DNF Review: The Orphan Master’s Son (Good for Sleeping To)

By Adam Johnson Rating: Goodreads Rating: 4.06 Genre: Contemporary North Korea? Publication Date: January 10th 2012 Format Read: Audiobook Goodreads Summary: An epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery, The Orphan Master’s Son follows a young man’s journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world’s most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea. Pak Jun … More DNF Review: The Orphan Master’s Son (Good for Sleeping To)

Book Tour: Bringing Back Robert Germaux, This Time with Fiction

A few months ago, I did an interview with Robert Germaux for a book tour, and now that he’s about to publish yet another book, I’m excited to be introducing it back on the blog!! This book is really different from his last, so I hope you all look into it!!! (special thanks to susan … More Book Tour: Bringing Back Robert Germaux, This Time with Fiction

Broody Challenge #5: MUSIC and how it relates to my WIP characters

This was a really tough broody prompt for me to even think about completing.  Basically, I had to find some way that music related to a book I’ve read, or a book about music, or even just music that I listen to while writing/reading, but the thing is, music really isn’t my thing.  Don’t get me wrong, … More Broody Challenge #5: MUSIC and how it relates to my WIP characters

Review: Go Set A Watchman (Not What I Was Expecting At All)

By Harper Lee Rating:  🙂 Goodreads Rating: 3.31 Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: July 14th 2015 Format Read: Audiobook Goodreads Summary: From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird. Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch–“Scout”–returns home from New York City to visit her … More Review: Go Set A Watchman (Not What I Was Expecting At All)

Review: The Constant Princess (I LOVE CATALINA)

By Philippa Gregory Rating:  Goodreads Rating: 3.88 Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: August 28th 2006 Format Read: Paperback (bought used) Challenges met: None 😦 Goodreads Summary: “I am Catalina, Princess of Spain, daughter of the two greatest monarchs the world has ever known…and I will be Queen of England.” Thus, bestselling author Philippa Gregory introduces one of … More Review: The Constant Princess (I LOVE CATALINA)

July 2017 Book Releases: Great YA and Historical Fiction

This month, there aren’t a ton of books that I found interesting to write down, but I did find a lot of great YA books, so although that’s normally not my favorite genre, it seems like an awesome month for those who enjoy it.  OOH and there’s historical fiction books that look SUPER GREAT and … More July 2017 Book Releases: Great YA and Historical Fiction