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The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross

The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross

Finley Jayne has lost another position at another grand house and is running out of options.  This time?  Totally not her fault.  And when she’s knocked unconscious, she’s lucky to wake up in Griffin’s grand estate where she is well-cared for an respected through his own generosity.  The group she’s joining has troubles of their own, however. There’s a madman on the loose, stealing relics of Queen Victoria.  He calls himself the Machinist and they’ve met him before – last time, he nearly killed one of them.  Finley causes rifts in trust, but brings in an ally from the wrong […]

Posted December 18, 2017 in Reviews // 0 Comments //
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

Ethan is in love, but Lena’s counting down her remaining days. Nothing ever happens in Gatlin.  It’s the same sleepy town with the same sleepy people and their Civil War reenactments and cheerleading squads.  Nothing happens in Gatlin… until Lena Duchannes moves to town.  Suddenly, the weather gets worse than “just” hurricane season and suddenly everyone has their eyes on the mysterious Ravenwood Manor, and Ethan falls in love. For Lena, the notoriety is the last thing she wants.  She just wants to be a normal girl and have friends and go to school.  Her birthday draws ever nearer and […]

Posted October 23, 2017 in Reviews // 6 Comments //
The Martian by Andy Weir

The Martian by Andy Weir

I LOVED this book. Even though I saw the movie before reading the book, I feel like I have a lot to wrap my head around. Science fiction is not my favorite of all favorite genres because it gets really technical.  I love the ideas, but when you get too explainy with the science, my brain turns to mush.  This is possibly the most explanation-heavy science fiction book ever.  I’m serious.  There is SO much time spend talking about chemistry and engineering and botany and hypotheticals and jet propulsion and… so much science.  At least 75% of the book is […]

Posted September 18, 2017 in Reviews // 3 Comments //