Lately, our reading has been pretty up and down. It seems like we’re reading books we absolutely love or can’t stand. Anyone else having that lately?
How Beautiful We Were
“My mother always cautioned me against dwelling on the past and the future. What happened will never unhappen, she liked to say; what is to happen will happen—better you focus on what’s happening in front of you,” - Imbolo Mbue
May TBR and April Wrap-up
In May, we’re getting ready for some big summer reads by tackling books that have been on our TBRs for far too long. What are you reading this month?
Top Ten Tuesday: Animals from Books
This week's topic had us searching through some of our favorite fantasy stories and books we haven't read since we were kids.
Top Ten Tuesday: Colorful Book Covers
This was a fun topic that had us combing through our shelves looking for the best and brightest.
Review: Waste Tide
At parties, people no longer showed off their new gadgets, jewelry, or hairstyles, but prosthetic cochleas that improved the sense of balance, artificial muscles with augmented contraction characteristics, prosthetic limbs that obeyed mental directions, or updated firmware that enhanced sensory organs. ~ Chen Quifan, Waste Tide
Top Ten Tuesday: Book titles that sound like they could be Crayola crayon colors
A strange but fun topic choice that had us rummaging through our shelves.
Review: The Inheritance Games
“The more complicated a person’s strategy seemed, the less likely an opponent was to look for simple answers. If you could keep someone looking at your knight, you could take them with a pawn. Look past the details. Past the complications.” ~ Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Review: The One Hundred Nights of Hero
Greenberg has a natural talent for crafting tidy packages of adventure, mystery, and sorrow that could stand easily on their own.
Team Review: Harrow the Ninth
“Unexpectedly, this did not kill her; and what did not kill her made her curious.” ~ Tamsyn Muir