Spine Study :: Nunslinger

Wait. Before you roll your eyes at a gun totin’ nun, let me tell you one thing about Nunslinger by Stark Holbein: It’s a freakin’ blast. Seriously, this book was a pleasure. It’s a “don’t think too hard and just sit back” kind of read with western elements and constant cliffhangers. There’s a dash of […]

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3 of My Bookish Quirks

Quirks. Habits. Rituals. Call them what you wish – but when a new book comes into my possession I have a tendency to do one of (or all) three things: 1. I was gifted a personalized library stamp by one of my favorite people in the world – and now, I’m frantic to get home […]

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3 YA Series I Recommend Most Often

Do you have a series (or a couple) that you find yourself recommending all the time? When people throw out certain trigger words like: “sarcastic male MC” or “Victorian London” do you always think of a certain set of books? On the YA spectrum, popular series get tossed around A LOT (versus single releases). No […]

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Top 5 Wednesday :: Book Ripples

Sometimes books do this magical thing and suggest another book to you. Maybe it’s a common theme or a vibe, writing style similarities, or a quote an author used in a prologue – but you’re drawn to the second piece of literature. I call this a ripple effect. And some of my FAVORITE books in […]

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Spine Study :: Sky in the Deep

Well hellllllo, Book-I-Wasn’t-Expecting-To-Be-An-Emotional Read. Thanks for ripping my heart out. I mean, holy shit: I had tears within the first twenty pages and it only went up from there. (Oh, by up, I mean more emotional upheaval.) Goodreads synopsis linked here. First things first, I’m now an Adrienne Young fan. The kind of fan who […]

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Spine Study :: The Carnelian Crow

FYI :: Possible spoilers if you haven’t read the first three installments in the Stoker & Holmes series. Goodreads synopsis found here. Let it be said: Very rarely, and I mean RARELY, do I switch book boyfriends in a single series. This little beaut, though? It’s got me ga-ga over a whole different man, far […]

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