Review #202 // She/He/They/Me – Robyn Ryle


She/He/They/Me is a choose-your-own-adventure type novel that lets you choose your path through gender. Gender has become more and more important in recent years, so understanding it is pertinent to the modern person.

Why this book?: The cover caught my eye while I was scrolling through NetGalley. I’ve been trying to read more non-fiction, so this felt like a good place to start!

I would like to thank Sourcebooks for allowing me access to the ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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Review #194 // The Case of the Zodiac Killer – Michael Morford & Michael Ferguson

The Case of the Zodiac Killer: The Complete Transcript With Additional Commentary, Photographs And Documents (Criminology Podcast Season One)

The Zodiac Killer: a serial killer in the late 1960s that ran rampant through California, claiming to have killed more than 30 people. He was in constant contact with the police, but was never caught. This book has all of the information, and more, on the infamous killer.

Why this book?: I love me some true crime.

I would like to thank the people at Wildblue Press for allowing me to have an advance copy of this book via NetGalley.

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Review #190 // The Emperor’s Riddle – Kat Zhang

The Emperor's Riddle

While visiting family in China, Mia’s aunt mysteriously disappears after seeing an old friend. Mia is convinced that foul play is involved, but neither her mother, nor her brother believes her. It’s up to Mia to solve the riddles her aunt was trying to solve in order to save her.

Why this book?: I was in the middle grade mood, and this one had been sitting on my shelves for a while.

Thanks to the author, Kat Zhang, for sending me this book.

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Review #189 // A Study in Honor (The Janet Watson Chronicles #1) – Claire O’Dell

A Study in HonorJanet Watson, after enlisting to protect her country in the New Civil War, was honorably discharged when a sniper’s bullet took off her arm. Finding work in a medical field with only a half working artificial limb is difficult, if impossible, so when she is offered to be roommates with a friend’s acquaintance, she has little choice but to accept.

Why this book?: I believe it was my friend Elise who brought this queer, Sherlock Holmes retelling to my attention. I love Sherlock Holmes, and always looking for more retellings.

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Review #182 // The Hatching (The Hatching #1) – Ezekiel Boone

The Hatching (The Hatching #1)

While on vacation in Peru, American tourists and their guide get eaten alive by something. In India, two earthquake scientists notice light, confusing seismic patterns. And in Minneapolis, an FBI agent investigating a plane crash makes a shocking discovery. And at a university in Washington, DC, a mysterious package arrives from…Peru.

Why this book?: I’m terrified of spiders, and was really looking to have my socks knocked off.

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