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…

October 2017 — A Belated Wrap-Up!

    Things are starting to get just a bit darker and the stakes higher when it comes to Ms. Marvel’s life! She has to think whether she should be blindly following orders, even if they do come from someone she has looked up to all her life: She has to concede that she can’t…

September 2017 — A Month with an Abysmal Reading Record

The previous month was all about graphic novels, comics, and anthologies. Here is what I read in September and what I thought about it:   Preacher, Vols. 4-9 It was irreverent as heck:   It was full of sexist characters who say things like: But oh, it was so good! I read this one as…

August 2017 — A Wrap-Up for the Month of Graphic Novels & Comics

The previous month was all about graphic novels and comics. Here is what I read in August and what I thought about it:   Monster of Frankenstein Vol. 1 As part of Project Frankenstein, this volume failed to make an impression. I was sad to see that all the stories missed the most essential characteristic…

July 2017 — A Wrap-Up

As fun as ony Douglas Adams books can be. Although, it might also be due to my technique that I apply when reading books by DA. I space them out, which keeps the jokes and randomness from being repetitive and not-random!   I won this in a giveaway. Read my review here. Okay, so this…

June 2017 — A Wrap-Up

  I dunno how she does it but I never come away from an Agatha Christie novel without enjoying it to the fullest! This one wasn’t an exception even when it was full of racist and sexist characters. I am also happy that I read this one finally and so close to the release of…