February 17, 2018

The Witch Doesn't Burn In This One By: Amanda Lovelace ARC Super Mini Review

Thank you to Netgalley for providing a free ebook copy of The Witch Doesn't Burn In This One By: Amanda Lovelace in exchange for an honest review.

I LOOOOOVED The Witch Doesn't Burn In This One! The poems in this book are feminist, moving, and very powerful. I am glad that she covered so many important topics. As a woman, I am grateful for poetry like this. Poetry that says a lot of the things that I think most of us women are thinking. Honestly, these are the kind of things that need to be said more and more. I find Amanda Lovelace's poetry inspirational and a must read for everyone. Words can't describe just how much I loved this book!

February 15, 2018

The Guest Room By: Chris Bohjalian Review

This is the second book I've read by Chris Bohjalian and I've rated both of them five stars! So I am seeing that I definitely need to read more by Bohjalian. The first one I read by him is The Sleepwalker, see my review for that one here.

I got sucked into The Guest Room right away. The book immediately started off with excellent tension and suspense and it stayed fast-paced throughout. I like that it has Richard and Alexandra's POV, but also there are some chapters from Richard's wife and daughter's POV. I think the book would have been fine with just Richard and Alexandra's POV, but the added POVs from Richard's wife and daughter really rounded out the story and added in more emotion. 

Speaking of emotion, The Guest Room made me so emotional! I went back and forth between sad, disgusted, and furious. I mean that in a good way because the writing is phenomenal. I will warn you that one main topic in this novel is sex trafficking. I know that not everyone is okay with reading about that subject, but let me just say it's well done in this book. Even though, yes, there are some parts that are a little tough to read. I found The Guest Room to be very thought provoking and RELEVANT. Sex trafficking is still an issue TODAY. 

Overall I really liked The Guest Room and I don't have any complaints about it at all. I loved it! It's a gripping, chilling, and intense read. I highly recommend it for all thriller fans!

February 14, 2018

Can't-Wait Wednesday- The Cabin at the End of the World

Can't-Wait Wednesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted here at Wishful Endings. The idea behind it is to share upcoming releases that we can't wait to get our hands on! 

My pick for this week is The Cabin at the End of the World By: Paul Tremblay. This book had my interest peaked at Paul Tremblay and "Home Invasion." I read A Head Full of Ghosts by Tremblay back in 2015 and I really loved it. I need to try another book by him and this one sounds SO GOOD and spooky. The whole home invasion thing majorly creeps me out. There is a reason that The Strangers is the movie that terrifies me the most and makes me need to sleep with the light on. In the blurb it says there is an inventive twist to the home invasion thing so I am VERY curious what that will be. I have high hopes for this one!

Expected Publication Date: June 26, 2018

Are you looking forward to The Cabin at the End of the World as well? Does it sound creepy (or too creepy) to you? What are you waiting on this Wednesday?

February 13, 2018

Top Ten Tuesday- Top FIVE OTPs At This Moment

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted here at That Artsy Reader Girl. The topic for this week is a love freebie. 

For my freebie choice I decided to do my Top Five OTPs At This Moment. Honestly, my favorite OTPs change around sometimes. I have so many OTPs that I really like, but right now these are the ones that I am thinking about with Valentine's Day fast approaching. 

1. Will and Tessa- The Infernal Devices

2. Katy and Daemon- The Lux Series

3. Karou and Akiva- Daughter of Smoke & Bone

4. Lucinda and Daniel- The Fallen Series

5. Audrey Rose and Thomas- Stalking Jack the Ripper

That's it for my Top Five OTPs At This Moment! Do you agree/disagree with any of these? What are some of your top OTPs? 

February 12, 2018

Music Monday- I'm Listening To These On Repeat, Probably As You Are Reading This

Music Monday is a weekly feature/meme hosted here at Always Me. The idea behind it is to share one or two songs you have been enjoying lately. 

These two songs have been playing nonstop on my music playlist lately. Guys, I am the WORST about playing songs to death. I listen to music ALL THE TIME and I burn myself out so fast. I'm always looking for something new to play on repeat and lately I've been LOVING listening to these two songs over and over. 

1. Slaves- I'd Rather See Your Star Explode

Hey, this is the singer from Emarosa and Dance Gavin Dance! I like both of those bands so of course I would like this band also. I love this song and the sound of it is fantastic. Patience Is The Virtue is also a really good one! 

2. Hayley Kiyoko- Curious 

I LOVE this song and her voice!! It's so catchy and to me it sounds a bit 90s. Which is a big plus for this 90s girl. She has a lot of great songs. If you like this one then be sure to check out her song from 2015, Girls Like Girls. 

That's it for this Music Monday! Have you heard either of these songs or artists before? What's currently playing on your playlist lately?

February 10, 2018

Mini Discussion Post- Authors I've Lost Interest In

I don't do a whole lot of discussion posts and it's been ages since I've posted one. I've been thinking about authors I've lost interest in though and wondering if other readers lose interest in certain authors over time. So I decided to do a short mini discussion post about it! 

For me the main three authors I used to love, but will no longer read, are:

1. James Patterson
2. Sandra Brown
3. Danielle Steel

It's just odd to me that I used to enjoy these authors so much, James Patterson in particular, but I no longer have any interest in reading any of their books. I wonder if anyone else has had this happen and what your reasons for losing interest are. For me I feel like James Patterson just keeps churning them out and all the stories have gotten stale and very bland. For Sandra Brown and Danielle Steel, I just don't have any interest anymore. There isn't even really a reason there! 

What about you all? Have you ever lost interest in an author and refused to read any more of their books? If so, which authors and why?? 

Or what about a particular genre? Has anyone just lost complete interest in a whole genre? 

Discuss with me!! :)