Like so many of my reading choices lately, I began the Boston Underworld series by A. Zavarelli after seeing the first Book, Crow, recommended on SmutTok. So, please forgive me, but I’m going to start this review with a bit of a detour: If y’all aren’t on TikTok and following those hashtags, I really recommend your at least considering giving it a try. I now follow a combination of romance authors, book sellers, and readers with similar interests. They often provide interesting insights about their […]
Cbr12bingo Cannonballer Says, BINGO x2: vertical Red to Money, horizontal Cannonballer Says to Adaptation For the second year in a row, my Cannonballer Says square is filled with a book reviewed by TeresaElectro! Last year it was Rebecca Roanhorse’s excellent Trail of Lightning. This year it’s Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize winning The Nickel Boys. Four years ago I reviewed Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad, which was an amazing tour de force dealing with American history and American racism. The Nickel Boys is another clear-eyed, no-punches-held look […]
3.5 stars Official book description: Tess Bailey: the galaxy’s Most Wanted. Captain Tess Bailey is in deep trouble. She and her crew are on the run, pursued by a tyrant who’ll take them dead or alive. Tess’s best hope is a tall, dark, and much-too-appealing stranger, Shade Ganavan, who says he can help her. But his motivations are far from clear… Shade Ganavan: arrogance, charm…and that special something that makes you want to kick him. With the dreaded Dark Watch closing in, what Tess and […]
Came home yesterday after work to this happy surprise from teresaelectro. I was planning on reading both of these books in 2020, so now I have them ready to go! And I am *always* on the lookout for new bookmarks because there is a monster in my house that eats them. Thank you so much! This truly is the most wonderful time of the year.
Once more, Teresaelectro has gifted me with a wonderful book for the CBR book exchange! And nailed it. A memoir? Check. A strong, kickass female voice? Check. A book that I’ve always seen and gone “huh, I should probably read that”? Check! I am super stoked to dig into this and I can’t thank you enough for this wonderful gift.
Honoria Todd is on the run from vampire nobles in Bec McMaster’s Kiss of Steel. Her father was murdered while working on a vamp cure for the Echelon, the near-immortal royalty who injected themselves with the virus. She’s forced to flee with her sister and brother into the night promising her father never to let them have his notes. She lives under false name in the rookeries of Whitechapel. She lies to get a job working as linguist in the rich part of town to make […]