Good Ideas Still left Me Cold

Machine By: Elizabeth Bear After finishing this book I found myself a bit torn on the rating. I liked a lot of it. Liked the ideas but I also felt very cold overall and I think it comes down to the main character in the end. Dr. Jens is a space rescue Doctor. A paramedic... Continue Reading →

The Last Story of Mina Lee

The Last Story of Mina Lee By: Nancy Jooyoun Kim Mina Lee is a story about mothers/daughters, the immigrant experience, extreme grief, disconnection and regret. So it is a bit of a bummer really. Margot Kim hasn't seen or spoken to her mother in a while when she drives a friend to LA and stops... Continue Reading →

Fable: Been There, Read That

Fable By: Adrienne Young I suppose I should preface this by saying 1. I did like the book while reading it or at least didn't find anything particularly bad about it. 2. I probably wouldn't write a review if this wasn't an ARC. And speaking of thanks to Netgalley and the publishers for a copy... Continue Reading →

A Vicious Circle of Reading

Crossings By: Alex Landragin At times I was absolutely going to DNF this book on account of it feeling like it was never going to end, among other things. But then I got to thinking if I didn't finish I would never know if it ended or not or just kept running on and on.... Continue Reading →

A Lot of Jars for One Book

Things in Jars By: Jess Kidd When going over what did and didn't work for me about Things in Jars I hit upon something I don't think I've ever said before... this should have been two books. (Before I explain I'd like to thank Netgalley and the publishers for the ARC copy.) Things in Jars... Continue Reading →

The Widow of Pale Harbor

The Widow of Pale Harbor By: Hester Fox When I read the synopsis of The Widow of Pale Harbor about a man with a secret past, a woman living in a big old mansion scorned by the town for fear she's a witch and a series of escalating crimes based on the writings of Edgar... Continue Reading →

The Worth of a Soul

Soul of the Sword By: Julie Kagawa Publishes on: June 18th Just want to give fair warning Soul of the Sword is the sequel to Shadow of the Fox which was one of my favorite reads last year. So there will be spoilers for that book but not this one 🙂 Also I received a copy... Continue Reading →

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