Posts Categorized: 2016 Something For Everyone Challenge

Review: The Felig Chronicles (The Felig Chronicles #1) by P.J. Dean

Review: The Felig Chronicles (The Felig Chronicles #1) by P.J. Dean

Welcome back to Clean Up Week at Books, Life & Wine! Today we’re DNF’ing The Felig Chronicles (The Felig Chronicles #1) by P.J. Dean at 30%. Primary Reason: Unable to get into the story due to telling and not showing. I first met The Felig Chronicles in 2014 after seeing… Read more »

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Anthology Review: Hero to Obey by Various

Anthology Review: Hero to Obey by Various

Hero to Obey is another Kindle Unlimited read. I was only meh about this one at first and – of course – its a mixed bag – but I ended up enjoying it enough to (basically) finish up pretty quickly! That’s great for me when dealing with anthologies. It normally… Read more »

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Review: The Other Half of the Sky (Feral Astrogators #1) edited by Athena Andreadis and Kay T. Holt (4/4)

Review: The Other Half of the Sky (Feral Astrogators #1) edited by Athena Andreadis and Kay T. Holt (4/4)

I discovered The Other Half of the Sky in 2014 when the controversy regarding long time hate blogger and new author WinterFox aka RequiresHate aka Benjanun Sriduangkaew. As I was reading up on all of the drama, I noticed there were some decent looking authors being mentioned (the authors were… Read more »

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Review: Bunny Tales – Behind Closed Doors at the Playboy Mansion by Izabella St. James

Review: Bunny Tales – Behind Closed Doors at the Playboy Mansion by Izabella St. James

Let me start with some honesty: Bunny Tales is not my typical sort of read. I became interested in reading Bunny Tales because I totally used to watch The Girls Next Door which starred Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt. When I started watching it, my curiosity was set… Read more »

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Review: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and Richard Howard (Translator)

Review: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and Richard Howard (Translator)

“But eyes are blind. You have to look with your heart.” I’ve read The Little Prince many, many times. My mom had a beautiful, small hardback edition of this when I was small and it always fascinated me for some reason. I haven’t attempted to read The Little Prince in… Read more »

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Review: God Is Disappointed in You by Mark Russell & Shannon Wheeler (Cartoonist)

Review: God Is Disappointed in You by Mark Russell & Shannon Wheeler (Cartoonist)

God Is Disappointed in You is a shortened and comedic re-writing of the entire Bible. Yup. You read that correctly. It’s ok to be wrong once in a while. How stupid you look when you’re wrong is directly proportional to how certain you were right. A wise man will always… Read more »

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Review: Winds of Fate (Mage Winds #1, Valdemar #10) by Mercedes Lackey

Review: Winds of Fate (Mage Winds #1, Valdemar #10) by Mercedes Lackey

This is it. The book that started it all. The beginning of my Mercedes Lackey habit and my Fantasy journey. For me, Everything Valdemar begins with Elspeth. From my review of By the Sword: I first met Mercedes Lackey while browsing the stacks at the public library in my home… Read more »

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Review: Quag Keep (Quag Keep #1) by Andre Norton

Review: Quag Keep (Quag Keep #1) by Andre Norton

So, I’m sure it will come as no surprise to those who know me but I’m a huge Andre Norton fan. HUGE. I mainly delve into her Witch World series but I also have/read a good handful of her other works. One of the things I love about Andre Norton… Read more »

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Review: The Other Half of the Sky (Feral Astrogators #1) edited by Athena Andreadis and Kay T. Holt (2/4)

Review: The Other Half of the Sky (Feral Astrogators #1) edited by Athena Andreadis and Kay T. Holt (2/4)

I discovered The Other Half of the Sky in 2014 when the controversy regarding long time hate blogger and new author WinterFox aka RequiresHate aka Benjanun Sriduangkaew. As I was reading up on all of the drama, I noticed there were some decent looking authors being mentioned (the authors were… Read more »

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Review: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes

Review: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes

There are no words to describe the sheer number of emotions I ran through while reading As You Wish. Extreme happiness, sheer amazement, incredulous laughter, sadness and actual tears. As You Wish is The Princess Bride of non-fiction. (See what I did there??) “Fencing. Fighting. Torture. Poison. True love. Hate…. Read more »

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