The Chosen by J.R. Ward

Xcor, leader of the Band of Bastards, convicted of treason against the Blind King, is facing a brutal interrogation and torturous death at the hands of the Black Dagger Brotherhood. Yet after a life marked by cruelty and evil deeds, he accepts his soldier’s fate, his sole regret the loss of a sacred female who […]

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina

One morning before school, some girl tells Piddy Sanchez that Yaqui Delgado hates her and wants to kick her ass. Piddy doesn’t even know who Yaqui is, never mind what she’s done to piss her off. Word is that Yaqui thinks Piddy is stuck-up, shakes her stuff when she walks, and isn’t Latin enough with […]

Train to Busan

While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan. Rating: ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ First of all, let me just have a moment of glee at having a mother-daughter bonding moment with my mother that involves zombie movie. My beloved mama has never been a fan of horror […]

Little Dead Rotting Hood

The residents of a small town discover that something more sinister than killer wolves is lurking in the backwoods: first the wolves start turning up dead…then people. Rating: ⋆ ⋆  So first of all, yay for my first movie review and non-book review. I probably could have done some reviews earlier since I’ve seen the live-action Beauty […]

Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop

After a human uprising was brutally put down by the Elders—a primitive and lethal form of the Others—the few cities left under human control are far-flung. And the people within them now know to fear the no-man’s-land beyond their borders—and the darkness… As some communities struggle to rebuild, Lakeside Courtyard has emerged relatively unscathed, though […]