From My Bookshelf: The First “New” Books of the Decade

Here with another Happy New Year greeting - this time From My Bookshelf. It's the first FMB post of the new year and new decade, so I thought it would be fitting to feature the books of my first 2020 book haul. On Saturday (January 11th) I drove over to a local used bookstore, primarily … Continue reading From My Bookshelf: The First “New” Books of the Decade

From My Bookshelf: Garden, Pearl, Tales

For the past few months I have made it a habit to organize/tidy up my bookshelves at the very beginning of the month. It's another great way to start the month off refreshed, and if you find organizing your shelves therapeutic like I do, it offers a few moments of calm before the onslaught of … Continue reading From My Bookshelf: Garden, Pearl, Tales

Book Review: The Hood of Aalayfa

The Hood of Aalayfa (The Aalayfan Series, Book #1) Sylvia Xamanka The Hood of Aalayfa was published in 2016. I received an ebook copy from NetGalley, but as always, all thoughts are my own.  Content Warnings: Sex, rape Synopsis: Cloaked in the mists of Mesopotamia is the mysterious world of Aalayfa, an alternate reality made … Continue reading Book Review: The Hood of Aalayfa

Book Review: A Spell of Murder

A Spell of Murder (A Lost Maidens Loch Mystery, Book #1) Kennedy Kerr A Spell of Murder was published on October 3rd, 2019. I received an ARC from NetGalley, but as always, all thoughts are my own.  My review contains spoilers regarding love interests and characters.    Synopsis: In the sleepy town of Lost Maidens … Continue reading Book Review: A Spell of Murder