FLOYD’S BOOKCLUB – APRIL

Welcome, to Floyd’s Book Club! Below you will find a list of the books I have read within the current month – complete with “Love,” “Weeping,” and “Donita” Factors. I even have links to the books on Amazon, for your viewing pleasure!

I sincerely hope that you find a book or two within this newsletter that catches your interest. Whether you pick one up at the library, a local bookstore, or on your E-reader – I wish you Happy Reading!

– Jana M. Floyd



Saga Volumes 1-5 by Brian K. Vaughan51iUNDapNML._SY346_

Okay….. *Huge Mature Content Disclaimer Here*

I had been told so many times that I would like these Graphic Novels. And… everyone was 100% right. I LOVE THEM. The story is gripping, as is the artwork. There are 9 volumes published currently. I am trying to draw out the last four… but I am not a patient woman.

As for a description, I would say Romo & Juliet meets epic space war meets memoir.

*Shout out to Ryan Johnson for the loan!*

Love Factor: 10 out of 5 Hearts

Weeping Factor: 0 out of 5 Tears

*Donita Factor: 10 out of 5 Teapots

*Donita Factor: This factor will tell you if there are any steamy bits in the book. The scale will be measured by Teapots of Steam. 1 being just a little steam and 5 being… well…. you get the picture.


The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly 514NoKH2sDL._SY346_

This book is billed for 5th to 9th grade. I just. I don’t know about that.
David is 12 years old and still mourning the death of his mother as his father gets remarried. When he hears his mom’s voices beckoning him, he follows it to a confusing world of dark fairytales.
*Also, shout to Ryan Johnson for this Christmas Gift!*
Love Factor: 3 out of 5 Hearts

Weeping Factor: 0 out of 5 Tears


UNSUB by Meg Gardiner51qPy8RtPQL._SY346_

I am sure I heard about this one on a podcast, though I have no idea which one. Ironically, this story takes place over Easter – which happens to be the week I was reading it.

Caitlin’s father, a police detective, had been consumed with catching the serial killer dubbed The Prophet. With only six months into her own detective career, The Prophet makes a dramatic re-entrance. As much as Caitlin and the team of investigators need to keep the case professional, The Prophet gets personal. And Caitlin struggles just to keep her head above water.

Love Factor: 5 out of 5 Hearts

Weeping Factor: 0 out of 5 Tears

*Donita Factor: 1 out of 5 Teapots


The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans41kuOQ1OVIL

Read all of Evans’ work. ALL OF IT. Some of you may remember the huge popularity around the Film, of the same name, in the 90’s. Maybe that is why I held off on reading this once. I was foolish.

A tragedy befalls a girl and her horse one winter morning. While neither should have lived, they both came out of it emotionally and physically damaged. Only the Horse Whisper can help the begin to heal.

Love Factor: 10 out of 5 Hearts

Weeping Factor: 0 out of 5 Tears

*Donita Factor: 1 out of 5 Teapots.


Crescent City by Sarah J Maas51YjGqYZJ+L

The long-awaited new series from Maas. *Insert Hallaulueh Chorus here* Huge Thank You to Victoria for loaning me her Advanced Reader Copy, even though I didn’t really start it until a couple of days before it was officially released. 

I admit. This one is vastly different than her other two series, and it did take a few minutes to get into it. But the end is WORTH IT. And I cannot wait for the next novel in the series.

Love Factor: 5 out of 5 Hearts

Weeping Factor: 0 out of 5 Tears

*Donita Factor: 2 out of 5 Teapots.

 



If you would like to send me a book recommendation, become a guest reviewer, or just want to chat about any of the books in today’s issue – please feel free to email me or comment on this post!

3 Comments on “FLOYD’S BOOKCLUB – APRIL

  1. I tried…really tried to like the Sarah J Mass book. Just couldn’t. May need to read the Horse Whisperer.

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    • Truth be told, it took me over half the book. But I really do love all of Evans work. He is a genius and always gets Montana right.

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  2. Pingback: FLOYD’S BOOKCLUB – JUNE – Jana M Floyd

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