Saturday, July 27, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Welcome to Night Vale

Title: Welcome to Night Vale

Author: Joseph Fink & Jeffery Cranor
Publisher: Hachette
ISBN: n/a
Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: This fun, quirky books is perfect for fans of The X-Files or Haven.

Rating: 4/5

Monday, July 15, 2019

Black Swan Green

Title: Black Swan Green

Author: David Mitchell
Publisher: Random
ISBN: 9781400063796
Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: Compelling novel of coming-of-age in small town Britain in the early 80s.

Rating: 4/5

100 Sideways Miles

Title: 100 Sideways Miles
Author: Andrew Smith
Publisher: Tantor
ISBN: 9781494564094
Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: Somewhat realistic story, but with some of that magic that is just part of the teenage brain.

Rating: 3/5

Friday, July 12, 2019

Mister B. Gone

Title: Mister B. Gone

Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: HarperPerennial
ISBN: 9780061562495
Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: Very cool premise, but it lacked the thrill it seemed to think it had, plus it took a long while to get to the meat of the story.

Rating: 2/5

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

First Blade

Title: First Blade

Author: Jane Hinchey
Publisher: self
ISBN: n/a
Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: At first, this seemed like a cool, new take on the supernatural genre, then it devolved into a standard paranormal romance.

Rating: 2/5

Cocktails in Camelot

Title: Cocktails in Camelot

Author: Marianne Mancusi
Publisher: Gemma Halliday
ISBN: 9781943587513
Why Read?: Fresh Fiction
Thoughts: Fun story, but Kat seemed like she belonged more in 2006 than 2016.

Rating: 3/5

Saturday, July 6, 2019

The Sin Eater's Daughter

Title: The Sin Eater's Daughter
Author: Melinda Salisbury
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 9780545838306
Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: Intense and highly-imaginative start to what seems like an amazing trilogy.

Rating: 5/5

Stacking the Shelves: 6/30-7/6

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