Time might heal all wounds, but what about the scars those wounds left behind? When Rona Blackburn landed on Anathema Island more than a century ago, her otherworldly skills might have benefited friendlier neighbors. Guilt and fear instead led the island’s original eight settlers to burn “the witch” out of … Continue reading [Book Review] THE PRICE GUIDE TO THE OCCULT BY LESLYE WALTON
Fairytaly retellings are my "pick me up" books; it's the nostalgic yet familiar atmosphere retellings provide that keeps me going back to them. So when I got the opportunity to review Happily and The City Beyond The Glass, I jumped at them! The books might be fun and easy to read but each carried a … Continue reading MINI REVIEWS || Happily by Chauncey Rogers & The City Beyond The Glass by Suzannah Rowntree
This has been buddy read with the lovely Cam, on whose blog you’re currently reading this! We decided to do a snazzy lil thing and cross post reviews- exciting! Check out my blog for Cam’s review, linked here. It begins simply enough: A twenty-something advertising executive receives a postcard from a friend, and casually appropriates … Continue reading A WILD SHEEP CHASE BY HARUKI MURAKAMI || A Spoiler Free Book Review from Andrea’s Nirvana!!
Set in the 1970s in a run-down, rainy industrial town, Jo Nesbo’s Macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream to the townspeople but a nightmare for criminals. The drug trade is ruled by two drug lords, one of whom—a … Continue reading A GRITTY YET ORIGINAL RETELLING: Macbeth by Jo Nesbø
Ulises asked, "How can I look at these maps, see this riddle, and do nothing? They are my brothers." Elias reached across the table and flicked aside two shells with a fingertip. The map curled into itself. "It's bound to be a goose chase. You know that?" "Or a treasure hunt," Ulises countered, "and … Continue reading ISLE OF BLOOD & STONE: Book Review & Giveaway