The Binge Continues…

Much as I want to deny it, having a good guilty-pleasure series in my hands makes my reading life much more interesting. My Harry Dresden binge, which has been on a full-fledged sprint since December, has rounded into Book 13 Ghost Town. That means I have three-ish books left in the entire series and I…

Overly Obsessed with Harry Dresden

Despite my efforts to the contrary, I can’t seem to read anything other than the Harry Dresden series. I promise I’ve been trying. Every night I sit down with my Kindle and think, “tonight is the night.” And every night, I end up reading a half of the newest Dresden Files. Is it an addiction?…

Three Most Anticipated Books of 2018

Remember how I said last week I would read other books than the Dresden Files so that the reviews would be somewhat versatile? Well… you can see how that went by the title of this post. I have been completely obsessed with this series and I’m only on book 7/12 so I have some time…

Book Review: The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher

Title: The Dresden Files Series Author: Jim Butcher Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Mystery, Fiction, Paranormal, Magic Publisher: Penguin ROC Goodreads Summary: Harry Dresden is the best at what he does. Well, technically, he’s the only at what he does. So when the Chicago P.D. has a case that transcends mortal creativity or capability, they come to him for…

Book Review: Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister

Title: Girl in Disguise Author: Greer Macallister Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery, Fiction, Adult Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark Published: March 21, 2017 Page Amount: 320 pages Goodreads Summary: For the first female Pinkerton detective, respect is hard to come by. Danger, however, is not. In the tumultuous years of the Civil War, the streets of Chicago offer a…

Book Review: Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink

Title: Welcome to Night Vale Author: Joseph Fink Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Humor Publisher: Harer Perennial Published: October 20, 2015 Page Amount: 421 pages Goodreads Summary: Night Vale is a small desert town where all the conspiracy theories you’ve ever heard are actually true. It is here that the lives of two women, with…

Book Review: The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking

Title: The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well Author: Meik Wiking Genre: Nonfiction, Self Help, Psychology, Denmark, Adult, Health, Travel, Philosophy, Reference Publisher: Penguin UK Published: November 16, 2016 Page Amount: 240 pages Goodreads Summary:You know hygge when you feel it. It is when you are cuddled up on a sofa…

Thanksgiving Detox

You’ve probably noticed that I haven’t posted anything this past week as of yet. Where’s the book review? Where’s the recipe? Jet lag and minor sickness will do a number on you. Admittedly, I hadn’t initially planned on taking a break, but now that I’m home surrounded by friends and family – I want to…

Book Review: The Three Body Problem by Liu Cixin

Title: The Three Body Problem Author: Liu Cixin and Ken Liu (Translator) Genre: Science Fiction, China Publisher: Tor Books Published: November 11, 2014 Page Amount: 400 pages Goodreads Summary: The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multiple award winning phenomenon from China’s most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin. Set against…

Book Review: All The Birds In The Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

Title: All The Birds In The Sky Author: Charlie Jane Anders Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Magical Realism, Magic Publisher: Tor Books Published: January 26, 2016 Page Amount: 320 pages Goodreads Summary: Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn’t expect to see each other again, after parting ways under mysterious circumstances during high school. After…

What I’m Reading

This week I have… sadly not finished any books. Work and classwork has preoccupied me for the time being. So instead of rushing through a short story to post about, I’ll just give you a brief overview of the two books I’m reading at present. The first is Welcome To Night Vale. If you haven’t…

Book Review: Origin by Dan Brown

Title: Origin (Robert Langdon #5) Author: Dan Brown Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fiction, Historical Thriller Publisher: Doubleday Books Published: October 3, 2017 Page Amount: 461 pages Goodreads Summary: Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will…