Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme by That Artsy Reader Girl.This feature gives a weekly Top Ten list. We all love lists, right? This week’s theme is : Winter 2018 TBR I know that I might not get to all the books I want to read this winter, but here’s the list of the top 10 books I absolutely would read given all the time. The first on the list was from this year, a book I know I need/want to read, so I am going to try and prioritize it. The rest are all releases between now and the end of February that I’m anxious to get my hands on and look forward to reading! What are the top books on your TBR this winter?
Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme by That Artsy Reader Girl.This feature gives a weekly Top Ten list. We all love lists, right? This week’s theme is : Hidden Gems (which books haven’t been talked about as much or haven’t been marketed as strongly that you think deserve some recognition?)
Waiting on Wednesday
Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme by The Broke and the Bookish.This feature gives a weekly Top Ten list. We all love lists, right? This week’s theme is All About Books You Read Because of Recommendations OK, to help whiddle down this list, I decided to go with only 4 – 5 star ratings. Also, there are a few where I remember a specific review/person or site that swayed me to read it, but generally it’s a culmination of the review blogs I follow, as well as conversations and recommendations from places like Reddit Fantasy and the Fantasy Faction forum.
Voodoo Killings is a fun and refreshing urban fantasy featuring ghosts and zombies. At the center of this story is Kincaid Strange, a voodoo practitioner struggling to make ends meet in Seattle. Now, what makes her story fun is a combination of her personality (and snark) and the people we encounter through her. First, there is the ghost she shares her apartment with (when he is around). He was a super star of the 90s grunge scene, and being supernatural has certainly not hurt his celebrity. I found the dynamic between Kincaid and him to be quite a bit of fun. They seem like quite an unlikely pair in many ways, but it works very well. Now, evidently there are certain ways that are approved or standard for raising zombies. When a lost new zombie crosses paths with Kincaid, she feels compelled to help him (against her better judgement). When she discovers he was not raised in a typical or approved way, it opens many questions and Kincaid is determined to get answers. She just has to make sure she is not caught with him, because this is a dangerous game she is playing. And to make it worse, there is a murder…