Rogue Strike (Jake Keller #2) by David Ricciardi ★★★☆☆ #BookReview #BookBlog

41880089Primary Genre(s): Fiction, Military, Political
Originally Published: 4 June 2019 by Berkley Publishing Group
Page count: 416
My Format: eArc via NetGalley
Cover: Bold
Pacing: Good
Ending: Okay
Would I recommend it: Yes, but only to fans of the genre
Commission Link: https://amzn.to/2IfyoD

My rating: ★★☆☆ Continue reading “Rogue Strike (Jake Keller #2) by David Ricciardi ★★★☆☆ #BookReview #BookBlog”

May 2019 Reading Wrap-up!

Maywrap

Goodness Gracious! I read and reviewed a lot during May! Click on the links to read my full reviews.

Books
The East End by Jason Allen ★★★★☆
The Raven’s Tale by Cat Winters ★☆☆☆☆
Rise & Shine, Benedict Stone by Phaedra Patrick ★★★☆☆
The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth ★★★★☆
A Murderous Malady by Christine Trent ★★★☆☆
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides ★★★★★
Little Darlings by Melanie Golding ★★★☆☆
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin ★★★☆☆
The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes by Ruth Hogan ★★☆☆☆
Sourdough by Robin Sloan ★★★★☆
Our House by Louise Candlish ★★☆☆☆
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan ★★★★☆

Children’s Book
Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher by Maxine Sylvester ★★★★★

Short Stories
The Landlady by Roald Dahl ★★★★☆
Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel’s Coat by Roald Dahl ★★★★★
Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl ★★★★★
The Way Up To Heaven by Roald Dahl ★★★★★
Royal Jelly by Roald Dahl ★★★★☆
The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe ★★★★☆
The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe ★★★★☆
A Perfect Day for Bananafish by J.D. Salinger ★★★★☆

Repost
Ellie and the Harpmarker by Hazel Prior ★★★★★

Article
The Writer Who Couldn’t Answer Standardized Test Questions About Her Own Work

As of May 31, I have read 56 of the 104 books I challenged myself to read this year. According to Goodreads, I am way ahead of schedule!

Finally, the following are the books I started in May but haven’t finished yet. Reviews for these will come in the next few days. Stay tuned!

That’s it for May!

HAPPY READING and THANKS FOR FOLLOWING ME!

Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher (Ronaldo the Flying Reindeer Book 2) by Maxine Sylvester ★★★★★ #BookReview #BookBlog #Ronaldo #MaxineSylvester

61eZc5nNfMLPrimary Genre(s): Children’s Chapter Book
Page count: 206
My Format: Kindle eBook
Cover: Vibrant/Fun
Pacing: Ideal for children
Ending: Wonderful
Would I recommend it: Absolutely
Commission Link: https://amzn.to/2YWERtD

My rating: ★★★★ Continue reading “Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher (Ronaldo the Flying Reindeer Book 2) by Maxine Sylvester ★★★★★ #BookReview #BookBlog #Ronaldo #MaxineSylvester”