Monday, August 30, 2021

God Spare the Girls


Title: God Spare the Girls

Author: Kelsey McKinney

Publisher: William Morrow
ISBN: 9780063020252
Thoughts: A wonderfully written coming-of-age story where you can feel the humidity.
Rating: 4/5

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Tuck Everlasting


Title: Tuck Everlasting

Author: Natalie Babbitt

Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts: I am very on the fence about this - creative fantasy, but the story could have gone so many different ways that might have been fuller.
Rating: 3/5

Stacking the Shelves: 8/22-8/28

Found at a Little Library:


The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy

Thursday, August 26, 2021

While Justice Sleeps

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Title: While Justice Sleeps

Author: Stacey Abrams

Publisher: Random House Audio
ISBN: 9780593413715
Thoughts: I am not a big fan of political legal thrillers, but this was rather riveting.
Rating: 4/5


Monday, August 16, 2021

Favorite Father Brown Mysteries


Title: Favorite Father Brown Mysteries

Author: G.K. Chesterton

Publisher: Dover
ISBN: 9780486275451
Thoughts: Good collection for those who like thinking detectives.
Rating: 4/5

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

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Title: Role of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Author: Mildred D. Taylor

Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: 9780739345016
Thoughts: Realistic look at 1930s Mississippi that everyone should read at some point in their life.
Rating: 5/5

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Stacking the Shelves: 8/1-8/14

 Bought at The Fantasy Shop:


Small Volcanoes by Sarah Kinney, Stefan Petrucha, & Stan Goldberg

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Of Bark and Sap by Karim Friha


The Demon of River Heights/Writ in Stone by Stefan Petrucha & Sho Murase


Glitter Kisses by Adrianne Ambrose & Monica Gallagher


Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong by Prudence Shen & Faith Erin Hicks

Thursday, August 12, 2021

The New Neighbors

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Title: The New Neighbors

Author: Simon Lelic

Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 9780451490452
Thoughts: Taut, fast-faced psychological thriller, but I wish there was just a tad more.
Rating: 4/5

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Deep State


Title: Deep State

Author: Chris Hauty

Publisher: Emily Bestler
ISBN: 9781982126582
Thoughts: So much head-hopping and randomly going into the future of side-characters, which all took away from the story, which required a large suspension of disbelief to begin with.
Rating: 1/5

Tuesday, August 10, 2021



Title: Beheld

Author: TaraShea Nesbit

Publisher: Bloomsbury
ISBN: 9781635573220
Thoughts: Rather dry historical fiction that tries to add some intrigued, but fails.
Rating: 2/5

Monday, August 9, 2021

The Golden Cage

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Title: The Golden Cage

Author: Camilla

Publisher: Random House Audio
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts: Faye was a very difficult character, and while there is a good twist, the pace was very uneven and some plot points seemed to come from no where.
Rating: 2/5

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

What You Wish For

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Title: What You Wish For

Author: Katherine Center

Publisher: Macmillan Audio
ISBN: 9781250752475
Thoughts: Some of the topics were a tad heavy for what wanted to be a light rom-com.
Rating: 3/5

A Rising Man

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Title: A Rising Man

Author: Abir Mukherjee

Publisher: Pegasus
ISBN: 9781681774169
Thoughts: Amazing police procedural that has the feel of a mystery written when this novel was set.
Rating: 5/5

Mythic Journeys


Title: Mythic Journeys: Retold Myths and Legends

Author: Paula Guran, ed

Publisher: Night Shade
ISBN: 9781597809580
Thoughts: Great collection of short stories based on myths from around the world.
Rating: 3/5