June 2018 Wrap-up

I read six books in June for a total of 2301 pages. Hardly anything compared to March or April, but actually more in line with my average reading. Two of the novels were adult, three young adult and one was middle-grade. A majority of what I read was fantasy (3) along with 1 science fiction,…

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Mid-Year Book Freak-Out Tag

I can't believe we are already in the middle of 2018, actually past the middle (as I am writing this on July 2). This tag is a great way to review what you have read so far this year. It was created by Chami at IsThatChami and Elly at EarlGreyBooks. As of now, I have read…

Monthly Recommendations – Audiobooks

Monthly Recommendations is a GoodReads group where every month people are asked to recommend titles on a theme. June's theme was audiobooks. I know I'm a little late in putting this up, but June kinda got away from me. First, a qualifier. I am one of those weird people who do not like full-cast audiobooks.…

Top 5 Wednesday — 2018 TBR

This week's topic seemed particularly relevant to me as my TBR is kinda getting out of control. Top 5 Wednesday is a GoodReads group hosted by Sam from Thoughts On Tomes. June 27th: Books You Want to Read Before the End of the Year --Halfway through the year, and it's time to evaluate our reading goals…

May 2018 Wrap-Up

Yes, I know that it is almost June, but life got kinda busy. In the month of May, I read a total of ten books, 5 audiobooks, 4 ebooks and one solitary paperback novel. For the first time, in a long while, I read an even mix of male and female authors -- five of…

Series Review – Alpha & Omega by Patricia Briggs

So, Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs came out in March of 2018. I was so super excited about this book as it has been three long years since we've had an Alpha & Omega book. The Alpha & Omega Series by Patricia Briggs consists of the introductory novella "Alpha & Omega" (2007) as well as 5 full-length novels; Cry Wolf (2008), Hunting Ground (2009), Fair Game…

Top 5 Wednesday – LGBTQ+ Recommendations

Top 5 Wednesday is a GoodReads group where every week participants are asked to rate books on a set topic. It is currently hosted by Sam from ThoughtsOnTomes. This week's topic caused me a lot of thought. June 20th: Favorite LGBTQ+ Books That Don't Feature Cis M/M Relationships -- This may seem oddly specific, but…

Review – Playing Hurt by Kelly Jamieson

I received an eARC of this through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.  This is the sixth and most recent romance in the Aces Hockey Series which features the players for a fictional NHL hockey team in Chicago. In Playing Hurt we follow Chase and Jordyn. Hockey star, Chase…

Predicted Five Star Reads

You find a book and you just know you're going to love it -- it's the next book in your favourite series, you love the author or maybe the plot just sounds perfect. So you go buy it. Then it sits, on your shelf, on your eReader, collecting dust unread while you avoid it. Does this…