Audiobook Review: In the Shadow of Spindrift House by Mira Grant & (narrated by) Jesse Vilinsky

In the Shadow of Spindrift House by Mira Grant My rating: 4 of 5 stars Nature abhors a straight line. The natural world is a place of curves and softened edges, of gentle mists and welcoming spirals. Nature remembers deviation; nature does not forgive. For Harlowe Upton-Jones, life has never been a straight line. Shipped … Continue reading Audiobook Review: In the Shadow of Spindrift House by Mira Grant & (narrated by) Jesse Vilinsky

Review: An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon

An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon My rating: 4 of 5 stars Odd-mannered, obsessive, withdrawn, Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them. If she were truly a monster, as … Continue reading Review: An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon

Audiobook Review: The Poison Eaters: And Other Stories by Holly Black

The Poison Eaters: And Other Stories by Holly Black My rating: 4,5 of 5 stars Poisonous girls whose kisses will kill. A fateful eating contest with the devil. Faeries who return to Ironside, searching for love. A junior prom turned bacchanalia. In twelve short stories, eerie and brimming with suspense and unexpected humor, Holly Black … Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Poison Eaters: And Other Stories by Holly Black

Audiobook Review: Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb

Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb My rating: 4 of 5 stars Young Fitz is the bastard son of the noble Prince Chivalry, raised in the shadow of the royal court by his father's gruff stableman. He is treated like an outcast by all the royalty except the devious King Shrewd, who has him secretly tutored … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb

Review: Queen’s Quality, Vol. 1 by Kyousuke Motomi

Queen's Quality, Vol. 1 by Kyousuke Motomi My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars The adventures of mind Sweepers continue in this supernatural romance! Fumi Nishioka lives with Kyutaro Horikita and his family of Sweepers, people who specialize in cleaning the minds of those overcome by negative energy and harmful spirits. Fumi has always displayed mysterious … Continue reading Review: Queen’s Quality, Vol. 1 by Kyousuke Motomi

Review: QQ Sweeper, Vol. 3 by Kyousuke Motomi

QQ Sweeper, Vol. 3 by Kyousuke Motomi My rating: 3 of 5 stars One day, Kyutaro Horikita, the tall, dark and handsome cleaning expert of Kurokado High, comes across a sleeping maiden named Fumi Nishioka at school... Unfortunately, their meeting is anything but a fairy-tale encounter! It turns out Kyutaro is a 'Sweeper" who cleans … Continue reading Review: QQ Sweeper, Vol. 3 by Kyousuke Motomi

Review: QQ Sweeper, Vol. 2 by Kyousuke Motomi

QQ Sweeper, Vol. 2 by Kyousuke Motomi My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Kyutaro Horikita, the tall, dark and handsome cleaning expert of Kurokado High, is about to meet a sleeping maiden at the school: transfer student Fumi Nishioka! Fumi’s going to learn how to rid the school of nasty spirits with Kyutaro’s help, and … Continue reading Review: QQ Sweeper, Vol. 2 by Kyousuke Motomi

Review: QQ Sweeper, Vol. 1 by Kyousuke Motomi

QQ Sweeper, Vol. 1 by Kyousuke Motomi My rating: 3 of 5 stars Kyutaro Horikita, the tall, dark and handsome cleaning expert of Kurokado High, is about to meet a sleeping maiden at the school: transfer student Fumi Nishioka! Fumi’s going to learn how to rid the school of nasty spirits with Kyutaro’s help, and … Continue reading Review: QQ Sweeper, Vol. 1 by Kyousuke Motomi

Audiobook Review: Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir My rating: 5 of 5 stars Gideon the Ninth is the most fun you'll ever have with a skeleton. The Emperor needs necromancers. The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman. Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead bullshit. Tamsyn Muir's Gideon the Ninth unveils … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

ARC Review: Network Effect by Martha Wells

Network Effect by Martha Wells My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Murderbot returns in its highly-anticipated, first, full-length standalone novel. You know that feeling when you’re at work, and you’ve had enough of people, and then the boss walks in with yet another job that needs to be done right this second or the world … Continue reading ARC Review: Network Effect by Martha Wells

Review: Exit Strategy by Martha Wells

Exit Strategy by Martha Wells My rating: 5 of 5 stars Murderbot wasn’t programmed to care. So, its decision to help the only human who ever showed it respect must be a system glitch, right? Having traveled the width of the galaxy to unearth details of its own murderous transgressions, as well as those of … Continue reading Review: Exit Strategy by Martha Wells

Review: Rogue Protocol by Martha Wells

Rogue Protocol by Martha Wells My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars SciFi’s favorite crabby A.I. is again on a mission. The case against the too-big-to-fail GrayCris Corporation is floundering, and more importantly, authorities are beginning to ask more questions about where Dr. Mensah's SecUnit is. And Murderbot would rather those questions went away. For good. … Continue reading Review: Rogue Protocol by Martha Wells

Review: Artificial Condition by Martha Wells

Artificial Condition by Martha Wells My rating: 5 of 5 stars It has a dark past – one in which a number of humans were killed. A past that caused it to christen itself “Murderbot”. But it has only vague memories of the massacre that spawned that title, and it wants to know more. Teaming … Continue reading Review: Artificial Condition by Martha Wells

Review: All Systems Red by Martha Wells

All Systems Red by Martha Wells My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety. But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn’t a primary … Continue reading Review: All Systems Red by Martha Wells

[Diving Into The Known] Alice by Christina Henry

Diving into the Known is a new series contributed by the new addition to the YomM team, Ozhasbooks. Oz will dive into the countless popular books that came out throughout the ages from different genres that surprisingly enough, he didn't even bother to read yet! Can you believe it? What a dork ;p A mind-bending … Continue reading [Diving Into The Known] Alice by Christina Henry