The Rending and the Nest by Kaethe Schwehn

5 stars, fantastic sci-fi and speculative fiction for the adult reader.

The Rending and the Nest is one of the most compelling, unique, sad, and hopeful books that I have read. At its core this is a character-driven book set in a post-apocalyptic setting, using that setting to delve into topics of community and the human condition… when everything we knew from before is left behind, how do we persevere? Continue reading

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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Wow. Just, wow. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi is a fantatastic piece of fiction. I was drawn into the narrative with the first words that my eyes took in; the story is instantly engaging and poetically written. The story unfolds at a masterful pace, Adeyemi brings the reader into the world of Orïsha both all at once and slowly, satisfying an unknown craving for more lore while dropping breadcrumbs along the way for more. Continue reading

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Oh, the places you will go (with a good book)!

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss


Welcome to my literary world of wonder!

I have always found comfort in a good book, the feel and smell of the pages as I turn them, engrossed in a tale woven by a complete stranger.

Well written books (of any genre, really) can transport you to a new place and teach you things about not only yourself but the world around you… And that is what I love about reading: the expansion of my horizons, of going on an adventure from the comfort of my own home. Continue reading

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