By Heather A. Sometimes I don’t like every book I read. In this week’s #fbf review, this is one of Isabel Allende’s books I didn’t connect with. Instead, I recommend House of Spirits. Maya’s Notebook by Isabel Allende My rating: 3 of 5 stars I didn’t really care for the voice. The protagonist was too careless … Continue reading #fbf to Taking an Extended Vacation in Chile
By Tqwana B. Some rules are meant to be broken… Especially when those rules are set in place by an industry as resistant to change as legacy publishing. This is never more apparent than when it concerns diversity and diverse books. But, there are still authors who are doing things their way and totally killing … Continue reading 5 Indie (And Small Press) Authors Who Are Breaking the Rules and Kicking Ass!
By Heather A. 4 out of 5 stars ★★★★☆ A groundbreaking story about a teenage girl who discovers she was born intersex… and what happens when her secret is revealed to the entire school. Incredibly compelling and sensitively told, None of the Above is a thought-provoking novel that explores what it means to be a … Continue reading REVIEW: None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio
By Salama 4 out of 5 stars ★★★★☆ Synopsis — Nevada Baylor is faced with the most challenging case of her detective career—a suicide mission to bring in a suspect in a volatile case. Nevada isn’t sure she has the chops. Her quarry is a Prime, the highest rank of magic user, who can set anyone … Continue reading The Backlist: Burn For Me by Illona Andrews
By Heather A. Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was a great dystopian novel, a lot of moral ambiguity. I was also intrigued about how there were multiple “apocalypse” scenarios that were destroying humanity, climate change being one, and man made plague another. Also Atwood had a great … Continue reading #fbf to the Time We Started Going Madd