Month: April 2017

The Xenogenesis Trilogy by Octavia Butler

The Xenogenesis Trilogy by Octavia Butler

Howdy Bookworms, Can we talk about how brilliant Octavia Butler is for a minute? I refuse to discuss her in the past tense, despite her having shuffled off this mortal coil a little over a decade ago. I have read quite a┬áchunk of her body of work at this point, and I am blown away every time. She never leans on a formula; every topic from time travel to dystopian… Read more »

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Bleaker House by Nell Stevens

Bleaker House by Nell Stevens

Greetings Bookworms! When I’m confronted with a book that has a penguin on the cover, it’s almost a given that I will read it. Enter Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World by Nell Stevens. My friend and book-enabler Heather (aka Capricious Reader) sent me a link to this book and I wasted zero time in going to NetGalley to procure a copy. That’s right. *I… Read more »

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Bite Size Reviews: April 2017

Bite Size Reviews: April 2017

Greetings Bookworms! I meant for this recap to post in March, but Hubs and I were felled by the plague. Poor dude got strep throat and pink eye, and while I only had a cold, I couldn’t take much of anything to relieve my symptoms because I’m incubating a human. So I mostly just drank a lot of tea (caffeine free) and whined. Oh. And used those nose strip thingies… Read more »

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