Literary Junkies Book Chat: Books as Movies, Fall-Themed Books, and More!

Literary Junkies Book Chat: Books as Movies, Fall-Themed Books, and More!

It's time again for the Literary Junkies Book Chat! Get to know me and a bit more of my personality with this fun monthly meme. 1. What are you reading right now? Tell us about it. I just finished Sulan: The League, which is a fun cyberpunk/dystopian story about a smart teen girl as she struggles to fight the real evil in a world filled with virtual reality. It was fun and a quick read. 2. There are a ton of movies coming out soon that were based off of books. Are there any you're … [Read more...]

Review: Sulan Episode 1: The League (and a giveaway!)

Review: Sulan Episode 1: The League (and a giveaway!)

Book: Sulan Episode 1: The League Author: Camille Picott Source: Free from publisher, part of the Candace Book Promotions tour Genre: YA Cyberpunk Readability Rating: 3 stars Morality Rating: PG-13 Target Audience: Female adventure-lovers Buy it: Amazon Sulan Book Summary (from Amazon) Sixteen-year-old Sulan Hom can’t remember life before the Default -- the day the United States government declared bankruptcy. As a math prodigy, she leads a protected life, kept safe from … [Read more...]

BKR04 Impressions

BKR04 Impressions

Last week, my BKR04 box came in. I've been signed up for this subscription since BKR02. Overall, I really like the subscription service. Basically, you pay $50 per quarter and you are sent a box full of goodies. 20 percent of people are sent extra items, and this time, one person received a really cool book light. Last time, I was super excited because I was one of the people who received an extra item.   Here is where you can sign up. Contents: This time, I only received the … [Read more...]

Interview with Author Steve Lebel

Interview with Author Steve Lebel

  Today, I have the privilege of sharing with you an interview I did with Steve Lebel, author of The Universe Builders. If you're curious, you can read my review here. The book is available for purchase through Amazon. As always, my questions are in bold, answers in regular text. What inspired you to create a humorous account of world-creation? The idea started back when I was in college.  Someone was having a bad day and joked that God must have gotten a C- in Universe Building … [Read more...]

Fall Hat Month and the Quote Me Thursday Link Up

Fall Hat Month and the Quote Me Thursday Link Up

So, today, I found out that September is fall hat month. I love hats in the fall. I would wear 10,000 hats if I could. So today's quotes will all feature fun hats! Also, I've thrown in a few fun images of hats, because why not? In case you missed it, last week's link-up was all about pumpkins! For this week's link-up, scroll to the bottom of the post. Quotes About Hats Fantasy hats give you the possibility to dream." -- Philip Treacy "A hat is a flag, a shield, a bit of armor, and … [Read more...]

Review: I Shall Be Near To You by Erin Lindsay McCabe

Review: I Shall Be Near To You by Erin Lindsay McCabe

Today, I'm reviewing a historical fiction novel set in the Civil War. Civil War history has fascinated me for a while, so when I found out this book was based on the real-life experiences of women who disguised themselves as men and fought in the war, I was quite interested. I am always interested in reading about women who broke through social norms and why. Read on to see what I thought of this book. Book: I Shall Be Near To You Author: Erin Lindsay McCabe Source: Free from author, … [Read more...]

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