Is the Slump over?

Is the Slump over?

3 February, 2016 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | Review | 7 Comments

I certainly hope so! I’ve been in a reading slump since about September. Rather depressing (incredibly depressing, to be honest. Reading is both my sanctuary and escape). Sure, there were a couple of good books along the way but, for the most part, I’ve had months of meh reads. And […]

I love you all but…

I love you all but…

1 February, 2016 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | Review | 6 Comments

Technically, I had a Tuesday Tweet-Short review planned (not written…but planned!) but, due to a crazy day and a sore throat (I blame the weird weather and those plague-bearing students), it was a reading night. I mean, who can resist this precious little face? Or this one? They’re pretty snuggly […]

Quick Shot Book Reviews (9)

Quick Shot Book Reviews (9)

27 January, 2016 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | Review | 6 Comments

Truthwitch (The Witchlands #1) by Susan Dennard YA Fantasy, hardcover, 416 pages; published January 5, 2016 by Tor Teen; source: publisher Holy cow, this book totally lived up to the hype for me. I’ll be honest–it sat on my TBR shelf for quite a while before I convinced myself to […]

Quick Shot Book Reviews (8)

Quick Shot Book Reviews (8)

25 January, 2016 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | Review | 5 Comments

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson Science Fiction, hardcover, 867 pages; Published May 19, 2015 by Harper Collins; source: publisher This was a monster of a book but, once I got into it, the pages — and the 5,000 years they cover — seemed to fly by. While there’s plenty of description […]

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