Life Is Short and Then You Die edited by Kelley Armstrong | Book Review

I do usually tend to enjoy short story anthologies and sampling different authors – via completed stories (not samplers, those are the worst). However, I am just thinking that maybe Life Is Short and Then You Die was just not the anthology for me. It seemed like most of the stories within were kind of a […]

The Calling Kelley Armstrong Book Review

You know that song A Country Boy Can Survive by Hank Williams Jr? No? Okay, well when I think about The Calling, second in Kelley Armstrong’s Darkness Rising trilogy, I can’t help but think the song applies to Maya, because, bro, that girl CAN survive and she’s totes a country girl and a full on bad ass. […]

Review of The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong

I love the Darkest Powers trilogy. There. I said it. These are a few of my favorite pleasure reads. Notice I drop the guilty because I feel no guilt when reading books that make me happy. *Slight spoilers for first two books lie ahead. The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong picks up directly where The Awakening […]

Review of The Awakening by Kelley Armstrong

It’s a bit strange, but when I see The Awakening as a title, I always think of Kate Chopin. However, Kelly Armstrong’s book entitled The Awakening has nothing to do with Chopin. It is a continuation of the most excellent novel, The Summoning. Chloe is back, along with AHH -GUSH- Derek! The What The F-ery […]

Review of The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong

The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong is in two words brain candy”. I don’t know why, but The Summoning reminded me of Twilight, only I actually enjoyed it. The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong is a paranormal YA about Chloe, who finds herself in a group home for teens with mental illnesses. The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong […]