Knitpicks Mighty Stitch yarn review

By now you probably all know about my undying love for Knitpicks. They are a great source for budget yarn that isn't 100% acrylic, and I love ordering basics from them--things like everyday sock yarn, solid colors, and yarns I need in larger quantities. Their Shine and Comfy lines are two of my top picks… Continue reading Knitpicks Mighty Stitch yarn review


Knitpicks Options Review

I've been wanting to delve into the world of interchangeable knitting needles for a while, but the set I had my eye on is $115 and I seldom see it on sale. So when I saw this set of Knitpicks Options needles on sale for $35 (Regularly $49.00), I decided it was time to give… Continue reading Knitpicks Options Review


Petite Critique: The Vampire Knitting Club

Title: The Vampire Knitting ClubAuthor: Nancy WarrenAge group: AdultGenre: cozy mysterySubgenre: urban fantasyPage count: 219Rating: * * * This book is the first in a cozy mystery series. I'm usually not a fan of "knit lit." As much as I want to read it, I usually find it too sentimental. It doesn't help that it frequently… Continue reading Petite Critique: The Vampire Knitting Club


Review: Boys Don’t Knit (in Public)

Title: Boys Don't Knit (in Public) Author: T.S. Eaton Age group: YA Genre: contemporary Subgenre: general fiction Page count: 272 Rating: * * * * I loved this book. The main character, Ben, is a 17 year old with mild OCD, anxiety, and terrible taste in friends. His loser friends get him into trouble, which… Continue reading Review: Boys Don’t Knit (in Public)


Review: The Price of Meat

Title: The Price of Meat Author: K.J. Charles Genre: horror Subgenre: alt history Page Count: 61 Rating: * * * * This novella is the first I've read from K.J. Charles, but it will not be the last! Johanna Oakly is on a quest to get her beloved Arabella released from an asylum, where her… Continue reading Review: The Price of Meat


Review: Harbinger of Darkness

Disclaimer: I was offered this book in exchange for an honest review. Title: Harbinger of Darkness Author: Richard C. White Genre: fantasy Subgenre: n/a Page Count: 314 Rating: * If you would like to read the amazon blurb for this book, you can find it here. This review does contain minor spoilers.   I hate… Continue reading Review: Harbinger of Darkness


Petite Critique: Hungry Demigods

Title: Hungry Demigods Author: Andrea Tang Genre: Adult urban fantasy Subgenre: n/a Length: Short story Rating: * * * * * I don't normally read short stories, let alone review them--especially from authors I'm unfamiliar with, but when I saw Andrea's pitch on Twitter, I knew I had to read it. Immediately. Franco-Chinese-Canadian urban fantasy… Continue reading Petite Critique: Hungry Demigods


Review: The Haunting of Springett Hall

Lucy Tregarrick woke up dead, with no memory of who she is or how she got that way. Now she must solve the mystery of her own death before the evil presence occupying Springett hall ensure she and the other ghosts of the manor never see the light of day--or night--again. My biggest complaint about… Continue reading Review: The Haunting of Springett Hall


Pass, Fail, Promise: Urban Fantasy Edition

I have been doing a TON of reading. Seriously. I think I've finished 4-5 books since Saturday, and I'm working on three more. Right now I'm on a huge Urban Fantasy kick. This might be because THE FERRYMEN is coming out in few weeks. Or maybe it's because one of my favorite authors has a… Continue reading Pass, Fail, Promise: Urban Fantasy Edition


Pass, Fail, Promise: World Politics Edition

Pass: In Order to Live by Yeonmi Park and Maryanne Vollers This is the first book in a while to send me into book coma. I finished listening to it, and then had to sit for a couple of hours, processing it. I went into it knowing nothing about Korea ouside of what I've gleaned… Continue reading Pass, Fail, Promise: World Politics Edition