Fantasy · Fantasy - Independently Published · favorites

Dragon of a Different Color by Rachel Aaron – best of the series

This book was SO AWESOME! The books up until this point have been fun, but this one took it to next level insane. So, so much shit went down and it was just go-go-go the entire way, there wasn't much of any downtime for the book. I stayed up til 5am trying to finish but… Continue reading Dragon of a Different Color by Rachel Aaron – best of the series

biology · favorites · nonfiction

Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina – My favorite non fiction book of the year. New favorite author

So often when I recommend a non fiction book I like it because it reads like a novel, and not like a textbook. Although textbooks can provide you with a lot of information, often it's difficult to retain because it's just a long list of facts and data and no easy way to have substantial… Continue reading Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina – My favorite non fiction book of the year. New favorite author

Fantasy · Fantasy - Independently Published · favorites

Esmes Indie Author Highlights: Construct by Luke Matthews

Bingo Squares: Debut Novel. Indie Authored. Non Human Protag Maybe Getting Too Old For This Shit, I'll have to ask Luke I've been in a serious reading slump for almost a month, since I got home I've taken a long break from reading because I was going through 1 - 3 books a day and… Continue reading Esmes Indie Author Highlights: Construct by Luke Matthews

favorites · sci fi

The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers! <3 <3 <3

I want everyone to read this book! I picked it up knowing nothing about it, I was in the book store and I happened upon a ridiculous looking sci fi book. I was in a silly mood, the book looked silly and fun so I picked it up. Yeah, it was a tad silly -… Continue reading The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers! ❤ ❤ ❤

comedy · Fantasy · favorites

Terry Tuesday! Mini arc Overview: DEATH

“No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away...” DEATH was rated the number one created character of all time on r/book with a comment chain around 4K comments long and for good reason. He is  a character that takes the classic question of "what does it mean to… Continue reading Terry Tuesday! Mini arc Overview: DEATH

comedy · Fantasy · favorites · Pratchett

Terry Tuesday: The Watch Mini Arc Overview

The Watch is one of the most popular mini arcs in Discworld, and Guards Guards! Is often sited as one of the best places to introduce yourself to Discworld, book #8 in the series, the "early Pratchett" syndrome is over at this point, and the characters are getting pretty well developed, and the world itself… Continue reading Terry Tuesday: The Watch Mini Arc Overview