Bookish Chat : Keep It Real!

Bookish Chat : Keep It Real!

May 23, 2019 Bookish chat 13

Let’s talk about how it important a realistic storyline is to you.  How much do you want the author to keep it real.  I know I’m reading fiction, but I still need things to make sense.  Or it grates on me no end. One of my biggest complaints when reading… Read more »

Blog Tour: The Blue Bench by Paul Marriner

Blog Tour: The Blue Bench by Paul Marriner

May 22, 2019 Blog Tour, Book review 4 ★★★★

The Blue Bench by Paul Marriner is no lighthearted, fun read. What it is instead is a beautifully written book depicting the long-lasting horrors of war. Long after the last shot is fired, the damage blasts on and on through the lives of the soldiers and their families. Thanks to Random… Read more »

Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young

Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young

May 17, 2019 Book review 4 ★★★½

Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young was a book that I couldn’t wait to read. Even though I binged on all the young adult books about 5 years ago, I rarely read them anymore. I just overdosed on them, and after a while I thought they all felt very… Read more »

Book Review: Fight Back by Anna Smith

Book Review: Fight Back by Anna Smith

May 10, 2019 Book review 8 ★★★★★

I’ll be honest, I wouldn’t have given the book cover of Fight Back by Anna Smith a second glance. It does nothing for me. But the gangland Glasgow setting caught my attention, so I decided to jump straight in to book 2 of this series. Great decision, as WOW I… Read more »

Bookish Chat: The Benefits of Book Reviews

Bookish Chat: The Benefits of Book Reviews

May 9, 2019 Bookish chat 31

I often see blog posts about people who don’t like writing reviews, reading reviews or anything to do with reviews.  And I think if you are in that boat, fair enough, just don’t read them or write them.  There is nothing wrong with that.  However what keeps me inspired is… Read more »