A Valentine's Reading List to Satisfy Cynics and Romantics

So, Valentine’s Day is this Saturday. We at 80 Books Blog understand that not everyone is looking forward to this particular holiday. We have mixed feelings ourselves. Wasn’t St. Valentine stoned to death as a heretic? Isn’t this just an excuse for Hallmark, florists, and Hershey to rip you off? Never mind the ridiculous and probably … Continue reading A Valentine's Reading List to Satisfy Cynics and Romantics

A Valentine’s Reading List to Satisfy Cynics and Romantics

So, Valentine’s Day is this Saturday. We at 80 Books Blog understand that not everyone is looking forward to this particular holiday. We have mixed feelings ourselves. Wasn’t St. Valentine stoned to death as a heretic? Isn’t this just an excuse for Hallmark, florists, and Hershey to rip you off? Never mind the ridiculous and probably … Continue reading A Valentine’s Reading List to Satisfy Cynics and Romantics

The Backlist: The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A.N. Roquelaure (Anne Rice)

Well… I hardly know where to begin. I finished this book over 2 weeks ago, and still I’m not sure this review is quite what I mean to say. With that in mind, I’ve enlisted the help of Miss J. Alexander to express my thoughts. Cuz, y’all… Let’s start with some background. The Claiming of … Continue reading The Backlist: The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A.N. Roquelaure (Anne Rice)