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

Heir to the Jedi by Kevin Hearne

Where I Got It: Own it Narrator: Marc Thompson Publisher: Random House Audio (2015) Length: 9 hours 2 minutes Series: Book 12 Star Wars Author's Page Note: Even though this is Book 12 in the series, it works perfectly fine as a stand alone novel. This story is set in between the original tales of New Hope and The … Continue reading Heir to the Jedi by Kevin Hearne

Sunshine Blogger Award

I was awarded the Sunshine Blogger Award by My Library Card Wore Out, and yes, I did get a little bit of a giggle out it. But I guess even the sun has a little dab of darkness here and there whenever it farts a bit of pent up energy into the universe. As it … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award

Bloggity Award and Other Stuff

Lynn over at Books & Travelling with Lynn blog recently nominated me for the Real Neat Blog award. I tend to enjoy blog awards because it forces me to be a little more personable and chatty. Plus, we all get to talk about books. The Rules: Thank and link the blogger that nominated you. Answer the 7 questions that … Continue reading Bloggity Award and Other Stuff

Upcoming Read Alongs and More

Heya Folks! We're wrapping up the read along of Kushiel's Scion by Jacqueline Carey and planning the read along of Book 2, Kushiel's Justice. Looks like we will be starting that read along March 20th. I'll put out an official post once we have that settled. If you're interested in joining, just leave me a … Continue reading Upcoming Read Alongs and More

Audiobook Giveaway & Interview: James Livingood, Author of Pale Rider

Folks, please welcome the highly entertaining James Livingood. I have had the pleasure of enjoying 3 of his stories (Pale Rider, Summer Sword, & Magic Factory). We chat about Brandon Sanderson's works, supernatural creatures, Firefly, and plenty more. Also, don't miss out on the audiobook giveaway at the end of this post! Would you rather … Continue reading Audiobook Giveaway & Interview: James Livingood, Author of Pale Rider

Shattered by Kevin Hearne

Where I Got It: Personal copy via Audible. Publisher: Random House Audio (2014) Narrator: Luke Daniels Length: 11 hours 35 minutes Series: Book 7 The Iron Druid Chronicles Author's Page Fans of this series are in for a treat with this latest installation. It picks up where the previous book left off. Granuaile is a full fledged druid. Atticus (our … Continue reading Shattered by Kevin Hearne

Interview: Henry Herz, Editor of Beyond the Pale

Folks, please welcome author and editor Henry Herz to the blog. I have thoroughly enjoyed his works (Nimpentoad & Beyond the Pale) and just knew Henry would be a lot of fun to interview. Want to know how Seth MacFarlane and Leonardo da Vinci are similar? Curious about Monster Goose Nursery Rhymes? Keep reading and … Continue reading Interview: Henry Herz, Editor of Beyond the Pale

My Book Loves of 2013

Here is a post in which I gush about my favorite books of 2013. Out of the roughly 133 books I read this year, these are the ones that really stand out on reflection for one reason or another. Feel free to scroll until you see something interesting.Stardust by Neil GaimanA reread, and a read … Continue reading My Book Loves of 2013

Hunted by Kevin Hearne

Why I Read It: I really enjoy this series and couldn't pass up another installment. Where I Got It: Own it. Who I Recommend This To: If you have kept up with this series, it's another fine book to get your hands on. If you haven't, I highly recommend starting it or catching up. Narrator: … Continue reading Hunted by Kevin Hearne