At the start of every year, I always search the web for new reading challenges, Pinterest, Tumblr, and plain ol’ Google are where I find the challenges that appeal to me. Some are very challenging to me, mostly because the books or type of books listed are not ones that I typically pick up, and some just sound incredibly fun. Here are a few of the reading challenges that I’ve found that caught my eye and that I may attempt this year (likely I’ll just choose books from each challenge and make my own list).
Greeting readers, long time no see! This post is far later than I meant to be, but to be honest, life has been rolling along and I keep forgetting to post it. 2018 was an incredible year for me, I finished and graduated from university with honors, I traveled to the East Coast for the second time where I saw and (finally) met some friends and overall amazing people, turned 30, started this blog and began writing for another, laughed a lot, and read nearly 40 books (according to Goodreads).
Someone is always watching…
Do you cover your webcam with a sticky note? What about switching your phone off when you don’t need it? In today’s age, with in-home security cameras, things like Alexa and Google Home, and other various technologies that can be used track our every move, how safe, how private, are our lives really? Continue reading “Review of “Stalker” by Lisa Stone”
Hello readers! I saw this tag on another book blog that I write for and thought that I would give it a shot here.
Seven years ago, sixteen-year-old Kelsey Willard went missing never to be seen again, thought to have been kidnapped by the serial killer dubbed the Ten Mile Killer. Now, fourteen-year-old Whitney DeVries has gone missing and an investigation has been launched to find her. New clues and information are found, and old secrets are uncovered and brought to light. Who took Whitney? Was it the same person who took Kelsey? Are the two cases even related? What secrets are the two families hiding behind their polished veneers? In this mystery/suspense/who-done-it, follow Special Agent Mark Foster of the BCI (Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation) to uncover the truth and solve a mystery that has haunted Ohio for over thirty years. Continue reading “Review of “Pretty Girls Dancing” by Kylie Brant”
“Stories don’t always have happy endings.”
Heart-wrenching. Tear-jerking. Soul crushing. Incredible. This story is all those and so much more. Inspired by Siobhan Dowd, Patrick Ness has crafted a story that will tear your heart out, stomp on it, and, for good measure, rip it to pieces. It will bring up every sad memory and regret yet apply a soothing balm to an aching soul. This is a book that will completely destroy you but in the most remarkable of ways.
If you were sitting next to someone on a plane, chatting with them briefly before falling asleep, then upon landing discovered that they were dead, how would you react? Well, that is exactly how Landing begins. Continue reading “Review of “Landing” by Laia Fàbregas”
Thanks for joining me!
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton