NetGalley Reviews

I've got a buuuunch of books I need to read and review on NetGalley. I have actually read a few of them, it's just been while, so my reviews for them are significantly shorter than they would have been if I have been on top of my game. So I'm combining them all into one … Continue reading NetGalley Reviews

May 2018 Wrap Up!

A bit late posting this, but wow, it's already June! Last month was a bit of a slump for me, both for reading and blog post writing. I've been focusing a lot on eating healthier and exercising more, and in the meantime, I just didn't feel like or have a lot of time to read … Continue reading May 2018 Wrap Up!

Book Review: The Stowaway

The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York’s Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties’ most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica. It was 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsby and Babe Ruth, of freewheeling fun. The Great War was over and American optimism was higher than the stock market.

Book Review: Silence in the Desert

Henri's family sends a son from each generation to military college for a commission into the French Foreign Legion. As he fulfills this tradition and the Second World War breaks out, Henri is faced with a dilemma which will lead to an adventure few could match in that conflict. Leo is set on joining Goering's new Luftwaffe...

Book Review: Children of Daedala

Six months alone in the labyrinth has made her strong. But the search for the exit means gambling on an old ‘friend’ and going against everything she’s been taught to survive. You know the labyrinth will have yet more horrors lurking in its depths. You’ve learned few people can be trusted. But freedom is tantalizingly close. Are you ready to take the risk?

Book Review: I Was Anastasia

Russia, July 17, 1918: Under direct orders from Vladimir Lenin, Bolshevik secret police force Anastasia Romanov, along with the entire imperial family, into a damp basement in Siberia, where they face a merciless firing squad. None survive. At least that is what the executioners have always claimed. Germany, February 17, 1920: A young woman bearing an uncanny resemblance to Anastasia Romanov is pulled shivering and senseless from a canal.