Illusions of the Mist

I was fortunate enough to receive an ARC of Illusions of Mist in exchange for an honest review of the book. Illusions of the Mist tells the story of a young girl named Caroline. As a young child, Caroline's life changes forever when she catches corucaish - a mythical fish. At first, it appears to... Continue Reading →

Not Better Just Different – Books Vs. Movies

I love to watch my favorite characters come to life in movies and tv shows. But while I do get excited each time I hear about a film adaption of one of my favorite books, I also get nervous. Changing the format of a story from book to screen can lead to some truly bad... Continue Reading →

January Reading

It has been a bit of a slow reading start to the year but I did find myself reading about several fascinating characters from a wide variety of genres and styles. The Mercies Author: Kiran Millwood HargravePublished: 2020Read: January 5th – 12thFormat: BookRating: ★★★★✰ (4.5) Synopsis: Author Kiran Millwood Hargrave takes the reader to Vardø,... Continue Reading →

2021 Reading Goal

For the last few years I have listed some of the books I hope to read during the year, I generally only make it about a third or maybe halfway through this list, but never-the-less I enjoy trying to challenge myself to get through the books that I have had on my TBR for years!... Continue Reading →

November Reading

There wasn't as much time for reading this month as I would have liked. Between NaNoWriMo and getting ready to move, there just wasn't time. But I still managed to read a few really intriguing and different stories. Serpentine Author: Philip PullmanPublished: 2020Read: November 5thFormat: BookRating: ★★★★✰ Synopsis: Serpentine is a short story that brings... Continue Reading →

October Reading

This month has taken me to so many new places, authors, and genres. I made the effort in my reading to try and read something very different from whatever book I have just finished and it made for an exciting month of reading. I have discovered some new favorite authors and have plunged myself into... Continue Reading →

September Reading

Fall has hit Edinburgh in a swift flurry of color, wind, and rain. The days have come when leaving the house could take you into a chilly world of cold sun or the drenching wet of the constant Scottish rain. It is the season of orange and yellow and red. Of warm mugs of tea... Continue Reading →

Not the Deaths Imagined – Review

Not the Deaths Imagined, by author Anne Pettigrew, is a gripping medical mystery novel. The follow up to Not the Life Imagined, the story follows Dr. Beth Semple as she notices a series of strange deaths that all seem to be connected to one doctor. While juggling her job and responsibilities as a mother of... Continue Reading →

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