Playing Dead A Memoir of Terror and Survival Monique Faison Ross with Gary M. Krebs Wild Blue Press, Sep 1, 2019 248 pages, Kindle Memoir: Domestic Violence NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover on this book is understated, but I think it really ties to the author’s story very well since it was the weapon used against… Continue reading Playing Dead
Month: August 2019
Relative Fortunes A Julia Kydd Novel Marlowe Benn Lake Union Pub, Aug 2019 Cozy mystery- historical Purchased for Kindle app ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is attractive and appropriate for the story. The cover was what attracted me to the book initially, too. I really like its sleek graphic design. It is likely to attract readers in… Continue reading Relative Fortunes
Gateway Sci Fi Books
If you’re looking to get into Sci-Fi, this post might be a good way to find books to start with and work up to!
When it comes to sci fi, I hardly consider myself an expert. I’ve just not been reading it all that long and haven’t ventured that deep into this space yet… which is (funnily enough) why I do think I’m in a good position to tell you what worked as gateway books to get me into the genre! Here are some of my first forays sci fi and the books I think newbies will get the most out of:
The Martian– this was one of the first books I ever read in the genre where I thought “huh I could really get into this”. Led by a strong voice and plenty of humour, this “oh shit I’m stuck on Mars let’s plant potatoes” book was a very pleasant adventure into outer space. While it will satisfy diehard sci fi fans with its scientific accuracy (or so I’m told), I personally…
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Rivals! Frenemies Who Changed the World
Rivals! Frenemies Who Changed the World Scott McCormick Narrators: Prentice Onayemi, Samantha Turret, Christine Hvam, Gabriel Vaughan, Josh Hurley Audible Original, May 2018 2 hours, 55 minutes Historical Humor/Humorous History Purchased from Audible ⭐⭐⭐⭐ I found the cover of this book to be totally amusing and extremely eye-catching as well as appropriate for the book.… Continue reading Rivals! Frenemies Who Changed the World
Dark Arts and a Daiquiri
Dark Arts and a Daiquiri The Guild Codex: Spellbound/2 Annette Marie Narrated by Cris Dukehart Tantor, Nov 2018 7 hrs, 39 mins Urban Fantasy/Magic Purchased-Audible ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I love this cover as with all the covers in this series, but this one especially. I love all the swirly stuff and Tori’s direct look. It makes her… Continue reading Dark Arts and a Daiquiri
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What do you think?
I am reblogging this from Rashidul Huda’s blog. I have to wonder if this absolute he is talking about really exists in any generation anymore. But, This WAS a generational thing when my mother was growing up. Women got ahead by looking good and took second place everywhere. But, my mother is 92 years old.… Continue reading What do you think?
Zapata Border Series #1 Harper McDavid Soul Mate Pub, July 21, 2019 348 pages, Kindle Contemporary Thriller Romance ARC-author ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌙 The cover is definitely eye-catching. No one will miss it on the shelf at the bookstore. However, it is my least favorite part of the book. The colors are just too blinding and the picture… Continue reading Zapata
In Intimate Detail
In Intimate Detail How to Choose, Wear, and Love Lingerie Cora Harrington Foreword by Dita Von Teese Ten Speed Press, Aug 2018 152 pages Intimate Fashion, Fashion Reference Provided by NetGalley & purchased at sale price on Amazon ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I received a partial copy of this book to read for review from NetGalley when I… Continue reading In Intimate Detail