Bookish Breakdown

Bookish Breakdown No. 7: July 2019

Hello, lovelies! Wow, was July a whirlwind. June was rough and I think July tried to top that as I dealt with some puppy blues/puppy-related depression, sleep deprivation and feeling like a failure for most of the month, before things started to look up here in the past week. And while this puppy threw me… Continue reading Bookish Breakdown No. 7: July 2019

Reading Challenging

Iron Tome-A-Thon Reading Challenge Results

Hello, loves! You might remember, at the beginning of the month, I announced that I was going to participate in the Iron Tome-A-Thon Reading Challenge, hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks! I usually don't do readathons, but this one sounded so cool, I had to give it a shot. And...I actually read some of… Continue reading Iron Tome-A-Thon Reading Challenge Results



Title: Wanderers Author: Chuck Wendig Publisher: Del Rey, July 2019 Blurb: A decadent rock star. A deeply religious radio host. A disgraced scientist. And a teenage girl who may be the world's last hope. In the tradition of The Stand and Station Eleven comes a gripping saga that weaves an epic tapestry of humanity into an astonishing tale of… Continue reading Wanderers

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Underutilized Settings

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: Underutilized Settings


Kingdom of Exiles

Title: Kingdom of Exiles Author: Maxym M. Martineau Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca, June 2019 Blurb: Fantastic Beasts meets Assassin's Creed in this epic, gripping fantasy romance from debut author Maxym M. Martineau. Exiled beast charmer Leena Edenfrell is in deep trouble. Empty pockets forced her to sell her beloved magical beasts on the black market—an offense… Continue reading Kingdom of Exiles


Empire of Sand

Title: Empire of Sand Author: Tasha Suri Publisher: Orbit Books, November 2018 Blurb: A nobleman’s daughter with magic in her blood. An empire built on the dreams of enslaved gods. Empire of Sand is Tasha Suri’s captivating, Mughal India-inspired debut fantasy. The Amrithi are outcasts; nomads descended of desert spirits, they are coveted and persecuted throughout the… Continue reading Empire of Sand