Hello, lovelies! I can't believe tomorrow is Halloween and October is almost over. 😭 Also, it's bloody snowing outside and the high today was below freezing and I didn't get my mandatory 12 months of fall and I am pissed, thank you very much. Other than lamenting about the weather, how did this month treat me, personally? Well:… Continue reading Bookish Breakdown No 11: October 2019
Hello, lovelies! I am so excited to announce, after much deliberation and teeter-tottering, that I am going to be attempting NaNoWriMo this year! I won't lie: I've only ever won NaNoWriMo once (back in 2015), even though I've signed up multiple years with the purest of intentions to actually finish the novels I set out… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019: Sequel, Here I Come!
Hello, lovelies! I've never really done a batch of mini reviews before, but I've really enjoyed reading them from others when they post them and honestly, I think I have a good batch of books where mini reviews fit better than full reviews! I'm not sure how often I'll end up doing this, but for… Continue reading Mini Reviews No. 1
Title: Assassin's Apprentice Author: Robin Hobb Published: March 1996 Blurb: Young Fitz is the bastard son of the noble Prince Chivalry, raised in the shadow of the royal court by his father's gruff stableman. He is treated like an outcast by all the royalty except the devious King Shrewd, who has him secretly tutored in… Continue reading Assassin’s Apprentice
Title: Ghoster Author: Jason Arnopp Published: October 2019 Blurb: Kate Collins has been ghosted. She was supposed to be moving in with her new boyfriend Scott, but all she finds after relocating to Brighton is an empty apartment. Scott has vanished. His possessions have all disappeared. Except for his mobile phone. Kate knows she shouldn't… Continue reading Ghoster
Hello, everyone! As promised, this post serves as a recap of what happened in the "Stage One: Taste Tester" round of SPFBO here at Thoughts Stained With Ink, plus lay out what exactly is going to happen in what I'm calling "Stage Two: Read, Review, Repeat." Stage One: Taste Tester Round If you've been following… Continue reading SPFBO 5 Stage 2: Read, Review, Repeat
Title: The Mech Who Loved Me Author: Bec McMaster Published: June 2017 Blurb: Ava McLaren is tired of being both a virgin, and a mere laboratory assistant for the Company of Rogues. When a baffling mystery rears its head, it presents her with the opportunity to work a real case... and perhaps get a taste… Continue reading The Mech Who Loved Me