Book Review: Julie of the Wolves (Julie of the Wolves #1) – Jean Craighead George

Book: Julie of the Wolves (Julie of the Wolves #1) Author: Jean Craighead George eBook/Kindle Pages: 180 Genre(s) / Theme(s): Alaska, wilderness, survival, young adult, fiction, historical fiction, wolves, dogs, Eskimos Date Read: 12 March 2018 Description from Goodreads: “Miyax, like many adolescents, is torn. But unlike most, her choices may determine whether she lives […]

Book Review: Station Eleven – Emily St. John Mandel

Book: Station Eleven Author: Emily St. John Mandel eBook/Kindle -Borrowed via OverDrive App Pages: 354 Genre(s) / Theme(s): sci-fi, dystopian, post-apocalyptic, Michigan, fiction, survival, Canada, humanity Date Read: 13 August 2018 Description from Goodreads: “Set in the days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a […]

Book Review: Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law – Michelle Granas

Book: Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law Author: Michelle Granas eBook/Kindle Pages: 519 Genre(s) / Theme(s): Eastern European literature, women’s literature, family life, fiction, drama, romance, Poland, Polish government, trust, political injustice Date Read: 18 November 2016 Description from Goodreads: Cordelia is disabled and painfully shy but none of that matters when a […]

Book Review – Kissing Santa (A Christmas Street Romantic Comedy Novella #2) by Heather Horrocks

Book: Kissing Santa (A Christmas Street Romantic Comedy Novella #2) Author: Heather Horrocks eBook/Kindle Pages: 147 Genre(s) / Theme(s): PG-Romance, light romance, romantic comedy, Christmas, winter, “clean” romance, holiday, New Year Date Read: 16 November 2015 Description from Goodreads: “PG-RATED FUN KISSING SANTA (A Christmas Street Romantic Comedy Novella #2) It was supposed to be […]

Book Review – Balanced on the Blade’s Edge (Dragon Blood #1) – Lindsay Buroker

Book: Balanced on the Blades Edge (Dragon Blood #1) Author: Lindsay Buroker eBook/Kindle Pages: 230 Genre(s) / Theme(s): fiction, suspense, dragons, adventure, light romance, paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, adult fiction (it also lists steampunk on Amazon & Goodreads, however I don’t feel like there are enough steampunk elements to scream “steampunk” to me). Date Read: […]

Book Review – Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey into the Heart of Russia

Book: Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey into the Heart of Russia Author: David Greene Hardcover Pages: 336 Genre(s): non-fiction, cultural, Russia, history, Travelogue, adventure, political commentary, autobiography Description from Goodreads: Far away from the trendy cafes, designer boutiques, and political protests and crackdowns in Moscow, the real Russia exists. Midnight in Siberia chronicles David […]

Book Review – “Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School #1) by Gail Carriger

Book: Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School #1) Author: Gail Carriger eBook/Kindle Pages: 307 Genre(s): steampunk, fantasy, young adult/teen, adventure, science fiction, humor Description from Goodreads: “It’s one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It’s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School. Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is […]

Book Review – “Confidence: The Diary of an Invisible Girl” by Paige Lavoie

Book: Confidence: The Diary of an Invisible Girl Author: Paige Lavoie Advanced Reader’s Copy (ARC) PDF Pages: 254 Genre(s): Geek Girls, coming of age, diary, popular kids, guilty pleasures, comics, conventions, light romance (mostly just crushes/infatuation) Description from Goodreads: “Comic-book-obsessed Barbara Jenkins’ idea of an exciting night consists mostly of fan fiction and frozen pizza-that […]

Book Review – “The Boy Who Glowed in the Dark (Nadia Tesla, #3)” by Orest Stelmach

Book: The Boy Who Glowed in the Dark (Nadia Tesla, #3) Author: Orest Stelmach Kindle/eBook Edition Pages: 306 Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Crime, Spies, Espionage, Russian culture, Ukrainian culture, Chernobyl, Fukushima Description from Goodreads: ““The fate of the world depends on us.”  With one mysterious e-mail, Bobby Kungenook—the teenage hockey phenom living undercover and guarding […]