#ARCtoberReadathon is this weekend! (Did you remember to sign up?)

#ARCtoberReadathon is this weekend! YAY! Who is ready to get their read on for readathon? The Rules #ARCReadathon has no hard start and stop time – it begins on Saturday Oct 13 and ends Sunday Oct 14. The goal is to read as much as you can (or care to) in that time, with a focus on getting through ARCs. So just for this weekend, set aside the library books and the new releases (sorry, Hocus Pocus: the all new sequel – I guess you’ll have to wait until Monday to get read!) and get cracking on those ARCs! #ARCtoberReadathon … Continue reading #ARCtoberReadathon is this weekend! (Did you remember to sign up?)

Book Review: Consumed by J.R. Ward

Consumed Author: J.R. WardSeries: Firefighters, Book 1Publisher: Gallery Books (October 2, 2018)Hardcover, 416 pagesGoodreads     |     AmazonSummaryAnne Ashburn is a woman consumed…By her bitter family legacy, by her scorched career as a firefighter, by her obsession with department bad-boy Danny McGuire, and by a new case that pits her against a fiery killer.Strong-willed Anne was fearless and loved the thrill of fighting fires, pushing herself to be the best. But when one risky decision at a warehouse fire changes her life forever, Anne must reinvent not only her job, but her whole self.Shattered and demoralized, Anne finds her new … Continue reading Book Review: Consumed by J.R. Ward

#blogoween: Bookish Monster Bender (Anne of Green Gables)

I love this prompt for #blogoween! This one is hosted by Camilla @ Reader in the Attic, but I actually stumbled across the post on by Luna @ BookishLuna about Little Women (and zombie Beth) and was inspired to write my own Bookish Monster Bender post, so thanks Luna, Camilla, and the whole #blogoween crew! I love the direction Luna took this, with Beth dying as in the book but instead of staying dead she rises again as a zombie. Sort of like Pride and Prejudice and Zombies! And as Luna says, it may not be exactly what the prompt calls … Continue reading #blogoween: Bookish Monster Bender (Anne of Green Gables)

Book Review: 100 Fathoms Below by Steven L. Kent and Nicholas Kaufman

100 Fathoms Below Author: Steven L. Kent and Nicholas KaufmanPublisher: Blackstone Publishing (October 9, 2018)Kindle edition, 272 pagesGoodreads     |     AmazonSummary100 fathoms below …The depth at which sunlight no longer penetrates the ocean.1983. The US nuclear submarine USS Roanoke embarks on a classified spy mission into Soviet waters. Their goal: to find evidence of a new, faster, and deadlier Soviet submarine that could tip the balance of the Cold War. But the Roanoke crew isn’t alone. Something is on board with them. Something cunning and malevolent.Trapped in enemy territory and hunted by Soviet submarines, tensions escalate and crew members … Continue reading Book Review: 100 Fathoms Below by Steven L. Kent and Nicholas Kaufman

Book Review: Ogre Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Ogre Enchanted Author: Gail Carson LevineSeries: Ella Enchanted, Book 0.5Publisher: Harper Collins (October 16, 2018)Hardcover, 352 pagesGoodreads     AmazonSummaryIn this prequel to Ella Enchanted, which can stand on its own, young healer Evie is transformed into an ogre by the meddling fairy Lucinda. She’ll turn back only if someone proposes and she accepts!Returning to the land and many of the characters from her beloved Newbery Honor–winning Ella Enchanted, Gail Carson Levine has written a delightful tale about a clever and endearing heroine who is determined to defy expectations.Evie is happiest when she is healing people, diagnosing symptoms, and prescribing medications, … Continue reading Book Review: Ogre Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Blog Tour: Hot Winter Nights by Jill Shalvis

Who needs mistletoe? Most people wouldn’t think of a bad Santa case as the perfect Christmas gift. Then again, Molly Malone, office manager at Hunt Investigations, isn’t most people, and she could really use a distraction from the fantasies she’s been having since spending the night with her very secret crush, Lucas Knight. Nothing happened, not that Lucas knows that—but Molly just wants to enjoy being a little naughty for once . . . Whiskey and pain meds for almost-healed bullet wounds don’t mix. Lucas needs to remember that next time he’s shot on the job, which may be sooner … Continue reading Blog Tour: Hot Winter Nights by Jill Shalvis

Book Review: Grilled Cheese and Goblins: Adventures of a Supernatural Food Inspector by Nicole Kimberling

Grilled Cheese and Goblins: Adventures of a Supernatural Food Inspector Author: Nicole KimberlingPublisher: Blind Eye Books (October 9, 2018)Paperback, 317 pagesGoodreads     AmazonSummaryVampire Hunter. Leprechaun Fighter. Food Inspector. Keith Curry has his work cut out for him. NATO’s Irregulars Affairs Division is a secret organization operating in thousands of cities around the globe. Its agents police relations between the earthly realm and those beyond this world, protecting citizens from both mundane and otherworldly dangers. Former chef turned NIAD food inspector, Special Agent Keith Curry found out about magic the hard way and is now determined to keep dinner safe for … Continue reading Book Review: Grilled Cheese and Goblins: Adventures of a Supernatural Food Inspector by Nicole Kimberling