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Review: Yuki Chan in Bronte Country by Mick Jackson

Synopsis: Yukiko tragically lost her mother ten years ago. After visiting her sister in London, she goes on the run, and heads for Haworth, West Yorkshire, the last place her mother visited before her death. Against a cold, winter, Yorkshire landscape, Yuki has to tackle the mystery of her mother’s death, her burgeoning friendship with […]

Interview: LeeAnne Hansen

    LeeAnne Hansen was born in Paris, grew up in Oklahoma and now lives in sunny southern California with her husband and cats. She enjoys writing, acting and playing bass guitar. She can be seen gracing the stage in various theaters or even directing. She is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic […]

Books, Blogs, Teapots and the Future

Over the Christmas break, I was having one of those deep and meaningful ponderings (I was drinking booze out of a teapot and had a notebook nearby) about where I wanted this blog to go – it didn’t really start out as a book blog but that’s definitely the direction it’s gone in so I […]

Negative Reviews: Integrity or Just Mean?

So here’s my question: should reviewers post bad reviews? You’ve read a book, you’ve either finished it an thought to yourself ‘the f* did I just read?!’ or maybe you melodramatically shredded it an fed it to your pet gerbil, Gerald. What next? Personally, I can’t bring myself to write a bad review – I […]

Review: Everealm by J. D. Wright

    SYNOPSIS: Breestlin cannot escape her destiny to become ruler of her father’s kingdom, but she never planned to become queen at twenty-three years of age. Upon the return of her first love, Rowan, Bree must quickly learn how to adapt to both her new responsibilities as a ruler and her inability to suppress […]

Review: The Time Thief by Charles Stoll

  Synopsis: The Time Thief is one of those rare novels in which each of the five main characters has a true cause of their own: Professor Royale, whose theories on time are unique and provocative, will make the reader reevaluate their own concepts of time. The professor’s father, Marvin, Sr., who seeks the sweet […]

Review: The Masked City by Genevieve Cogman

    Librarian-spy Irene is working undercover in an alternative London when her assistant Kai goes missing. She discovers he’s been kidnapped by the fae faction and the repercussions could be fatal. Not just for Kai, but for whole worlds. Kai’s dragon heritage means he has powerful allies, but also powerful enemies in the form […]

Review: Yonder – A Southern Haunting by LeeAnne Hansen

Summoned by the news of her dying father, Isabel Delilah Jones escapes from New York City, broken hearted and disillusioned, back to her small Mississippi town. She is welcomed smack dab into a bizarre inheritance, a complex war for her affection between two former best friends, a dire haunting from an unknown child, and a […]

Review: Bait by Elena Hearty

7/10 SYNOPSIS: “Find the vampire’s next victim. Or be the vampire’s next victim.” Lenore has such a good time hanging out with Paul that she almost forgets he isn’t her friend. He’s a vampire. And she’s his next victim-unless she’s willing to find an alternative. But when Lenore gets cold feet during her first hunting […]

Review: The Incurables by Jon Bassoff

  9/10 I absolutely loved this book. It was dark, twisted,  gory in parts and psychologically messed up – what’s not to love?! Jon Bassoff is now on my list of authors to look out for, I gather that he’s previous work is equally awesome and has been adapted for the tellybox. This book was […]