The Blue Sword

It's hard to believe that it's been a week and a half since I participated in the Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon! During those 24 hours, I had the opportunity to read a lot of great books, and I've really enjoyed sharing those titles with you since the Readathon ended. This morning, I wanted to review…

Capturing the Devil

Whether it's in the form of a movie, television series, or book, I do love a good murder mystery! During the recent Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon, I had the opportunity to read the fourth (and final) novel in Kerri Maniscalco's Stalking Jack the Ripper series, Capturing the Devil. While I desperately want to talk about…

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge Update: Week Eleven

Happy Pi Day, everyone! After completely disregarding my reading goals last week in favor of indulging in excessive amounts of Harry Potter fanfiction, it probably won't surprise you to learn that this week I threw myself back into the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge with a vengeance. My goal for the week was to complete some of…

The Hate U Give

Of all the books I have read during 2019, The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas, is the book that I was most impressed by. The Hate U Give is about a teenager named Starr Carter. After witnessing her unarmed friend being shot and killed by a police officer, Starr finds herself in a difficult…

What Waits in the Woods

I have never been described as a person who enjoys the so-called "great outdoors." I do appreciate the beauty of nature, but when you're allergic to every type of grass and tree on the planet, the idea of being out in it doesn't hold a tremendous amount of appeal. While I do enjoy the occasional…