10 Book Recommendations To Pick Up This Fall!

10 Book Recommendations To Pick Up This Fall!

For those of us in Texas, it doesn't really start to feel like fall until October rolls around. We aren't as blessed with temperature drops in September like those of you to the north of us (so jealous, by the way!). However, we are finally expecting our first cool front to roll through later this [...]

10 Books To Help You Escape This Winter

10 Books To Help You Escape This Winter

Thanks to Mr. Groundhog, we are supposedly going to have six more weeks of winter. Usually about this time of year, the winter depression starts to kick in because we are past all of the joyfulness of the holidays and are finally looking forward to spring and summer coming up around the corner. With that [...]

Books That Need Adaptations

Books That Need Adaptations

I would like to thank Britt for giving me this idea because I was completely out of inspiration today. I just hate when that happens! Leviathan Trilogy by Scott Westerfeld I feel like the steampunk/alternate history WWI setting of this book would translate so well onscreen. All of the interesting contraptions and creatures could really be [...]

Hype or Like Friday – #OwnVoices

Hype or Like Friday – #OwnVoices

This meme and Goodreads group were created by myself, Jill @ Rant and Rave Books, and Britt @ Geronimo Reads. To join our group and find out more information about what it's all about, please go to our Goodreads page HERE. The November BOTM is City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson. RULES: Answer [...]

October Wrap-Up: Reviews, Reading Challenges, etc.

October Wrap-Up: Reviews, Reading Challenges, etc.

Welcome to yet another glorious month of reading and blogging. October was full of horror and mystery books, which if you have followed me for a while, probably realize isn't my usual cup of tea. Luckily, it ended up being pretty good for me this time! Books Read Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody [...]

Books That I Enjoyed More Than Their Goodreads Rating

Books That I Enjoyed More Than Their Goodreads Rating

Recently I was looking through my Read shelf on Goodreads and noticed that there are quite a few books on that list that I have a much higher opinion of than the rest of Goodreads apparently. I admit that I go fairly easy with my ratings compared to some other reviewers. If I'm entertained by [...]

Book Review: The Cutting Season

Book Review: The Cutting Season

I had never heard of Attica Locke's The Cutting Season when I first came across it on BookOutlet. It was the gorgeous cover that immediately grabbed my attention, coupled with that intriguing title, I just knew I had to buy it. The American South in the twenty-first century. A plantation owned for generations by a rich family. [...]