Book Review

Series Review: The Secret Books of Paradys III & IV

You may recall my review of the first two books in the series. It took a little time for me to start the following two because I wasn’t loving what I’d already read. Fortunately, the latter half of the series was more successful for me.

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Life of a Book Hoarder

Reactions to One-Star Reviews of My Favorite Books

I’ve seen several accounts on YouTube post their reactions to one-star reviews on their favorite reads and I wanted to jump on the bandwagon.

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Life of a Book Hoarder

Quick Chat: Favorite Slump

Coming at you today with a shorter discussion post, which I’m calling a quick chat (yeah, you can definitely figure it out from the title of the post, but I felt the need to explain anyway LOL.) I’d like to talk about reading slumps…caused by none other than my favorite author!

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My Literary Tattoos

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably seen some pictures of the half-sleeve I got in May. If you don’t follow me, here is a shameless plug where I say you should follow me: Hey, you should follow me!

Anyway – I figured I’d do a post with some nice pictures now that my arm is healed and give a brief explanation of what I chose to get.

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Book Review

Book Review: Space is Just a Starry Night

Space is Just a Starry Night
By Tanith Lee

My Edition:
Paperback, 239 pages
2013, Aqueduct Press
ISBN: 9781619760318

A short story collection (from my queen) containing a prison planet that uses memories to manipulate its occupants, a woman released from deep freeze after over a century, a man’s relationship with his ship and a planet, a woman’s drastic transformation under the rays of the sun and more.

Shorts collections can be hit or miss whether the stories are from one or multiple authors. This is a solid sci-fi collection with a range of futuristic worlds and a few really stellar stories.

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Judging A Book

Judging A Book By Its Cover: The Wars of Vis

This is my weekly post where I highlight and appreciate cover designs and the general physical appearance of books. We all judge book covers to some extent. I can’t say that I’ve ever decided against a book with terrible cover art if I liked the sound of the plot, but I do purchase special editions of books and multiple editions of books based on their cover art. If book covers didn’t matter, publishers wouldn’t put out so many beautiful editions!

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