Book Review, SPFBO

The Anointed: SPFBO Finalist

Title: The Anointed Author: Keith Ward Rating: 7 out of 10 (NOT OFFICIAL SCORE; TSWI SCORE ONLY) Blurb: Being a hero is a choice. Xinlas’s life goal is modest: he wants to be a living legend, revered in song and story. And he’s off to a good start. He faced death once, and won. His… Continue reading The Anointed: SPFBO Finalist

Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday: We Lie In Death

Originally hosted by Breaking the Spine, Waiting on Wednesday has now linked up with “Can’t Wait Wednesday” at Wishful Endings and it's exactly as it sounds: we post about books that haven't been published yet, but we're salivating by the time the publication date hits. This week, the book that literally comes out AT THE END OF THIS… Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: We Lie In Death

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: My Ambitious, Out-of-This-World Spring TBR

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: My Ambitious, Out-of-This-World Spring TBR

Questing Series

Quest for Balance: Week Eleven

Hello, dear readers! The highs throughout the entire week are supposed to be in the 50s and the 60s. It's here. It's finally here. (Almost) even better than that, at the end of last week, my boyfriend and I got approved for the duplex we really wanted and we already signed our lease, so we are… Continue reading Quest for Balance: Week Eleven

Book Review, SPFBO

Symphony of the Wind

Title: Symphony of the Wind Author: Steven McKinnon Rating: 8 out of 10 (NOT OFFICIAL SCORE; TSWI SCORE ONLY) Blurb: A bounty hunter with a death wish. A girl with fearsome powers. A kingdom on the brink of destruction. Serena dreams of leaving her harsh desert home behind in her very own airship. But when… Continue reading Symphony of the Wind

Book Review

Terminal Alliance

Title: Terminal Alliance Author: Jim C. Hines Publisher: November 2017, DAW Books Blurb: When the Krakau came to Earth, they planned to invite humanity into a growing alliance of sentient species. This would have worked out better for all involved if they hadn’t arrived after a mutated plague wiped out half the planet, turned the rest… Continue reading Terminal Alliance

Film Reviews

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Hello, lovelies! I know I don't normally write film reviews, but I've just been watching some really lovely films lately and just need to rave and rant about them. So you might be seeing more film reviews here on this space in the next few weeks--I hope that's okay! Today, though, I gotta talk to… Continue reading How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World