Review: A Secret Service by Joy Jenkins

Carter Owens, daughter of a Secret Service agent, is trained to disassemble any weapon, any situation, and anyone.  Her biting sarcasm and razor-sharp mind make her impossible to beat in a word fight and when talking doesn’t work, she uses her fists. She attends Hamilton Prep, Washington D.C.’s most prestigious high school, where everyone is … Continue reading Review: A Secret Service by Joy Jenkins

My PhilMyth Readathon Wrap-Up + Weekly Update #2

My PhilMyth Readathon Wrap-Up I decided to join the PhilMyth Readathon this year, and I posted my TBR list a couple of weeks ago. I'm really happy to say that I manage to complete all 7 prompts for this readathon! Although I had to change 2 titles from my original list - namely Sweet & … Continue reading My PhilMyth Readathon Wrap-Up + Weekly Update #2

ARC Review: The Stolen Kingdom by Jillian Boehme

For a hundred years, the once-prosperous kingdom of Perin Faye has suffered under the rule of the greedy and power-hungry Thungrave kings. Maralyth Graylaern, a vintner's daughter, has no idea her hidden magical power is proof of a secret bloodline and claim to the throne. Alac Thungrave, the king’s second son, has always been uncomfortable … Continue reading ARC Review: The Stolen Kingdom by Jillian Boehme

Series Review: Wax & Wayne (Mistborn Era 2) by Brandon Sanderson

Series Summary Three hundred years after the events of the Mistborn trilogy, Scadrial is now on the verge of modernity, with railroads to supplement the canals, electric lighting in the streets and the homes of the wealthy, and the first steel-framed skyscrapers racing for the clouds. Kelsier, Vin, Elend, Sazed, Spook, and the rest are … Continue reading Series Review: Wax & Wayne (Mistborn Era 2) by Brandon Sanderson

Review: Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco

Two sisters. One brutal murder. A quest for vengeance that will unleash Hell itself… And an intoxicating romance. Emilia and her twin sister Vittoria are streghe—witches who live secretly among humans, avoiding notice and persecution. One night, Vittoria misses dinner service at the family’s renowned Sicilian restaurant. Emilia soon finds the body of her beloved … Continue reading Review: Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco

Rapid Review: Short Stories I’ve Read Recently

Audiobooks have been a lifesaver for me this month, and I've been squeezing the juice out of all my Scribd subscription and my remaining credits on Audible. Aside from the big chonks (yes, I love the words chonk and chonky) that I listened and followed along with my eyes, I've also read a few novellas … Continue reading Rapid Review: Short Stories I’ve Read Recently