The Best & Worst of 2016

2016 is finally over! It was a tough year for me, even right up to the end where I caught a nasty holiday bug. I did read a lot of great books last year. According to my Goodreads profile, I read 208 books, nearly 100 less than the year before. I blame my new found … Continue reading The Best & Worst of 2016

The Beauty and the Beast Book Tag

Heya Everyone! I was recently tagged by The Audiobookworm in this fun book tag. Feel free to comment on my book choices or to add your own for each category in the comments. I'm going to tag a few people at the end, but if you want to throw up a post with your answers, … Continue reading The Beauty and the Beast Book Tag

Hellbent by Cherie Priest

Narrator: Natalie Ross Publisher: Brilliance Audio (2011) Length: 10 hours 35 minutes Series: Book 2 Cheshire Red Reports Author's Page Note: While this is Book 2 in the series, it works just fine as a stand alone novel. Raylene is an expert thief and a wayward vampire. Her fixer Horace has an unusual job for her. He needs these … Continue reading Hellbent by Cherie Priest

A Time Travel Tagging

I was recently tagged by Lynn over at Books & Travelling with Lynn. The subject is all about books and time traveling, in one way or another. I really enjoy these tag posts as they often give me something to talk about without having to use a lot of brainpower. Here are the Q&A. What is … Continue reading A Time Travel Tagging

Bloodshot by Cherie Priest

Where I Got It: Own it. Narrator: Natalie Ross Publisher: Brilliance Audio (2011) Length: 11 hours 16 minutes Series: Book 1 Cheshire Red Reports Author's Page Cheshire Red is a vampire and an acquisitions expert (thief). Raylene likes that many people assume Cheshire Red is a man and she's not about to dissuade them, enjoying working in the shadows as … Continue reading Bloodshot by Cherie Priest

Chapelwood by Cherie Priest

Where I Got It: Own it. Narrators: James Patrick Cronin, Julie McKay Publisher: Tantor Audio (2015) Length: 13 hours 32 minutes Series: Book 2 The Borden Dispatches Author's Page Note: While this is Book 2 in the series, it reads just fine as a stand alone. Set roughly 30 years after the events that take place … Continue reading Chapelwood by Cherie Priest

Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

Where I Got It: Own it. Narrators: Wil Wheaton, Kate Reading Publisher: Macmillan Audio (2010) Length: 13 hours 42 minutes Series: Book 1 Clockwork Century Author's Page Briar Wilkes is the widow of a mad man and great inventor, the late Dr. Blue. She and her teenage son, Ezekiel, must live with the everlasting shame of … Continue reading Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

Best of 2014

A big thank you to all the publishers, authors, and narrators who generously provided review copies, especially the audiobooks. Thanks to all my book blogger friends, real life friends, and family who recommended books, or simply let me babble on about books even when you really didn't care. According to Goodreads (which I don't use … Continue reading Best of 2014

Maplecroft by Cherie Priest

Why I Read It: Heard Priest talk about the book at Bubonicon 2014 and it sounded very interesting. Where I Got It: Own it. Who I Recommend This To: Do you need a mystery with a  Gothic feel and Cthulu monsters to dispatch? Check out this book! Narrator: Meredith Mitchell, Roger Wayne Publisher: Tantor Audio … Continue reading Maplecroft by Cherie Priest

Bubonicon 2014: Sunday

On Sunday, the panels and author readings didn't get started until 10AM, but the Con Suite was open at 8AM. They had donuts, and not just any donuts, but donuts with bacon. Yep, you read that right. You could have a chocolate frosted donut that also had a strip of crispy bacon in it. (I … Continue reading Bubonicon 2014: Sunday