2021 Reading Challenge

2021 Reading Challenge
Jill Elizabeth has read 3 books toward her goal of 245 books.

Book Review: A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow

THERE’S the Alix E. Harrow I loved in Ten Thousand Doors!! I struggled mightily with The Once and Future Witches, but Ten athousand Doors was so incredible that I knew I had to come back to her – and A Spindle Splintered reinforced why.


Excerpt: The Encanto by Arthur Swan

About the Book

An ancient Mayan artifact, smuggled into Los Angeles, unexpectedly alters three lives in bizarre ways.

Gray, an aspiring artist struggling to provide for his family, Claire, his insomniac wife, and Ashley York, a wealthy socialite striving to make it as a real actress, find their paths crashing together, their dreams and their […]

Book Review Blurb: Once Upon a Wardrobe by Patti Callahan

This was a heartbreaking, lovely homage to storytelling and family and the power of stories to carry us beyond ourselves… Callahan tells a beautiful tale of a little boy’s quest to understand the source of the magic behind his favorite story – and of his sister’s tireless efforts to provide him with the comfort he […]

Book Review: The Nameless Ones by John Connolly

I love this series so much! While I am a big fan of Louis and Angel, I must confess that I wanted a lot more Charlie – and even a lot more Louis and Angel… For a book focused on them, vast swaths of it felt more like an exegesis on the Balkan Wars, and […]

Guest Post: On Writing: The Addiction and the Cure by Catherine Gentile, Author of Sunday’s Orphan

Today I’m pleased to bring you a guest piece by author Catherine Gentile, whose recent novel Sunday’s Orphan came out just a few weeks ago. Enjoy!

On Writing: The Addiction and the Cure

by Catherine Gentile

I’m up to my eyeballs with activities related to the release of my third book, Sunday’s Orphan, a […]