Book Review: Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell #2)

“The things you think are the disasters in your life are not the disasters really. Almost anything can be turned around: out of every ditch, a path, if you can only see it.” I’ve always been enthralled by Tudor England, even as a child. Growing up in the Episcopal (Anglican) Church, Henry VIII fascinated me, […]


Book Review: Addicted

After seeing the intriguing trailer for Zane’s novel, Addicted, which has been adapted to film, I thought I would check the book out. The story is about a young successful woman who cheats on her husband and discovers she’s addicted to sex. Her addiction takes her to places she never thought she would ever go to, and […]


Book Review: Ruined (The Eternal Balance #1)

Hell is looking for a way to break loose… While playing around on Goodreads I came across Jus Accardo’s Ruined. This fresh take on the Cain and Abel story was a fun read. The story centers around Jax and his estranged twin brother Chase, who are the descendents of Cain. Marked with a curse, Jax was forced to leave […]


Book Review: Stardust

“Every lover is, in his heart, a madman, and, in his head, a minstrel.” Years ago I saw the film adaptation of this novel, and have wanted to read it for years. Neil Gaiman’s Stardust is a fairytale, an adventure, and a romance. Set in Victorian England, a young man sets out to find his heart’s desire, […]


Book Review: Obsession (Arum Series #1)

Hunter: “You have a feisty little attitude, don’t you?” Serena: “You’re about to get a feisty little foot up your ass.” That exchange basically sums up Hunter and Serena. In Jennifer Armentrout’s adult spin-off of her popular LUX Series, Obsession, Armentrout decides give fans a glimpse of the Luxen/Arum war from the Arum perspective. We first meet Arum […]


Book Review: Opposition (Lux Series #5)

“They’ll Need Each Other to Survive…” Katy knows the world changed the night the Luxen came. She can’t believe Daemon welcomed his race or stood by as his kind threatened to obliterate every last human and hybrid on Earth. But the lines between good and bad have blurred, and love has become an emotion that […]


Book Review: If I Stay (Books 1 & 2)

“I realize now that dying is easy. Living is hard.” First let me start by warning you that this post contains spoilers. Don’t read further if you haven’t read the books, or are planning on seeing the film. While normally I don’t like to spoil a book, I find it’s hard to discuss this series […]


Book Review: Wayward Pines Trilogy

Secret service agent Ethan Burke arrives in Wayward Pines, Idaho, with a clear mission: locate and recover two federal agents who went missing in the bucolic town one month earlier. But within minutes of his arrival, Ethan is involved in a violent accident. He comes to in a hospital, with no ID, no cell phone, […]

The Yard

Book Review: The Yard (The Murder Squad #1)

1889, LONDON. JACK THE RIPPER’S REIGN OF TERROR IN FINALLY OVER, BUT A NEW ONE IS JUST BEGINNING. Victorian London is a cesspool of crime, and Scotland Yard has only twelve detectives—known as “The Murder Squad”—to investigate countless murders every month. Created after the Metropolitan Police’s spectacular failure to capture Jack the Ripper, The Murder Squad suffers rampant […]


2014 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

This summer I discovered Historical Tapestry’s Historical Fiction Challenge and decided to join up. I set my goal for 15 books as this was my first time and I was already participating in Goodreads’ 2013 Reading Challenge. I usually pick a theme each year for my reading material, and had already read some historical fiction, […]


Book Review: Origin (Lux Series #4)

Book Review: Origin (Lux Series #4)

Daemon will do anything to get Katy back. After the successful but disastrous raid on Mount Weather, he’s facing the impossible. Katy is gone. Taken. Everything becomes about finding her. Taking out anyone who stands in his way? Done. Burning down the whole world to save her? Gladly. Exposing his alien race to the world? […]


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