Five Star Arc Review: Out of Salem by Hal Schrieve

Non-binary (transsexual is the term utilized in the book due to being set in the 1990s) zombies, lesbian witches, lesbian Turkish-American witches and a Jewish African-American teacher make Out of Salem, the debut novel by Non-binary author Hal Schrieve, is not only intersectional in its representation but completely unique in the genre he chose to …

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WWW Wednesday- Let’s Talk About our Reading Lives

It is Wednesday and that means WWW World of Words, hosted weekly by Taking on a World of Words.  What is WWW Wednesday? You just answer three simple questions to discuss your current reading life: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you plan on reading next? It has …

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Three Star Arc Review: The Last 8 by Laura Pohl Published 3/5/2019

Trigger Warning: Suicide/ Suicidal Thoughts/ Self-Harm/ Depression The Last 8 by Laura Pohl is a science-fiction dystopian story set after an alien invasion. Told from the main character’s point of view, it sets a high-bar for dealing with heady issues straight-on. Without pulling any punches, we watch as Clover works through her Post Traumatic Stress …

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4.5 Star ARC Review: We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia

We Set the Dark on Fire is the debut novel and first in a duology by Tehlor Kay Mejia. An island's tradition is rooted in a long ago mythology where a sun and god king settled their differences by deciding one man should have two wives; a Primera and a Segunda. The Primera is the …

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Five Star ARC Review: The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson

John Lennon wrote a brilliant song called Nobody Told Me (There'd Be Days Like These). In The Past and Other Things that Should Stay Buried, Dino is having one of those days, along with his best... ex-best...dead... ex-dead, let's just say it is complicated, not dead friend July. How complicated? I submit a conversation Dino …

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Review: Black Wings Beating

NetGalley and Macmillian Children's Publishing provided ARC for honest review The difficulty in starting a new series is in balancing world building, introducing characters and the multiple plot points that leave many unresolved questions. When incorrectly done this can frustrate readers rather than leaving them wanting more. Fortunately in Black Wings Beating, Alex London has …

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WWW Wednesday- Hey! I can actually do this one!!!!!!

I am way too excited to have the chance to do a WWW Wednesday. It has been way too long! With that.... WWW works really simple. I'm tagging back to Colleen's Conclusions cause I saw it in my email first this morning. What is WWW Wednesday? You just make a post and answer three simple …

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