Book Review, Fantasy, historical fiction

Book Review: The Bear and The Nightingale by Katherine Arden (Winternight #1)

The Bear and The Nightingale Author: Katherine Arden Publisher: Del Rey Books Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn’t mind—she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire… Continue reading Book Review: The Bear and The Nightingale by Katherine Arden (Winternight #1)

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Book Review, Fiction, Romance

Book Review: The Lord Meets his Lady by Gina Conkle

The Lord Meets his Lady Author: Gina Conkle Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Genre: Historical Romance, Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): Lord Marcus Bowles has stained his family's reputation for the last time. Only after spending a scandal-free year restoring some far-flung property can this second son return in good graces. But Marcus isn't one to abandon… Continue reading Book Review: The Lord Meets his Lady by Gina Conkle

ARC, Book Review, Science Fiction

No Ordinary Star Series: A Glimpse + Giveaway

No Ordinary Star Series Author: M. C. Frank Genre: Fantasy, Dystopia, Science Fiction   A soldier is summoned to the North Pole, days before the year changes, told to fix the great Clock for a celebration. He has no idea what to do. A girl, hunted for the crime of being born, almost dies out… Continue reading No Ordinary Star Series: A Glimpse + Giveaway

Book Review, Short Stories

Book Review: Tell Tale by Jeffrey Archer

Tell Tale Author: Jeffrey Archer Publisher: Pan Macmillan Genre: Anthology Jeffrey Archer bring to us, a collection of 14 short and adventurous stories, most of them inspired by real events. This is a wonderful and diverse collection of stories and I had a great time reading all of them. Here are my thoughts on each… Continue reading Book Review: Tell Tale by Jeffrey Archer

Book Review, Contemporary Fiction

Book Review: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Sing, Unburied, Sing Author: Jesmyn Ward Publisher: Bloomsbury Genre: Contemporary Fiction Winner: National Book Award for Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop, and the occasional presence of their drug-addicted mother, Leonie, on a farm on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. Leonie is simultaneously… Continue reading Book Review: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

ARC, Book Review, Fantasy

Book Review: Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance by Ruth Emmie Lang

Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance Author: Ruth Emmie Lang Publisher: St. Martin's Press Genre: Fantasy Blurb (as on Goodreads) Orphaned, raised by wolves, and the proud owner of a horned pig named Merlin, Weylyn Grey knew he wasn’t like other people. But when he single-handedly stopped that tornado on a stormy Christmas day in Oklahoma, he… Continue reading Book Review: Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance by Ruth Emmie Lang