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On Starships and Dragonwings · 4d ago

The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan Audiobook {5 Stars}

Strengths: Wow do I love that narration, so many different accents and voices for every character. I was hesitant to switch to audiobook for this series since I loved reading the physical first book so much, but I also really wanted to make progress ...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 6d ago

Magic Steals by Ilona Andrews {5 Stars}

Strengths: SO CUTE!!! These two characters have been a favorite in the series since they were first introduced so this is literally a novella where you just want to grab the back of their heads and smoosh their faces together. They are so adorable! D...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 1W ago

The Girl with all the Gifts by M. R. Carey {3 Stars}

PSA: Symbiont means organisms that live together, parasites ARE SYMBIONTS, when you say symbiote/symbiont you probably mean mutualist. Symbiote is a Spiderman villain, though some older biology works used it. Symbiont is definitely more correct. Plea...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 1W ago

Fool Moon by Jim Butcher {2.5 Stars}

Strengths: While I don’t much like Harry yet, I do like the various secondary characters that show up, especially Bob the animated skull. I’ve read a lot of urban fantasy and Bob is definitely still unique and fun. Plus I listened to the first book o...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 2W ago

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor {3 Stars}

Strengths: Beautiful writing is beautiful. As you would probably expect from Taylor, the prose is really what stands out in this book above all else, so if you like words that create worlds of magic and mayhem, this book will be a good one for you. I...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 2W ago

Gone with the Witch by Heather Blake {4 Stars}

Note: I received an advanced copy of Gone with the Witch from the publisher. Some things may have changed in the final version. Strengths: Pet show! Now that I’m thinking about buying a house I am also thinking about finally getting a pet and have go...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 3W ago

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones {4 Stars}

Strengths: Gorgeous writing! This is one of those books that you pick up and either fall in love with the prose immediately or think it’s too much, so definitely check out a preview. I absolutely loved the lush feeling of the writing. Wintersong is m...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 3W ago

The Width of the World by David Baldacci {Just Hatched}

Just Hatched is a feature where I share my first impressions of a book after the first cha...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 4W ago

Updates from the Lair 4/30/17

Updates from the Lair is my weekly wrap-up post that includes what happened in my real lif...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 1M ago

Crunchtime!

Hello loves! I defend my dissertation April 24th! I need to have it to my committee two weeks in advance so that’s April 10th! I haven’t had a whole lot of time for reading (I mean some sinc...