The Clockwork Scarab — Book Review

The Clockwork Scarab (Stoker and Holmes #1) by Colleen Gleasonclockwork_scarab

Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥

Favorite Quote:
“If I didn’t know any better, I’d think you simply wanted an excuse to ride on the steamcycle.”

I would say overall, I enjoyed this book.  I found it quick and fun to read, I liked most of the characters and thought the mystery was interesting.  Now on the flip side I did have a couple problems with this book as well and was waffling between three and four stars. Continue reading


The Palace Job — Book Review

The Palace Job (Rouges of the Republic #1) by Patrick Weekespalace_job

Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

Favorite Quotes:
“Word on the street says you’ve taken down a lot of rich bastards.”
“Well, the poor bastards don’t have much money, or any challenging safes.”

The first two words that come to mind when thinking of The Palace Job are: quirky and fun.  I genuinely enjoyed reading it because some parts were just ridiculous, the writing style was amusing and the characters were something else entirely.  AND IT WAS AWESOME. Continue reading

The Forbidden Wish — Book Review

The Forbidden Wish by Jessica KhouryForbiddenWish_BOM.indd

Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

Favorite Quotes: (Had two this time and loved them both)
“We mourn what has been lost.” Caspida replies.  “And tomorrow, we rise.”
“Stop thinking like a princess and be a queen.”

I really enjoyed the Forbidden Wish.  Aladdin is one of my favorite stories and I love a good jinni story.  To be honest though this wasn’t really all that much about Aladdin.  He was incredibly over-shadowed by Zahra and Caspida. Continue reading

A Daring Sacrifice — Book Review

A Daring Sacrifice (An Uncertain Choice #2) by Jody Hedlunddaring_sacrifice

Rating: ♥ ♥

Favorite Quote:

“I promise, I’ll never run away again, except to be where you are.”

I received an ARC of: A Daring Sacrifice via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Cheesy right?  Well that’s exactly what you are signing up for with this one.  A lot of melodrama and a boatload of extra cheese.  Along with a plot full of no twists or turns and seeing everything coming from miles away. Continue reading