Chick Lit · Family saga · Historical fiction · Horror · Mystery

What I’ve been reading…

It’s time to recap what I’ve been reading the past few months. Hope you find one to add to your wish list! Longer sagas Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff – A highly regarded novel. One of the better books I’ve read this year. A hefty, complex read though. And dark. The character development was… Continue reading What I’ve been reading…

Science Fiction · Thriller

The Girl With All The Gifts

I love a good zombie/post-apocalyptic thriller and this one promised to be a bit different than the rest. For one, it centers around a little girl…who’s a zombie…but doesn’t really know it. And you’re not even sure that she is either, based on how the book jumps right into Melanie’s day-to-day life without answering any questions up front. But it… Continue reading The Girl With All The Gifts

Horror · Literature · Science Fiction · Thriller

3 years, 2 kids and 20 or so books later.

I didn’t plan on abruptly stopping my blogging…but after having my now 3-year old and 1.5-year old, I quickly realized there was little time left to read, let alone blog! I’ve rounded up a list of the books I can remember reading in the past three years (thanks to my Kindle and staring at my bookshelves), and categorized them… Continue reading 3 years, 2 kids and 20 or so books later.

Literature · Mystery

The Girl Below…add it to your summer reading list

Title: The Girl Below Author: Bianca Zander Published: Early Reviewer Copy provided by William Morrow Paperbacks, 2012 Genre: Literature/Mystery Length: 352 pages Rating: 7/10 I was excited to receive a copy of The Girl Below through LibraryThing’s Early Reviewer Program. I easily read it in a weekend–partially because it was fairly fast-paced and easy to read and partially because I enjoyed… Continue reading The Girl Below…add it to your summer reading list

Adventure · Science Fiction

Amazonia…too hokey, even by adventure/sci-fi novel standards

Title: Amazonia Author: James Rollins Published: Harper Genre: Thriller Length: 525 pages Rating: 3/10 This was my first James Rollins read, at the suggestion of my friend Kandravy, who also recommended I read the amazing A Game of Thrones and The Name of the Wind. Amazonia is clearly not on the same level as these books–but I’m a fan of… Continue reading Amazonia…too hokey, even by adventure/sci-fi novel standards