Book Review: Equanimity by John Elliott-White

I was recently sent a copy of this book by the author and asked to give a review. I have read multiple books in the self-help/self-improvement genre and the premise of this book, to combine what we know of neuropsychology and the wisdom of the Ancients was very intriguing to me. I love philosophy. IContinue reading “Book Review: Equanimity by John Elliott-White”

Book Review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book is a deliciously dark tale about a little boy who grows up in a graveyard. Raised and accepted by the spooky residents, Bod, short for Nobody, is only truly safe within the confines of the graveyard on the hill, where the normal rules for the living hardly apply.This book made me uglyContinue reading “Book Review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman”

Book Review: Bloodsucking Fiends, You Suck & Bite Me by Christopher Moore

“I will slap the gloom off of you, rat shagger,” Jody said with a smile that was just a few degrees below being warm. -pg.280 You Suck, Christopher Moore Over the past several days I read Christopher Moore’s A Love Story Trilogy. These are not the first books I have read by Moore and theyContinue reading “Book Review: Bloodsucking Fiends, You Suck & Bite Me by Christopher Moore”

Book Review: Crank by Ellen Hopkins

I would never have walked into a bookstore and bought this book. It wouldn’t matter how well-reviewed or marketed it was. The sole reason I wouldn’t have bought it would be that it isn’t in the genre that I am typically drawn to.If you are like me, and never really venture outside your reading comfortContinue reading “Book Review: Crank by Ellen Hopkins”

Book Review: The Winter King by C.L. Wilson

I love the Fantasy genre. I love the escape from the daily doldrums (and my own mind) that fantasy provides and if you ask me there just isn’t enough magic in the world. I recently read C.L. Wilson’s The Winter King, a fantasy romance, where we have warring kingdoms, magic, and objects of great powerContinue reading “Book Review: The Winter King by C.L. Wilson”

Book Review: The Children of Danu by L.M. Riviere

I received a free copy of this book from anxiously awaited this third book in the Innisfail Cycle series. Having read the first two more than a year ago, it took me a bit to get re-acquainted with the world, characters, and story but very quickly I was able to fall back in step.IContinue reading “Book Review: The Children of Danu by L.M. Riviere”

Book Review: The Night and Its Moon by Piper CJ

My discovery of this brilliant author and her book occurred in a rather serendipitous way. Unbeknownst to me, I had been following the author on TikTok because I loved hearing her talk about folklore, a subject that interests me immensely. I happened to be flitting through TikTok one day and came across her live TikTokContinue reading “Book Review: The Night and Its Moon by Piper CJ”

Book Review: Shadows & Twilight (Book 4 of The Dragon Portal Series) by Jamie A. Waters

I have anxiously awaited this book since the Autumn of 2020 when I finished its predecessor. The best and my favorite part of a good series is the relationship the reader builds with the characters, the world, and even the author themselves, even if the reader never meets them.I didn’t realize how much I missedContinue reading “Book Review: Shadows & Twilight (Book 4 of The Dragon Portal Series) by Jamie A. Waters”

Book Review: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Mist and Fury was a delightfully complex and carefully orchestrated chaos-of-a-sequel to A Court of Thorns and Roses. Feyre, no longer human faces some profound internal struggles with who she is and what comes next after her harrowing ordeal Under the Mountain.One thing I found particularly interesting was despite her apparent hatredContinue reading “Book Review: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas”