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The Peter Grant Re-read of 2016

Being sick usually means enforced bed rest and being forced to stay in bed usually means reading a lot of books. That’s my version of bed rest, anyway, and since … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Return of the Reader

Hello, Bookerie. I am back. I apologize for not being around in this blog for almost a year but life can put so many obstacles in your way that derail … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · 2 Comments

Be back soon!

I’m currently hard at work at my day job. That is, writing about and reviewing movies for a living, so I’ve put my book reviews on hold. Rest assured, once … Continue reading

May 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review: The Spook’s Destiny (Wardstone Chronicles Book 8)

The Spook travels continue… and we have arrived in Ireland in the eighth book of the Wardstone Chronicles. As had been previously hinted at in the seventh book, apprentice Thomas … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review: The Spook’s Nightmare (Wardstone Chronicles Book 7)

  Joseph Delaney is giving me grey hairs. No matter how many times I tell myself, “It’ll be better for Tom Ward in the next book”, it never comes true. If … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review: Pines – The Novel that Inspired FOX’s Wayward Pines

This book holds the distinction of my fastest read of 2015. I started reading this morning while I was still in bed and continued all the way through lunch. By afternoon, … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Review: The Spook’s Sacrifice (Wardstone Chronicles Book 6)

Just when I thought I’d read it all… After The Spook’s Battle – fourth in the Wardstone Chronicles – I thought, “Well, there you go. Tom’s life as he knew … Continue reading

April 5, 2015 · Leave a comment