Thoughts: City of Nightmares by Rebecca Schaeffer

Source: NetGalley via the Publisher - thank you!TL;DR: Miss this. So heavy handed it suffocated any chance at a good story. Plot: A deeply anxious and panic riddled young girl gets tangled between two ridiculous 'plots'. It's so thin and unbelievable it's hard to describe.Characters: Embodiment of panic and fear and embodiment of awkward 'truly... Continue Reading →

The Terraformers by AnnaLee Newitz

Source: Netgalley, many thanks to the pubsliher!!TL; DR: Not for me. The characters in this were flatter than cardboard. I sincerely loved the ideas here but I couldn't handle those characters. Plot: The plot in this felt like it had some really 'important things' to say but was lost in the noiseCharacters: Pick up a... Continue Reading →

Thoughts: The Monsters We Defy by Leslye Penelope

Source: NetGalley! Many thanks to the publisher!TL;DR: A fun historical mystery with a fantastic magic system Plot: Simple and straightforward but funCharacters: Interesting and variedSetting: Well realized, I loved the settingMagic: Simple but fantastic with visible prices/outcomes CW: Police Brutality's, Racism, Parental Abandonment, Abuse, Classism Thoughts: Clara is a young black woman living in 1920's... Continue Reading →

September Wrap Up Part 2

Tendonitis be damned I managed to get some reading done in the last half of the month. Let me tell you, it's not easy holding open a book when moving your thumb at all causes shooting pain. Books I've read that I'll be posting full Thoughts/Post on: Upright Women Wanted by Sarah GaileyI will cover... Continue Reading →

July Wrap-Up Pt. 1

I made an effort this month to fit in a lot of books I've been putting off. Partially to continue to educate myself on difficult topics and partially because I after the lackluster month of June I knew I wanted some things to make me think and feel. I really read some great books because... Continue Reading →

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June Wrap-Up

June was a small reading month for me. I didn't read a whole lot, but I had a few good things to read. Unfortunately I also had more than I normally have that was either a complete miss or a very meh read. I don't know if there was anything I read that I'd like... Continue Reading →

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