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 →

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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May Wrap-up Part 2

The second part of May was... romance heavy so gird your loins (see what I did there?). First Comes Scandal by Julia Quin was my first read and honestly I found it... lukewarm? I can barely remember anything about it and I certainly couldn't tell you much more than the summary will give you. So... Continue Reading →

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May Wrap-up – Part One

I felt like May was… a gaping hole in my memory. The month flew by and I barely remember a lot of what I did and read. June has been, well we all know how much of a mess June has been, but May was a special kind of strange for me.  Books I should... Continue Reading →

February Wrap-up Pt 1

The first full month with my daughter was a learning experience. We had to find our new normal - for the time being, till I return to work - and heal up. I swear those first two weeks of her being home were the hardest thing I've ever done (including childbirth), but we're starting to... Continue Reading →

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