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Top Ten Tuesdays: Top Ten Books that Surprised Me in 2019

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish, a weekly meme that now resides at That Artsy Reader Girl. The meme first came about because of a love of lists. Who doesn’t love lists? The original creators also wanted their lists to be shared with fellow book lovers and to ask that we in turn […]

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Audiobook Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon Mogsy’s Rating (Overall): 3.5 of 5 stars Genre: Fantasy Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Audible Studios (February 26, 2019) Length: 25 hrs and 52 mins Author Information: Website | Twitter Narrator: […]

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Mogsy’s Bookshelf Roundup: Stacking the Shelves & Recent Reads

Bookshelf Roundup is a feature I do every other weekend which fills the role of several blog memes, like Stacking the Shelves where I talk about the new books I’ve added to my library or received for review, as well as It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? where I round up what I’ve read since the last update and […]

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Waiting on Wednesday 06/06/18

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that first originated at Breaking the Spine but has since linked up with “Can’t Wait Wednesday” at Wishful Endings now that the original creator is unable to host it anymore. Either way, this fun feature is a chance to showcase the upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on! […]

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Teaser Tuesday & Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Hyped Books I’ve Never Read

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! […]

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Tough Traveling: Enforcers

The Thursday feature “Tough Traveling” is the brainchild of Nathan of Review Barn, who has come up with the excellent idea of making a new list each week based on the most common tropes in fantasy, as seen in The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynn Jones. Nathan has invited anyone who is interested to […]

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Audiobook Review: The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon

The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon Genre: Fantasy, Dystopia Series: Book 2 of The Bone Season Publisher: Audible Studios (January 27, 2015) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars The Mime Order is the second book in Samantha Shannon’s dystopian series, the follow up to The Bone Season which I had the pleasure of listening to in audio […]

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Mogsy’s Bookshelf Roundup: Book Haul, Backlist, What I’ve Read

Now that I’m caring for a newborn 24/7, I’ve learned pretty quickly to do everything with only one hand…everything except holding a heavy hardcover while trying to flip pages at the same time! I’ve relied a little more on eARCs in recent weeks as a result. Received for Review:      The Skull Throne by […]

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Audiobook Review: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon Genre: Science Fiction Fantasy Series: Book 1 of The Bone Season Publisher: Audible for Bloomsbury Date of Publication: August 20, 2013 Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars – “The main character is a smart, capable  heroine whose strength and poise is wonderfully conveyed by  […]

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