Over-Booked [26] – A Book Haul Post

Over-Booked [26] – A Book Haul Post
Posted 30 May, 2015 by Tammy in Over-Booked / 0 Comments

Welcome to Over-Booked, my bi-weekly post where I share my latest book acquisitions! I’m linking up with Stacking the Shelves over at Tynga’s Reviews and The Sunday Post at the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s been a busy two weeks, especially in my mailbox. But I have been very good about cutting back on NetGalley and […]

Tough Traveling – Heists/Cons

Tough Traveling – Heists/Cons
Posted 28 May, 2015 by Tammy in Tough Traveling / 9 Comments

Tough Traveling is a weekly feature, created and hosted by Nathan at the Fantasy Review Barn, in which participants come up with a list of books that follow the fantasy tropes that can be found in Diana Wynne Jones’ The Tough Guide to Fantasyland. Each week, Nathan picks a new subject. This week the top is: Heists/Cons: Smash […]

HIDDEN HUNTRESS (THE MALEDICTION TRILOGY #2) by Danielle L. Jensen – Review

HIDDEN HUNTRESS (THE MALEDICTION TRILOGY #2) by Danielle L. Jensen – Review
Posted 28 May, 2015 by Tammy in 3 stars, Reviews / 6 Comments

Hidden Huntress (Malediction Trilogy #2) by Danielle L. Jensen Genre: Young adult fantasy Publisher: Angry Robot Release date: June 2 2015 Source: eARC from publisher via NetGalley Pages: 464 The nitty-gritty: A slow start but a strong finish, uneven pacing, but still beautifully written. Oh Hidden Huntress, I wanted to love you more! **Spoilers ahead […]

UPROOTED by Naomi Novik – Review

UPROOTED by Naomi Novik – Review
Posted 25 May, 2015 by Tammy in 4 1/2 stars, Reviews / 14 Comments

Uprooted by Naomi Novik Genre: Adult fantasy Publisher: Del Rey Release date: May 19 2015 Source: eARC from publisher via Edelweiss Pages: 448 The nitty-gritty: A glorious, intricate fantasy with strong horror elements, that drew me in and held me spellbound. Next door, Wensa would be cooking chestnuts and dried plums and carrots, with a slab […]

Tough Travelling – Dead Gods

Tough Travelling – Dead Gods
Posted 21 May, 2015 by Tammy in Tough Traveling / 20 Comments

Tough Traveling is a weekly feature, created and hosted by Nathan at the Fantasy Review Barn, in which participants come up with a list of books that follow the fantasy tropes that can be found in Diana Wynne Jones’ The Tough Guide to Fantasyland. Each week, Nathan picks a new subject. This week the top is: Dead […]

Blog Tour Blues

Blog Tour Blues
Posted 20 May, 2015 by Tammy in Ruminations / 42 Comments

I’ve been participating in blog tours for several years, and most of them have been smooth sailing. But in recent months, I’ve had two REALLY bad experiences with blog tours, and so I’ve decided not to seek them out anymore. First of all, my old WordPress.com blog was shut down because apparently, blog tours are […]