Bookish Banter | Would You Rather

I saw this ‘Would You Rather” quiz on Buzzfeed and thought it would be fun to answer these bookish questions and see what your responses would be! For each question I also shared how my responses fared with the other Buzzfeed quiz takers in addition to expanding on my reasoning. So, let’s get started and […]

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A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising by Raymond A. Villareal

3.5 stars, enjoyable read that was (almost) everything that I wish World War Z was… only with vampires! A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising is a fictionalized oral history of the discovery and uprising of Gloamings – vampires. It started in Nogales, Arizona and is investigated by a new CDC agent Dr. Lauren Scott, who is one of the main voices of this novel. I was gripped by the boots-on-the-ground recounting of a new virus from a multitude of perspectives. Continue reading

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16 Anticipated Reads for June 2018

Welcome to Anticipated Reads, a monthly feature that highlights some upcoming releases that I am anxiously awaiting for in June!

Friends and voracious readers, I cannot believe that it is already June! Where has this year gone?! We are being blessed this month with some amazing releases, and unfortunately for my wallet a lot are coming out on the same day. There’s simply too much awesome coming out this month, but here are some that I am most excited about with a focus on smaller publications that may not be getting a ton of buzz! If I have read the title I will include a link to my review. Continue reading

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Sentranced Saturday: we are who we pretend to be

sentranced (adj.): the state of being captivated by a well-written sentence. Sentranced Saturday is a weekly meme created by me that encourages you to share a quote that left you entranced. I have a little notebook that I carry with me everywhere to write down quotes that inspire me in some way, and I am […]

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Roberto to the Dark Tower Came by Tom Epperson

The book opens up with Roberto waking up in the middle of the night to receive a death threat on the phone, and the narrative counts down each day before the unknown man’s deadline. Roberto to the Dark Tower Came is overall a powerful novel about a young journalist in an unnamed South American country fighting for the truth in a region that journalists – and other subversives – are routinely murdered for doing their jobs. Continue reading

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