Books, My Bookshelf

CJ Reviews: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Title: The Starless Sea Author: Erin Morgenstern Publication Date: November 5, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 5 stars "Far beneath the surface of the earth, upon the shores of the Starless Sea, there is a labyrinthine collection of tunnels and rooms filled with stories. The entryways that lead to this sanctuary are often hidden, sometimes on forest… Continue reading CJ Reviews: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Books, My Bookshelf, Shakespeare 2020

“I Prithee, Give Me Leave to Curse a While”

This post is happening a little later than I had hoped, but oh well. Better late than never, right? As I was thinking about this post, I also felt the need to add a disclaimer that I won't be diving deep into much of literary analysis with these posts (unless I get in the mood,… Continue reading “I Prithee, Give Me Leave to Curse a While”

Anglophilia, Books, My Bookshelf, Shakespeare 2020

Resolutions and Shakespeare

Last month, as 2019 was winding down, I was thinking about New Year's Resolutions as people do. This year I didn't want to do the typical diet-type resolution. I was tired of making resolutions that are ineffective rarely kept. I wanted go into 2020 with clear, but personal goals in mind. 2020 is going to… Continue reading Resolutions and Shakespeare

Blog Tour, Books, My Bookshelf

Blog Tour: Saving Phoebe Murrow by Herta Feely with an Exclusive Excerpt and Giveaway!

When I first heard about the novel Saving Phoebe Murrow a couple  months ago I was intrigued. I tried to obtain an ARC at that time, but wasn't selected as part of the lottery so when I was contacted about participating in the Blog Tour for the novel I immediately jumped on board, because I… Continue reading Blog Tour: Saving Phoebe Murrow by Herta Feely with an Exclusive Excerpt and Giveaway!

Books, My Bookshelf

CJ Reviews Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

Title: Truthwitch Author: Susan Dennard Publication Date: January 5, 2016 Format: Hardcover Rating: 3.5 stars In the Witchlands, there are almost as many types of magic as there are ways to get in trouble—as two desperate young women know all too well. Safiya is a Truthwitch, able to discern truth from lie. It’s a powerful magic that many would kill to… Continue reading CJ Reviews Truthwitch by Susan Dennard