way for me to keep track of all those books, and to share my love of reading with all of you. With 2016 comes a new year and a new Read More …

Cabbages & Kings – A Review

Cabbages and Kings is a work on fiction by O. Henry. Published in 1904, it’s not the type of book I would normally write a full review for, but I’ve found a have a lot to say. I downloaded a free digital copy for my Kindle app (also available in print), because I recognized the Read More …

Book It – #ReadWomen

I adore December. Working for a University, I get 2 weeks off for the Christmas holiday.  It gives me lots of time to curl up on the couch with a good book, or three. This December is also #ReadWomen month, so I tried to stick with female authors this month. My exceptions were that Anthony Read More …

Faerie Born – A Review

So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis – When her friend Jade is taken by strange creatures, Alexis crosses over into the faerie realm of Azaria intent only on saving Jade and returning home. Instead, she ends up on a quest to defeat the dark lord Morlin where startling truths are revealed. Those closest Read More …

The Heart Goes Last – A Review

I recently got a chance to review and ARC (Advance Review Copy) of The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood.  And I’m very excited to be able to share my thoughts on this book with you today. So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis – Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to Read More …