Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: August 7th, 2018 Format: Kindle Length: 368 pages Description from Goodreads: In her latest captivating novel, nationally bestselling author Fiona Davis takes readers into the glamorous lost art school within Grand Central Terminal, where two very different women, fifty years apart, strive to make their … Continue reading Book Review: The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis
Last week, I grumbled about not having Internet, which led to me deciding that over the weekend, I would have myself a little reading marathon since there wouldn't be much else I could do for entertainment. I promised I would share my results, so here they are. I have to admit, I was hesitant to … Continue reading Read-a-thon results!
My Internet is down! We haven't had Internet in a few days now and haven't really had the chance to have someone come fix it. Hopefully this weekend we can get it addressed, though I don't know if they'll even send someone out on the weekend. Big sad face. Just kidding. It's mostly fine. The … Continue reading Mini weekend read-a-thon!
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: October 18, 2016 Format: Audiobook Length: ~8 hours Description from Goodreads: In the tradition of The Paris Wife and Mrs. Poe, The Other Einstein offers us a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein's enormous shadow. It is the story … Continue reading Review: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
Rating: ??? Genre: Urban Fantasy Publication Date: January 1st 2006 Format: Audiobook Length: 15 hours and 8 minutes Description from Goodreads: Paranormal investigations are Harry Dresden’s business and Chicago is his beat, as he tries to bring law and order to a world of wizards and monsters that exists alongside everyday life. And though most … Continue reading Dead Beat (The Dresden Files #7) by Jim Butcher
I bought a new Kindle a few months back, and I've been reading a lot more as a result. Lately, I've been making my way through the books that I always hear people raving about. I'm in a Harry Potter running club and all of the other Ravenclaws in our group on Facebook are always … Continue reading 5 books that didn’t live up to the hype
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Genre: YA Fiction Publication Date: September 1st, 2017 Format: Print Length: 328 pages Description from Goodreads: Two misfits. One extraordinary love. Eleanor... Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he turns his head. Lying beside him until he wakes up. Making everyone else seem drabber and flatter and … Continue reading Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Uh oh, another week where not a lot of reading got done... Last weekend was Comic Con, which was super fun, but also meant that I didn't get much reading time in. It was my first con, and I had a great time. I went as Buffy on Saturday and as an Attack on Titan … Continue reading Weekly Update 10/6 -10/12
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: September 1st, 2017 Format: Kindle Length: 278 pages Description from Goodreads: When sixteen-year-old Ellie Baum accidentally time-travels via red balloon to 1988 East Berlin, she’s caught up in a conspiracy of history and magic. She meets members of an underground guild in East Berlin who … Continue reading The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke
This week went by super fast. I've been really busy at work, and have also been scrambling to get the last pieces of my costume ready for New York Comic Con this week. I spent last weekend in Connecticut so I didn't get much weekend reading time, which is when I get most of my … Continue reading Weekly update 9/29 – 10/5