Empire of Storms ~ S. J. Maas

Rating: 5/5 This was by far my favorite in the series. Aelin is such a badass, and the entire cast of characters stole my heart one at a time and then broke it. There was a lot of heartache involved in reading this story, as it feels like one tragedy after another befalls our band … Continue reading Empire of Storms ~ S. J. Maas


The Poisonwood Bible ~ Barbara Kingsolver

Rating: 3/5 I'm not sure if this book just wasn't meant for me or if it was perhaps because I took such a long break from this book (almost 6 months! yikes!), but I didn't enjoy this book as much as I was expecting. I've read three of Kingsolver's books now, and I found I … Continue reading The Poisonwood Bible ~ Barbara Kingsolver

An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good ~ Helene Tursten

  Rating: 3/5 This noir short story collection follows an elderly woman named Maud. She has lived in her building for 88 years of her life with her mother and sisters before they died. When the apartment building was bought by her landlord, she received a contract to live there rent-free for the remainder of … Continue reading An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good ~ Helene Tursten