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Review: There’s Someone Inside Your House

There’s Someone Inside Your House  [Buy Hardcover or ebook] Stephanie Perkins Genre: Slasher horror, Young Adult First off, there is a trans dude who is never misgendered and survives the book. There. That’s the only real spoiler I’ll give because … Continue reading

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Review: The Cottingley Secret

The Cottingley Secret  [Buy Paperback or ebook] Hazel Gaynor Genre: Historical, Women’s Fiction The Cottingley Secret tells two interconnected stories: that of Francis, the nine year-old girl behind the famous fairy photographs; and that of Olivia Kavanagh, a modern women … Continue reading

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Review: Courage is Contagious

Courage Is Contagious: And Other Reasons to Be Grateful for Michelle Obama [Pre-Order Hardcover or ebook] Edited by Nick Haramis Genre: Non-fiction, Essays I received an advance uncorrected proof from Random House Publishing. The opinions expressed here are surely my … Continue reading

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Double Review: Basic Witches and Gone To Dust (with bonus mini-review)

Basic Witches [buy here or here] Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman Self-Help Basic Witches is at heart a self-help book, but less of the “woo-woo let me teach you my ways” and more of the “here’s some things that might help, … Continue reading

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Review: The Grip of It by Jac Jemc

Title:  The Grip of It [PRINT; EBOOK] Author:  Jac Jemc Rating:  Recommended Julie and James have moved into an old house, away from the city and its problems and temptations.  Right away they begin to encounter strange things, but easily pass … Continue reading

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Catch-Up Reviews

Hoo boy, it has been way too long since I’ve done a little set of reviews, especially considering when the last one was and how many dang books I’ve read since then.  These will be just short thoughts, with a … Continue reading

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Mini Reviews

I’ve been borrowing a ridiculous amount of books from the library considering how many books I have and continue to get at home.  But!, I am nothing if not horribly unrealistic about my reading speed, so let’s do this. Library … Continue reading

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Quick Book Thoughts

It’s been forever since I posted something here, but during this absence, I’ve read quite a few books that don’t really need full reviews.  So here’s some quick book thoughts. Behind Her Eyes, a.k.a., Fear the Queer 2017.  Spoilers, but … Continue reading

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Falstaff by Harold Bloom — A Love Letter to Life

Title:  Falstaff:  Give Me Life (Shakespeare’s Personalities) Author:  Harold Bloom Publisher:  Scribner Rec:  So highly! Pre-order on Amazon, Kindle, Barnes & Noble, or Simon & Schuster I received a digital copy of this book from NetGalley.  What follows is my honest review. I … Continue reading

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Everything I Never Told You — It’s Like a Punch in the Gut, but Great

Title:  Everything I Never Told You Author:  Celeste Ng Rec?  So yes.  Get this book. I read this for the “Read a Debut Novel” part of the Read Harder Book Challenge, thinking, like I do with most books, that I’ll be … Continue reading

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The Read Harder Challenge

After reading over 200 books and stories last year (why, I’ll never know), I’ve decided to cut it back this year, with a goal of only 50.  Even if I read over that number (which I very likely will as … Continue reading

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The Rapid Fire Book Tag

Apparently this is how we do LJ memes here on WordPress. Anyway, Read Diverse Books did it, and since they left a general free-for-all tag, why the hell not?  Besides, I love doing random things instead of the important things … Continue reading

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