Orchids and Graves; Recent NetGalley Requests

So, one of these books I desperately want. The other...I'm just mildly interested in how great the cover looks. And unfortunately, I've already been denied the beautiful book I did want. An incredible sounding novel about two kingdoms under the oppression of another. At the risk of sounding somewhat ridiculous...I accidentally requested this murder mystery for…

In Another Life [C. C. Hunter]; 2019 YA Releases

Now, ordinarily I probably would have written off a book like In Another Life by C. C. Hunter as a result of a) not loving contemporaries, b) not being incredibly interested in adoption and life being throw off by divorced parents, and c) not liking stories that involve the word kill in the synopsis. With that…

Acting Wild [Maria Birmingham]

Honestly, despite getting more or less what I expected from Acting Wild by Maria Birmingham and illustrated by Dave Whamond, I have to admit that I didn't really like it. To a certain extent, I think that I thought there would be more scientific-related commentaries regarding how we are similar to other animals and ultimately it…