Author Archives: Lesley

About Lesley

I love big dogs, ravioli, and all things nerdy. Books are my crack.

On Hiatus

The blog is going on hiatus until further notice.  Nothing’s wrong; I’m just taking a break. I’ll still be updating LibraryThing and Goodreads, so you can follow my reviews there if you wish. Goodbye for now. Advertisements

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New Cover! Shadow Scale (Seraphina #2) by Rachel Hartman

It feels like I’ve been waiting forever for the sequel to my beloved Seraphina, but we finally have a cover and blurb!  Shadow Scale comes out March 10, 2015. The kingdom of Goredd: a world where humans and dragons share life with … Continue reading

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Review: Andromeda’ Fall (The Prequel Legion Series #1) by William C. Dietz

Genre: Science Fiction Format: Mass Market Paperback Publisher: Ace (December 4, 2012) How I got this book: Bought Links: Amazon Goodreads Blurb from Goodreads: The roots of the Legion of the Damned lie deep within the mythology of the future. But now, national bestselling author William … Continue reading

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Better Late than Never: BEA/BookCon 2014 Recap

Here’s a roundup of panels and signings I attended at this year’s BookCon (formerly called BEA’s Power Reader Day) at the Javits Center in New York City. John Grisham in Conversation with Carl Hiaasen These two were great!  Florida crime … Continue reading

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Review: Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2) by Sarah J. Maas

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Format: Hardcover Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens (August 27, 2013) How I got this book: Bought Links: Amazon Goodreads Blurb from Goodreads: From the throne of glass rules a king with a fist of iron and a soul black as pitch. Assassin Celaena … Continue reading

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Legend of Korra: Book 3 Trailer is EPIC

Get excited.

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Doctor Who returns this August

Great news! Doctor Who season 8 premieres this August!  Check out the Doctor’s new threads:   Dashing, right?  Go here to see more cast photos and a frustratingly short teaser.  Thank goodness there’s only a few short months to go!

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RIP Maya Angelou

Today we remember the great American poet and writer Maya Angelou, who passed away at the age of 86. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you … Continue reading

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New covers! Shifting Shadows, The Winter Long, and Heir of Fire

Shifting Shadows: Stories from the World of Mercy Thompson by Patricia Briggs, September 2, 2014 Mercy Thompson’s world just got a whole lot bigger…A collection of all-new and previously published short stories featuring Mercy Thompson, “one of the best heroines … Continue reading

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Review: The Thousand Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham

Genre: Mystery Format: Trade Paperback Publisher: Vintage (March 25, 2014) How I got this book: Bought Links: Amazon Goodreads Blurb from Goodreads: From Rob Thomas, the creator of the television series and movie phenomenon Veronica Mars, comes the first book in a thrilling mystery series that picks … Continue reading

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