It's been a while since I posted about the books from the Book Clubs at the library where I work. But, that is because almost each month, I'm reading at least one book for the Book Clubs. Recently, I've been reading and leading the Young Adult Book Club (I won't be reading and leading the… Continue reading Library Reads #3
Well, we're in the second half of summer. And, while my reading has been more productive, I'm still struggling to read through many of the books I started as far back as last year. That being said, I managed to finish some excellent books and to write my reviews for them. What have I finished… Continue reading Reading Check-In: August 5, 2023
For the record, my plans for this weekend included neither watching Oppenheimer and Barbie, nor writing up reviews about both the films and the “challenge.” Not to mention, I was only interested in seeing Oppenheimer; I was going to wait for Barbie to come out either on streaming platforms or on DVD/Blu-Ray. Then, some of my original plans fell through and… Continue reading “Barbenheimer”: Is It Worth Seeing Both?
This is a topic I've seen some of my fellow bookbloggers post on their sites. I thought it was an interesting topic and it got me thinking about some books, particularly speculative fiction books, I recommend to other individuals to read. And, believe it or not, I wrote down my list of 10 titles I… Continue reading Book Stack: Frequent SFF Book Recommendations
March was a very productive month for me. As you will see, I managed to finish reading some books and start and/or pickup other books. What have I finished reading recently? This is a brilliant start to a new series by Shannon Chakraborty. Did the author drop a hint for how many books there will… Continue reading Reading Check-In: April 1, 2023
Hello everyone! I apologize for another non-review post; but currently, I'm attending the Boskone 60 Convention in Boston! This is the first in-person Con I've been able to attend since before the pandemic. It's amazing when you recall how much fun these events are and why authors, writers, and fans attend them. So far, I… Continue reading Hello from Boskone!
Good News! My computer is fixed and operating fully. Hopefully, my computer lasts long enough for me to save up fully for a new one. Bad News, I have yet another list of books for you. Here are the books I've been reading for the Book Clubs at my job. YA Book Club This Book… Continue reading Library Reads #2
Note: I apologize in advance for the formatting and the layout of this post. My computer is getting repaired, so I’m writing this post on my smartphone (for the past week, I’ve been doing just about everything on my smartphone). So, instead of trying to type up an entire review here, here’s the first of… Continue reading Book Stack: Dark Fantasy Academia
And, we made it to the end of 2022! For me, it was a very busy year! Now, I'm a full-time librarian and I'm attempting to make time for even more books to read (for work and for fun). I'm still working on balancing a career and life while continuing to pursue my other goals,… Continue reading Why You Need to Read…My Selections for Best Speculative Fiction of 2022
The Weight of Blood By: Tiffany D. Jackson Published: September 6, 2022 Genre: Horror, Young Adult, Retelling …“the Bloody Prom,” when a girl named Madison Abigail Washington nearly burned down her entire town, killing two hundred people, including the majority of her senior class, at their first racially integrated prom, (Two). Identity is one of… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “The Weight of Blood”