2022 Book Review: Little White Lies

Little White Lies Little White Lies by Jennifer Lynn Barnes YA Mystery/Thriller, 2018 from Little Brown, 390 Pages What I Didn’t Like: Sawyer’s mother. The main idea behind this story never would’ve happened if she was a slightly more attentive parent or was honest with her child. I’m a bit tired of that stereotype. Pacing was... Continue Reading →

2022 Book Review: Nine Perfect Strangers

Nine Perfect Strangers Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty Mystery/Thriller, 2018 from Flatiron Books, 453 Pages What I Didn’t Like: Genre confusion. Most of this novel reads like contemporary fiction with no mystery (and certainly no thrill) whatsoever. I checked (and rechecked) to make sure the genre was listed as mystery/thriller and it is. It’s... Continue Reading →

2022 Book Review: Churro and the Magician

Churro and the Magician Churro and the Magician by Gaston Caba Childrens’ Graphic Novel, Coming in February 2022 from Clarion Books, 32 Pages What I Didn’t Like: There’s absolutely no words (I’m coming back to this point, I promise). Not even a name. If it weren’t for the title we wouldn’t know this bunny was... Continue Reading →

2022 Book Review: Ash Princess

Ash Princess Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian YA Fantasy, Ember 2018, 432 Pages What I Didn’t Like: Characters who fit their cliches. I wanted someone to break out of their expected role and I’m still waiting on that. No surprises yet, just people behaving as you’d expect for the role they’re written into. I want more... Continue Reading →

November Bonus Reads

So a few months ago I started posting my reviews directly to Goodreads and Amazon when I finished a book, instead of waiting for my slow self to get around to filming a review. There were some that were never going to get the full YouTube treatment, mostly because they were back list titles that... Continue Reading →

September Bonus Reads

If you're new around here, WELCOME. Basically, I'm behind on everything, the TBR is overflowing, and I can't read fast enough to get through everything I want to read. But I'm trying! So, buckle up, here’s some details on the backlist bonus reads for September.  Statistics Age Category: 3 YA, 1 A That's a LOT... Continue Reading →

April Reviews

Hey, I finished the promised TBR for April. Here’s the stats.  Statistics Age Category: 3 YA, 2 A Not a bad little balance there! Genres: 3 Fantasy, 1 Horror, 1 Science Fiction Whoa, heavy on the fantasy this time.  Indie Authors: 5 Y YES! Love to see that, especially during #indieapril  Total Pages Read: 1,587... Continue Reading →

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