Month: October 2018

  • Upgrade Soul

    Upgrade Soul

    I don’t know where to begin my review of this book.  Even reading the description of the story did not prepare me for the emotions I felt while reading it.  It is equal parts disturbing poetic. Part Sci-Fi, part Horror, part Existentialism, this is a book I will not soon forget.

  • Gift From the Sea

    Gift From the Sea

    This is a book that has been on my “to be read” shelf for a while.  Anne Morrow Lindbergh first came to my attention as an author when I read “The Aviator’s Wife” and realized that she was much more than just the wife of Charles Lindbergh.  I am so glad that I read this…

  • Comsumed


    This was my first J.R. Ward book so I had no idea what to expect from this.  I had heard good things about her Black Dagger Brotherhood series, so I decided to try this book, the first in a series, to see if I liked it and her writing style.  She is also a very…

  • A True Cowboy Christmas

    A True Cowboy Christmas

    Ugh.  There were things that I really liked about this book.  And then there were things that infuriated me.  Let me start by saying that there wasn’t much Christmas in a book with it in the title.  I was expecting this to feel like a holiday novel and it didn’t.  Yes, one of the turning…

  • My Purple Scented Novel

    My Purple Scented Novel

    This was a very amusing short story by one of my favorite authors.  In typical McEwan fashion, I didn’t know where this was going until about halfway through the story.  I found myself rooting for the “bad guy” at the end which was a strange feeling to have.   Very clever and amusing with a hint…