I did not meet my goal. I’m more than a little disappointed.Continue reading “#200 Books in 2019: Accomplished List”
History of the Donner Party: A Tragedy of the Sierra
By Charles Fayette McGlashan
Available on: Amazon
Read as part of the Diversify Your Reading Challenge 2019.
Blurb: A literal history of the Donner Party (1846-1847), the fates of the various peoples who perished, and the claims of cannibalism and murder. This book was written in 1880 and celebrated those that survived the ordeal.
Blood, Cannibalism, Death, Food, Gore, Gun Violence, Murder, Systemic Racism, Time Period Accurate Racism, Violence, Violent Imagery
Body Count: 42 of 90Continue reading “Review: History of the Donner Party: A Tragedy of the Sierra”
By Elisa Covey
Read as part of the Diversify Your Reading Challenge.
Xavier Alexandros decides to solve all of his problems by trying to magically enslave the first chick who has ever withstood his magical masculine draw or something. There’s fake dating, a murderous piece of jewelry, and mild regret for having actually read this to the end. Did someone write and publish Twilight fanfiction? Because this is full of emotional abuse and manipulation. And? It’s full of UST that doesn’t get beyond a kiss. The author can write. And she can write well. I just want better characters from them.
Badly Written Women, Bastardization of Culture, Bastardization of Mythology, Blood, Bullying, Child Abuse, Death, Embezzlement, Emotional Abuse, Food, Plot Holes the Size of a Canadian Province, Poor Coping Mechanisms, Purple Prose, Slavery (Magical) Slavery, Theft, Toxic Masculinity, Unresolved Sexual Tension, Unsafe Lifestyle
Body Count: 1, natural deathContinue reading “Review: The Witch and the Warlock”
By: Norman Turrell
Blurb: A guy downloads an AI program from the DarkWeb and it gets weird, fast.
Badly Written Women, Bastardization of Culture, Bullying, Plot Holes the Size of a Canadian Province, Poor Coping Mechanisms
Body Count: 0Continue reading “Book Review: Alice in Virtuality”
A Memoir of Jane Austen
By James Edward Austen-Leigh
Available on: Amazon
Overview: A wobbly but loving memoir written by Jane Austen’s family after her demise.
Purple Prose, Racism, Time Period Accurate Racism, Slight Toxic Masculinity
Body Count: None.Continue reading “Review: A Memoir of Jane Austen”