Tag: The Half-Drowned King

The June Wrap Up:  With Movies, MasterClass, & SO MANY BOOKS

The June Wrap Up: With Movies, MasterClass, & SO MANY BOOKS

Happy July everyone! This month reminds me of picnics and spending summers at the lake by my family.  We didn’t have a lake house or anything, but there was a really nice beach in bicycling distance and there were some summers when we were there every day. Ah, life was so much simpler when I was twelve. Intense haul this month, mostly due to BookCon on June 1st, and a whole lot of ARCs?  Seriously, y’all are going to be drowning in book reviews in September because most of these books are published in September/October.  I’m both sorry for the […]

Posted July 1, 2019 in Checking In // 5 Comments //
Candy Hearts, ARC Attack, & Busyness – February Wrap Up!

Candy Hearts, ARC Attack, & Busyness – February Wrap Up!

The end of February always throws me off.  it feels like we should have another week, right?  But the end is nigh and March is upon us.  March is my least favorite month of the year, largely because we get hit with the worst of the winter weather in March.  Fortunately I have a contingency plan for that and plan to spend a week of March in the Caribbean. 10/10 I recommend this winter escaping tactic. In the meanwhile, let’s talk books. 😉 Okay, okay.  I know.  This looks bad, right?  Especially bad for being on a book buying ban.  I […]

Posted February 25, 2019 in Checking In // 3 Comments //
The Half-Drowned King by Linnea Hartsuyker

The Half-Drowned King by Linnea Hartsuyker

Happy Valentine’s Day! In the spirit of all that is romantic, I bring you a book review about a grisly viking YA. Haha, okay, not that grisly.  And there is a romantic plot line that is sort of epic and sweet.  The Half-Drowned King tells the story of Ragnvald Eysteinsson and his sister Svanheld.  The two are being raised by their greedy stepfather on the land that once belonged to their grandfather, a king.  Olaf, the stepfather, has no intention of letting Ragnvald inherit the land, so he contracts a petty king to have him murdered. When the assassin – the […]

Posted February 14, 2019 in Reviews // 2 Comments //