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Reading is my passion! I'll read anything if it looks good & sounds good. I'm also a sucker for books with unique settings & I'd choose Hardcovers over E-Books any day! : ) -Empress Reece

Currently reading

Gemina (The Illuminae Files)
Jay Kristoff, Amie Kaufman
Admiral
-Penguin Audio-, Sean Danker-Smith, Johnathan McClain
The Facefaker's Game
Chandler J. Birch
Grimalkin the Witch Assassin
Joseph Delaney, Christopher Evan Welch
Progress: 90 %
The Forlorned
Angela J. Townsend
Progress: 274/274 pages
The Other Side of Midnight
Simone St. James
Olmec Obituary (Dr Pimms, Intermillennial Sleuth Book 1)
David L. Owen
Progress: 12 %
Stiletto: A Novel
Daniel O'Malley, Hachette Audio, Moira Quirk
Progress: 31 %
The Fate of the Tearling: A Novel (The Queen of the Tearling Book 3)
Erika Johansen
The Aeronaut's Windlass: The Cinder Spires, Book 1
Jim Butcher, -Penguin Audio-, Euan Morton
Progress: 11 %

Neighbor & Creatures from Hell!

The Beast of Barcroft - Bill Schweigart

I had  a date with The Beast of Barcroft this week and it got off to a rocky start. The chapters in the beginning felt disjointed and I thought the execution was choppy and awkward. Then as I got further into it, around Chapter 8, the writing improved and the flow got a lot smoother. Once the writing and story came together, I started enjoying it a lot more. It's basically a quick thriller about a community with a terrible neighbor and an even worse animal problem. I thought the horror and gore was mildly portrayed though so even those that are squeamish or scare easily can still enjoy this one.

 

*I received this ARC from NetGalley & Random House Publishing Group-Hydra in exchange for an honest review. Thank you! 

 

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