The Gremlin’s Library: My Invented Country by Isabel Allende

It's been a while since I reviewed a non-fiction book, and I don't think I've ever reviewed a memoir on here before. I read Isabel Allende's My Invented Country for Latinx Heritage Month (back in October) and as somebody who knew very little about Chile beforehand, it was a great read. First of all, Allende is hilarious. She has … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: My Invented Country by Isabel Allende

First Chapter Thoughts: Tristan Strong Punches A Hole In The Sky

I was recommended this book by the lovely LA Knight, and was thrilled to find that it's part of the Riordan Presents series, where authors write #OwnVoices takes on their own myths. So far, I'm not sure which myths exactly Tristan Strong is taking on, but I'm anticipating Anansi at least from the spiderweb charm! … Continue reading First Chapter Thoughts: Tristan Strong Punches A Hole In The Sky

The Gremlin’s Library: Frostbite by J. Emery

I insist a lot of the time that I don't read romance, but that's not true. I can be tempted into romance books - I just frequently don't find them the kind of thing I can identify with. But damn, when romance is good, it is good. Frostbite is a novella (40,000 words total) but it doesn't feel … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: Frostbite by J. Emery

Ghosts in Quicksilver – Chapter 2.9 – Shelter Me

TW: medical triggers/needles, time/memory loss, blood, PTSD dreams, referenced past child abuse/neglect I drifted in and out of sleep, my memory punctuated with one- or two-line conversations that blurred into each other. Somewhere in my dreams, I kept seeing Jaylie. I kept seeing Kiera, too. One moment, Kiera was chasing me back to the rooftop. … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver – Chapter 2.9 – Shelter Me