Favorite New Book Release of 2020: Network Effect

This week, I finally had the opportunity to read Network Effect, by Martha Wells. This is the fifth book (and first full-length novel) of The Murderbot Diaries series. If you've been following The Unapologetic Bookworm for a while, you already know that I have completely fallen in love with this series, so it won't surprise…

Exit Strategy

Of all the series I have read this year, The Murderbot Diaries is definitely my favorite! During today's Readathon, I had the opportunity to read what is currently the final book in the series (at least until May 5th), Exit Strategy. I had originally planned to read this book earlier in the year, but ended…

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Ten

In last week's POPSUGAR Reading Challenge update, I concluded my post by mentioning that I was going to be focusing on a more ambitious Reading Challenge goal. Specifically, I wanted to spend this week completing some of the challenge prompts related to specific elements found on book covers. I also wanted to make it to…

Happy Venom-tine’s Day!

Happy Venom-tine's Day everyone! Today has been a wonderful celebration of my favorite Marvel Comics symbiote. My celebration officially began early this morning with a cup of hot chocolate and a fantastic Venom story. Venom: Lethal Protector, by James R. Tuck, is a novelization of a comic book story originally released in six parts (created…

The Irony of Fahrenheit 451

"It was a pleasure to burn."Fahrenheit 451 (Bradbury 1) Fahrenheit 451 is the story of a fireman by the name of Guy Montag, whose job is to burn materials that have been deemed dangerous to society...namely books. He's good at his job and, given the first line of the novel (which is quoted above), seems…