The Daughter of Doctor Moreau, Silvia Moreno-Garcia

This year I’ve found myself reading a lot of classic retellings and The Daughter of Doctor Moreau is no exception. With a small cast of characters that widens the more you discover Moreau’s experiments, this one has the reader sympathetic with many of the characters. However, it took me a while to get into the… Continue reading The Daughter of Doctor Moreau, Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Sea of Tranquility, Emily St. John Mandel

I don’t really know how to review this book, and I’m afraid I don’t have much more to add to the conversation. I loved Olive’s quick wit; her answers in the interviews were amusing, although sometimes tedious. I liked Gaspery’s persistence, that he kept going, and that he knew an opportunity when he saw one… Continue reading Sea of Tranquility, Emily St. John Mandel

Light-Years From Home, Michaelbrent Collings

"Expect the unexpected"- Michaelbrent Collings tagline, (probably, or at least it should be) “The human body is kind of miraculous, if you think about it. Incredibly frail compared to so many other animals, but at the same time it can endure a lot, and get used to things you wouldn’t believe it could. Pain can… Continue reading Light-Years From Home, Michaelbrent Collings

Future Tense: Tales of Apocalyptic Vision, Michaelbrent Collings

I confess I don’t read enough short stories. I either read classics or a few in magazines from the author’s I follow. So when the request for Future Tense came into my inbox, I knew I would love it because I’m a fan of Collings’s work. I appreciate the author’s notes at the end of… Continue reading Future Tense: Tales of Apocalyptic Vision, Michaelbrent Collings

Favorite Reads 2021- Part 2: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense

Day Two of my favorite reads this year brings us to a category I only started reading in the past few years. I was never a fan of suspense because I used to hate the not knowing, but now, it's my most favorite part. Let's get right into it. The Hiding Girl, Dorian BoxPsychological ThrillerAmazon,… Continue reading Favorite Reads 2021- Part 2: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense