Lieutenant Junior Grade’s Log, Entry 15: My favorite reads of 2017!

I smashed my Goodreads reading goal of 100 books earlier this month, finishing with a count of 114 books. I’ve reviewed a few through my Magic Monday series, but today I want to highlight my top ten favorite reads, as well as a few books I enjoyed rereading this year. …

Lieutenant Junior Grade’s Log, Entry 14: A Review of 2017

The third Monday of the month is usually reserved for a month map update. However, it’s December, 2017 is nearly over, and I’m suffering a slight amount of burnout from a stressful November. So today’s post is going to be a brief reflection on how 2017 has gone for me. …

Magic Monday: The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

This month, I revisited The Goblin Emperor, which I’ve read previously on recommendation by a good friend. I LOVE this book. I’ll get to why in a moment, but first, here’s the cover and blurb: The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, distant …

Lieutenant Junior Grade’s Log, Entry 12: Excerpt from Within the Ironwood

It’s Monday again already? I’ll admit that I almost forgot about today’s post… It’s been quite the hectic week. Two Thanksgivings, painting a hallway, catching up on NaNoWriMo…you get the drift. Today’s post is brief but enjoyable–a sneak peek at my NaNovel, Within the Ironwood! This excerpt is from a …

Magic Monday: The Beast of Talesend by Kyle Robert Shultz

Welcome back to another Magic Monday book review! Today, I have an awesome fairy tale-inspired story to share. I love the cover, and the blurb is even better: Private eye Nick Beasley lives in a world where fairy tales ended a long time ago – where zeppelins now soar the …

Magic Monday: Chung Jo and the Sea Dragon by Erica Laurie

Magic Monday is back, today with a review of a fantastical folk tale by Erica Laurie. The first thing that caught my eye about this book was its gorgeous cover. The blurb that accompanies it is brief, but promises a lot: The lonely sea dragon,Yong, wants a bride. Chung Jo …