WWW Wednesday (02-21-18)

Hi friends! WWW Wednesday is a meme currently hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. Game plan is simple – answer the three questions and leave a link on Sam’s post. Kind of like Goodreads but more intentional. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish … Continue reading WWW Wednesday (02-21-18)

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Review: Not a Match by Brian Donovan

Brian Donovan has been on over a hundred online dates, so when he writes a book on online dating disasters, I am all ears. I listened to Not A Match: My True Tales of Online Dating Disasters one weekend before Valentine's Day on a car ride to a conference. An hour and a half commute, … Continue reading Review: Not a Match by Brian Donovan

Review: The Goblins of Bellwater by Molly Ringwell

He lifted his face toward the treetops and whistled a few notes of one of the tribe's songs. None were tunes you'd hear on the radio, though Kit would have sworn one of them had stolen riffs from a Bowie song. No surprise. Goblins stole stuff every chance they got. The Goblins of Bellwater has … Continue reading Review: The Goblins of Bellwater by Molly Ringwell

Book Review: Burmese Days by George Orwell

Burmese Days by George Orwell is a novel set in 1920's Burma, where Orwell had spent five years as a police officer between 1922 and 1927. Flory is a timber merchant, a man with little backbone and a hideous birthmark. His only friend is Dr. Veraswami, a Burmese man who worships the superiority of the … Continue reading Book Review: Burmese Days by George Orwell

Review: Tarnished City by Vic James

Tarnished City by Vic James is the second book in the Dark Gifts series. Set in modern day Britain, this dystopian fantasy is the story of an underdog. Parliament is run by a technocratic society where magic is power. Supporting this society is the labor of the Unskilled, or magicless lower classes. Every Unskilled person … Continue reading Review: Tarnished City by Vic James

2018 Challenge Update (Week 5)

In the last week I read two more books off my TBR list, so I am still on track as far as my reading challenges go. Thank goodness for audiobooks, though I did enjoy some glorious hours with my Kindle in stolen moments of quiet. George Orwell's Burmese Days was particularly nice to listen on … Continue reading 2018 Challenge Update (Week 5)

Review: The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton’s The Andromeda Strain was a novel recommended to me by my Microbiology professor at the beginning of the semester. Crichton is a master of blending science and fiction, and though I am not always a fan of science fiction, this book was one I enjoyed. A space probe has come back to Earth, … Continue reading Review: The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton