Grumpy Book Grrrl

a writer and reader

The Last Hope, the finale in The Raging Ones duology is out NOW! Find out what happens to Franny, Mykal, and Court and their adventures in space. We were blessed to be a part of the blog tour and scored a Q&A with the authors. Thank you Wednesday Books! Question:  What is up next for …

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Release Date: August 20, 2019. Publisher: Crown. Genres: Science Fiction, Dystopia, Thriller. In the near future, a corporation (think Amazon) eventually takes over the country, becoming so powerful, even the Government can’t touch them. It’s a dystopian-like scenario. This company has evolved to use drones to deliver anything and everything to customers. Its employees live …

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Release date: June 25, 2019 by Knopf Books For Young Readers. Reading the blurb at Goodreads will spoil you for book one, and we’re still a bit over two weeks out from release day, so I have to be careful about revealing too much. If you haven’t started this series yet, the setting is a …

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Release date: June 11, 2019. Publisher: Crown Publishing. I have been a huge fan of Blake Crouch’s for years and was honored to receive this ARC from Netgalley and Crown. I was fairly certain I would like this book, but I had no idea just *how* much. I LOVE stories like this. In the words …

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This is book three in The Road to Nowhere series, published by 47North. Release date is April 23, 2019. I’m a huge fangirl of this series and of Meg Elison, so I feel like I have been waiting on this book for a short eternity. I loved Flora in the previous installment, The Book of …

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Even though I’m fairly new to the world of blogging and really new to these monthly wrap-ups (this will make number 2), I’m really digging them. It takes some of the pressure off having to post a substantial review for every single thing that I’ve read/watched/played for the month. ‘Cause honestly, sometimes I just want …

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GAMOPHOBIA- the fear of commitment. I’m sure I’ve said this before, and I’m sure I’ll say it again: I’m REALLY  bad at series. Any series. Book, television, movie, it doesn’t matter. I have this really deep seated anxiety for some reason. I don’t know if it’s because I’m afraid they’ll disappoint me in the end …

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I’m just going to apologize upfront: I’m crap at writing “real” book reviews. I’m sorry. Please don’t hold that against this book that I’m about to write a really crappy review for. It’s not its fault that my way with words is not on par with the author’s or my co-bloggers for that matter. They …

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Meg Elison’s 2014 debut has one of those titles that makes you think twice. At first glance, it appears maybe a bit generic, vague, clunky…? You might think you’ll be reading a lot about babies being delivered. But don’t worry! This is a legit post-apocalyptic book rather than one of those that pretends to be …

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From overfilling their books with blah, blah, blahs (AKA needless, contrived details) to forcing us to choose yet another team in the dreaded love triangle (#teamlogan—alright, that’s Veronica Mars, but still), authors LOVE to get up to their shenanigans. But for some reason we keep coming back for more. We keep buying books and we …

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