The Stepford Wives

The Stepford Wives

Title: The Stepford Wives Author: Ira Levin Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: September 1972 Pages: 250 Format: Ebook Source: Purchased For Joanna, her husband, Walter, and their children, the move to beautiful Stepford seems almost too good to be true. It is. For behind the town’s idyllic facade lies a terrible secret — a secret so shattering that no one who encounters it will ever be the same. “That’s what they all were, all the Stepford wives: actresses in commercials, pleased…

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Red Sister

Red Sister

Title: Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor #1) Author: Mark Lawrence Publisher: Ace Publication Date: April 4, 2017 Pages: 480 Format: ARC / Ebook Source: NetGalley At the Convent of Sweet Mercy, young girls are raised to be killers. In some few children the old bloods show, gifting rare talents that can be honed to deadly or mystic effect. But even the mistresses of sword and shadow don’t truly understand what they have purchased when Nona Grey is brought to…

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A Parent’s Guide to Video Games

A Parent’s Guide to Video Games

Title: A Parent’s Guide to Video Games Author: Rachel Kowert Publisher: JKS Communications Publication Date: November 30, 2016 Pages: 102 Format: Ebook Source: NetGalley Over the last forty years, video games have transformed from a niche market to a multibillion-dollar industry. No longer limited to arcade parlors, video games are everywhere and are accessible at any time. Along with the popularization of video games has come a growing concern about their ability to transform those who play them into antisocial…

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Monthly Review: March 2017

Monthly Review: March 2017

What a dreary month it has been for me! The weather has been sporadic, hot one day, windy the next, always chilly mornings which has been a mixed bag for my health. I love cold weather, but the ups and downs have had me sick for a good portion of the the month. I suppose it’s been good for the blog though, as I’ve spent a lot more time reading (as evidenced by this lengthy update). In terms of actual…

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Once a Courtesan

Once a Courtesan

Title: Once a Courtesan (Once Wicked #2) Author: Liana LeFey Publisher: Entangled Publication Date: March 27, 2017 Pages: 338 Format: ARC / Ebook Source: NetGalley Constable Will Danbury has infiltrated a school to investigate an alleged crime. What he finds is a deeper, darker mystery—and a potent attraction to the alluring headmistress, Jacqueline Trouvère. But a constable can’t get romantically involved with a suspect; even one he thinks is innocent, without committing career suicide. As headmistress of a school devoted…

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