I Love a Good Book

Hi! I’m Arwen…

I Love A Good Book is my blog and the home for all my book reviews, lists, thoughts and other bookish things.

Latest Posts

  • Books Read in 2020 Part 1
    2020 wasn’t a very good year. I’m sure most of you would agree with that for a variety of reasons. My reading (and blogging) suffered quite a bit during the year as the stress kept me from being able concentrate. I’ve heard that’s pretty common and I did find ways to relax with other creative hobbies. The questions is did I reach my annual goal […]
  • NeverSea: Review
    NeverSeaby Jenetta Penner , David R. BernsteinPublished November 29th 2017304 pagesGenres: Fantasy, Fairytale Retelling Synopsis: Content Rating: PG Light violence and romantic suggestion, but there are some scene depicting abuse. “The Little Mermaid & Peter Pan together in a sci-fi retelling.” Forced under the sea, seventeen-year-old Arya fights, alongside her sisters, to take down the Syndicate—a group looking to genetically redesign humanity against their will. […]
  • Balthazar’s Bane: Book Blitz
    Balthazar’s Bane by Kat Ross (Gaslamp Gothic, #6) Published by: Acorn Publishing Publication date: July 31st 2020 Genres: Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Retelling Synopsis: A bungled murder. A ridiculous quest. And a hero with extremely dodgy credentials. Christmas 1889. Count Balthazar Jozsef Habsburg‎-Koháry tries to lead a simple life. Oh, he enjoys a few hobbies. Collecting ancient Egyptian artifacts. Hunting necromancers with a wire garrote. Impersonating dead Hungarian nobility. Seducing an endless string […]
  • Tide: Review
    Tide by Lacy Sheridan Published March 6th 2020 541 pages Genres: Fantasy Action & Adventure Synopsis: Content Rating: YA romance (kissing but no sex), Action/adventure, Slavery and Physical abuse. When the tides roll in, death follows. That is what eighteen-year-old Hania has been told all her life. For the depths of the sea hide the cruel and magical tidespeople, strange gods and creatures of the […]
  • #MakeYourMythTaker Background Story
    Johanna Christina Stephalina Gerolf hated Charlemagne. She’d never met him, but she hated him. He had conquered her land and her people. He had subjugated them. Everyone knew the stories of the Romans, how they had come and forced taxes on the people. How they had exerted their control, but the Romans never tried to make them Roman. But Charlemagne exerted his influence over the land […]