First of all, I have to admit that this review is probably going to be a little biased because the author happens to be a friend of mine. I’ve known Mike for twenty-three years (Jesus, really?) since I was fourteen. We went to nerd camp together — a total of nine weeks over the course of three years. We took writing classes together and wrote letters during the off-season (yes letters! On paper!) A character in his first published work was based on and named after me, a fact that still, nearly twenty years later, inordinately pleases me. I like […]
I wanted to like this, but…I just didn’t. I don’t know if it was too short, or whether it would have more appeal for a YA audience, but I was just kind of bored. Calexa Rose finds herself dumped in a graveyard, with no memory of her identity, and only the knowledge that someone tried to kill her. She can also see ghosts. She makes herself at home in the cemetery, trying to hide out from whomever tried to kill her, while attempting to find out who she is. She steals some stuff. She develops uncomfortable friendships with some old […]
In which Siege tracks down some older work by a new favorite poet, with mixed reviews. Important takeaway: Buy Rachel Wiley’s books so she can give up her day job to spend her time writing amazing poems and touring the country performing them for people.
In which Siege has an early contender for her favorite book/poet of the year.
In which Siege returns, dipping her toes back into the waters of literary criticism with a small book of poetry.
In which Siege returns to ramble aimlessly about a museum visit and her new favorite poet.
In which Siege devours the latest in her favorite series about a battle-scarred ghost hunter.
In which Siege returns with a very disappointing true crime book. If you enjoy shallow investigations, typos, and weirdly informal writing, this is the book for you!