Review: The Return by Kelly St. Clare

Review: The Return by Kelly St. Clare

The Return (The After Trilogy #2) by Kelly St. Clare Rating: 4 stars Genre: Dystopian Blurb: Three months ago, Romy emerged from the cultivation tanks after a year floating inside. Body intact. Mind broken. Memory gone. Now she undergoes regular testing as doctors work to find out … well, she’s not exactly sure what. The tests must have something to do with the reason she can’t remember her knot—the single lucid memory the other insane soldiers on Orbito Four still possess. Whatever the researchers are searching for, if it aids the soldiers in the deathly war against the lethal alien… Read more »

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Review: Crash Land on Kurai by SJ Pajonas

Review: Crash Land on Kurai by SJ Pajonas

Crash Land on Kurai (The Hikoboshi Series #1) by S.J. Pajonas Rating: 5 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: Yumi Minamoto has the shortest fuse on the ship. She’s just whipped a bully and been confined to quarters, but she’s not staying there. A disgraced journalist trying to clear her name, her job is to document the mission to the Hikoboshi system, and she’s determined to get it right, despite all the trouble she causes. But when unknown vessels fire on their ship, and Yumi’s life pod crash lands on a dying moon, she’s separated from her family and friends, and… Read more »

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Sunday Post #239

Sunday Post #239

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. What happened this week? This week was a bit quieter than last week, but I did got a lot done. I did a lot of assistant work and put two sign-up posts live for cover reveals that will take place in August. This was the last week of a blog tour I… Read more »

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Lola’s Kitchen: Mapo Tofu Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen: Mapo Tofu Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen is a feature on Lola’s Reviews where I talk about all things related to food, cooking and baking. These posts can be recipe posts, tens list posts about food or recipes or more discussion type posts about food. I love cooking and spend some time in the kitchen almost every day, so I wanted to give it a place on my blog as well. The banner for this feature is designed by Michelle from Limabean Designs. Mapo Tofu is an dish featuring tofu and minced meat (or vegetarian minced meat in my case) in a spicy bean sauce…. Read more »

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Review: Starflight by Melissa Landers

Review: Starflight by Melissa Landers

Starflight (Starflight #1) by Melissa Landers Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: Life in the outer realm is a lawless, dirty, hard existence, and Solara Brooks is hungry for it. Just out of the orphanage, she needs a fresh start in a place where nobody cares about the engine grease beneath her fingernails or the felony tattoos across her knuckles. She’s so desperate to reach the realm that she’s willing to indenture herself to Doran Spaulding, the rich and popular quarterback who made her life miserable all through high school, in exchange for passage aboard the spaceliner Zenith. When… Read more »

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Sunday Post #238

Sunday Post #238

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. What happened this week? This was a busy week. I had a lot of work to do, my boyfriend started this new job, we’ve trying to adjust our daily schedule a bit and some of those small time sucking things popped up. I put two new sign-ups posts live this week, one… Read more »

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Review: The Retreat by Kelly St. Clare

Review: The Retreat by Kelly St. Clare

The Retreat (The After Trilogy #1) by Kelly St. Clare Rating: 4 stars Genre: Dystopian/ sci-fi Blurb: Keepers of Earth. One hundred and fifty years ago, global warming brought humankind to the edge of extinction. In a desperate bid for survival, four thousand genetically enhanced soldiers–the last slice of humanity–were sent to eight space stations. To serve. To protect. Then the Critamal arrived, uninvited. Waves of aliens now work to break through the Orbitos’ defences, the black-shelled creatures seeking to colonise the vacated and barren world. War is their reality. All Romy can do is fight alongside her knot and… Read more »

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