Bookish Musings: Consistency in Series Book Covers

I love book series. I also love book covers. Therefore it stands to reason that I would love the covers for series. And I do... when they're consistent. But there are a lot of little (and sometimes big) things that irk me when it comes to the covers on different books in a series, so I thought, why not make it a...
 

Book Review: Sugar Scars by Travis Norwood

Sugar has survived the virus that wiped out most of the world only to realize her immunity won't matter when all the insulin injections expire---without insulin, her blood sugar will get too high, she'll slip into a diabetic coma, and she won't ever wake up again. With help from the community that has formed in Tallahassee, Sugar sets out to make her own insulin, no matter what it...
 

Book Review: Real Vampires Do It in the Dark (Real Vampires Don’t Sparkle Book 2) by Amy Fecteau (Repost)

When Matheus and Quin get into an argument and Quin leaves, Matheus finds himself alone, homeless, and broke in the middle of a dangerous feud among the remaining vampire leaders. Despite their distaste for each other, Matheus and Alistair come together to figure out what to do about Apollonia's reign and how to find and get back Quin. *This is a repost, but I've reread the book and changed...
 

Mini Reviews: Science Fiction – The Human Wilderness, Scardust, Foamers

In The Human Wilderness, a man living post-apocalypse braves the danger outside his settlement as he attempts to save girls who have been going missing from all over the area. In Scardust, Raleigh just wants to complete his goal of scattering his brother's ashes on Mars, but when a strange man falls from the sky with no memory of who he is and the two start unintentionally swapping memories,...
 

Bookish Tag Post: Zombie Apocalypse Book Tag

I don't do a ton of tag posts on this blog, but I have to admit, I totally love these types of tags where you choose books and then open to a random page and answer each question with the first word or character name you see. I found this tag on Paradise Found, the original is from Nathan Hale, and this is how it works: 1. Pick any five books randomly (or not randomly, your choice). 2. The first...
 

The Weekly Update: 5/7/17

Why is it still sporadically reaching lows of 62 in May in a place where we don't even get winter? And who thought 9 in the morning on a Saturday was a good time to feed a whole tree through a wood chipper right outside my window? These are the burning questions I have this week. Other than that, I ain't got no real life news. Doing lots of different things for my tennis elbow and trying to...
 

Book Review: Mariner’s Luck (Scarlet & the White Wolf Book 2) by Kirby Crow

Liall had no intention of bringing Scarlet with him to his homeland, for Scarlet's own safety, but Scarlet has given him no choice, and the two are now on a long journey full of hostile mariners, headed to a place filled with even more danger. But amidst all the problems at sea, the close quarters finally forces the two men to reconcile some of their issues with each other and confront their...
 

Book Review: Real Vampires Don’t Sparkle (Real Vampires Don’t Sparkle Book 1) by Amy Fecteau (Repost)

When Matheus gets turned into a vampire one night by the 1700-year-old Quin, his whole life gets turned upside down. Stuck with Quin out of necessity, Matheus finds himself trying to survive being hunted by vampire hunters, running from a mysterious new threat to vampires in the city, questioning his sexuality, and attempting to stay sane and alive as he learns the ropes of the supernatural...
 

Book Review: The Children of the Moon (The Girl in Between Book 3) by Laekan Zea Kemp

Bryn is trapped in a nightmare, but she soon finds out she's not the only one, and she and the other Dreamers struggle to find a way out so that they can wake up again. Meanwhile, Roman goes back home to New Mexico where he ends up in a figurative nightmare of his own as his worry about Bryn eats away at him, actions from his past finally catch up to him with unforeseen consequences, and he...
 

Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring Birds (2)

I did birds as a topic once before, but I've decided to do it again! (Hence the number two in the title.) What can I say, it was just a great topic, and there are so many book covers out there with birds on them that I wanted to share some more of them! By the way, fun fact since most of these cover seem to have crows, did you know crows remember human faces? In other words, don't mess with...