Review: Cowboy Rescue

Title: Cowboy Rescue (Bear County #4) Author: Lynn Hagen Page Count: 100 Read Date: March 18, 2017 Description: Growing up as the son of Quinn McNeal, Milo wants nothing more than to get from under the man’s thumb. His father is as famous as he is rich, but he is also a tyrant, micromanaging Milo’s life, even down to…

Review: Mystic

Title: Mystic (The Nigthblade Epic #2) Author: Garrett Robinson Page Count: 254 Read Date: February 10, 2017 – March 9, 2017 Description: Loren is on her way to becoming the woman of her dreams: Nightblade, a warrior of the darkness and a champion of the light. But powerful enemies hunt her across the kingdom while she searches in vain for…

Review: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride

Title: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride Author: Cary Elwes [ with foreword by Rob Reiner] Narrator(s): Cary Elwes, Joe Layden, Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Carol Kane, Norman Lear, Wallace Shawn, Robin Wright, Billy Crystal   Listening Length: 07:01 Listen Date: February 25, 2017-February 28, 2017 Description: From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role…

Review: The Turn of the Screw

Title: The Turn of the Screw Author: Henry James Narrator: Emma Thompson [with an Introduction by Richard Armitage] Page Count: 80 (Kindle Edition) Listening Length: 04:40 (Audible Edition) Read/Listen Date: February 25, 2017 Description: When a governess is hired to care for two children at a British country estate, she begins to sense an otherworldly presence around the grounds. Are they really…

Review: Nightblade

Title: Nightblade (The Nightblade Epic #1) Author: Garrett Robinson Page Count: 249 Read Date: February 9, 2017-February 10, 2017 Description: Loren dreams of escaping her cruel parents and becoming a great thief: Nightblade, a warrior of darkness and a champion of the light. Following the fugitive sorcerer Xain out of her forest home, she wears a stolen noble’s cloak…

Review: An Unattractive Vampire

Title: An Unattractive Vampire Author: Jim McDoniel Page Count: 309 [kindle edition] Read Date: October 8, 2016-February 9, 2017 Description: Jim McDoniel’s debut novel, An Unattractive Vampire, is a darkly comic urban fantasy of ancient horrors in suburban cities. After three centuries trapped underground, thousand-year-old Yulric Bile—also known as the Curséd One, the Devil’s Apprentice, He Who Worships the Slumbering…

Review: Wolf Scent

Title: Wolf Scent (Mountain Wolves #1) Author: Isabel Dare Page Count: 95 Read Date: January 19, 2017-January 20, 2017 Description: Kirk Anderson likes living alone in his mountain cabin, or so he tells himself. He’s a monster, after all. How would he ever find a man who can deal with his other self—the wolf? When a reckless…

Review(s): Akira, Volumes 4-6

The first three volumes I lumped together in one post because they were re-reads.  I figured I would do the same for the last three because I have OCD and I needed to post it this way.  Plus they are pretty short reviews. Title: Akira, Volume 4 Author: Katsuhiro Otomo Page Count: 394 Read Date: January 9-10, 2017 Description: Set…

Return of the Slacker

I’ve been a BIG TIME slacker these last few months.  I’m feeling a bit better and the read-a-thon is around the corner.  So please accept my apology for the coming influx of posts.  These are mean to get me all caught up on my reviewing and general blogginess. I doubt anyone has missed me, but I’m…

Review(s): Akira, Volumes 1-3

Since these are technically re-reads, they aren’t on my list and don’t officially count against my #BeatTheBlacklist Challenge; although the amount of years since I originally read them to now almost makes it like first time read.  I went back into my order history on Amazon and eBay, etc., and the purchase date for Volumes…

Review: milk and honey

Title: milk and honey Author: rupi kaur Page Count:  208 Read Date: December 5, 2016 to January 4, 2017 Description: This exclusive hardcover edition includes a new foreword by the author. Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. The book is divided…

2017 Reading Challenge

In an effort to get myself back to some sense of normalcy, I’ve decided that reading is the best way to attempt it.  I’m going to do my best to meet this challenge.  Thank you Book Riot for creating the 2017 Reading Challenge List, and thank you to Novelknight for coming up with this one: This is…