Book Review: The Reign of the Departed (The High and Faraway Book 1) by Greg Keyes

Errol attempts to commit suicide but instead wakes in the body of a wooden automaton, created by his classmate, Aster. Her father is under a curse, and she needs his help, plus the help of some others, to travel into the magical realms of the Kingdoms and find the water of health. If they find it---and survive---they'll be able to cure both Aster's father and Errol's human...
 

Bookish News: June/July/August 2018 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Releases to Get Excited About

Wow, that title was a mouthful! Next year I plan on sticking to two months at a time, but I started on an even month this year, so I'm making do. Anyway, here are some June/July/August 2018 releases that sound fantastic. I'm very grateful to have actually gotten ARCs for most of these, so this includes some books I haven't read and am looking forward to myself as well as some that I've already...
 

Update: Life and Books (4/22/18)

Hello, my fellow book peeps! I've been more worn out than usual because I had blood drawn the other week and I also spent a few hours one day (or maybe two?) clearing stuff out of a room, so I haven't been very productive with blogging or reading or creative stuff lately. As for the headaches, I'm getting really frustrated. I'm now thinking maybe it's an herb/spice because those can have...