Book Review: Shadows of Self (Preview Excerpt) by Brandon Sanderson

Note: I am reviewing a preview excerpt of this book. I have not yet read the book in its entirety and parts of this book may be changed before the final publishing. Shadow of Self (Preview Excerpt)– ♦♦♦♦♦ (4.5/5) By: Brandon Sanderson Genre: Fantasy Release Date: 6 October 2015 Previous Book in Series: The Alloy of Law I was given … More Book Review: Shadows of Self (Preview Excerpt) by Brandon Sanderson

Liebster Award!

I would like to thank the five brothers and sisters of Teens and Tweens Book Club for nominating me for the Liebster award. Thanks guys! This is the first time that I have been nominated for the Liebster Award, so I took some time to look around at how the award has changed as it … More Liebster Award!

SF&F Book Release List – September 2015

September 1 – Queen of Shadows: Throne of Glass 4 by Sarah J. Mass (Fantasy) – The Shadow Behind the Stars by Rebecca Hahn (Fantasy/YA) – Smoked (Scorched series) by Mari Mancusi (Fantasy/YA) – Poison Fruit: Agent of Hel by Jaqueline Carey (Urban fantasy) – Firewalker (The Worldwalker Trilogy) by Josephine Angelini (Fantasy/YA) – Hunter by … More SF&F Book Release List – September 2015

Book Review: Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor

Dreams of Gods & Monsters (3/5) – ♦♦♦◊◊ By: Laini Taylor Length: 613 pages Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Previous Book in Series: Days of Blood and Starlight It is too late to stop them, angels have come to Earth. Jael fashions himself as a god and puts on a pageant for the ages as he plays into human lore and represents … More Book Review: Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor

One Month Blogiversary, new list of Book Bloggers and 2015 Hugo Awards!

Hi blogging friends! I can’t believe that it has been one month already! In my first month I have met a lot of cool bloggers who share my love of books and photography. I have also changed my mind a dozen times about how I want to run my blog. Thanks for being patient with all … More One Month Blogiversary, new list of Book Bloggers and 2015 Hugo Awards!

Book Review: The Silvered by Tanya Huff

The Silvered (4/5) – ♦♦♦♦◊ By: Tanya Huff Length: 484 pages Genre: Fantasy In the kingdom of Aydori, shape-shifting werewolves – the Hunt Pack – rule and protect. At the side of the wolves, powerful female mages control the powers of healing, metal, and the elements. Together, Hunt Pack and Mage-pack form a powerful team that shape society around … More Book Review: The Silvered by Tanya Huff

The beauty of a rose

My husband surprised me with roses last week. No reason, 24 roses just showed up at the door with a box of chocolates. J isn’t normally one to send surprise roses, but the infrequency makes it even more special. The roses showed up on Friday, and by Tuesday they were starting to wilt. I wanted … More The beauty of a rose