Book Review

The Gutter Prayer

Title: The Gutter Prayer Author: Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan Publisher: January 2019, Orbit books Blurb: A group of three young thieves are pulled into a centuries old magical war between ancient beings, mages, and humanity in this wildly original debut epic fantasy. The city has always been. The city must finally end. When three thieves - an… Continue reading The Gutter Prayer

Reading Challenging

Year of the Asian Reading Challenge!

Hello, dear readers! I am super excited about today's post, as I'm participating in my first EVER Reading Challenge! *throws confetti and celebratory balloons* I don't normally do reading challenges, for a couple of reasons. It's mostly due to being such a mood reader and not being able to plan that well in advance, as… Continue reading Year of the Asian Reading Challenge!

Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday: Never Die

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 had me so excited, I've already preordered it… Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: Never Die

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: New Authors, Now Favorites

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: New Authors, Now Favorites

Random Musings

Pressure, Time and Focus: Messing Up in Trifecta

Hello, dear readers! Apparently I'm on a kick, because I want to write more about pressure today. I wrote about it in terms of some financial aspects of writing last week, but over the weekend, I realized that over the course of last year, I unconsciously placed a lot of pressure upon myself that was… Continue reading Pressure, Time and Focus: Messing Up in Trifecta

Questing Series

Quest for Balance: Week Two

Hello, dear readers! If you read this blog regularly, you might have read the post where I discussed my latest resolution journey, my goals quest for this year, if you will, focusing on trying to find balance between everything in my life, most noticeably between the extremes. You might have also noticed that I'm starting… Continue reading Quest for Balance: Week Two

SPFBO

The Gods of Men: SPFBO Finalist

Title: The Gods of Men Author: Barbara Kloss Published: June, 2018  Rating: 9.5 out of 10 (NOT OFFICIAL SCORE; TSWI SCORE ONLY) Blurb: Sable hated the gods. She hated what men did in their name. Magic is forbidden throughout the Five Provinces; those born with it are hunted and killed. Sable doesn’t know her music… Continue reading The Gods of Men: SPFBO Finalist