Reading Life

On Starting a Reading Journal

I’ve decided to keep a reading journal for at least the month of June in hopes of adding more meat to my reviews. I have a habit of binge reading books without taking the time to really absorb the content. That really affects my reviews when I go to write them because I have a… Continue reading On Starting a Reading Journal


Review: ‘The Invisible Library’ by Genevieve Cogman

You all know my weakness for books about books, so it should come as no surprise that I had to read The Invisible Library. I wrote about it in a Wishlist Wednesday not long ago, and actually preordered it just to make sure I had it on hand the moment it was released. Synopsis: Irene… Continue reading Review: ‘The Invisible Library’ by Genevieve Cogman


Review: ‘The Madman’s Daughter’ by Megan Shepherd

I’m always interested in books that feature crazy people… maybe because I’m a bit crazy myself. Add to that the possibility of reading a classic retelling and I was hooked on The Madman’s Daughter from the start… it just took me a few years to finally get around to reading this one. Synopsis: Juliet has… Continue reading Review: ‘The Madman’s Daughter’ by Megan Shepherd


Review: ‘Red Queen’ by Victoria Aveyard

Since the June OwlCrate theme is ‘royalty’, and it was hinted that some of the content might be related to Red Queen and The Lunar Chronicles, I figured I should at least read one of the books that was mentioned. Red Queen has been promoted a lot lately in my store, so I figured I… Continue reading Review: ‘Red Queen’ by Victoria Aveyard


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

OMG… you guys…. how is this series in the YA section!!?!?!?!? Chapter 2…. CHAPTER FREAKING TWO!!!!!!!!!!!! Okay… freakout over; so, let’s talk about A Court of Mist and Fury. I have been sharing my new book knowledge with all of my coworkers because I don’t think any of us understood the extent of the maturity… Continue reading Review: ‘A Court of Mist and Fury’ by Sarah J. Maas