Review: Scarlet (Scarlet #1) by A.C. Gaughen
Will Scarlet is good at two things: stealing from the rich and keeping secrets - skills that are in high demand in Robin Hood's band of thieves, who protect the people of Nott...
text: Bloodsong Trilogy by Asa Drake (aka C. Dean Andersson)
I’ve always been an avid reader; a quiet moment to me means a chance to get a chapter or two in. Back in the 80s while I was in the Marine Corps we had lots of down time on w...
Review: Seasons of the Moon 1- Six Moon Summer by S.M. Reine
Packed off to summer camp while her parents get divorced, Rylie is determined to see it through and hope for the best- until that one night where it all changes and she's atta...
Review: Please Look After Mom by Kyung-Sook Shin
'Please Look After Mom' by Kyung-sook Shin is an intriguing, if sometimes difficult, book to read. A best-seller in her native Korea, it's the chronicle of the dynamics within...
The dust jacket's spine is faded, as though this book sat on a sunny shelf for too many years. Other than that, it's virtua...
Phyllis gave no clue as to what she expected of me. She knew I couldn't tell one card from another, and she didn't seem to c...
Review: Shades of Gray (Jude Magdalyn #1) by L.M. Pruitt
Shades Of Gray is the debut UF novel by L.M. Pruitt that stands out more for its ridiculous scenarios and inane characterization than anything else. Virtually every trope and ...
Review: The 100 Best African American Poems- Edited by Nikki Giovanni
'The 100 Best African-American Poems' compiled by Nikki Giovanni is a very fine work, a kaleidoscope of images, emotions and observations of the Black Experience in America. I...
Review: Chronicles of Steele- Raven by Pauline Creeden
Human life has value. The poor living in the gutter are as valuable as the rich living in a manor. The scoundrel is no less valuable than the saint. Because of this, every lif...
DNF- So Much Wangst, So Little Action and Immersion
Thomas Fawkes is turning to stone, and the only cure to the Stone Plague is to join his father’s plot to assassinate the king of England.Silent wars leave the most carnage. Th...
Review: Bum Fight- an Unlikely Journey from Hopeless to Humanitarian by Rufus Hannah & Barry Soper
'A Bum Deal: A Memoir' is the story of the man who was the face of the infamous website BumFights, Rufus Hannah, aka Rufus the Stunt Bum. It chronicles his journey from early ...
Review: The King's Mistress by Emma Campion
"When had I a choice to be other than I was?"This quote foreshadows the constant barrage of wangst in store for you when reading The King's Mistress by Emma Campion. This is a...
Review: Pagan- an MPRD Novel by Andrew Chapman
***Disclosure: Andrew's an ex-pat Brit who's been an online friend of mine for several years.*** PAGAN: An MPRD novel is the anti-emo of the Vampire/Urban Fantasy genre.....
Sweet was much better known for his science fiction and fantasy cover art, but this gothic romance cover looks like his work,...
Author's Agendas Overwhelm an Interesting Tale (Review: Boudica #1- Dreaming the Eagle)
(This review also contains an overview of the entire quadrilogy.) As a fan of historical fiction I have no problems with creative license and exploring ideas, especially whe...