Genre: adult

Book Review: Outlander

Posted October 10, 2016 by Maryam in book review, Maryam / 3 Comments
Book Review: Outlander

Be still, my beating heart. Guys, I am officially in love with Jamie Fraser. I mean, HOT DAMN. HOTTTTT DAMN. I actually got pretty interested in Outlander when Sasha from A Bookutopia keeps spazzing about how this was her favorite book and such. And the thing is, I am always interested to read people’s favorite books, because I wanna know if they’re REALLY GOOD. I mean, people don’t just deem an average book as their favorite book, no? But anyway, yeah, so when I saw this book at the library, I KNEW I had to pick it up! I was SO into this book more »

Book Review: The Queen of Blood

Posted September 23, 2016 by Kara in book review, Kara / 2 Comments
Book Review: The Queen of Blood

I’ve never made it through a Sarah Beth Durst book. I’ve DNFed a couple because her writing style just didn’t work for me. But I picked up The Queen of Blood at ALA because I really want to read more fantasy, particularly adult fantasy. There are specific things that make The Queen of Blood adult fantasy, but to be frank, other than a couple not that graphic love scenes and the violent nature of this book, it read more young adult fantasy to me, which I read a lot of. The protagonist starts as a child and grows into an more »

Book Review: Dark Places

Posted September 2, 2016 by Pixie in book review, Pixie / 6 Comments
Book Review: Dark Places

Being my second Gillian Flynn book, I’ve come to realize this author is quickly climbing up my must-read list of books anytime I can get my hands on her work now. She knows how to grasp a reader’s attention quickly with her morbid style of writing and mysteries that build a tension-driven story until the very end. Dark Places gives you the shock value from the start with its chaotic sense of macabre, but not so disturbing that it will leave you wanting to set it down from nausea (unless you just maybe have a really really weak stomach). In a more »

Book Review: Arrowood

Posted August 8, 2016 by Kara in book review, Kara / 1 Comment
Book Review: Arrowood

I don’t read much adult fiction these days. I really like it, but it usually takes me longer to read adult fiction. I read slow as it is, so that’s not really an incentive to pick one up. But I had my eyes out looking for interesting adult fiction at ALA when I went last week because I really miss it. I picked up Arrowood because the cover caught my eye, and after I read the back so did the blurb. Funny enough, I had already marked this book as “want to read” on Goodreads. I’m not sure why I more »

Blog Tour: Little is Left to Tell

Posted May 26, 2016 by Lyn Kaye in blog tour, Lyn / 3 Comments
Blog Tour: Little is Left to Tell

Hello Everyone! I am excited to be working with TLC Book Tours today to review the adult abstract contemporary book, Little is Left to Tell. I rarely have opportunities to branch out from young adult books, but I was happy to have this opportunity to review this title and share it with our readers! Thank you, TLC Book Tours for working with me on this stop today!   Little is Left to Tell comes from the perspective of Fin, an elderly man who finds his health and his mind failing. We catch glimpses of his spiral downward in his twisted narrative of the bedtime more »

DNF Review: The Prelapsarians

Posted April 25, 2016 by Pixie in book review, Pixie / 0 Comments
DNF Review: The Prelapsarians

The Prelapsarians had all the makings to be one epic post-apocalyptic story, one I may have found myself a little over-excited to try and pick up, until I started reading. Unfortunately all interest was lost within the first forty pages when I felt like it’d already become too complicated, and still had well over 600 pages to go. The writing wasn’t bad, that wasn’t the problem for me, it’s just a read that would need a lot of time to process and get through. Time I don’t really have much of nowadays. My biggest qualm with the story itself was more »