Sep 19

Announcing the winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Coloring Book

Alright folks, the other night I turned on my trusty laptop, went to, and figured out who was the lucky winner of the Edgar Allan Poe coloring book. Congratulations, Mercedes Yardley! And thanks to everyone who entered!

Sep 19

Editing: It’s time to jump

I’ve always wanted to be an editor. All this time that I’ve been reviewing books, I’ve been learning. Reading and learning, learning and reading. I’ve been trying my hardest to know this genre inside and out so that someday when I got brave enough I could put everything I’ve learned into good use for others. …

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Sep 13

Upcoming Reads: A Grand List of Literary Things


I’ve fallen a bit off the wagon since my baby had her kidney issues. It’s been… rough. I’m taking her to the pediatric urologist on Thursday, and I’m already feeling this huge relief with knowing that in a few days I’ll not only have every answer I need, but a game plan, and I’ll know …

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Sep 12

Everfair – Nisi Shawl

About the Book Everfair is a wonderful Neo-Victorian alternate history novel that explores the question of what might have come of Belgium’s disastrous colonization of the Congo if the native populations had learned about steam technology a bit earlier. Fabian Socialists from Great Britian join forces with African-American missionaries to purchase land from the Belgian Congo’s …

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Sep 06

GIVEAWAY | Edgar Allan Poe Adult Coloring Book

coloring book

I love adult coloring books. I love them. I plug myself into an audiobook, brew me a gigantic pot of tea, and zone out. They are just about the best things that ever happened to me and I’m incredibly glad they are a trend right now. The other day this little beauty showed up at …

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Sep 01

Ninth City Burning – J. Patrick Black

About the Book Centuries of war with aliens threaten the future of human civilization on earth in this gripping, epic science fiction debut… We never saw them coming. Entire cities disappeared in the blink of an eye, leaving nothing but dust and rubble. When an alien race came to make Earth theirs, they brought with …

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Aug 30

Quantum Night – Robert J. Sawyer

About the Book Experimental psychologist Jim Marchuk has developed a flawless technique for identifying the previously undetected psychopaths lurking everywhere in society. But while being cross-examined about his breakthrough in court, Jim is shocked to discover that he has lost his memories of six months of his life from twenty years previously—a dark time during …

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Aug 29

The Sight – Chloe Niell

About the Book The paranormal war that engulfed New Orleans seven years ago is over. But the battle for the city is just beginning . . .  Claire Connolly is a Sensitive, infected with magic when the Veil that divides humanity from the world beyond fell. Magic can easily consume and destroy a Sensitive, and …

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Aug 22

Macro Monday


I am EXHAUSTED. I just finished up a seven (7) day work week, and my brain is pretty much mush. So…. you get a Macro Monday and reviews for the rest of the week starting Tuesday. Also, my email is kind of screwed up. I am SO backlogged from Cora’s illness drama, and apparently I’ve …

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Aug 17

#SPFBO 2 | Finalists & The Winner

Ah, the end of the first round is in sight. Now it is time for me to talk about the finalists, and announce the overall winner. I’m going to keep this pretty short and sweet (mostly because I’m tired and ain’t nobody got time for my diatribes). Listed below are the six finalists, and then …

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