Brimstone by Cherie Priest

3.5ish stars. Very understated for a horror novel. More supernatural fantasy with underlying horror elements that occasionally rise to the surface. 🙂 The two main characters are likable, particularly Alice (and Felipe!) although their POVs are more interesting at some points than others. The tone of the novel is an inconsistent back-and-forth of light and […]

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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas This is a hard book for me to rate. Not because I don’t think it’s important or relevant or well-written or eye-opening or worth the read or even that it’s right in its condemnation of the racism that occurs within its pages. It’s just hard for me to […]

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Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1)

4ish stars. This is one of the books that had been recommended to me for so long that I simply couldn’t hold out any longer. And, whattaya know, it’s a good recommendation! The audiobook specifically was recommended and I’m glad I experienced the book in that format. I recommend it. I’ve heard positive remarks about […]

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