2018 · Fantasy · Fiction · Historical Fiction · Young Adult

Katherine Arden’s The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight #1)

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden Published by Del Rey Books in January 2017 Series: Winternight #1 Genres: Young Adult, Speculative Fiction, Historical Fiction Links: Goodreads Verdict: Definitely read this! Don’t get me wrong, I thought this story was super. Lovely characters, a wonderfully different setting and a medieval Russian folklore-based fantasy plot make for a wonderful time. I… Continue reading Katherine Arden’s The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight #1)

2018 · Crime · Fiction · Horror · Thriller

Stephen King’s The Outsider

The Outsider by Stephen King Published by Hodder & Stoughton in May 2018 Genres: Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Thriller Link: Goodreads Verdict: I think I’m programmed to love everything this man writes. God. Damn. I read this in basically one sitting. This man is a genius. Or he pushes all the right buttons. I’m not sure. Both maybe? He’s very… Continue reading Stephen King’s The Outsider

2018 · Fiction · New Weird · Science Fiction

Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation (Southern Reach #1)

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2014 Series: Southern Reach #1 Genres: Fiction, New Weird, Science Fiction, Horror Link: Goodreads Verdict: Atmospheric, creepy, interesting   Let me start by saying I freaking love Jeff VanderMeer. This isn’t the first book of his that I’ve read. It is the first that i’m reviewing for… Continue reading Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation (Southern Reach #1)

2018 · Fiction

Gail Honeyman’s Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Published by Viking – Pamela Dorman Book in 2017 Genres: Fiction Version: Paperback Links: Goodreads Verdict: Pretty good I’ll admit I read this in a couple of sittings. I am pretty sick with the flu at the moment and I’m too tired to do much else as I recover. I enjoyed… Continue reading Gail Honeyman’s Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine