Audiobook review: The Cold, Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty

Title: The Cold, Cold Ground Author: Adrian McKinty Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Historical Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks Audiobook: 10:04 Rating: 5-stars – Damn near perfect. I loved it!     “The riot had taken on a beauty of its own now. Arcs of gasoline fire under the crescent moon. Crimson tracer in mystical parabolas. Phosphorescence from the barrels of plastic bullet guns. … More Audiobook review: The Cold, Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty

Book Review: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Title: Scorpio Races Author: Maggie Stiefvater Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Romance Publisher: Scholastic Press Paperback: 435 p Rating: 4-stars: Excellent! “Tomorrow we’ll rule the Scorpio Races as king and queen of Skarmouth and I’ll save the house and you’ll have your stallion. Dove will eat golden oats for the rest of her days and you will terrorize the races … More Book Review: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Audiobook review: Blood Oath by Christopher Farnsworth

    Title: Blood Oath Author: Christopher Farnsworth Narrator: Bronson Pinchot Genre: Paranormal, Vampires, Urban Fantasy, Horror, Thriller Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books Audiobook: 10h 24m Series: Book 1 in Nathaniel Cade Rating: 4-stars: Excellent!   For the past 5 years, I have been listening to audiobooks alongside my regular reading. It started as a productive way to pass time on the elliptical or treadmill … More Audiobook review: Blood Oath by Christopher Farnsworth

New and upcoming manga releases I’m excited about, pt. 2 (and backlist manga series)

I went to an anime convention last weekend, so I decided to start looking at what manga I’m excited about, and to check out what new releases have been published recently. The library I work at has a good manga selection, but not necessarily the new releases I’m interested in. As this is part two, … More New and upcoming manga releases I’m excited about, pt. 2 (and backlist manga series)

New and upcoming manga releases I’m excited about, pt. 1

I’m going to an anime convention the weekend after next, so I decided to start looking at what manga I’m excited about, and to check out what new releases have been published recently. The library I work at has a good manga selection, but not necessarily the new releases I’m interested in. I’ve been reading … More New and upcoming manga releases I’m excited about, pt. 1

Recommendations: Book Riot’s 2017 Read Harder Challenge Tasks 13-16

I am participating in Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge this year (http://bookriot.com/2016/12/15/book-riots-2017-read-harder-challenge/), which encourages you to read more widely and out of your comfort zone. I have seen some great lists of books to fulfill the challenge, so I thought I would do my own since I will be doing research for my own books … More Recommendations: Book Riot’s 2017 Read Harder Challenge Tasks 13-16

Recommendations: Book Riot’s 2017 Read Harder Challenge Tasks 9-12

I am participating in Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge this year (http://bookriot.com/2016/12/15/book-riots-2017-read-harder-challenge/), which encourages you to read more widely and out of your comfort zone. I have seen some great lists of books to fulfill the challenge, so I thought I would do my own since I will be doing research for my own books … More Recommendations: Book Riot’s 2017 Read Harder Challenge Tasks 9-12

Recommendations: Book Riot’s 2017 Read Harder Challenge Tasks 5-8

I am participating in Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge this year (http://bookriot.com/2016/12/15/book-riots-2017-read-harder-challenge/), which encourages you to read more widely and out of your comfort zone. I have seen some great lists of books to fulfill the challenge, so I thought I would do my own since I will be doing research for my own books … More Recommendations: Book Riot’s 2017 Read Harder Challenge Tasks 5-8

Recommendations: Book Riot’s 2017 Read Harder Challenge Tasks 1-4

I am participating in Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge this year (http://bookriot.com/2016/12/15/book-riots-2017-read-harder-challenge/), which encourages you to read more widely and out of your comfort zone. I have seen some great lists of books to fulfill the challenge, so I thought I would do my own since I will be doing research for my own books … More Recommendations: Book Riot’s 2017 Read Harder Challenge Tasks 1-4