Things my kitten has done this week: Taken the filter from the older cat's litter box and dragged it into the living room. She was very proud of herself. Found a rip in the liner of my bed's box spring, climbed up into it, and got stuck inside the box spring. Three times. Ran at … Continue reading Sunday Sum-Up- August 18, 2019
Though the television show Will and Grace was incredibly popular while I was in high school and college, I only ever saw about one minute of it, and in that one minute, I heard a spoiler for the movie The Usual Suspects. Alas. When I finally sat down to watch The Usual Suspects a few years … Continue reading Spoiler Alert: I Don’t Care About Spoilers
Daughter of the Forest (Sevenwaters #1) by Juliet Marillier Fantasy 411 pages First published in April 1999, by Tor Books Sorcha is the seventh child and only daughter of the Lord of Sevenwaters and though her mother died at her birth and left her without female companionship, Sorcha's brothers adore and protect her. She is … Continue reading Book Review: Daughter of the Forest
Busy week this week. Having a kitten means I've been doing a lot more sweeping, vacuuming, and taking out the trash. I love the little mite, but she spreads litter around like a mad thing! On the bright side of having two cats, it's completely adorable at night, when I look up from working on … Continue reading Sunday Sum Up- August 11, 2019
Hype is a thing. Sometimes it pushes you to read books that you end up loving. Often, it pushes you to read books that you end up disliking (or even hating). And sometimes, the hype pushes you farther away from the books the hype is all about. In my case, too much hype will push … Continue reading Some Authors Whose Books I Don’t Care About
It was a quietish week around here, though work was a bit stressful. Fortunately, I swapped days with a coworker and took Saturday off, so I ended up with a three-day weekend. I had zero plans, except for cleaning my apartment and reading. I did go out with a friend on Friday evening. We wanted … Continue reading Sunday Sum Up- August 4, 2019
Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme where we randomly select a book from our Goodreads To Be Read list and share it with the world. It’s hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners, so be sure to link back to her site so that we can all see what everyone plans to read! Daughter of the Forest … Continue reading Goodreads Monday: Daughter of the Forest
In which the realities of 2019 trample the good intentions of 2018.
Wherein the nicest kid you'll ever meet comes from your country's worst foe, there's a new claimant to the Iron Throne, and the Austrians are definitely not invading.
Storm of Locusts (The Sixth World #2) by Rebecca Roanhorse Fantasy 313 Pages First published April 23, 2019, by Saga Press Monster-hunter Maggie Hoskie has had a rough time of it lately. Her last hunt went about as wrong as it could go, she had to betray someone she has known for years, and … Continue reading Book Review: Storm of Locusts