Books

The Court of Broken Knives

Title: The Court of Broken Knives Author: Anna Smith Spark Publisher: June 2017 Blurb: They’ve finally looked at the graveyard of our Empire with open eyes. They’re fools and madmen and like the art of war. And their children go hungry while we piss gold and jewels into the dust. In the richest empire the… Continue reading The Court of Broken Knives

Books

The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics

Title: The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics Author: Olivia Waite Publisher: June 2019, Avon Impulse Blurb: As Lucy Muchelney watches her ex-lover’s sham of a wedding, she wishes herself anywhere else. It isn’t until she finds a letter from the Countess of Moth, looking for someone to translate a groundbreaking French astronomy text, that she… Continue reading The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics

Books

The Iron Fin

Title: The Iron Fin Author: Anne Renwick Publisher: 2018 Blurb: Isa McQuiston is caught between two worlds. Strange creatures are attacking her people, their injuries beyond her medical expertise. More than one fisherman has been tossed ashore by the waves, drained of blood, a severed tentacle piercing his flesh. To find answers, she must forge… Continue reading The Iron Fin

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: What, I’m Not Avoiding Reading These Books, Why Do You Ask?

Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Once hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, it is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. It's a weekly book feature where a topical list-prompt is posted and readers respond with their top ten for that prompt. Yours truly tends to go over ten, but hey, what can a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: What, I’m Not Avoiding Reading These Books, Why Do You Ask?

SPFBO

SPFBO 5 Taste Tester Results: No 6

Hello, lovelies! Happy Monday! Well, I finally broke my promise and am posting my update a day later than usual. I do apologize for that! I had some medical problems yesterday that kept me at home and offline (I'm totally fine), so I didn't get a chance to write this post like I planned. So… Continue reading SPFBO 5 Taste Tester Results: No 6

Random Musings

Tired, But in a Financial Way

Hello, lovelies! Got another rant for you today, this time coming in a form that many of you are probably familiar with, if you've been a long-time follower of this here blog: bitching about how difficult it is to survive financially as a twenty-something millennial in the year of our Lord 2019. You see, it's… Continue reading Tired, But in a Financial Way

Bookish Breakdown

Bookish Breakdown No 9: August 2019

Hello, lovelies! I know most monthly wraps-ups usually start off with, "Where did the month go," but nothing makes this feeling more true than how quickly August flew by. I almost forgot to pay my rent on time, because I wasn't expecting September to come and introduce itself so sneakily. But, now that I'm back to nights at… Continue reading Bookish Breakdown No 9: August 2019