Book Review: Shadows of Humanity (The Immortal Coil Book 2) by J. Armand

Dorian is back in New York after two years of training, but something strange is going on yet again---a mysterious being is killing all the vampires in the city. Then Dorian runs into William, a member of a brotherhood that hunts supernaturals, and William befriends Dorian, believing him to be the one who did all the vampire killing. Dorian goes with him to England thinking he might be able to...
 

Bookish Musings: Top Ten Books I Read in 2016

Yay, it's time for one of my favorite posts of the whole year because this is the post in which I get to talk about ALL the books that I loved most all at once! It's a post full of happiness and good feelings, and I get to reminisce about the highlights of my reading year. What more can any book blogger ask for? Anyway, I debated how to do this. I mean, there are standalones, there are complete...
 

Cover Characteristics: Best Book Covers from Books I Read in 2016

So you know how I usually choose ten covers/series for my Cover Characteristic posts? Well... Hahahahahahahahaha---Not happening this time. I don't know what happened this year, if it was just coincidence or if I started judging books more by their covers and letting myself be drawn in by all the pretty ones, but I read SO MANY books with gorgeous covers this year, and I want to share them all....
 

The Weekly Update: 11/20/16

I am 100% convinced my old laptop is sentient. The robot uprising is starting, guys. No, but really, here's the deal. When I first got my grandma's old computer hooked up and turned it on to give it a try, my laptop went nuts and started making the worst noises it's ever made, as if it got jealous I was using another computer and threw a tantrum. My grandma's computer didn't really work out, so I...
 

Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring Vampires

Vampires!!! I know I've mentioned this numerous times on my blog, but they are my favorite---my favorite paranormal creature, and one of my favorite things to read about period. I'm not going to go into a whole speech about how much I love them. Instead, I'll just get straight to the covers! :-)> (That's my one-fanged vampire smiley. I've named him Eduardo. It was the best I could do since...
 

Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring Mountains

The topic of mountains ended up being harder than I thought it would be, so I went with a rather lax interpretation while looking for covers. That means hills, cliffs, mesas---really any of sort of relatively large, earthy, dirt-filled clumps of land---were all fair game in my mind. I feel like most of the covers I found have legit mountains, but then, I live where it's so flat that even a...