Category: Jessica

Review (and Squawk): Grim by M.K. Eidem

Review (and Squawk): Grim by M.K. Eidem

If you aren’t sure what a “squawk” is, start watching the YouTube video at 0:15: That, my friends, is a squawk. The reason for this squawk is b/c I’m scraping the bottom of the barrel. YES, I vehemently oppose anything that resembles reader-shaming, and I feel equally strongly about owning what you love . . […]

— Posted November 16, 2016 by Jessica / 8 Comments
Bookfessional: Reader Quirks (I has ’em).

Bookfessional: Reader Quirks (I has ’em).

Bookfessional: Reader Quirks Any time we do anything on a regular basis, we develop habits. Constantly misplace your keys? Put a key bowl on the bookshelf by the front door. Husband devours your favorite snack b/c it’s there? Put it on a different shelf (b/c if it’s not where it’s “supposed” to be, it doesn’t […]

— Posted November 11, 2016 by Jessica / 13 Comments
Review: New Spring by Robert Jordan

Review: New Spring by Robert Jordan

This book gave me FEELINGS . . . . . . few of them good. For the first time in a WoT reread, I found myself absolutely hating the content. HATING. The only reason NEW SPRING didn’t get one-starred is b/c there are more than a few poignant Lan moments. But without those . . […]

— Posted November 9, 2016 by Jessica / 4 Comments
Bookfessional: Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 (@jessicadhaluska, @goodreads, @misterkristoff, @SJMaas)

Bookfessional: Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 (@jessicadhaluska, @goodreads, @misterkristoff, @SJMaas)

Bookfessional: Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 Yesterday began the first round of this year’s voting for our favorite books in various genres on Goodreads! *throws confetti in the air* Personally, I love this time of year. I love checking out the different categories and dithering over whether Saga, Volume 6 or Monstress should get my vote […]

— Posted November 2, 2016 by Jessica / 6 Comments
Review: Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan

Review: Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan

CROSSROADS OF TWILIGHT is notoriously many WoT fans’ least favorite book in series. It’s been years since I last read it, so I let all the negative hype get to me, and I started dreading my revisit, but it wasn’t half as bad as people made it out to be. I think the main problem […]

— Posted October 28, 2016 by Jessica / 2 Comments
Review: Winter’s Heart by Robert Jordan

Review: Winter’s Heart by Robert Jordan

There will be SPOILERS. I figure at this point in the series, the only people intelligently reading my reviews are fellow WoT veterans, so I’m not going to sweat the small stuff. I’ll still spoiler tag any Game Changers, so if you are a first timer, fear not. BUT. If you prefer to be blind […]

— Posted October 26, 2016 by Jessica / 1 Comment
Review: Storm Born by Richelle Mead (@jessicadhaluska)

Review: Storm Born by Richelle Mead (@jessicadhaluska)

Richelle Mead is one of those authors who’s grown on me, slowly but steadily, since I first discovered her ten(ish) years ago. At this point, I’ve pretty much read everything she’s written (BLOODLINES being the one exception), but for whatever reason, she’s never one of my obvious choices whenever someone asks me who my favorite […]

— Posted October 21, 2016 by Jessica / 5 Comments
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