Book Review: The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina

The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina by Zoraida Córdova 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 The Montoya family are used to their mysterious matriarch's ways, but when they all receive invitations to her death day and to receive their inheritances, they reluctantly reassemble and confront Orquídea–but she has few answers to provide. Seven years after her transformation, a strange force begins … Continue reading Book Review: The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina

Top Ten Tuesday: Books to read if you loved The Expanse

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Okay, okay, okay, I admit it: I've only read the … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books to read if you loved The Expanse

Book Review: Far From the Light of Heaven

Far From the Light of Heaven by Tade Thompson 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Don't lose 'em; don't break 'em This is the motto of the corporation that owns the Ragtime, a new ship setting off to bring colonizers to the planet Bloodroot. It should be a simple job to ferry several thousand sleepers in stasiss to a planet—so … Continue reading Book Review: Far From the Light of Heaven

Sci Fi Friday: Falling in love with fantasy

It's been...quite some time since I've done a Sci Fi Friday post, and since I've been reading a hell of a lot of fantasy recently, and posted a list of books for reluctant readers, I started thinking about gateway books for one of my favorite genres: Fantasy. Specifically, fantasy novels targeted towards adults. This topic … Continue reading Sci Fi Friday: Falling in love with fantasy

Three Mini Reviews: Vespertine, Any Sign of Life, and Terciel & Elinor

Am I combining these three book reviews because I am a) woefully behind on my ARC reviews b) attempting to do a themed friday thingy c) feeling lazy or d) all of the above? If you selected d, then congrats! So what do these three books have in common besides being speculative fiction young adult … Continue reading Three Mini Reviews: Vespertine, Any Sign of Life, and Terciel & Elinor

Top Ten Tuesday: Recommendations for Adults Who Don’t Like Reading

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. There are so many resources out there for reluctant readers … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Recommendations for Adults Who Don’t Like Reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Halloween Freebie!

I'm so excited by these three new releases that look like they have that Charmed (the original) feel: the frothiness of chick lit with the bite of urban fantasy! Love it! Also, seeing some popular authors dip their toe into paranormal witchy romance is just delightful...I sense a trend! So here are a couple recent … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Halloween Freebie!

Novella Time! 5 Mini Reviews

Earlier this month I participated in a readathon with my Goodreads book club, The Procrastinators Book Club, in an attempt to read seven books in seven days. Spoiler alert: I did it! But not without reading some novellas, because I had several ARCs and a couple from the library that I wanted to read before … Continue reading Novella Time! 5 Mini Reviews

Book Review: Light from Uncommon Stars

Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Shizuka Satomi was once the best violinist in the world—until she lost her talent and made a deal with the devil. Deliver seven prodigies, and get her music back. She's brought six, but time is running out on number seven...then she hears the music in the most … Continue reading Book Review: Light from Uncommon Stars