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Audiobook Review: Without a Summer by Mary Robinette Kowal

In the third book of the Glamourist Histories, Kowal keeps the story and plot fresh and continues to give us more of that fantastical regency romance that works incredibly well. What can I say? Turns out that even with all the grimdark books that I love, I have a very soft spot for a well written regency period story with...

Stacking the Shelves – July 22, 2017

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature all about sharing your good luck in book acquisitions! So here’s what came my way since my last post! I have quite the haul! I need to start doing these posts more frequently 🙂 I was so excited to come back from my trip and find a good portion of these books waiting for...

Review: A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers

A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers is more of an emotional journey rather than the space adventure we had in the first book. This book can easily work as a stand alone, even though both of the two main characters are also from Long Way to a Small Angry Planet. Lovelace used to be a ship’s AI, and...

Monthly Musings, Travel Edition – June 2017

This is a where I look back at what I read (or tried to read) during the past month. I also plan on highlighting my experiences in any book club reads I from the month as well. I will always start with any books I would label as a surprise find/under-read books so if anyone missed my reviews for them,...

GIVEAWAY: Twelve Days by Steven Barnes

Today I am pleased to host a giveaway for  a new paranormal thriller that just released today. Twelve Days by Steven Barnes. Be sure to check out the details below, because this sounds like a seriously exciting book (with quite the body count). I love thrillers like this that take on a speculative aspect, bringing the paranormal to take things to the...