Let’s play a game of “Would You Rather”: Would you rather live in space or at the bottom of the ocean? Don’t ask me why, but I’ve thought about this A LOT, and after weighing the cons of all options, I decided the sea isn’t for me because of the possibility of waking up to […]Read more "Book Review: The Deep by Nick Cutter"
Before I get into the main body of my review I have one thing to say: How dare you, Randall Munroe!? You cannot put a T-Rex being lowered into the sarlacc pit on the cover of your book that promises to provide answers to ridiculous scenarios and then not address this situation. How dare you!? […]Read more "Book Review: What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions"
Lauren: Thanks to my sister’s rather important life events, from getting married to becoming a doctor, there hasn’t been much time dedicated to her poor, neglected sister. But no more! Book Club is back!Read more "Book Club In Session: The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave #2) by Rick Yancey"
Moving straight from The Fall to The Night Eternal in my one-woman book club, I didn’t have to wait long to get an ending to Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s The Strain trilogy. Thoughts? It may not be Salem’s Lot, but it’s good enough. “Good enough.”Read more "Off The Shelf: Review of The Night Eternal (The Strain Book 3)"
In a previous post I may have mentioned being pretty excited for the adaptation of The Strain from book to TV. Did I watch it? No… But I did read the sequel! That’s gotta count for something…Read more "Off the Shelf: Review of The Fall (The Strain Book 2)"
Lauren: What do you do after you find out that your mom is responsible for ending the world? The only thing you can do – go find another boy to crush on! Yay young adult dystopia!Read more "Book Club in Session: In the End (In the After Book 2) by Demitria Lunetta"
Bryan Lee O’Malley’s latest novel, Seconds, is a surprising sci-fi tale that has a lot of fun with its trippy premise, but could have used a bit more character to make the most out of its sharp storytelling.Read more "Book Review: Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley"
With so many YA series coming out as trilogies, it’s come to be an assumption of mind that all books of the genre will come in threes. Turns out, the Reboot series will end after only two books. Can that even be called a series? Whatever the case, this duology is being quite the rebel. […]Read more "Book Review: Rebel (Reboot Book 2) by Amy Tintera"
If you liked the first book in the Cafferty and Quinn series then you will be satisfied with Waking the Dead, the first sequel. But I’ve said it before and I will say it again, this series is still not the perfect blend of Angel and Castle that I hoped this paranormal crime fighter would […]Read more "Book Review: Waking the Dead (Cafferty & Quinn Book 2) by Heather Graham"
It’s never easy for the novelization of a film or show world to live up to the expectations built by the original work it is based on. But when it comes to Veronica Mars, I am pretty much willing to take what I can get to stay with the title character.Read more "Book Review: Veronica Mars: The Thousand Dollar Tan Line by Rob Thomas & Jennifer Graham"