I read a random group of books this month. In order of preference: The Rocks by Peter Nichols – The Rocks was great. A page-turner. A romance, mystery and family saga that moves back and forth between the past and present (takes a little while to orient yourself as the time shifts and all the characters… Continue reading My March Reads
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
The mystery of Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy is still a mystery to me
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.
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