Book Review – Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson

Length: 270 pgs / 8hrs 3mins audio Overall: 🐒🐒🐒🐒🐒 Storyline: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Writing Style: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Character Development: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Enjoyment: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… "Books are time travel. True readers all know this."Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson The Story: Years ago, bookseller and mystery aficionado Malcolm Kershaw compiled a list of the genre’s most unsolvable murders, those that are … Continue reading Book Review – Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson

Book Review – Treachery Times Two (Book 4)

Length: 336 pgs / n/a mins audio Overall: 🐒🐒🐒🐒 Storyline: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Writing Style: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Character Development: β˜…β˜…β˜… Enjoyment: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… "Get your rain slicker on 'cause shit is gonna come pouring down."Treachery Times Two by Robert McCaw The Story: On Hawaii Island, a volcanic earthquake disrupts an abandoned cemetery - unearthing the body of a woman … Continue reading Book Review – Treachery Times Two (Book 4)

Book Review – Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir

Length: 325 pgs / 4 hrs 36 mins audio Overall: 🐒🐒🐒🐒 Storyline: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Writing Style: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Character Development: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Enjoyment: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… "this writing thing/was some kind of magic trick/I didn't yet understand, except for this:/Magicians rarely share/their secrets."Ordinary Hazards by Nikki Grimes The Story: Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a … Continue reading Book Review – Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir

Book Review – Brownies and Broomsticks (Book 1)

Length: 323 pgs / 7 hrs 4 mins audio Overall: 🐒🐒🐒🐒🐒 Storyline: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Writing Style: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Character Development: β˜…β˜…β˜… Enjoyment: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… "Lord love a duck!"Brownies and Broomsticks by Bailey Cates The Story: Katie Lightfoot's tired of loafing around as the assistant manager of an Ohio bakery. So when her aunt Lucy and uncle Ben open … Continue reading Book Review – Brownies and Broomsticks (Book 1)

Book Review – A Demon in Silver (Book 1)

Length: 400 pgs / 11 hrs 29 mins audio Overall: 🐒🐒 Storyline: β˜…β˜… Writing Style: β˜…β˜…β˜… Character Development: β˜…β˜…β˜… Enjoyment: β˜…β˜… "You get what's coming to you."A Demon in Silver by R.S. Ford The Story: In a world where magic has disappeared, rival nations vie for power in a continent devastated by war. When a … Continue reading Book Review – A Demon in Silver (Book 1)

Book Review – Chosen (Book 1)

Length: 412 pgs / 10 hrs 51 mins audio Overall: 🐒🐒🐒🐒 Storyline: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Writing Style: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Character Development: β˜…β˜…β˜… Enjoyment: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… "'A necklace is a great way to allow someone to choke you without having to bring their own supplies,' she muttered."Chosen by K. F. Breene The Story: It is said that when war threatens … Continue reading Book Review – Chosen (Book 1)

Book Review – White Hot Kiss (Book 1)

Length: 400 pgs / 12 hrs 25 mins audio Overall: 🐒🐒🐒🐒 Storyline: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Writing Style: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Character Development: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… World-building: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… "'Sticks and stones may break your bones, but I'm going to demolish you.'"White Hot Kiss by Jennifer L. Armentrout The Story: Layla just wants to fit in at school and go on a date … Continue reading Book Review – White Hot Kiss (Book 1)

Book Review – The Crown of Gilded Bones (Book 3)

Length: 645 pgs / 25 hrs 22 mins audio Overall: 🐒🐒🐒🐒🐒 Storyline: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Writing Style: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Character Development: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… World-building: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… "The best kind of adventures always carry a hint of danger"The Crown of Gilded Bones by Jennifer L. Armentrout The Story: She's been the victim and the survivor… Poppy never dreamed she would find … Continue reading Book Review – The Crown of Gilded Bones (Book 3)

Book Review – When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt

Length: 400 pgs / 9 hrs 15 mins audio Overall: 🐒🐒🐒🐒 Storyline: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Writing Style: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Character Development: β˜…β˜…β˜… World-building: β˜…β˜…β˜… "Ancient Egypt is an anomaly as the only land that consistently called upon the rule of women to keep its regime in working order, safe from discord, and on the surest possible footingβ€”particularly when … Continue reading Book Review – When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt

Book Review – Daughter of Smoke & Bone

Length: 418 pgs / 12 hrs 33 mins audio Overall: 🐒🐒🐒 Storyline: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Writing Style: β˜…β˜…β˜… Character Development: β˜…β˜…β˜… World-building: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… "'Love is a Luxury.' 'No. Love is an element.'"Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor The Story: She wasn't a normal girl, from her blue hair and tattoos to the fact she was … Continue reading Book Review – Daughter of Smoke & Bone