Hello awesome readers. Welcome to my Short Reads Saturdays where I accomplish knocking off some of my shorter backlisted books from my TBR. Today I read a short story anthology with an overall dark theme that places our protagonist in strange new worlds that they must learn to navigate or die trying. If you are… Continue reading #ShortReadsSaturday #MiniReview of A Passport to a Nation of Talking Slugs & Other Stories by Andrew Kozma
Hello awesome readers. I hope you have been doing well and managing with lockdown. It honestly hasn't been that bad for us, our toddler keeps us very busy. One downside though was having to postpone her first birthday party! This was an occasion I was super excited for and I even ordered everything for her… Continue reading (REVIEW) Happy Birthday by Mamoru Suzuki
Hello awesome readers. Today I have a review for you for a full-blown-novel! Woohoo, about time! I know I haven't been reading and reviewing as much with my little one up and walking around now but I'm making the best of sheltering in place by reading as much as I can. She's never been good… Continue reading (REVIEW) The Gemstone Chronicles Book One: The Carnelian by William L Stuart @williamlstuart
Hello awesome readers. Today's short read Saturday is a quick little read from an author that is on my November TBR. Soon I'll be reading the novel A Glimmer of Guile by Mary Patterson Thornburg, but today I am reviewing one of my 24-hour read-a-thon reads, Uncle Bud's Health Mine and the Girl Who's Going… Continue reading #ShortReadsSaturdays Mini(REVIEW) Uncle Bud’s Health Mine and the Girl Who’s Going to Fix the World by Mary Patterson Thornburg @MaryPThornburg
State of Emergency Author: Mary Hallberg Category: YA, Zombie Outbreak, Survival Horror, Romance Suitable for: 13+ My Rating: 4 Stars Format Read for Review: Paperback copy provided by the author in exchange for an honest review. Pages: 151 Description: A truck transferring hazardous chemicals crashes in a cemetery and leaks its poison into the water… Continue reading (REVIEW) State of Emergency by Mary Hallberg #HalloweenReads YA Zombie Survival Horror #BeatTheBackList
Another Halloween read. This time for the little ones! Read my 4 star review of this cute little tale...
Hello awesome readers and welcome to another Short Reads Saturday. Those special Saturdays when we knock short books off our TBR list. I am obsessed with time travel so I am excited to share today's book which includes 2 short stories featuring strange anomalies in time... enjoy!
Just in time for those Halloween treat bags, an illustrated children's book about candy, and that you shouldn't eat too much of it! Ronnie loves candy and just wants to eat it all day and never play or exercise, despite his friends urging him to stop eating candy and play with them. One night before bed his wishes his last gummy bear will grow huge so that he will have a ton to eat. He then dreams about his gummy bear going on a eating rampage, destroying the whole town! In order to save the town he talks the bear into playing and exercising away all his jelly belly. The next day he wakes up with a new attitude and goes out to play with his friends...
Spooky Followers Author: S. Y. Robins Category: Cozy Mystery Suitable for: Teen thru Adults My Rating: 4.5 Stars Format Read for Review: Kindle Pages: 407 Description: This book has five short murder mystery stories. Spooky Followers Story One is about a woman named Lorna that speaks with a man and then sometimes a woman on her… Continue reading (REVIEW) Spooky Followers by S. Y. Robins
Since 1985, over 500 overweight teenagers have come to Camp Wašíču, looking to lose weight, gain self-confidence, and turn their lives around. Phillip McCracken arrives, weighing in at almost 400 pounds; but the baggage he carries from the past affects him much more deeply than the numbers of the scale. When a homicidal maniac hell-bent on revenge attacks, Phillip will be forced to either find the courage to save the people around him or fall victim to his own self-doubt…
This anthology features a big pile of super quick reads that I would recommend to anyone who likes short stories that are on the darker side. This book spans a huge variety of genres and feels and you will see everything from love to hate, and darkness to the light of hope. Overall I think this was a very creative collection that was quite entertaining, and I would recommend it and I would read more by the author.
Faith has always dreamed of owning her own bakery so when her grandmother called her and asked if she would be willing to take over her grandmother's bakery, Faith jumped at the opportunity. Making the move to Florida Faith eagerly began making improvements on the bakery while making new friends. A murder occurs and Faith finds herself the prime suspect.
This is an anthology of 13 short stories with various plots from different genres. It has everything from revenge thrillers, to spooky paranormal tales, psychopaths and monsters. The ones who just die are the lucky ones.
A Haunted Murder: A Lin Coffin Mystery, Book 1 Author: J A Whiting Category: Mystery, Ghosts Suitable for: Teens thru adults My Rating: 4 Stars Format Read for Review: Kindle Pages: 199 Description: This story is about a woman named Lin Coffin that returns to the island of Nantucket where she grew up. After the death of… Continue reading (REVIEW) A Haunted Murder: A Lin Coffin Mystery, Book 1 by J. A. Whiting