First Impression Friday: “The Hazel Wood” by Melissa Albert

Welcome back to First Impression Friday, an installment I haven't done in a while because I am a slacker. That's okay, though, because I've also read five books in the past week and I'm hoping not to slow down anytime soon. This week's preview is for The Hazel Wood. I remember being super intrigued by the … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “The Hazel Wood” by Melissa Albert

First Impression Friday: “Severance” by Ling Ma

A few months ago, I received a very interesting email from Book Crate. "Try one month on us free!" it said, and I jumped on it. It didn't even require my credit card information (amateurs!). Severance was the book I chose (December 2018), and when it arrived I put it on the shelf and didn't pay … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “Severance” by Ling Ma

Book Review: “Redwall” by Brian Jacques

If you remember my post from a few months ago, I mentioned I'd attempted reading the "Redwall" series once (I read Mattimeo) and gave up in frustration. I was also eleven years old. Last year, I picked up The Legend of Luke to give as a gift, and enjoyed it so much that I decided to give … Continue reading Book Review: “Redwall” by Brian Jacques

Book Review: “Brains: A Zombie Memoir” by Robin Becker

I picked up Brains: A Zombie Memoir on a whim at 2nd & Charles a few months ago. Since then, it's lived under my bathroom sink. It's taken me a few weeks to finish it, but now that I have, I find that it was...interesting. Becker's premise is that some of the zombies, after they turn, … Continue reading Book Review: “Brains: A Zombie Memoir” by Robin Becker