Across The Green Grass Fields

ACROSS THE GREEN GRASS FIELDS (Wayward Children #6) Written by Seanan McGuire Published by Tor, January 12, 2021 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Regan loves, and is loved, though her school-friend situation has become complicated, of late. When she suddenly finds herself thrust through a doorway that asks her to “Be Sure”…

Off The Grid Readathon TBR – January Edition!

Man oh man – this readathon could NOT have come at a better time! I live in Ontario Canada and we were placed on a lockdown on December 26th. And now, taking place today actually, we have been placed on a “stay at home” order. Not really sure what’s supposed to be different from a…

Top 10 Books Of 2020!!

It’s finally that time! Time to talk about our favourite books of the year! This might be better than Christmas…… maybe……. This was a VERY different reading year for me. I struggled through the most persistent reading slump i’ve ever experienced. I’ve had them last a few weeks before but this was MONTHS! Dealing with…

Off The Grid Readathon Dates for 2021!

First of all – Yes! I’m still alive lol. It’s been a LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG time since i’ve posted anything. Like a lot of you, the dumpster fire that is 2020 has taken its toll on me. My mental health has basically gotten in the way of anything I love. Good news is – I’m getting better….

The Haunting of Hill House

THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE Written by Shirley Jackson Published by Arcturus Publishing in 2018 (Originally published Oct 16, 1959) My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Rumors of psychic disturbances surround Hill House. Are they caused by a ghostly presence, or are the reasons for the building’s terrifying and mysterious reputation altogether more…

The Bone Shard Daughter

THE BONE SHARD DAUGHTER Written by Andrea Stewart Published by Orbit, September 8, 2020 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: The emperor’s reign has lasted for decades, his mastery of bone shard magic powering the animal-like constructs that maintain law and order. But now his rule is failing, and revolution is sweeping across…

Severance

SEVERANCE Written by Ling Ma Published by Picador USA, May 7th, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: So Candace barely notices when a plague of biblical proportions sweeps New York. Then Shen Fever spreads. Families flee. Companies cease operations. The subways screech to a halt. Her bosses enlist her as part of…

Red Noise

THE SYNOPSIS: Caught up in a space station turf war between gangs and corrupt law, a lone asteroid miner decides to take them all down. When an asteroid miner comes to Station 35 looking to sell her cargo and get back to the solitude she craves, she gets swept up in a three-way standoff with…