Posts Categorized: Margaret Stohl

Oct 01
Top Ten Tuesday # 23: Book Turn-Offs

Top Ten Tuesday # 23: Book Turn-Offs

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Book Turn-Offs I could certainly list more turn-offs than the ones here, but this is a good start.  Clicking the links in the title will take you to my reviews…if you dare to read them! Why do all of the secondary male characters act like wanna-be rapists?   The offenders: Article 5 by Kristen SimmonsStung by Bethany… Read more »


Aug 03
Stacking the Shelves # 24

Stacking the Shelves # 24

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Visit Tynga’s Reviews to learn more about this weekly meme. For Review Engines of the Broken World by Jason Vanhee Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon Conjured by Sarah Beth Durst The… Read more »


Mar 21
Review: Shards & Ashes, edited by Melissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong

Review: Shards & Ashes, edited by Melissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong

Each story in this anthology is around 30-40 pages.  I’ll provide a synopsis, mini-review, and rating for each story.  I’ll also provide an overall rating for the book as a whole at the bottom of page. Hearken by Veronica Roth: Hearken features Darya, a musical prodigy, and her older sister, Khali.  While there is some competitiveness between the two, we feel the bond between them very quickly, and the two share some tender moments.  These prodigies are called Hearkeners, and… Read more »


Mar 08
Review: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Review: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Let’s get straight to it.  This book was WAY TOO LONG.  As in 200 pages too long.  Maybe 300.  I felt the same way while reading this book that I felt when I watched Pearl Harbor at the movie theater.  I squirmed in my seat during the three and a half hour run time, and I grew increasingly distraught as calendar pages drifted across the screen.  I wanted to scream, “GET TO DECEMBER 7TH ALREADY!!!”  Same thing here.  I read… Read more »