Icon Tag: From the TBR Pile

This Totally Surprised Me! Jackaby by William Ritter Audiobook Review

This Totally Surprised Me! Jackaby by William Ritter Audiobook Review

  Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. Hello, Paranormal! I absolutely enjoyed this book so much and I can’t believe I waited a couple of years before I read this book! I mean, it has been on my TBR pile for the longest time! I also have a physical copy of this book but I decided to go for the audiobook version, which I DO NOT regret at all! I mean, picture Sherlock Holmes in America during the late 1800s with a touch of the paranormal! And of course, I LOVE a […]

• Posted June 23, 2017 • 4 Comments

Insta-love at its WORST! The Fairest of Them All by Cathy Maxwell Audiobook Review

Insta-love at its WORST! The Fairest of Them All by Cathy Maxwell Audiobook Review

Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. I honestly don’t know where to start reviewing The Fairest of Them All. To say that I was disappointed is an understatement. I am INFURIATED. Okay, I’d like to explain why my feelings are this… harsh. I absolutely HATE insta-love! Sure, there are books that can do this well, but this was NOT it! There is just too much insta-love in this book that I cannot… ARRGHH!! Sigh. Another reason why I am extremely disappointed is because The Fairest of Them All made my books pubbed in 2016 […]

• Posted February 10, 2017 • 4 Comments

Flipping Pages: Fair is the Rose by Meagan McKinney Audiobook Review

Flipping Pages: Fair is the Rose by Meagan McKinney Audiobook Review

Reviews of Books Written Before Year 2000. Lions and Lace and Fair is the Rose became available to borrow from the library at the same time, so it was a perfect for binge reading! Luckily, the narrator Lisa Flanagan was very good! Although I didn’t LOVE Fair is the Rose as much as I loved Lions and Lace, it is still one of my most memorable reads. I am not a fan of Western Historical Romance, but there was a time where I read a bunch of them. Fair is the Rose picks up about 3 years after the events of Lions and Lace and tells is […]

• Posted February 2, 2017 • 0 Comments

Flipping Pages: Lions & Lace by Meagan McKinney Audiobook Review

Flipping Pages: Lions & Lace by Meagan McKinney Audiobook Review

Reviews of Books Written Before Year 2000. Lions and Lace is perhaps one of my favorite historical romance books of all time. Yes, I said it. ALL TIME! Heck, I carted this thing from the Philippines to the US the very first time I moved here, which was waaaay back in 2005. My copy is also pretty well loved that the front cover actually came off! I also remember purchasing my very first copy of this book from a used bookstore which explains why it was super battered. Don’t worry, I actually bought another copy now. Thank you, Amazon! Lions and […]

• Posted January 19, 2017 • 3 Comments

Read-A-Long: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Read-A-Long: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Happy Tuesday, everyone! I am so excited to join the Stalking Jack the Ripper Read-a-Thon! And as luck would have it, I have author Kerri Maniscalco here sharing her thoughts on the first 4 chapters! I was initially intrigued by this book when I saw the name: Jack the Ripper. It’s no secret that I am love everything macabre (like I absolutely love true crime scene shows) and of course, Jack the Ripper! So now, I am super excited to read SJTR for the first time during the read-a-thon event! Chapters 1-4 One of my favorite notes about STALKING JACK THE RIPPER […]

• Posted October 18, 2016 • 4 Comments

Basically MY Life Story – Minus the FanFic Fame | Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell | Audiobook Review

Basically MY Life Story – Minus the FanFic Fame | Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell | Audiobook Review

Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. I didn’t have any expectations going into Fangirl. Sure, I had heard a lot of awesome things about Rainbow Rowell, but I honestly haven’t picked up her books. I DID have Fangirl and Carry On signed by Rainbow Rowel at Yallwest earlier this year, but I gave my Fangirl copy to my cousin who absolutely ADORES Rainbow! Anyway, in preparation for reading Carry On (which I STILL HAVEN’T DONE!), I decided to read Fangirl first and I WAS AMAZED! I mean, if you are a total […]

• Posted September 9, 2016 • 8 Comments

In Which I Still Don’t Fall in Love with St. Vincent | Devil In Winter by Lisa Kleypas | Book Review

In Which I Still Don’t Fall in Love with St. Vincent | Devil In Winter by Lisa Kleypas | Book Review

Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. If you are a romance reader and you have been living under a rock, you wouldn’t know that Lisa Kleypas is writing another Wallflowers book!  Okay, it’s not technically a Wallflowers book, but the newest hero in the new Ravenels series is none other than Evie and Sebastian’s son, Gabriel in Devil in Spring! Woot! Now, you may be wondering why I am talking about the Ravenels series when this is supposed to be a Devil in Winter review.  Well, the reason being is that I […]

• Posted July 13, 2016 • 8 Comments