monthly wrap-up

Monthly Wrap-Up (December 2016)

Somehow 2017 has snuck up on us, and 2016 has come to an end. While some of us celebrate the memories and achievements from the past year, others are glad to see 2016 go. And then there are those who feel a little bit of both, and I am one of those people.

Adult, book review

Cauchemar by Alexandra Grigorescu [Review]

Title: Cauchemar Author: Alexandra Grigorescu Type: Fiction Genre: Adult, Southern Gothic, Horror, Paranormal Publisher: ECW Press Date published: March 17, 2015 Format: Paperback Page Count: 316 Source: Publisher A physical copy of the book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Summary: Gripping, fast-paced, gorgeously written, and with unforgettable characters, Cauchemar tells the story of 20-year-old… Read More Cauchemar by Alexandra Grigorescu [Review]

Adult, book review

The Conjoined by Jen Sookfong Lee [Review]

Title: The Conjoined Author: Jen Sookfong Lee Type: Fiction Genre: Literary Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Publisher: ECW Press Date published: September 13, 2016 Format: Paperback Page Count: 272 Source: Publisher A physical copy of the book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Summary: On a sunny May morning, social worker Jessica Campbell sorts through… Read More The Conjoined by Jen Sookfong Lee [Review]

weekly meme

Musing Mondays (#7)

I’m somehow managing to write 2 of these posts consecutively! This is amazing and amazing. We should celebrate. My plan to post more of these memes regularly seem to be working! For those of you who don’t know, Musing Mondays is hosted by the awesome MizB every Monday. This is a blog hop where participants have to… Read More Musing Mondays (#7)

Adult, book review, young adult

The Clay Girl by Heather Tucker [Review]

Title: The Clay Girl Author: Heather Tucker Type: Fiction Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: ECW Press Date published: September 13, 2016 Format: Paperback Page Count: 333 Source: Publisher A physical copy of the book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Summary: Vincent Appleton smiles at his daughters, raises a gun, and blows off his head. For… Read More The Clay Girl by Heather Tucker [Review]

ARC review, book review

Gone Wild by Jodi Lundgren [ARC Review]

Title: Gone Wild Author: Jodi Lundgren Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: James Lorimer & Co Date published: August 1, 2016 (re-published) Format: E-book Page Count: 95 Source: NetGalley An e-copy of this book was kindly provided through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. Summary: Bullied in foster care and then by his adoptive mother’s boyfriend, Seth decides to… Read More Gone Wild by Jodi Lundgren [ARC Review]