Review: Jinxed

Title: Jinxed Author: Amy McCulloch Stars: ★★★★ (4 stars) Amy McCulloch's latest heroine, Lacey Chu, lives in a world of technological wonder. After a crushing rejection on her road to becoming an engineer, Lacey uncovers a highly advanced "baku" - a customizable mechanical "pet" invented by MONCHA - the company behind her dream job!  Lacey repairs the cat-shaped... Continue Reading →

NEW RELEASE: Conquest Rising

  Kat Parker dreamed of exploring the galaxy, but she never intended to do it as a prisoner on an alien spaceship. Forced to compete to stay alive, she’s one of only ten survivors - and their numbers are dropping quickly. Each test changes the victors. Genes or minds, they are the last in a... Continue Reading →

Romance and Communication

As someone who used to avoid writing romance, my biggest reason came from one factor - the sheer amount of miscommunication. The bulk of problems featured in romances seemed solvable with a calm and rational discussions, and even knowing how difficult many people find having those conversation in the best circumstances, I hated to see... Continue Reading →

Conquest Rising: Cover Reveal

Kat Parker dreamed of exploring the galaxy, but she never intended to do it as a prisoner on an alien spaceship. Forced to compete to stay alive, she’s one of only ten survivors - and their numbers are dropping quickly. Each test changes the victors. Genes or minds, they are the last in a long... Continue Reading →

Review: Six Pack Gyration

This review does not contain spoilers! Please keep them out of the comments as well. Title: Six Pack : Gyration Author: B. W. Morris Stars: ★★★★ This is the sequel to Six Pack: Emergence, which I reviewed in December 2017. Tyler was my favorite character then, so when I received the sequel and read the back blurb, I... Continue Reading →

Review: Vengeful

This is a September 2018 release sent to me by Macmillan.  Title: Vengeful Author: V. E. Schwab Stars: ★★★★★   The second in Schwab's Villain series, Vengeful gripped me tight and wouldn't let go. I loved Vicious (Bk 1 in the series). It's marketing lines were aimed right at me, and everything I love about complex villains (Leonard Snart, Loki, Killmonger,... Continue Reading →

Review: The Wild Robot Escapes

In my day job, I work for a book company. This means I get some pretty awesome perks. The latest? A plethora of Advanced Reading Copies (ARCs) from the Big 6 in publishing. With marketing intel on the back cover, they're extremely informative. For this chunk of reviews, I'll keep my regular format, but beneath... Continue Reading →

Review: Of Cinder & Bone

This review does not contain spoilers! Please keep them out of the comments as well. Part of the Free (Kindle) series.  Title: Of Cinder & Bone Author: Kyoko M. Stars: ★★★★★ First off, foreboding title? Check! Poem in the beginning which actually connects to the story while being a decent poem on its own? Check!? Weird -... Continue Reading →

Review: Six Pack: Emergence

This review does not contain spoilers! Please keep them out of the comments as well. Title: Six Pack: Emergence Author: B.W. Morris Stars: ★★★★ If you liked Runaways (comic or show), Six Pack: Emergence gives a grittier science fiction edge where it's not just their parents involved but the government too. Dystopian to the nth, this novel draws a group of friends... Continue Reading →

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