Book Review: Ruth and Naomi Whithersoever Thou Goest by Toni Sorenson

“I trust in what will be.” My most recent audiobook was Ruth and Naomi: Whitersoever Thou Goest written by Toni Sorenson and read by Luone Ingram. This was one of my first experiences with Biblical fiction, and I have to say I absolutely loved it! The story follows Naomi, devoted wife of Elimelech and motherContinue reading “Book Review: Ruth and Naomi Whithersoever Thou Goest by Toni Sorenson”

Book Review: Awakening Shadows

Nerdy Book Box is a book box subscription service that supports Indie authors. In the December box, I received a copy of Awakening Shadows, Book 1 of the Navarre Chronicles by Sydney Hawthorn. Awakening Shadows is a dark(ish) fantasy that captures the reader and makes one forget they are reading entirely.  The chapters shift betweenContinue reading “Book Review: Awakening Shadows”

Books Wanted!

Happy New Year, friends! ❤ This year I plan to continue to share book reviews and author interviews. At this time, I would like to invite authors to submit an application to be featured on my blog and social media this year! If selected, I will purchase and read your book. If I rate yourContinue reading “Books Wanted!”

Book Review: Tainted Moonlight by Erin Kelly

I am very picky when it comes to audiobooks — I have to love both the story and the narrator in order to be hooked and invest my time. I recently listened to the audiobook version of Tainted Moonlight by Erin Kelly (ASIN: B08CDYNWFV), narrated by Torian Brackett, and I was greatly entertained. Kelly providesContinue reading “Book Review: Tainted Moonlight by Erin Kelly”

Book Review: Toothbreaker by M. H. Elrich

I recently won a giveaway on Instagram in which I got a free e-book copy of M. H. Elrich’s novella Toothbreaker and some BEAUTIFUL character cards by the talented Madeline Hanlon. After reading Etania’s Worth (see my review here), I was so excited to read Toothbreaker. Upon reading the novella, I am even more inContinue reading “Book Review: Toothbreaker by M. H. Elrich”

Author Interview: Melissa Bashardoust

Last week, I shared my review of the fairy tale inspired YA fantasy Girl, Serpent, Thorn. This week, I have the privilege of sharing a short Q&A with the author Melissa Bashardoust! Q) You are a lifelong lover of fairy tales and their retellings. Your first novel, Girls Made of Snow and Glass, was aContinue reading “Author Interview: Melissa Bashardoust”

Book Review: Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust

“Sometimes the princess is the monster.” Whew, life kept getting in the way and I didn’t think I would finish this book, but I’m so glad I finally did – it is SO GOOD! If you love twisted fairy tale inspired stories, then Girl, Serpent, Thorn (ISBN: 978-1250196149) is the book is for you! SorayaContinue reading “Book Review: Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust”

Book Review: Mexican Gothic

The future, she thought, could not be predicted, and the shape of things could not be divined. To think otherwise was absurd. But they were young that morning, and they could cling to hope. Hope that the world could be remade, kinder and sweeter.  — Mexican Gothic Happy Halloween, friends! What better way to celebrateContinue reading “Book Review: Mexican Gothic”

Short Story Review: Gethen Manor by Samantha Shaw

Happy Spooky Season, friends! In honor of October, and all things spectacularly scary, I read the short story “Gethen Manor” by Samantha Shaw. “Gethen Manor” is a quick and delightfully horrific tale of a Halloween party gone wrong. I highly recommend this story to fans of horror, demons, and writing that keeps you sitting onContinue reading “Short Story Review: Gethen Manor by Samantha Shaw”

Author Interview: Rosalyn Briar

Last week, I shared my 5 star review of the dark fantasy The Crown of Bones. This week I had the privilege to interview the author Rosalyn Briar. In addition to being a gifted writer, Briar is a stay-at-home mom. Living in Illinois, Briar enjoys reading, swimming, and spending time with her family. Fun fact:Continue reading “Author Interview: Rosalyn Briar”