The Best Podcast You’ve Ever Heard + Book Review: Funny You Should Ask by the QI Elves

I had to look it up and apparently it's been nine years ago that a colleague introduced me to my favorite podcast ever: No Such Thing As A Fish. If you're not familiar It's a podcast made by the people behind the British quiz show QI and it's basically just a show about fact. Each... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

It's almost as perfect as everyone says it is. Brandon Sanderson is kind of a mythical author to me, one of those that if you read just a little bit of fantasy here and there and discuss a book now and then, his name will eventually pop up. I don't remember when I first heard... Continue Reading →

First Read of The Year! – Book Review: Her Last Wish by Blake Pierce

Welcome to 2023, friends! It's time for writing, reading, and doing reviews, so here's my first of the year. We went traveling during the holidays and I knew I needed something on my phone to read on the flight. This practically jumped at me as soon as I logged on to browse for books and... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Devil’s Advisor by Brad Abdul

What would you do if the Devil pulled you down to hell—only to ask you to help run the place? This is the simple, but very alluring plot of Brad Abdul's debut novel, The Devil's Advisor. I've been excited to read this ever since I heard about it and was very happy to be able... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Dancing At Midnight by Rebecca Graves

Dancing At Midnight is the heartbreaking tale of a Carolyn, a young woman who comes home to deal with the death of her mother, June Parker - and the estate she has left behind - only to discover the painful, untold truth about her June's early life. This is very different from what I usually... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Reckoning by John Grisham

Pete Banning wakes up one day, eats his breakfast, get his affairs in order, and decides to shoot his pastor. He then goes straight to the sheriff. What follows is an elaborate court case, a family drama, and a story of the terrible conditions of war. A truly fascinating tale. I hadn't read any John... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Shepherd’s Call by Counios & Gane

Shepherd and Wolfe are beginning to grow up - and their adventures are more dangerous than ever! This is the fourth book in the series and it picks up directly after the end of the last one. Tony Shepherd is just about to go enjoy prom night, when Charlie Wolfe send him a message. He... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Sunbird by Wilbur Smith

I loved this! Like reading an Indiana Jones movie (one of the good ones). Being an archaeologist myself I'm immediately on board whenever there's a story about an amazing discovery, hidden for thousands of years, waiting to be unearthed. Usually I dig into (pun very much intended) stuff like this with a big flashing neon... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Shiver by Allie Reynolds

Shiver is the kind of mystery thriller that will make it go cold down your back - and not just because it's set in the French Alps. The premise is simple: five friends, all former professional snowboarders, are called to a reunion at remote hotel in the French Alps - ten years after the mysterious... Continue Reading →

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