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Review: Wildfire (Everealm book #2) by J D Wright

Review: Wildfire (Everealm book #2) by J D Wright

SYNOPSIS: The journey through Everealm continues as new evil arrives, casting mayhem about the realm. While war and wildfire are causing disorder, Bree and Rowan find that assistance from the fairies isn’t what they imagined. As Dagan and Sidonie seek answers to uncover the truth about her family and her magic, they are plagued with […]

Crime & Punishment & Sibling Rivalry

Thank you to @Vintagebooks , resident tweetist of https://www.penguin.co.uk/vintage/ who inspired me to write this post!     As far as I can remember, there’s only one book I’ve ever fibbed about finishing and that was Crime and Punishment. To explain this one fully, I’ll point out a few facts about my childhood: 1) I grew up […]

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 […]

Review: E-Murderer by Joan C. Curtis (Contains some spoilers)‏

The e-Murderer won first place in the Malice Domestic grants competition for new writers before being published by MuseItUpPublishing.       Psychological Suspense Thriller by award-winning author, Joan C. Curtis On this anything but typical Monday morning, Jenna Scali, who works part-time for a shrink, opens an email that depicts the brutal death of […]

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 […]

Why I’m Cooling Off On The YA Genre

As you’re no doubt aware, given the number of reviews I’ve been writing recently, I’ve been reading. A lot. Many of the books that have crossed my path for review recently have been young adult titles and though they’re pretty good in their own right, I’m going to be making sure that only about 1 […]

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 […]