I (tried) read the Top 15 Goodreads Historical Fiction 2020…I give up (Part 2 of 3)

Be sure to check out my first post of this series so you have any idea what is going on. I'm just speechless about my conclusion of this "experiment" I'm doing, but before I share some of my thoughts, let me review the next five books I read briefly. So I understand this first book … Continue reading I (tried) read the Top 15 Goodreads Historical Fiction 2020…I give up (Part 2 of 3)

Book Review: The Patient by Jasper DeWitt

You know it's almost Halloween, and after reading a few scary Indie books last week, I wanted to conclude Halloween with another horror book. This one is a recent release, and I had honestly never heard of the book or author before stumbling upon it on my library website. However, let me just say it … Continue reading Book Review: The Patient by Jasper DeWitt

Trick and Treat with some Halloween Indie Books

This week I was really in the mood to read something for Halloween. However, I'm trying to read less library books and more books I own. So I decided to dive into some of the Indie ebooks I have on my phone. Usually, I got through Amazon every few months to look for new, indie … Continue reading Trick and Treat with some Halloween Indie Books

Book Review: The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the Hunt for America’s Youngest Serial Killer by Roseanne Montillo

When it comes to Halloween (and October in general), there are two types of books I crave to read: horror novels, and nonfiction true crime books, especially those about serial killers. So it makes sense why I picked up this book. Like the majority of famous serial killers, I've heard of Jesse Pomeroy before, though … Continue reading Book Review: The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the Hunt for America’s Youngest Serial Killer by Roseanne Montillo

Book Review: The Wrong Mr. Darcy by Evelyn Lozada and Holly Lorincz

All I wanted was a fun modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice that maybe tackled some social issues. But this...why...why... I don't even want to write a prelude like why I picked it up. Let's just go...prepare for a rant. Release: Aug. 2020 Page Count: 288 Format: Audiobook Synopsis: (from Goodreads because I'm to lazy … Continue reading Book Review: The Wrong Mr. Darcy by Evelyn Lozada and Holly Lorincz

Book Review: Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol

A man who seeks to buy dead souls...it certainly draws your attention when you hear the premise of this book, especially considering it was written in 1842, and is considered one of the first great Russian novels. Being a massive fan of Dostoyevsky, I picked up this novel partially because I heard it compared to … Continue reading Book Review: Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol

Book Review: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

I discovered Fredrik Backman the way most people did, through A Man Called Ove. I read it mostly because of the hype, but absolutely fell in love with it. If I had one criticism of that book, however, it would be Backman's unconventional choice of organization, as he spends much time jumping from modern to … Continue reading Book Review: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Book Review: American Scripture by Pauline Maier

This is the first book review I have for my school books this semester in college. It's definitely a dense nonfiction read, and one I had mixed feelings about more because of the writing than the content itself, which is very in-depth. So let's go. Release: 1997 Page Count: 336 Format: Paperback Synopsis: Maier, a … Continue reading Book Review: American Scripture by Pauline Maier

August 2020 Reading Wrap-up

I'm really happy with my reading for August 2020. I ended up reading 19 books, which is great, but considering at the end of the month I started college and I have a feeling that my amount of book reading will drop down drastically for this coming month. I read a wide variety of books … Continue reading August 2020 Reading Wrap-up

Book Review: Axiom’s End by Lindsay Ellis

I usually avoid Youtuber's books, simply because they all tend to be autobiographies of twenty-something-year-olds (I really doubt they've done enough yet to warrent an autobiography). But I do love seeing Youtubers who come out with actual novels. I've watched Lindsay Ellis on and off, though I've never actively followed her channel. However, this book … Continue reading Book Review: Axiom’s End by Lindsay Ellis