Jun 262014
 
Summertime and the Reading is Easy.....

SUMMERTIME READS June 24th marks the beginning of summer in my part of the world. Summer means hot and humid days, sultry nights, and daylight up to 9PM. Living in Canada means making the most of our favorite season and we try to spend as much time outdoors relaxing with a tall cool drink and a good book (and lots of sunscreen and bug spray, too!). 2014 has been a fantastic year for books and I’ve come up with some great summer reads. Here’s my list of suggestions: The Martian by Andy Weir This book came highly recommended by Michelle [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on June 26, 2014 at 7:00 am
May 082014
 
New Release Review: Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor

Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor Series: Daughter of Smoke & Bone #3 Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: Apr 8, 2014 By way of a staggering deception, Karou has taken control of the chimaera rebellion and is intent on steering its course away from dead-end vengeance. The future rests on her, if there can even be a future for the chimaera in war-ravaged Eretz. Common enemy, common cause. When Jael’s brutal seraph army trespasses into the human world, the unthinkable becomes essential, and Karou and Akiva must ally their enemy armies against the threat. It is a twisted version [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on May 8, 2014 at 6:49 am
Nov 112012
 
New Release Review: Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor

Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor Book #2 – Daughter of Smoke and Bone Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy Audiobook narrated by Khristine Hvam Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love and dared to imagine a world free of bloodshed and war. This is not that world. Art student and monster’s apprentice Karou finally has the answers she has always sought. She knows who she is—and what she is. But with this knowledge comes another truth she would give anything to undo: She loved the enemy and he betrayed her, and a world suffered [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on November 11, 2012 at 9:12 am
Jan 212012
 
Review:  Lips Touch Three Times by Laini Taylor

  Lips Touch Three Times by Laini Taylor and Illustrated by Jim Di Bartolo Audio book borrowed from library Print book borrowed from library Regina’s Review: 5 Stars/Grade A++     Lips Touch Three Times is a compilation of three novellas written by Laini Taylor and illustrated by her husband, Jim DiBartolo.  The novellas defy a neat and easy categorization.  The main female character in each book is a young adult, a young teenage girl.  Each novella takes place in an urban locale but shortly in to the text there is a breakaway to an other world.  The novellas are [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on January 21, 2012 at 8:00 am