RMFAO 2018 Classics Catchup

Want to read more classics? Re-read an old favourite? A book you missed by a favourite author? Or just browse and discover a forgotten author? This year we are moving the general guideline up to pre-1950, but there are quite a few later books (mainly from the 1960s) that are also acceptable. A wonderful bonus…

Book Review: Cold Girl (West Coast Crime #1)

It’s too cold to go missing in northern B.C., as a mismatched team of investigators battle the clock while the disappearances add up. Smart urbanite RCMP Constable Cal Dion isn't designed for snow, silence, and deep, dark woods. But that’s where he finds himself after a life-altering car crash: coping with brain damage and posted in the snowbound Hazeltons of northern B.C. But how can he find his footing in a new life when he can’t find his own keys?

Novella Review: Home Is Where The Start Is (Roseland #1)

When Ginger Mitchell finds out her mother committed suicide, she packs up her life as a Vegas “dancer” (hey, somebody’s gotta do it) and drives her cherry-red SUV straight home to Portland. Without a disapproving mom to rebel against, what was the point?

Graphic Novel Review: The Bigger Bang

Author: Vassilis Gogtzilas Illustrator: Unknown Release Date: 26th May, 2015 Series: None Genre: Science-Fiction | YA | Comics Edition: ascm file Pages: 128 Publisher: IDW Publishing Source: NetGalley Blurb The Big Bang created all life as we know it. The Bigger Bang creates just one: a being named Cosmos. Is he a destroyer? A hero?…

Book Review: See Her Run

Author: A. K. Leigh Release Date: 26th February, 2015 Series: Stand Alone Genre: Romance | Mystery | Fiction | Adult | adult Edition: Kindle Pages: 314 Publisher: Momentum (Pan Macmillan) Source: NetGalley Blurb You can run from everything except your past. Diana King has moved to Smithfield, North Carolina to start fresh. With a new…

Book Review: The Missing Book

Author: Mathew Bishop Release: November 11, 2014 Series: Oddworld (Volume 1) Genre: Fantasy | Magic Edition: Kindle Pages: 2898 Publisher: CreateSpace Source: Author Buy it here: Amazon Blurb The Oddworld. Flying throughout space on the back of a chessboard, held aloft by four mystical piles of books. Home to wizards, demons and magic. Each one…

Book Review: Cube Sleuth

Author: David Terruso Release Date: 7th January, 2015 Series: Stand Alone Genre: Mystery | Fiction | Dark Comedy Edition: Kindle Pages: 307 Publisher: Full Fathom Five Digital Source: NetGalley BLURB Bobby Pinker hates his humdrum corporate job. He only has one friend at work, a comedian named Ron. Just as their friendship starts to blossom,…

Book Review: Blondes, Books & Bourbon (ARC)

Author: R. M. Ridley Release Date: March 13, 2015 Series: None Genre: Urban Fantasy | Crime > PI | Anthology | Magic/Elementals | Paranormal Edition: mobi Pages: 21709 (kindle pages) Publisher: Xchyler Publication Source: Author (Thanks a lot Mr. Ridley!) Blurb In this collection of short stories, Jonathan Alvey continues to battle the unraveling world of…

Book Review: The Lupane Legacy (Joshua Denham and Devon Kerr #1)

Author: Darby G. Holladay Release Date: September 1, 2014 Series: A Joshua Denham and Devon Kerr Genre: Thriller | Mystery | Fiction | Political Edition: mobi Pages: 3441 (kindle) Publisher: Manor Minor Press  Source: NetGalley Blurb In 1983 Patrick Khumalo, out gathering firewood for his mother, sees his entire village in rural Zimbabwe massacred. A family…

Book Review: Almost Adept

Author: Olga Godim Release Date: January 5, 2014 Series: None Genre: High Fantasy | Romance | Young Adult | Magic/Elementals Edition: mobi Pages: 4339 (kindle pages) Publisher: BURST Interest: Requested by author Source: Author (Thanks a lot Olga!) Buy it here: Amazon Blurb To prove her Adept potential, seventeen-year-old mage Eriale embarks on her first magical…

Book Review: The Bone Treaty (Seal Of Solomon #1)

Author: T.C. McKee Release Date: August 1, 2014 Series: Seal Of Solomon Genre: Fantasy | Paranormal > Angels/Gargoyles | Young Adult | Urban Fantasy Edition: mobi Pages: 3853 (kindle pages) Publisher: BookFish Books Interest: Requested by Publisher Source: Author (Thanks a lot Erin and Tammy!) Buy it here: Amazon Blurb A power as old as King…

RMFAO 2015 Genre Challenge

Hello dear readers, I'm very excited to announce that I've created a reading-challenge: 2015 RMFAO Genre Challenge. Every year we all think of reading atleast one book from all the genres but as the year progresses everything changes. This challenge will help you make sure that you read all the major genres in 2015. Genre…

Book Review: Enchanted (Donovan Legacy #4)

Author: Nora Roberts Release Date: April 1, 2009 Series: Donovan Legacy Genre: Paranormal| Romance | Fiction | Contemporary Pages: 331ISBN NO.: 978-0-263-87514-0 Publisher: Penguin India Preceded by: Charmed (Donovan Legacy #3) Blurb Rowan Murray needed the space to make an important choice, so she ran to a cabin on the wild coast of Oregon. But her new house was…

Ten Book Characters That Would Be Sitting At My Lunch Table

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by the awesome authors of The Broke and the Bookish.Here's my list...Ten Book Characters That Would Be Sitting At My Lunch TableBilbo Baggins - The HobbitArya Stark - ASOIAFJon Snow (with Ghost) - ASOIAFEdward Cullen - TwilightHermione Granger - HPJacob Black - TwilightDaenerys Targaryen (along with Drogon, Viserian &…

Book Review: Entranced (Donovan Legacy #2)

Author: Nora Roberts Release Date: Series: Donovan Legacy Genre: Paranormal| Romance | Fiction | Contemporary Pages: 329 ISBN NO.: 978-0-263-87185-2 Publisher: Silhouette Books Preceded by: Captivated (Donovan Legacy #1) Followed By: Charmed (Donovan Legacy #3) Summary A missing child. A desperate mother. A private investigator running out of time. Mel Sutherland didn't need the help of a fraudulent psychic…

Sweet Summer Read-A-Thon

Hi guys, from June 9th - June 15th, Hannah at The Book Tower will be hosting the Sweet Summer Read-a-thon. To participate in this event all you have to do is make a post or a video saying what your goals are for the week and share your link on the sign up post over on her blog. 9-15…

TTT: Ten Books That Will Be In My Beach Bag This Summer

Hi, everyone! Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! This weekly event is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. Today's topic is Ten Books That Will Be In My Beach Bag This Summer. Ten Books That Will Be In My Beach Bag This Summer: 1. The Fault In Our Stars by John Green. 2. Looking For Alaska by John…

TBR Pile Reading Challenge

TBR (To Be Read) Pile Challenge is yearly event hosted by Bookish. It's awesome and I would recommend all the book lovers to consider taking part. I'll be fun 🙂 We all have those books. We buy them, win them, they're gifted to us. Then we put them up on a bookshelf and there they…

Book Review: The Longest Ride

 Author: Nicholas Sparks Release Date: September 17, 2013 Genre: Romance Pages: 449 ISBN No:978-07515-4997-3 Publisher: HachetteSynopsisIra Levinson is in trouble.  At ninety-one years old, in poor health and alone in the world, he finds himself stranded on an isolated embankment after a car crash.  Suffering multiple injuries, he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry…