Reading Anniversaries: First in a Series & Singles–December Edition

2013   Another review from the past: What I liked: the story was fast paced and flowed beautifully-this felt much more natural than the first book by the author the concept was pretty interesting & kept me engrossed the indiscriminate hate that the Decider had for everybody-he didn’t need a reason, he just hated. What…

January 2018 — A Wrap Up

Blue Dragon by Kylie Chan This is the third and last book in the series, Dark Heavens. It has problems, I admit. All the books are in severe need of editing. For instance, the author describes the characters as stiffening at least hundred times. If they do replace the word, they go for rigid. That…

Reading Anniversaries: First in a Series & Singles–November Edition

You know where to go for the November 2017 reads! 2016 Kaijus? In a book? Sign me up! Read my review here. 2015 Okay, since I read this book before I started this blog, here goes: That fauxBotany was everywhere Plants on the disc, while including the categories known commonly as annuals, which were sown this…

December 2017 — A Wrap-Up!

A fun book and a tribute to These Old Shades by Georgette Heyer. It was a fun read.   You can find my review here but here are some fun quotes from the books that I didn’t mention in it: Roman blinked again and smacked Aspid’s nose with his hand. “What did I say about…

Project Frankenstein Comes to an End with this Latest Review

The book might have been repetitive but it did leave me with some interesting ideas, such as: Sewing human parts together doesn’t rewrite their DNA, so any monster children will be built on normal human DNA. The context here was the theory that if Victor was clever enough to make a human being, he surely…

My Eleven Good Reads for 2017. Bring It On, 2018!

I left behind my Goodreads Reading Challenge in the dust this year. How did you do on yours?   2017 was a good year for me when it came to finding amazing reads. I was lucky enough to find not one or two but NINE of them. Here they are in all their glory:  …

November 2017 — A Wrap-Up!

I know, I know. It has been forever since I last posted. So, I combined my wrap-up post with an infographic to atone for my er blogging sins. For all that they are “novellas”, these books have way too much happening in them! I read and loved the first one (Read my ravings here). This…

What Have I Been Up To — #dubai2017 Wrap-Up I

My sister treated me to a week-long vacay and we crammed as much Dubai into it as we could. Dubai Miracle Garden is one of the places that we visited during this trip. I thought I’d share what went on:   Below, you will find an infographic that advises you to do three things before…

Wringo Ink. Short Story for the Genre Play: Poindexters & Pinkies

Scene 1 The scene opens in a laboratory, showing two bearded octogenarians in lab coats. One bespectacled scientist is tipping a conical flask full of frothy vomit green liquid into a beaker. The other one is sitting across from him and observing with one eye closed to make up for his misplaced glasses. None of them…