Update: Life and Books (July/August 2019)

Technically, I'm not back from my hiatus yet, but, well, I'll explain. I've been having this problem with some of the muscles in my face, kinda like an RSI, but it gets worse and gives me bad headaches whenever I do anything that causes a lot of eye motion or anything that causes the muscles to move. So pretty much everything, but especially reading, using the computer (which includes...
 

Book Review: Spellbound (Magic in Manhattan Book 1) by Allie Therin

Rory is a 20-year-old psychometric (he can see into an object's past when he touches it) living in 1925 New York, working at an antique shop, which is how he meets Arthur. Arthur and his friends are trying to stop a dangerous relic from falling into the wrong hands, and Rory's powers might be just the thing they need. Even more unexpected for both of them are the feelings they develop for each...