Review - The Diviners by Libba Bray

My Copy of the Book
Year Published: 2012 Genre: Historical Fiction; Paranormal; Young Adult
Blurb: It's 1920s New York City. It's flappers and Follies, jazz and gin. It's after the war but before the depression. And for certain group of bright young things it's the opportunity to party like never before. For Evie O'Neill, it's escape. She's never fit in in small town Ohio and when she causes yet another scandal, she's shipped off to stay with an uncle in the big city. But far from being exile, this is exactly what she's always wanted: the chance to show how thoroughly modern and incredibly daring she can be. But New York City isn't about just jazz babies and follies girls. It has a darker side. Young women are being murdered across the city. And these aren't crimes of passion. They're gruesome. They're planned. They bear a strange resemblance to an obscure group of tarot cards. And the New York City police can't solve them alone. Evie w…

My Week of Reading (11 -16 June 2018)

Hello Everyone,

At the moment, I'm sitting with the cat on my lap on my bed; and am nearly struggling to type...but, on with the bookish things... So, as I said in my previous 'Week of Reading', it was a bit of a busy reading and blogging week for me, so here are the reviews that I did this past week. 

Valentine: Act I of II by Elliott Morreau: 
Amazon: Amazon Review - Valentine: Act I of II
Goodreads: Goodreads Review - Valentine: Act I of II
Here is my blog review of the book: Blog Review - Valentine: Act I of II

Pit of Vipers by Millie Thom:
Amazon: Amazon Review - Pit of Vipers
Goodreads: Goodreads Review - Pit of Vipers
Here is my blog review of the book: Blog Review - Pit of Vipers

Werebear Skye by Aubrey Law: 
Amazon: Amazon Review - Werebear Skye
Goodreads: Goodreads Review - Werebear Skye
Here is my blog review of the book: Blog Review - Werebear Skye

Monthly Reading Goals:
Good news - I have FINALLY started this (and hears everyone cheer as well). I went for the romance categor…

Review - Valentine: Act I of II by Elliott Morreau

My Copy of the Book
Year Published: 2018 Genre: Suspense
Blurb: Welcome to Coalfields.  A Town where everyone fits in. From murderers to rapists to pedophiles. And you. Yes, you. What? You think you’re so much different from them? That’s what Jack and Lia thought too. After all, what do two high school lovebirds have in common with a place like that? Nothing. Until one of them commits murder. But even then, who am I to Judge? After all, I'm merely an observer in the stars—a spectator. God. So out of all the people in the world, why observe the life of two teenagers? Because it's simple: They're special. One is the greatest high school quarterback in North America who's slept with as many girls as the hairs on his head. The other? A child-like teenager who was abused by her now-dead father. But it wasn't the murder of Lia's father, or the fact that Jack had fallen head over heals for a virgin, that interested me. It was because of the fateful day that Lia looked me dead…

Review - Werebear Skye by Aubrey Law

Book Cover
Year Published: 2018 Genre: Paranormal; Novella
Blurb: Skye wants to find the necromancer that killed her father and spill his evil blood. She's also a great person who happens to be a deadly werebear with a bad temper and an occasionally dirty mouth. Can she solve the dreadful murder mystery that has haunted her for ten years? This is an origin short story of Skye that takes place in the year 1997 twenty years before she meets Black Annis in Demon Slayer (Revenge of the Witch #2).
About the Author: Aubrey Law is a fantasy writer from Los Angeles, California who shares a house with two adopted dogs: a spoiled Siberian Husky named Maximus and sweetheart German Shepherd named Logan. If you're looking for an intense dark fantasy thrill or a lighthearted fantasy laugh, you've come to the right place. All of Aubrey's stories are written for New Adult/Adult readers.
Connect with the Author: Twitter: Aubrey Law Twitter
Buy the Book: Amazon: Amazon Purchase Link
My Take on the…

Review - Pit of Vipers by Millie Thom

My Copy of the Book
Year Published: 2014 Genre: Historical Fiction
Blurb: In Pit of Vipers, the second book in the Sons of Kings trilogy, the lives of Alfred of Wessex and Eadwulf of Mercia continue to unfold against the ever increasing threat of Danish raids.  Now back in his homeland, Eadwulf sets out on his determined quest for revenge, whilst Alfred’s leadership skills develop at the courts of his successive brothers. Before long, those skills will be put to the test . . .  The Danish invasion of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in 865 is merciless and relentless. Every year more Norse ships come to join their comrades in a quest to plunder for wealth and gain domination over the people.  The Wessex king is now Aethelred, Alfred’s last surviving brother, and Alfred becomes his trusted second-in-command. Whilst the Danes take kingdom after kingdom, the brothers wait with baited breath for them to set their sights on Wessex.  By 869 their worst fear is realised. In the meantime, Eadwulf pursues the …

My Week of Reading (4 - 9 June 2018)

Hello Everyone,

It has thankfully been a slightly relaxed week of reading, so all in all, I got one review done.
The British FrontLine by Thomas J. Eyre:
Amazon: Amazon Review - The British FrontLine
Goodreads: Goodreads Review - The British FrontLines
Genuine Jenn: Genuine Jenn Review - The British FrontLines

Overall it was nice to be pleasantly surprised by this book.

Monthly Reading Goals:
Though I haven't started the goals for June, I am still doing some leisure reading, and depending on how my review reading goes - I'm hoping to start this particular section of leisure reading soon - maybe in the next week if all goes well!

Last Word:
Alright, so - I'm definitely going to be reviewing 'Werebear Skye' by Aubrey Law next week, and I'll also be doing two more reviews as well - so it is most likely going to be a bit of a busy week. Another book I'm currently reading is 'Pit of Vipers' by Millie Thom, and it is so nice to be reading the second book in this se…

My Week of Reading (28 May - 2 June 2018)

Hello Everyone,

It's been quite a week, so I'm going to jump straight into the three reviews that I did.

Little Women by Louisa M. Alcott:
Amazon: Amazon Review - Little Women
Goodreads: Goodreads Review - Little Women
Here is my blog review of the book: Blog Review - Little Women

The Fallen by Ravek Hunter:
Amazon: Amazon Review - The Fallen
Goodreads: Goodreads Review - The Fallen
Genuine Jenn: Genuine Jenn Review - The Fallen

A Crowded Heart by Andrea McKenzie Raine: 
Amazon: Amazon Review - A Crowded Heart
Goodreads: Goodreads Review - A Crowded Heart
Here is my blog review of the book: Blog Review - A Crowded Heart

My favourite out of all the reviews mentioned is of course 'A Crowded Heart'.

Monthly Reading Goals:
With June hopefully being a bit of a quieter month, I'm going to try and get to this. I am carrying on with my leisure reading from last month - so I'll definitely be keeping you up to date with the progress of this. 
Last Word: Well, this week is going to have at…