Book Review: The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye by David Lagercrantz

Title: The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye Author: David Lagercrantz; Translator: George Goulding Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Mystery, Crime Publisher: MacLehose Press Published: September 7, 2017 Page Amount: 448 pages Goodreads Summary: Lisbeth Salander is an unstoppable force: Sentenced to two months in Flodberga women’s prison for saving a young boy’s life by any means…

New Books (Just Two)

I’m normally not a huge fan follower of big books coming out. In fact, the only way I keep up with my book news is by following Book Riot or being exceptionally obsessed with an author (Neil Gaiman for example). It’s rare I find the top 40 books on display at Barnes & Noble on…

Book Review: Six Easy Pieces by Richard Feynman

Title: Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Author: Richard Feynman Genre: Nonfiction, Science, Physics Publisher: Bascic Books Published: 1995 Page Amount: 138 pages Goodreads Summary: Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher is a publishing first. This set couples a book containing the six easiest chapters from Richard P. Feynman’s landmark work, Lectures on…

Book Review: City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett

Title: City of Blades (The Divine Cities #2) Author: Robert Jackson Bennett Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: Broadway Books Published: January 26, 2016 Page Amount: 484 pages Goodreads Summary: The city of Voortyashtan was once the domain of the goddess of death, war, and destruction, but now it’s little more than a ruin….

Book Review: City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett

Title: City of Stairs (The Divine Cities #1) Author: Robert Jackson Bennett Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: Broadway Books Published: September 9, 2014 Page Amount: 452 pages Goodreads Summary: Years ago, the city of Bulikov wielded the powers of the Gods to conquer the world. But after its divine protectors were mysteriously…

Sweet Potatoes and Baked Egg Hash

If I had to choose my favorite food and it couldn’t be chocolate… I would be hard pressed to choose just one thing. Then again I could just say that it’s eggs. I absolutely adore eggs, and can eat them at any time of the day (because hell, it’s not only a breakfast food). Last…

Waking Gods (Themis Files #2) by Sylvain Neuvel

Title: Waking Gods (Themis Files 2) Author: Sylvain Neuvel Genre: Science Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy Publisher: Del Ray Published: April 4, 2017 Page Amount: 325 pages Goodreads Summary: As a child, Rose Franklin made an astonishing discovery: a giant metallic hand, buried deep within the earth. As an adult, she’s dedicated her brilliant scientific career to solving…

Book Review: A Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

Title: The Long Way To a Small, Angry Planet Author: Becky Chambers Genre: Science Fiction, Space Opera Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Published: August 13, 2015 Page Amount: 404 pages Goodreads Summary: Somewhere within our crowded sky, a crew of wormhole builders hops from planet to planet, on their way to the job of a lifetime. To…

Book Reviews on Sub-Stances: The Underground Railroad

Prepare to reimagine American history in Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad.” The menace of slavery is all too familiar to the protagonist, Cora, as she risks death and punishment by running away to the North. Instead of providing his readers with the traditional view of the Underground Railroad, Whitehead introduces us to an actual railroad…

Book Review: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Title: The Underground Railroad Author: Colson Whitehead Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Doubleday Books Published: August 2, 2016 Page Amount: 306 pages Goodreads Summary: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into…

Book Review: The Devil’s Teardrop

Title: The Devil’s Teardrop Author: Jeffery Deaver Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fiction, Crime, Suspense Publisher: Hodder Published: May 4, 2000 Page Amount: 496 pages Goodreads Summary: After an early morning machine-gun attack by a madman called the Digger leaves dozens dead in the Washington, D.C., subway, the mayor’s office receives a message demanding twenty million dollars by midnight…

Full Book Review: The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

Title: The Lies of Locke Lamora Author: Scott Lynch Genre: Fantasy, Epic Fantasy, Adventure, Fiction Publisher: Banton Spectra Published: July 27, 2006 Page Amount: 499 pages Goodreads Summary: In this stunning debut, author Scott Lynch delivers the wonderfully thrilling tale of an audacious criminal and his band of confidence tricksters. Set in a fantastic city pulsing…