2021 · Adult · ARC Copy · Book Review · Book series · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · Historical Fiction · Nonfiction · Parenting · WWW Wednesday · Young Adult

WWW Wednesday: April 21, 2021

Happy sunny and beautiful Wednesday (at least over here)! We’ve had a pretty good week so far and are well on our way in becoming active parents. It’s been tough to travel around throughout COVID, so our little one hasn’t had a ton of new experiences, but we are picking it up with the nicer…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: April 21, 2021

Book series · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi

Short Story Review: Rat-Catcher (October Daye #0.5) by Seanan McGuire

Title: Rat-Catcher (October Daye, #0.5)Author: Seanan McGuire Pages: 25 Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Publication Date: December 2012 Prince of Cats, Rand, enjoys the theater and can watch Romeo and Juliet over and over again. He has such an appreciation for the plays that humans put on. However, one day his abusive father sends him…… Continue reading Short Story Review: Rat-Catcher (October Daye #0.5) by Seanan McGuire

2021 · Book Review · Book series · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi

Book Review: An Artificial Night (October Daye, #3) by Seanan McGuire

Title: An Artificial Night (October Daye, #3)Author: Seanan McGuire Pages: 368 Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Publication Date: September 7, 2010Publisher: DAW What starts off as a sweet children’s birthday party ends in a very disturbing way…children are missing – both fae and mortal. There is only one magical being that will take children all…… Continue reading Book Review: An Artificial Night (October Daye, #3) by Seanan McGuire

2021 · Book series · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Weekend Reads

Weekend Reads – April 9-11, 2021

Happy Friday everyone! So excited to begin the weekend with beautiful weather, great reading, and an outdoor visit from our friends. 🙂 Hope you have something fun planned, too! It’s time to think about what I’ll focus on reading this weekend, and I’m super excited about this one! Weekend Reads is where I will concentrate…… Continue reading Weekend Reads – April 9-11, 2021

2021 · Book Review · Book series · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Young Adult

Book Review: Across the Green Grass Fields by Seanan McGuire

Title: Across the Green Grass FieldsAuthor: Seanan McGuire Pages: 208 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Themes: Friendship, Bullying, Intersex, Acceptance, Publication Date: January 12, 2021Publisher: Tor.com Ten-year-old Regan has loving parents and two best friends. That is, until one of her best friends, Laurel, ditches the other for stepping outside Laurel’s idea of what a girl should act…… Continue reading Book Review: Across the Green Grass Fields by Seanan McGuire

2021 · Adult · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi

Book Review: A Local Habitation (October Daye, #2) by Seanan McGuire

Title: A Local Habitation (October Daye, #2)Author: Seanan McGuire Pages: 390 Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Publication Date: March 2, 2010Publisher: DAW Recently, October (Toby) Daye has been asked to see if her liege’s niece, January O’Leary, is safe in Country of Tamed Lightening, where January resides. What Toby finds is hidden murders and potentially…… Continue reading Book Review: A Local Habitation (October Daye, #2) by Seanan McGuire

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WWW Wednesday: February 24, 2021

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Both yesterday and today, we’ve had some nice sunny weather. It was lovely to spend some time outside with our baby and just enjoy some fresh air! It’s amazing how wonderful it feels to be outside, even if it’s just a short period of time. Can’t wait until we have warm weather…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: February 24, 2021

Book Review · Book series · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi

Book Review: Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1) by Seanan McGuire

Title: Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1)Author: Seanan McGuire Pages: 368 Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Publication Date: September 1, 2009Publisher: DAW October (Toby) Daye has been out of the fae world ever since her fourteen year imprisonment as a fish. However, when Countess Evening Winterrose binds Toby into solving Evening’s murder, she has no…… Continue reading Book Review: Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1) by Seanan McGuire

Book of My Choosing - 2019 · Book Review · Book series · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Young Adult

Book Review: In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire

  Title: In an Absent Dream (Wayward Children, #4) Author: Seanan McGuire Pages: 203 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Expectations, Identity, Family, Bargaining, Friendship, Regrets, Loss Publication Date: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Tor.com     Set before the Wayward Children entering Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children, there was a young and somewhat odd girl, named Lundy, who didn’t…… Continue reading Book Review: In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire

Top Monthly Reads

Top September-October 2018 Reads

Here’s another Bi-Monthly Top Reads post where I highlight the books I’ve really enjoyed these past two months. There were seven out of thirteen this time – not bad!        ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron: I always love a good dog-focused story and this one did not disappoint me! Bella, the…… Continue reading Top September-October 2018 Reads