5 Reasons You Should Read “The Lightning Thief”

a non-spoiler review Percy Jackson and the Olympians has been my favorite book series for as long as I can remember. I’ve read the first book so many times that I can’t even keep count. This year, I’m starting a series I’d like to call the “Riordan Re-Read Reviews”, where I read and review everyContinue reading “5 Reasons You Should Read “The Lightning Thief””

Antonius and the Zodiacs by Dahlia Ornelas – Review

(Received an early copy in exchange for an honest review.) Non-Spoiler Section Summary from GoodReads: “Okwu, the outcast by association. Always less, and nothing more. It’s the only way Kiyoa Apuzzo is known on the Temples, and it’s all his brother’s fault. He’s about to make his debut as the BookKeeper’s apprentice, a powerful positionContinue reading “Antonius and the Zodiacs by Dahlia Ornelas – Review”

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams – Review

When I started to read Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, I wasn’t quite sure what I was getting into. I knew it was going to be funny, and I considered it a “classic”, so I decided to bite the bullet and just read it. What follows is a spoiler-free, rather short review. For the peopleContinue reading “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams – Review”

The Ivory Key by Akshaya Raman – Review

Non-Spoiler Review                 “The Ivory Key” is described as “a traditional YA tale of vanishing magic and the princess who must bring it back” (Akshaya Raman). One of my favorite tropes in fiction is that of “found family”, but there’s something so charming, special, and meaningful about stories where families come back together and findContinue reading “The Ivory Key by Akshaya Raman – Review”

Here There Be Gerblins by Clint McElroy – Review

NON-SPOILER REVIEW “The Adventure Zone” started as a sort of throwaway episode of the podcast, “My Brother, My Brother, and Me”, a comedic advice podcast by three brothers, Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy. In the episode, they’re joined by their father, Clint, and they play their first session of DnD, for what boils down toContinue reading “Here There Be Gerblins by Clint McElroy – Review”