Review – Raven Stratagem

Raven Stratagem (The Machineries of Empire #2) by Yoon Ha Lee

Raven Stratagem (The Machineries of Empire, #2)

A fantastic sequel to a fantastic opener.  What do you mean I have to wait until JUNE for the conclusion?

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Beat the Backlist – January Update

My goal for Beat the Backlist 2018 was to read 50 books on my TBR published before 2018 (with any ‘random picks’ counting as bonuses but not towards the 50).

In January, I read 7 books published before 2018, but 2 of them were random grabs.

In summation: 5/50 (+2)

Here’s hoping I can do better this month so I can actually reach my goal this year.

Good luck to everyone else participating, especially my fellow Novel Knights!

Top Ten Tuesday – 10 Books With Odd Premises

For those who don’t know, Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.  Each week is a different topic.  Come up with your list of top ten, post it, and then add the link to the masterpost.

This week’s theme was Ten Books I Can’t Believe I Read.  I’ve adjusted it slightly to Ten Books With Odd Premises, playing with the fact that I can’t believe someone came up with the premise and made it work.

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