Does a Cowboy Viking trump a Viking Cowboy?

Did you ever think to yourself, wow, I love stories about Vikings. Or wow, I love stories about cowboys. I wish there were more stories about Vikings AND cowboys!!! No? Well, clearly you’re not as brilliant as Emmy Laybourne. Side note: As I mentioned this I was googling for images of Cowboy Vikings and did…

Title Math with Kendare Blake

Three sisters are divided by one crown, but take one (or two) out of the equation and you’re left with two dark somethings? Or half a kingdom? Or a really challenging title for the next book? Moving past these oh-so-thrilling math problems, I can’t review this book without touching on Three Dark Crowns, which I…

Breaking Through with Blood Rose Rebellion

I’ve unfortunately been on a string of lackluster YA books. Well, maybe not a string, maybe a rope? It’s been so long. I mean, I was at the let’s take a break from this genre point. So Blood Rose Rebellion was a nice change. It was the first book in a while that made me…

Find a Lite Read with White Light

Jay Asher’s What Light is a cute book – nothing more, nothing less. There’s a sweet love story between the Christmas Lot girl and the boy with the bad reputation, but you don’t quite see why the characters fall in love so deeply and so quickly. Conflicts emerge unexpectedly and they resolve with just as…

15 Word Reviews: My Last 12 Reads

I saw an interesting blog post the other day that featured 10 word reviews of books. This reminded me of one particularly challenging college English class where we had to fit a persuasive essay in just 100 words. Writing short is hard. I tried. I just couldn’t get anywhere with 10 words. So, 15 word…

Too Many Books, Too Little Time

I always feel like I should show every book the same level of respect – if I’m going to blog about one, I should blog about them all. But that idea becomes a bit too daunting when you spend more time reading than you do talking to other humans… So here’s five mini-reviews of the…